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World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries

Guest Event

Brought to you by Creative World

It is clear that the growth of economies in every nation depends on an effective generation of new ideas, processes, services and products. Imagination, creativity, innovation and design are integral developments to healthy economic growth and sustainable futures.

During the World Summit on The Creative Economy and Creative Industries participants will hear about urban and regional revitalization, the role of creative industries in social development, and unleashing the creative talents of the youth.
As a 1776 member, you will receive free admission.

Speakers include:

Nicholas St. Johnstone, Consultant, International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group

Patrick Kabanda, Consultant, Office of the SVP and Chief Economist, The World Bank; music teacher, and globally performing pianist, organist, and speaker, Washington, DC

Hansel Bauman, Gallaudet University Architect, Executive Director of Campus Design and Construction, Adjunct Faculty Member, and Co-founder and Project Director, DeafSpace Institute, Washington, DC

Jonathan Ortmans, President, Global Entrepreneurship Network – a co-founding organization of Global Creativity United

Richard Bendis, CEO, Innovation America and CEO, Biohealth Innovation, Rockville, MD


This event will be livestreamed at