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2016 Austin          2016 Detroit          2015 ArtPrize          2015 Austin

Video by Gorilla

Starting off on the day of September 24, 2015, The Michigan Film Office kicked off the Waterfront Film Festival at the Michigan House, following the next night hosted Klingman’s Furniture Design and a West Michigan Soiree. On September 26, Wolverine Worldwide hosted a Sperry pop-up store. Open Systems Technology hosted a panel discussion — “Is Michigan Culture Innovation Culture?” — that featured Andy Haff, a senior solutions engineer from Google, OST Chief Innovation Officer Jim VanderMey and Atomic Object CEO Carl Erickson. Other sessions included GR Current, legal sessions for creatives with Creative Many’s Lawyers for the Creative Economy and Failure Lab night October 8th. Each night started at 9 pm with a dance party featuring local DJs.

Photography by Taylor and Jill Devries


MiBiz- West Michigan Designers Promote State as Hub for Innovation and Design

Encore Michigan- Creative Many to host Creative Economy Policy Summit 9/23; will be Livestreamed

mLive- Michigan House Setting Up Shop for ArtPrize

Grand Rapids Business Journal- Creative ‘Michigan House’ sets up shop at ArtPrize

dbusiness- Pop-up Space Featuring Michigan-made Products at Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize