Category: TCCa Stuff

Join a Creative Coast Circle to Connect & Thrive

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

This week’s blog is from Andy Cabistan, case study for entrepreneurial persistence, Creative Coast pillar, and a man willing to jump in feet first when the cause is right.  Read on as Andy relates how a conversation with co-thinker Casey Herrington was the catalyst for launching a great new resource for Savannah’s aspiring entrepreneurs.  FYI […]

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An Open Letter to Lott + Barber

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Dear Lott + Barber, What would we do without you? Your support of the 2008 and 2009 Innovation Awards has been key to our success. You’ve helped make the best annual awards event (ok, we’re biased) even better. You’ve helped us to expand our reach, excite our innovators, mobilize creative energy and entertain event goers. […]

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Savannah Sidewalks

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The Minneapolis-based blog twin city sidewalks wrote a post focusing not just on Savannah’s sidewalks but also our legacy of economic development. The author highlights his positive and negative aspects of our community while discussing the “three phases of Savannah: the historical, and modernist, and what ever you call the present.” I pulled out some […]

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Video Follow-Up: The Great Ice Cream Run

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

MINI Coopers took over Savannah for The GREAT Ice Cream Run on the 7-day ice cream run from Sanford, Florida to Bar Harbor, Maine. MINI Cooper drivers stopped at homemade ice cream shops along the way to enjoy summer’s sweetest treat, including Savannah’s own Leopold’s. Check out local resident and MINI owner Murray Wilson enjoying […]

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Savannah – Sweden Connection

Monday, June 11, 2007

An article in the Savannah Morning News highlights a growing connection between our Creative Coast and Sweden businesses. Johan Gustafson, a partner in the Swedish management consulting firm InfoSphere, was so taken with the opportunities for business relationships between Savannah and Sweden that he swiftly brought together the Savannah Economic Development Authority, The Creative Coast […]

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Savannah Wi-Fi Hotspots

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Philly, San Fran, New York, Cleveland and other cities are all establishing citywide wi-fi networks. I think Savannah should do the same! Our downtown is a much more manageable size to initiate this type of project, and imagine the results. We already have great coffee shops and more with wi-fi installed, but it’d be great […]

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Next Friday – TechFest 2007!

Friday, April 20, 2007

not just another poster session TechFest is a career-fair, student research competition, and business mixer all rolled into one. We invite the college students from: Armstrong Atlantic State University Georgia Southern University Georgia Tech Savannah Savannah State University Savannah Technical College South University Savannah College of Art and Design who want cool, fun, creative or […]

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Brewed Fresh Daily – TCCi

Friday, April 13, 2007

The blog titled Brewed Fresh Daily recently ran an audio mashup post regarding Ohio regional economic development. The Creative Coast Initiative was mentioned in the comments of that post! The commenter Patrick suggests looking at TCCi and applying our principles and directives towards regional Ohio development strategies and to “see how the creative industries are […]

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TCCi Mentioned in Blog! Again!

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

The blog ConverStations: Business Blogs as Conversation Stations posted an article/review/comparison of our initiative last June. Let’s flashback to the post: Whenever I talk with business leaders involved in a Chamber of Commerce or EconDev project, I point to the example being set by Savannah’s Creative Coast Initiative. If business development, attracting new businesses, keeping […]

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TCCi Mentioned in Blog!

Friday, March 16, 2007

Angel recently sent me a link to the Mom and Pop Investors blog discussion of the markets, the global economy and all things worth investing it. Smaller cities are aware of the importance of these “creative” workers. Savannah has the Creative Coast Initiative, where the site lists jobs and posts resumes for “creative” types: It’s […]

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TCCi: MySpace – Link Us!

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Everyone loves MySpace – what better way to socialize with your friends and make great networking connections? Well, The Creative Coast Initiative has a page up and running and we would love for you to check us out, add us as your friend, and stay tuned for news and event postings! If you’re fun, hip, […]

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TCCi – Map News!

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

We all know that Savannah is creative, fun, tech savvy and innovative, right? Well, wouldn’t it be fun to put all that creativity on a map? I sure think so! (That’s because I’m a geeky mapmaker, but you know you all love maps too.) The NYC blog Gothamist ran a brief post regarding the Creative […]

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Office Space

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Now that it is February, I will get along to answering the question that is on everyone’s mind. What IS it like to work at our TCCi office? Well, as a new employee, I’m inspecting! Angel and Fitz share an office that resembles a Before photo in a Container Store advert. It’s full of amazing […]

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