South Carolina's only leadership development program for the entire creative sector.

Launched in 2017, CreativeSC aims to provide quality and unique leadership development opportunities to all creative professionals, from every field.

Check out our list of upcoming events and see what all the fuss is about!

Become a Lead Advocate member of the SCAA and receive discounts, free admission, or other perks!

Meet  |  Mingle  |  Connect

Grab those business cards and meet us at the local watering hole! Networking events are held across the state a few times every year for creative professionals to mingle and share ideas.

Open to the Public.


TogetherSC Annual Nonprofit Summit
"Birds of a Feather" Gathering - Arts & Culture

March 5 - 7
Exact Date / Time TBD

Open to attendees of TogetherSC's conference. Come mingle with fellow arts and culture attendees at the annual event before dinner and share ideas that have inspired you during the conference. Cash bar.

Visit Summit website here.

Conversations  |  New Trends  |  Industry Needs

Join us for one of our learning opportunities held across the state and pick up information on new trends, industry standards, or have a conversation with colleagues.

SCAA Members receive discounts or free admission.

Lunch & Learn  |  Healthcare + Creatives

Friday, October 20  |  11:30am - 1pm
Growler Haus - Spartanburg
113 N. Church St., Spartanburg, SC

Join the SCAA and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina for this special Lunch & Learn on healthcare coverage for artists and others in the creative sector. Hear from BCBS staff about the re-enrollment process, changes in the law that may impact you, and have your questions answered. You will also be able to schedule an in-person appointment with BCBS staff to discuss your personal needs and coverage.

Lunch + Non-Alcoholic Beverage is included. Craft beer is available for purchase.

Non-Member Rate: $15/person
SCAA Member Rate: $12/person*
*Discount Code emailed to "Lead Advocate" members.



TogetherSC Board Leadership Seminars

Nonprofit organizations need strong boards to flourish. Our friends at TogetherSC, the state's nonprofit alliance, have developed some great seminars for Board Members and Executive Directors to attend around the state. We highly recommend you grab a board members and attend!

"Lead Advocates" get $10 off per person with a special code (emailed to Lead Advocates) for the Spring 2018 Seminars held in March, April, and May in the Sea Island area, Lowcountry, and Upstate. General registration is open to everyone - TogetherSC members can receive additional discounts.


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Institutes  |  Trainings  |  Experiences


Built to foster and cultivate the talents of a select group of emerging leaders in the creative fields across South Carolina, the "Creative Class" is the premiere leadership program for the creative professional in the state. Through a partnership with multiple state universities and statewide organizations, this 10-month program services all creative professionals - from the artists, to the entrpreneurer, to the designer, to the educator, and the arts administrator.

A maximum of ten participants are admitted each year. Selection is based on a variety of factors, not all who apply will be accepted.

Only SCAA Lead Advocate Members are eligible to apply.