Creative Economy in Rural New Mexico: Mora County

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Mora County, long plagued by poverty and isolation, is at a turning point. The first county in the nation to ban fracking, the community is setting its sights on the creative economy and cultural tourism. Community leadership, broadband, and innovation are working in sync to bring creative economy opportunities to this rural hamlet nestled in the mountains of New Mexico.

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Creative Economy in Rural New Mexico: Mora County

  1. 1. Tom Aageson Alice Loy Co-founders THE CREATIVE ECONOMY: HOW DO COMMUNITIES COMPETE?
  2. 2. “Entrepreneurship is self- determination.” ~ Lisa Bryan
  3. 3. FACTORY ECONOMY CREATIVE ECONOMY
  4. 4. The Cultural Industries: • Performance arts • Fine arts • Film and music • Publishing • Planning & architecture • Food & agriculture • Crafts • Tourism & Recreation • Media/journalism Kathleen Fontaine Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship, 2003
  5. 5. UNESCO 2013 DATA: WORLD EXPORTS OF CREATIVE GOODS AND SERVICES
  6. 6. Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship, 2013 Jonathan Sims No Reservations Productions
  7. 7. “Unless communities can think about what they have to offer themselves, they’ll either get stuck trying to be what another place already is, or be held back trying to be something they used to be.” ~ Nate Berg
  8. 8. GLOBAL DATA “Global trade in creative products more than doubled from 2002 to 2011. The average annual growth rate during that period was 8.8 per cent.” UNESCO, 2013
  9. 9. USA NATIONAL DATA 2013 Richard Florida, Who’s Your City?
  10. 10. REGIONAL INITIATIVES
  11. 11. How can New Mexico communities compete?
  12. 12. Mora County
  13. 13. Photo: Larry Lamsa
  14. 14. Entrepreneurs • Greater valuing of entrepreneurs • Increased exchange with global flow of ideas, talent, and markets • Foster entrepreneurial interaction/exchange • Market development and access
  15. 15. Leadership and Policy • Long-term, apolitical, and consistent policy • Let entrepreneurs and industry leaders lead • Foster global thinking and access • Strategic investment in the creative economy
  16. 16. GCCE’S THREE TIERED APPROACH Creative Economy Creative Clusters Creative Entrepreneurs
  17. 17. Focus: Entrepreneurs – Entrepreneur training – GCCE Fellows – Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurs – Accelerator • Creative Startups
  18. 18. Focus: Regional Strategies – Web Presence Development – Festivals and Markets – Cultural Corridors
  19. 19. Focus: Creative Economy –Research design and execution –Writing and publishing –Speaking and teaching
  20. 20. Focus: Mora Communities – Entrepreneur development – Marketing and web presence – Brand development
  21. 21. REFERENCES • http://www.unesco.org/culture/pdf/creative-economy- report-2013.pdf • http://www.centerforcreativeeconomy.com/pilotFiles/pilot Pages/centerforcreativeeconomy/Files/AmericasCreative EconomyFULLReport%2Epdf • Markusen and Gadwa, 2010. http://kresge.org/sites/default/files/NEA-Creative- placemaking.pdf • http://aftadc.brinkster.net/comparative/2012_Comparativ eReport_States.pdf
  22. 22. www.culturalentrepreneur.org www.slideshare.net/aageson Alice Loy alice@culturalentrepreneur.org 505.263.5180 Tom Aageson tom@culturalentrepreneur.org 505.660.3096

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