Creative Economy Mixer Photo Highlights: Pitney Meadows Community Farm

Last week, we went to Pitney Meadows Community Farm in Saratoga Springs, where we enjoyed food by Merv’s Meatless of Troy and Kaffee House of Saratoga Springs. We had beverages from Druthers Brewing, enjoyed music from the band Folk Song, and had a great panel discussion Led by Crickett Thomas- O’Dell of Workforce Development Institute, with Justine Denison of Denison … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer Photo Highlights: PS21

Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy our Creative Economy Mixer at PS21. We had a great time learning more about the facility, having a tour, and enjoying beverages from Hudson Chatham Winery, and Chatham Brewing. Special thanks to our event sponsors Columbia Economic Development Corporation, MVP Health Care, and Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region and promotional … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer: PS21

Ashleigh Kinsey

On July 31, join us at PS21, a beautiful, outdoor performance venue in rural Columbia County. PS21 is home to innovative programming from a wide range of genres, and has both a traditional proscenium stage with open-air seating and pavilion roof AND an intimate black-box theater that operates year round. Join us for live entertainment, a tour of their geothermal facility, … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer: Capital Roots

Ashleigh Kinsey

Register Now Our next mixer is only days away! Join us on Wednesday evening at 4:45pm at Collar Works for a 5pm guided tour of their current exhibition ART STANDS STILL. Then, head across the street to the amazing Capital Roots, where Amy Klein and crew are providing access to healthy food through nutritional and horticultural education and programs for all ages and coordinating urban greening … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer: Arts Letters & Numbers

Ashleigh Kinsey

Date: May 29   Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm Location: Arts Letters & Numbers Studios, 1548 Burden Lake Road, Averill Park, NY 12018   Register Now Join us for our May Creative Economy Mixer at Arts Letters & Numbers for a campus tour, artists’ showcase, and a special “food” installation! Arts Letters & Numbers is a nonprofit arts, education, and publishing … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer at Opalka Gallery

Our March 2019 our ACE #CreativeEconomyMixer was at Opalka Gallery on The Sage College of Albany’s Campus. We saw screenings of amazing Capital Region film projects in the gallery’s Screening Room, including “Safehouse” by Micah Khan of Golden Horde Films and “Zebra” by Lisa M. Thomas of Thin Edge Films. Sam Margolius shared a “behind the scenes” breakdown of a … Read More

Branch VFX Executive Producer Sam Margolius

Sam Margolius is a forward thinking producer and business executive balancing the hybrid spaces of art, entertainment, technology, production, and marketing. He is a Twenty year veteran of the content world with deep experience working with world-class studios, brands, artists, producers and visionary storytellers in both their core production needs as well as the strategy and implementation of new channels of … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer at Darn Good Yarn: Photo Highlights

ACE held its February #CreativeEconomyMixer at Darn Good Yarn in Clifton Park. There were tours of Darn Good Yarn’s amazing facility, beverage tastings by Yankee Distillery and Single Cut Brewing: North Store, a performance by poet and visual artist D. Colin, and a “The Price Is Right” style giveaway! Many attendees also enjoyed the “Learn to Crochet/Knit” station as well. NYS Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner led an engaging discussion with … Read More

Sponsor Spotlight: Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

Economic Forecast In 2018, Saratoga County continued to be one of the fastest-growing counties in New York State, and for good reason. With an educated workforce, great companies from diverse industry sectors, and a vibrant quality of place, we possess all the attributes that make our community a great investment for businesses and residents. Who wouldn’t want to invest, live, … Read More

Creative Economy Mixer: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Photo Highlights

January’s #CreativeEconomyMixer was a hit! with over 220 in attendance Troy Savings Bank Music Hall we enjoyed beautiful installation created by Glowing Pictures, a performance by Albany Pro Musica, Signed up for the new ACE Jobhub, and received FREE headshots by Ska City Photography. We had delicious food from Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen as well as beverages from Rare Form … Read More