Posts Tagged "Creative Economy"

April 23 HPYO Event

The Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra – our region’s foremost symphonic youth ensemble devoted to music education, performance and touring – is hosting a special community event. Tea and Symphony, a concert followed by a high tea reception, will take place on Saturday April 23,... More

Audio from 2015 OBAAs

Hamilton honoured key members of its diverse business community at the 2015 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards held earlier this month at Carmen’s Banquet Centre. This annual event is organized and hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. “Each year, we are thrilled to celebrate... More

Brooklyn + Hamilton Chamber CEOs Interview

“When you define Brooklyn, it’s interesting, cool, innovative, ethnic … I think Hamilton definitely has all of these characteristics.” Carlo Scissura, President and CEO, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Here’s audio from Bill Kelly’s AM 900 CHML interview this morning in the lead up to... More

Short Brooklyn Doc

Take a fun tour of Williamsburg, a popular neighbourhood in Brooklyn, N.Y. This short doc features a diverse cast of real life characters – musicians, artists, shop owners, hipsters – and colourful street footage that paints a portrait of a great American city on... More

Register for Nov 16 Ambitious City Event

What can Hamilton learn from Brooklyn NY, the international gold standard in creative urban renewal? Lessons span from developing a dynamic environment for innovation, entrepreneurship and small business to valuing street level arts, culture and heritage. There’s also the powerful concept of specialized branding... More

W Booth School Fall Showcase

Companies seeking to recruit fresh talent are encouraged to attend this year’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice Fall Showcase. It’s being held to highlight the community-based project work of students who have just completed a rigorous master’s program focused on tackling significant engineering-related... More

Charles Sousa Summit Speech

Infrastructure renewal, transportation upgrades and investments in the creative economy were among the central themes in a brief address by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa at the June 2 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit. A special thanks to Max Cananzi, president and... More

We Are Cities Discussion

Renew Hamilton hosted a local We Are Cities roundtable on March 11 at Hamilton Central Library auditorium in downtown Hamilton. It featured an entertaining and educational lead off talk by Chris Farias, creative director at Kitestring, on the question: What is Hamilton’s branding story?... More

Where Cool Came From

Dave LeBlanc – host of Where Cool Came From (pictured here on the 22nd floor of the Stelco Tower) – was in town yesterday with his crew to find out what’s drawing people and investment to Hamilton. Where Cool Came From is a web series... More

Ambitious City Promo Interview

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi (pictured) was the topic of conversation on the Bill Kelly Show earlier this week. Nenshi is coming to Hamilton on October 23 as the featured speaker at Ambitious City, a city-building event hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. In... More