Creative Economy

What is The Creative Economy?

Amazing Things - new sign 2016
“The creative economy is a powerful engine of growth and community vitality. Together, artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses produce and distribute cultural goods and services that generate jobs, revenue, and quality of life. A thriving cultural sector leads to thriving communities" -New England Foundation for the Arts

What industries are Included in the Creative Economy?

Marketing - Advertising and marketing agencies and professionals
Architecture - Architecture firms and architects
Visual Arts + Craft - Museums, galleries, curators, artists, artisans, and makers
Design - Product, interior, graphic, and fashion design firms and designers
Film + Media - Film, animation, TV, and radio businesses, organizations, and talent
Digital Games - Companies, programmers, and individuals producing games
Music + Entertainment - Venues, theatres, producers, and musicians and performers
Publishing - Print or electronic businesses and content creator, editors, and writers

For More Information:
State Links:

MetroWest Creative Economy Network

Newspaper Publishers

Gatehouse Media Massachusetts I, Inc., 33 New York Ave
Framingham Tab
Middlesex News
Hopkinton Crier
Shrewsbury Chronicle
Community Newspaper
Ashland Tab
Holliston Tab
Title Examiner, 159 Millwood St
Gatepost Newspaper, 100 State St Fl 4

Periodical Publishers

IDG Communications, Inc., 5 Speen St Ste 1
CXO Media, Inc., 492 Old Connecticut Path Ste 2
Network World, Inc.
E H Publishing, Inc., 111 Speen St Ste 200

Book Publishers

The Princeton Review, Inc., 111 Speen St Ste 550
IDG Communications, Inc., 5 Speen St Ste 1
Oriental Research Partners, 61 Tripp St

Software Publishers

Barrett-Cormier Software LLC, 6 Belvidere Rd

Motion Picture and Video Production

Davideo Company, 6 Simpson Dr

Schuler Productions. 6 Fewick Cir

Other Sound Recording Industries

David O'Leary, 385 Edgell Rd

Radio Stations

Framingham Amateur Radio,

Cable and Other Subscription Programming

RCN Telecom Services, LLC, 518 Union Ave
Cablevision Lightpath, INC., 14 Burr St
Rave Wireless, 50 Speen St Ste 301

Libraries and Archives

Framingham Public Library Main Library, 10 Nicholas Rd
Christa C McAuliffe Branch Library, 10 Nicholas Rd

Henry Whittemore Library, 100 State St
Tedeschi Library & Info. Ctr, 115 Lincoln St
Acone Lending Library, 34 Deloss St Fl 2

Internet Publishing and Broadcasting

The Princeton Review, Inc., 111 Speen St Ste 550
CXO Media, Inc., 492 Old Connecticut Path Ste 2
Origami Ventures LLC, 11 Joseph Rd

Interior Design Services

Bedworx Inc., 855 Worcester Rd Ste 23
R F Interiors, 23 Salem End Ln Ste B
Lina Khatib Interiors Inc., 22 Savoy Rd
Giuberti Decorations, 381 Worcester Rd
Pryde Interiors, LLC, 639 Salem End Rd
Signature Interiors, 121 State St
As Interior Corp, 180 Potter Rd
Decorating Indispensables, 24 Charles St
Instant Interiors, 14 Bradford Rd

Graphic Design Services

ICL Imaging Corp., 51 Mellen St
Avanti Graphics, Inc., 49 Park St
Imprint Graphics Inc, 59 Fountain St Ste 4
Fifth Business Inc, 692 Grove St
Designers Spot, 4 Whiting Rd
Four Seasons Sports, 61 Nicholas Rd Ste A1
Crocker Design, 32 Gorman Rd
Jobin Design Inc, 263 Maynard Rd
Larry Cron Design Associates & Access-Ability, Inc, 808 Worcester Rd
Wasserman Design, Diane, 14 Carter Dr
Precision DOT Graphics, Inc., 45 Gorman Rd
Barry Levine, 45 Lanewood Ave
Sonya T Speen, 6 Hickey Dr
Mark Penta Illustration, 48 Main St Apt 2
Nancy Stoodt, 615 Belknap Rd
Slg Graphics, 33 Crestwood Dr
Montecalvo Graphics, 10 Cavatorta Dr

Advertising Industries

Lemoine Scully Marketing Assoc, 350 Old Connecticut Path
Sage Communications, 2 Watson Pl
United Advertising, 171 Concord St
On Time Advertising LLC, 678 Pleasant St
Carney Advertising, 52 Prindiville Ave

Public Relations Agencies

Cohen Friedberg Associates LLC, 17 Lantern Rd
JC Promotions, Inc., 186 Union Ave
Curt W Biberdorf, 1622 Worcester Rd 120b
Paul Semonian Jack Henry & Associates, 550 Cochituate Rd

Direct Mail Advertising

The TJX Companies Inc, 1451 Concord St

All Right Mailing, Inc., 47 Mellen St Ste 1
Commercial Mailing Lists, 26 Carver Rd

Other Services Related to Advertising

Imprint Express Inc., 61 Nicholas Rd Ste A3
Savory Importing, LLC, 945 Concord St
David Gadarian, 12 Terri Rd

Musical Groups and Artists

Heritage Chorale,
Symphony Partners LLC, 770 Cochituate Rd
David Seaman Musician, 5 Copeland Rd
Laura Herbert, 194 Hemenway Rd

Other Performing Arts Companies

Party Technical Institute, 8 Claudette Cir
Pride Entertainment LLC, 1640 Worcester Rd

Agents and Managers for Public Figures

Playing It Forward Inc, 229 Belknap Rd
Metrowest Colonials Football Club, Inc,

Independent Artists, Writers and Performers

Martino Stained Glass, 542 Waverly St
Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St

Framingham Makerspace, Saxonville Mills, 2 Watson Pl. Door 5C
Railroad Six Sports Grill and Entertainment, LLC, 398 Waverly St
Decades of Dance, 87 Leigh St
Framingham Artists Guild Incorporated, 140 Pearl St
Beckett Entertainment, 47 Howe St
Island Screech, 12 Mansfield St
Incandescent Entertainment Inc, 35 Tripp St Ste 6
Melissa Blackall, 1 Furber Ln
Live Piano Entertainment, 147 Cochituate Rd
The Woodvale String Quartet, 67 Birch Rd


Danforth Museum of Art, 123 Union Ave

Framingham Historical and Natural History Society,