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Creative Alliance Milwaukee Update

July 15, 2011


We're looking forward to the next Hub Live on Wednesday. We've had a huge response this past week and have over 120 people registered. If you haven't signed up, it's not too late - Sign up now. Registration closes July 19 at noon.


On August 9, from 4:30 - 5:30, we're holding a Member Orientation at our offices. Not sure what Creative Alliance membership means? Curious to learn more about the benefits and what the Alliance is up to? Come check us out -- no need to be a member and no obligation to sign up. 


Below, you'll also find a recap of our CAMPAC strategy session from this week. If you missed the meeting, we have information and resources on our website.


Have a great weekend,


Laurel Osman, Shirah Apple & Denise Lubotsky
The Creative Alliance Team 
Who's coming to Hub Live on Wednesday?
Over 120 people, representing 80+ organizations:

ACME Corp., Alverno College Institute for Educational Outreach, Artists Working in Education, B61 MOD11 Records/dieforArt Productions, Basement Graphics, Bonestroo, C2 Graphics Productivity Solutions, Catral Doyle Creative, Centare Group, Choral Arts Society, and Voices and Verses, Christine Harris Connections, Creative Alliance Board, Creative Alliance Milwaukee, Diamond Marketing, Dynamic, Dynamismo Marketing & Events, elvias Arte, Finn Digital, Florentine Opera Company, Flux Design, Free Milwaukee Music, Governor's Milwaukee Office, Harley-Davidson Motor Co,, Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Huber Creative, Kahler Slater, Kassen, Mark Winter Sculpture, Marquette University School of Dentistry, MIAD, MillerCoors, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Artist Pocket Collection, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee Public Radio, Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee Water Council, Mount Mary College, On Track Enterprises, One Mohr Production, Peck School of the Arts, Pittelkow Financial, Pre Dawn Pictures / Valenti Art & Design, Present Music, Rejuva, Safi Studios, Sarah Horvat Fine Art & Illustration, Shepherd Express, Shops of Grand Avenue, Skylight Opera Theatre, Small Business Development Center, Soil, South Suburban Chamber, Startup Republic, The Steaming Cup, ThirdCoast Digest, Tim Kuckuk Agency, Troy Freund Photography, Twenty Five Eight Group, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Vandewalle & Associates, Vital Media Group, Voices and Verses, Vosea, Wherehouse, Wild Space, Wisconsin Entrepreneur Network, WWBIC

Less than 50 FREE tickets left! Registration closes Tuesday, July 19 at noon.
Hub Live: Miller Time

Wednesday July 20

5:00 - 8:00pm

Fred's Pub (MillersCoors Corporate Headquarters)

Sponsored by MillerCoors 

  • 5:00 - 6:15: Eat, greet, art on the patio and "Conversation Canapes"
  • 6:15 - 6:30: Creative Alliance Update
  • 6:45: Beer Tasting at the Bar

Free responsible beer tasting with expertly paired fresh grilled brats and appetizers!


Register >

Must be 21 to attend. Advanced registration required.

CAMPAC Strategy Session Recap
The Creative Alliance, along with Rick Clark, Milwaukee Country CAMPAC Administrator, met this week with interested arts organizations to share information about CAMPAC funding. According to Rick Clark, the 2011-2012 budget request will be the same as in the past year. He suggested that arts groups make time to connect with their County Supervisors to share stories of the impact of the CAMPAC funding. 


Read the full story for resources and talking points on the economic benefits of supporting the creative economy through CAMPAC funding.

More > 

Creative Alliance Member Orientation
August 9, 4:30 - 5:30PM

Open to Members & Non-Members

New to Creative Alliance Milwaukee Membership? Curious about what it means to be a member? Orientation is a perfect opportunity to learn more about the organization. Plus, it's a great way to meet people and jumpstart your network. Join us as we share our mission, strategy, services and benefits and, of course, answer all your questions. This is your creative connection - learn how to use it!


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Featured Gig: Freelance Video Host
Juice is looking for a freelance video narrator/host for a few hours each month (roughly 2 hours every 2 weeks). The host needs to have a professional look and be able to memorize a few short paragraphs of medial/health IT information for video. The video will be utilized on the company website and social media platforms.


Interested? Send an email, including resume and headshot if available, to Kurt Kamka. 

Member Spotlight: Cramer-Krasselt

Cramer-KrasseltFrom its humble beginnings in the bedroom of a boarding house across from Pere Marquette Park, to the city's leading marketing and communications firm with more than 150 employees, Cramer-Krasselt has thrived along with the city it's been proud to call home for 113 years.

Our mission is simple: Make Friends, not Ads. Great brands have allies who advocate for them. So we've long held the view that the brand with the most friends wins. This mindset drives all our ideas and even our fully integrated, "no siloes" structure, which includes an ever-expanding range of disciplines, from public relations to user experience to digital strategists to analytics-whatever it takes to create compelling brand experiences.


Learn More about Cramer-Krasselt/Milwaukee >


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In This Issue
Hub Live: MillerTime FREE
CAMPAC Strategy Session
Member Orientation
Featured Gig
Member Spotlight
Volunteers Needed
Featured Job Postings
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