Future of Creative Industry 22_Boston In-Person


Sat Jan 29 2022 at 09:30 am to 05:30 pm


Emerson College Little Building | Boston, MA

Future of Creative Industry 22_Boston In-Person Part 1 of the annual Future of the Creative Industry Conference, hosted by the Business of Creative Enterprises Program at Emerson College
About this Event

REGISTRATION FOR IN-PERSON AUDIENCE(dis)enfranchisement: Getting You a Seat at the Table
Boston • January 29 • 10:00am to 5:30pm EST

NOTE: This is a hybrid event. We will have a limited number of seats at the venue for Emerson students, faculty, and staff who wish to join us in person.

Audience members joining remotely can .

About the 2022 Future of the Creative Industry Conference:

We will discuss the legacy of exclusion in the creative industry. Rather than dwelling on the negative, we will show how to overcome these systemic obstacles and literally "get a seat at the table" and "be in the room where it happens.” In this bi-coastal, two-date event, we will gather scholars, industry executives, documentarians, community leaders, and creatives to tackle the concept of disenfranchisement through the lens of enfranchisement in the creative industry.

This two-part, hybrid event will take place on Emerson’s campuses—our beloved Boston on January 29, and the iconic Los Angeles on February 5. In-person attendance will be subject to each city’s covid-related policies. However, virtual participation will be available to anyone, anywhere.


Topics we will explore:

  • The street as a catalyst for new ideas in fashion and art
  • The power of creative independence and the struggles that come with it
  • For talent reps, the challenge of negotiating deals, developing relationships, and monitoring an ever-changing global market
  • Cryptocurrency and its disruptive and empowering origins
  • The role of cannabis in emerging business opportunities
  • Navigating the streaming world

This event is hosted by Emerson College’s Business of Creative Enterprises Program, with support from the Department of Marketing Communication and the School of Communication.

Where is it happening?

Emerson College Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Boston, United States

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Emerson College School of Communication

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