Club Hous Works Announced as Final GRIT Conference Keynote Session

On Saturday, January 28th, Zach Dennis of Savannah Morning News will host a fireside chat with Pote Baby, Bryan J Noel, and Donny Slater of Club Hous Works for the final GRIT Conference keynote session. The fireside chat is titled Gettin’ On: The Intersection of Music, Media, and Tech and is one of over fifteen sessions to take place at the conference. GRIT is The Creative Coast’s business, technology, and art conference happening on January 26-28, 2023 at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. 

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Girls Code Games Holiday Camp Wraps with Funding from Howmet Aerospace Foundation

The Creative Coast closed 2022 with its final program of the year: the Girls Code Games Holiday Camp. The educational camp took place from December 19th to 22nd and provided a free opportunity for over twenty 5th to 8th-grade girls to learn how to code video games using MIT Scratch. The camp wrapped with a party showcasing the campers’ final game creations and a funding announcement from the Howmet Aerospace Foundation.

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Creative Coast Announces 2022 Girls Code Games Holiday Camp Happening Dec. 19th-22nd

Girls Code, a youth coding program for girls in 5th to 8th grade at Savannah Chatham County Public Schools, has announced its 2022 Girls Code Games Holiday Camp taking place from December 19th through December 22nd! The camp is hosted by The Creative Coast at its location on 2 E. Bryan Street, #100A in downtown Savannah and will take place from 10am-3pm each day.

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Georgia Southern University named recipient of Economic Development Administration ‘Build to Scale’ Grant

The United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) has named Georgia Southern University as one of 51 nationwide grant recipients of the 2022 Build to Scale program, which means the University will receive $600,000 in grant funding along with $600,000 in local match funds. The goal is to accelerate technology entrepreneurship by increasing inclusive access to entrepreneurial support and startup capital. 

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Meet the September 28th SHE HUSTLES Presenters, Speakers, & Panelists

Savannah SCORE and The Creative Coast have announced the fall 2022 SHE HUSTLES presenters, keynote speakers, and panelists. The September 28th event will be the final SHE HUSTLES of the year and will offer new afternoon workshops to bring an educational component to the event. The afternoon workshop session will take place from 3pm – 5pm at the Coastal Georgia Center (305 Fahm St.) followed by an evening conference from 5:30pm – 8pm at The Clyde Venue (223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.). 

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United Way and Creative Coast Partner for Investor Readiness for Nonprofits Program

United Way of the Coastal Empire is proud to announce the second annual Investor Readiness for Nonprofits Program scheduled to begin in mid-September. In partnership with Creative Coast, this executive leadership development program is designed to effectively teach nonprofit leaders how to engage investors, donors, and philanthropic organizations. Additionally, the six-week course teaches valuable skills including discovering investors, communicating the ‘story’ of an organization, and targeting messages for different demographics.

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Creative Coast Announces SHE HUSTLES Speakers and Panelists: Inspiring Evening to Take Place on May 19th

The Creative Coast has announced the Spring 2022 SHE HUSTLES keynote speaker and panelists! SHE HUSTLES offers Savannah’s women entrepreneurs and leaders a chance to network, learn, and inspire. This season’s event, which is sponsored by the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA), will take place on Thursday, May19th, 2022 at Front Porch Improv (210 W Victory Drive in Savannah) starting at 6:00pm.

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