DC3 / ABOUT

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) is metropolitan Detroit’s creative industries advocacy organization.  It provides the leadership, resources, exposure, data and analytics necessary to elevate the economic output and social impact of Detroit’s creative economy. Its vision is to grow creative sector jobs in the Detroit region and to establish Detroit as a recognized global center for design, creativity and innovation.

 

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) is a joint initiative between Business Leaders for Michigan and the College for Creative Studies.  It receives funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, The Kresge Foundation, Surdna Foundation, New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, fee-based consulting work and a variety of corporate partners.

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WHO WE SERVE

DC3 represents Detroit’s Creative Industries, including:

  • Architecture
  • Communications/Advertising/Creative
  • Film/Video/Entertainment Arts Design
  • Fashion and Accessories Design
  • Graphic/3D/Illustration Design
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  • Industrial Design
  • Interactive/UI-UX Design
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Transportation Design
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MEET THE DC3 TEAM

  • Matt Clayson
    Matt ClaysonExecutive Director

    • Ellie Schneider
      Ellie SchneiderAssociate Director
      • Melinda Anderson
        Melinda AndersonCreative Director, DDF
        • Meredith Dobbs
          Meredith DobbsProgram Manager, Detroit Made & DxD
          • Jessica Malouf
            Jessica MaloufMarketing & Communications Manager
            • Meredith Kerekes
              Meredith KerekesEntrepreneur In Residence
              • Alex Lauri
                Alex LauriDesign Intern
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