Create Birmingham is the only agency in the region exclusively dedicated to the economic development of Birmingham’s creative industries.

We invest in imagination and invention by supporting workforce development, entrepreneurial ventures, and job growth in the nonprofit and commercial creative sectors. It is Create Birmingham’s privilege to collaborate with individuals, businesses, and organizations to identify opportunities, overcome barriers, and strengthen communities. We also work to raise greater public awareness of our constituents’ talents, products, services, and skills. Birmingham’s creative class is part of a 21st-century movement that is creating real economic change. We are proud to advocate for the creative industries as a critical regional asset that enhances our quality of life and fuels our collective growth.

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At the end of the day, we are storytellers and fortunate to have the platform to share what’s important in our city, our state, and our world.

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“Ballet gave me the means to become a citizen of the world. I appreciated how special that was and how infrequent it was to have that opportunity.

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