Learn more about the Creative Industries and their impact.

 

THE SEVEN CREATIVE INDUSTRIES SECTORS: FULL INDUSTRY LISTING

The seven key creative sectors: design, communications, entertainment, fine art, data science, software and hardware, and creative industry support services.

Presented by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, learn how the Pittsburgh region's creative industries are coalescing into a national innovation hub.

2016 PITTSBURGH REGIONAL CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ASSET MAPPING STUDY

PITTSBURGH’S CREATIVE ASSETS, CORRIDORS, and CONVERGENCE CENTERS, the 2016 Pittsburgh Regional Creative Industries Study, presented by the Pittsburgh Technology Council, examines the landscape of the region's creative business landscape.
The study, a follow-up to the 2014 Inclusion, Innovation + Design study, maps the densities of creative entrepreneurs, creative talent and freelancers, in addition to cataloging over 1000 Creative Industry-related companies and organizations.

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Watch Kim Chestney and Lou Musante talk about the Creative Industries with Bill Flannigan

2014 CREATIVE CLUSTERS STUDY: INCLUSION, INNOVATION + DESIGN

It’s no secret that Pittsburgh’s creative economy is rich with potential. In 2014, the Pittsburgh Technology Council and Carnegie Mellon University set out to discover the realities of the region’s creative assets, and what it takes do to elevate them to the next level. Partnering with the University of Toronto’s Martin Prosperity Group and Dr. Kevin Stolarick, lead researcher for Richard Florida's Creative Class, the Creative Industries Network launched an in-depth study of regional companies, organizations and individuals who are contributing to the region’s creative growth and innovation.

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