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Creative Economy
What is The Creative Economy?
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“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
-http://www.mass.gov/hed/economic/industries/creative/createmass.html


For More Information:
State Links:  http://www.mass.gov/hed/economic/industries/creative/createmass.html
http://www.mass.gov/hed/docs/eohed/industries/creative/creative-next-summary-reportfinal.pdf

MetroWest Creative Economy Network
http://www.495partnership.org/495-mw-creative-economy-network 


Other Sound Recording Industries

Radio Stations

Internet Publishing and Broadcasting

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

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


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