Detroit-Based Organization, DC3 Participates in GEW Algeria
The Detroit Creative Corridor Center or DC3 was invited by The Aspen Institute of Aspen, Colorado and the PNB-NAPEO Algeria Local Chapter to take its business acceleration program on the road for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012. The DC3 supports the growth of Detroit’s creative economy by delivering business acceleration and attraction services and developing signature programming tailored specifically to creative professionals’ needs. Their recently launched “Creative Industries Academy” module, involved developing and facilitating a 2-day program that shared business development best practices with a small cohort of creative industry entrepreneurs and leaders in Algiers, Algeria. DC3 leadership also spoke at the Global Entrepreneurship Week – Algeria opening conference and facilitated client development/management workshops in partnership with various corporate entities headquartered in Algiers. Future projects discussed include entrepreneurial exchanges between the leadership of the creative sector businesses enrolled in the DC3’s Creative Ventures program and leadership from creative sector businesses in Algiers, facilitated asset mapping activities focused on developing stronger creative clusters and markets in Algiers, coordinating joint exhibition opportunities for creative practitioners in Algiers and Detroit, and joint venture opportunities between Detroit-based and Algiers-based businesses. More details regarding this GEW event can be found on the Aspen Institute website. To learn more about the Detroit Creative Corridor Center visit their website.