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is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

— Albert Einstein

is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

— Albert Einstein

Creative Oklahoma:
Exposes Oklahomans to sources
of creative & innovating thinking.
Creative Oklahoma:
Shares Oklahoma's creative
achievements with the world.
Creative Oklahoma:
Educates and emboldens critical
stakeholders to cultivate an environment
of creative problem-solving and innovation.
Creative Oklahoma:
Recognizes individuals and organizations
with significant achievements and
contributions to creativity and
innovation in Oklahoma.
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What is Creative Oklahoma?

Creative Oklahoma is a statewide, nonprofit organization founded in 2006 whose mission is to foster the development of a vibrant, creative and innovation-based economy.

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Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mentoring Program

The renowned MIT Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) is coming to Oklahoma as a special new initiative of Creative Oklahoma to expand their educational offerings to further spur creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in the state. Creative Oklahoma is building upon ten years of success as the first statewide initiative in the U.S. to advance creativity and innovation in education, commerce and culture to improve the economy and life quality of its citizens.

2019 Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors
2019 Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors

2019 Creativity Ambassadors

Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors are individuals who have been selected for their national and international creative accomplishments and have agreed to serve as representatives for the state of Oklahoma to further the mission of Creative Oklahoma. These individuals may be natural, or adopted, citizens of Oklahoma and have agreed to share their creative ideas and provide a voice for the creativity movement in Oklahoma, and beyond.

Recent News

Robyn Elliot, Chairman FY20 Creative Oklahoma

Creative Oklahoma Announces FY20 New Chairman and Five New Board Members

Creative Oklahoma elected Robyn Elliott, Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Communications and Community Development ...

Community Programs

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Numerous small towns and cities throughout our state face difficult economic and societal issues that government programs and/or private businesses simply cannot solve. But through the Creative Communities program, our citizens can. Creative Communities fills the support gap, teaching citizens to find creative answers to old problems—using innovation to improve lives.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of innovators who dream big and launch startups that bring ideas to life. Each November, GEW reaches millions of people of all ages and backgrounds through local, national and global events and activities. From large-scale startup competitions and workshops to small, community discussions – GEW reaches new audiences and connects participants to a network that can help them take the next step, no matter where they are on their entrepreneurial journey.

In the United States alone, nearly 5,000 events, activities and competitions are planned across all 50 states by a wide variety of organizations including: colleges and universities, entrepreneurial support organizations, government agencies, economic development groups and more.

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