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Creative professionals collaborate to attract more creative people, businesses to Old City

An Old City digital media agency has set out to forge a community for creative professionals and brand Old City as the place for creative people and businesses.

Maiden Media recently launched the Old City Creative Corridor website and held a physical gathering which was was attended by about 20 business owners, 10 independent freelancers, and 10 university students. The goal is to provide opportunities for creative people from around the Philadelphia region to collaborate and network with like-minded people, share projects and ideas, and create jobs.

“With a number of innovative businesses, art galleries, and creative agencies in the neighborhood, it makes sense to unite all of the creatives under one umbrella,”  said Maiden Media’s Managing Director Zain Haseeb in a printed statement. “The idea is to use the

Old City Creative Corridor as an opportunity to bring together the creative talent for regular meetings and to help one another further business opportunities. If the creative talent had an opportunity to collaborate and use each others’ strengths to further ideas, concepts and projects; we think the whole community would benefit.”

Haseeb said he also hopes the Creative Corridor will attract more creative people and businesses to Old City.

Meetings for the Old City Creative Corridor will be held the third Wednesday of each month. The next is set for 6:30 p.m. March 16 at CitiBank in Society Hill, 207 South Street.

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