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Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit

Editorial: Rebooting Innovation Philadelphia

May 4, 2010 11:30 am

Editorial: Rebooting Innovation Philadelphia

Before its tenth birthday, Innovation Philadelphia will have to decide what it wants to be when it grows up. The grant-funded economic development group, with a goal of attracting young professionals to the city’s “creative economies,” was formed in 2001 during Mayor Street‘s administration with support from economic and academic leaders. More recently, though, the […]
Innovation Philadelphia to go back to the drawing board civic

Apr. 29, 2010 6:30 pm

Innovation Philadelphia to go back to the drawing board

"It is not about saving an organization," board chariman Richard Bendis told Technically Philly in an interview. "It's about how can value be added to region. If IP can do that in some capacity, great."
Links: Innovation Philadelphia reflects on GCECS, Hugh Douglas speaks science and More civic

Nov. 6, 2009 8:30 am

Links: Innovation Philadelphia reflects on GCECS, Hugh Douglas speaks science and More

Updated 11/9/09 @ 10:22 a.m.: Added Innovation Philadelphia link DEFINITE READS Venture Beat reports that New Hope-based teen social network myYearbook is pushing its virtual currency hard toward growth in its fresh profitability. Innovation Philadelphia gives its own review of their Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit held early last month. See our interview with Innovation’s […]
Was the Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit worth it? civic

Oct. 7, 2009 2:20 pm

Was the Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit worth it?

Lucky for you, dear reader, Technically Philly was invited to speak at the event's "Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurial Journalism" session giving us the chance to roam the convention center and speak to attendees and ask: Was it worth it?
Technically Not Tech: NxtUp Philly celebrates region’s creatives creative

Oct. 5, 2009 3:52 pm

Technically Not Tech: NxtUp Philly celebrates region’s creatives

It’s a time to celebrate Philadelphia’s creative economy. Two weeks of time, to be precise. That’s the premise of NxtUp Philly, an open calendar of events surrounding technology, design, multimedia, architecture and others, in this early part of October. NxtUp kicks off today, with the opening of Innovation Philadelphia’s Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit, ending […]
Event Highlights for October 5-11, 2009 creative

Oct. 5, 2009 10:05 am

Event Highlights for October 5-11, 2009

Our events calendar is still free, free free. But you know this, oh Philadelphia tech events wayfarer. You’ve never had to pay for the events that we list, and we like it that way. The downfall of this philosophy is that when an interesting event pops up that costs cash, we can’t give as much […]
Friday Q&A: Kelly Lee, Innovation Philadelphia President & CEO civic

Sep. 11, 2009 1:40 pm

Friday Q&A: Kelly Lee, Innovation Philadelphia President & CEO

Updated 9/11/09, 2:15 p.m.: Clarified summit tracks, noted “no frills” package clarification, and updated Philly panelists. If it wasn’t for the first Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit in June 2006, Innovation Philadelphia may not have found it’s niche in the creative industries. President and CEO Kelly Lee says that it was the attendees of the […]

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