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New pilot program to boost creative companies

on Tuesday,July 12,2011 22:07

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The Detroit Creative Corridor Center recently developed a pilot program in hopes of boosting the creative business revenue in the state of Michigan, according to Detroit News.

The Center chose 17 companies to participate in this program, which will eventually help the fields of graphic design, architecture and film, according to the media outlet. The first step in a program is to assist with advertising.

"We're connecting the creative talent of Detroit and Southeast Michigan to resources that will position them to be the next economic engine," the director of Detriot Creative Corridor Center, Matthew Clayson, told the news source. "They're the next generation of business owners."

The Center's goal is to eventually boost the revenue of these creative businesses, which will bring more money to the state, the news provider reports.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals who are are looking for a job in graphic design may have the chance as employment in this field is expected to increase by 13 percent between 2008 and 2018.
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