Culture is BIG Business Studies made all over North America confirm that creative clusters are growing at twice the rate of traditional economic drivers. Creative businesses, nonprofit cultural organizations and self-employed artists have a significant economic impact in their communities.
Employees of Georgia-based Businesses Delta Air Lines employs approx 75,000 people worldwide Americans for the Arts estimates 19,922 Arts-Related Businesses in Georgia employ 89,684 people The Coca-Cola Company employs 92,400 associates worldwide
<ul><li>NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman says: There are three elements a community needs to succeed in making the arts an area’s economic engine: * A tradition of artistic engagement * A strong private-sector commitment * A local political structure that understands the importance of the arts as an economic force </li></ul>
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