Employ Florida Banner Center for Creative Industries
Bolstering the talent pool for Florida’s emerging Creative Industries sector – which includes services such as advertising, architecture, creating and promoting intellectual property as well as services such as arts, film, video games and multimedia design, among others – is the goal of the Employ Florida Banner Center for Creative Industries. Experts project 20,000 creative industries jobs will be added in Florida by 2018. In its first year, the Banner Center aims to identify, and develop relevant curricula for, employment needs critical to the growth of this growing sector.
In addition to testing curricula and offering courses to approximately 400 students, the Banner Center plans in its first year to comprise a statewide advisory council with business, workforce, education and economic development representation and develop a five-year plan for sustainability. The Banner Center is based at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.
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