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E-Blast :: Dec.1, 2020

IdeaJam: Strategy, Tue., Dec. 1

Meet ups to plan big strategies for Vermont's creative sector action plan. 

The creative sector matters. In Vermont, it supports 41,000 jobs and contributes $1 billion to the state’s economy. Pandemic or not, the sector needs our vision and support.
The Vermont Creative Network (VCN) is creating a statewide action plan to identify ways to support, market, and grow Vermont’s creative sector, and to help ensure the sector contributes to Vermont’s overall economic growth and vibrancy.

VCN is calling all creative sector artists, businesses, workers, supporters, and entrepreneurs to join a critical statewide conversation on Tues., Dec. 1. By “creative sector” we mean everything from visual and performing arts to specialty foods, design, film and media, culture and heritage, and literary arts.
IdeaJam: Strategy wants to hear your ideas, brainstorm with you, push to build a strategic plan for Vermont's vital creative sector. The free event will run from 12-1 p.m., with an optional “speed networking session” at 11:30 for participants to meet other creative peers from around the state. Registration is open at
This event is one of several opportunities in 2020 for Vermont creatives to contribute to VCN’s action plan. Anyone can learn more about the process and share ideas online at There will be one more statewide event: Jamboree! on Tues., Dec. 15—a day of celebration, sharing, and action ideas. All events are held on Zoom and are free and open to the public. Closed captioning and accommodations are available upon request.

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The Vermont Creative Network is a broad collective of organizations, businesses, and individuals working to advance Vermont’s creative sector. Authorized by the Vermont Legislature in 2016, it is a program of the Vermont Arts Council. Learn more about the Vermont Creative Network at, and the action planning process at
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