Are you a creative business owner looking for support?

All businesses, organizations, and individuals working in the creative industries can sign up for sessions to access business support and resources. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect to state and local business advisers during the new Creative Industries CreativeNext Resource Meetings and Office Hours.

Do you work in the creative economy? If so, then the sessions listed below are for you!

CreativeNext Resource Meeting

1Berkshire Headquarters @ Central Station
66 Allen Street, Pittsfield, Mass
May 1, 2013
9am, 10am, and 11am

This is your opportunity to present to state and local business supporters ready to help move your business forward.

You will give a short verbal presentation about your business to a small group of business supporters. The presentation should focus on the business and the potential you see for the business to grow and the barriers to that growth. The supporters are people who are ready to help and will help connect you to the resources you need.

The business supporters panel includes:

  • Teri Anderson, Common Capital
  • Mark L. Baer, Housatonic Creative
  • David Curtis, 1Berkshire
  • Helena Fruscio, Massachusetts Creative Industries Director
  • Keith Girouard, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
  • Jeff Grandchamp, Grinnell Partners
  • Mike Supranowicz, Berkshire Chamber of Commerce
  • Mike Vedovelli, Massachusetts Office of Business Development

Space is limited. Interested businesses will be chosen on a case-by-case basis.
Click here to complete a contact form!

Office Hours

1Berkshire Headquarters @ Central Station
66 Allen Street, Pittsfield, Mass

May 1, 2013
1pm – 4:30pm

Not ready to make a presentation, but want to know what resources are available to grow your business?

Office Hours with Helena Frusio, the Commonwealth’s Creative Economy Industry Director and former Director of Berkshire Creative, is where you can individually access resources and support in half-hour meeting sessions.

Space is limited, and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Click here to sign up!


This CreativeNext Resource Meetings series is a 1Berkshire event powered by Berkshire Creative
in partnership with Mass Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.