The Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

Creative Economy Award for Distinction in a For-Profit Creative Field

Philadelphia is brimming with businesses working in the creative sector. This award strives to recognize a successful business who has strong ties to Philadelphia’s creative sector and could be said to be at an intersection between arts & business.

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The nominated company or individual must:

Meet the definition of a business within the for-profit creative economy consistent with the industry categories including but not limited to: advertising, architecture, interior and industrial design, graphic arts, game and multimedia design, digital media, fashion design, music production, film and video production, photography and marketing and communications.*

Be independently owned and operated (can not be a division of, a franchisee, branch, licensee and/or subsidiary of another company/organization). The nominee CAN be a sole proprietor.*

Must have 4 full years of revenue. If picked as a finalist, must be able to provide percentage of gross revenue growth over the past 3 years.*

Show commitment to social responsibility and exemplify strong community involvement.*

Bring visibility to Philadelphia as leader in the for-profit creative sector.*

Exemplify the unity of creative and conventional business practices.*

Be headquartered in the 11-county Greater Philadelphia region including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in PA; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem in NJ; and New Castle, DE.*

The nominee has not previously received as Arts + Business Council Award. *

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(The Business or Sole Proprietor Being Nominated)


1. What makes the nominee distinct within their field? (250 word limit)

2. What types of projects or services has the nominated company worked on? Describe the impact of 1-2 key projects or products.(250 word limit)

3. What business practices of the nominated company set a good example for other creative economy businesses in terms of good corporate citizenship? (250 word limit)

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