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Along with sound academic theory, business acumen and integrated creative design, CCG brings a strong ethos of creativity, innovation, and smart thinking to every project we undertake. We believe that our work has the power to change the world for the better. This philosophy, along with our commitment to our clients’ goals and objectives, informs every aspect of our collaborations.

Some of our recent projects…

Pinewood Studios Ltd.

Advised one of the world’s largest film and television production facilities on the impact of the UK’s creative clusters to the regional economy.

Microsoft

Work with Microsoft on cross boarder expansion to enhance the tech and innovation hub of both Vancouver and Seattle.

WeWork

Serving as advisors and experts on the We Work Future of Work and Cities Global Initative.

BMW

Ideas don’t have airbags to protect them. Collaborated with GSD&M agency executives and senior members of the BMW team to build the “Idea Class” campaign, which was hailed by the agency as “one of its most successful ad campaigns for BMW.” Click to watch video.

Cirque Du Soleil

Advised Cirque du Soleil on target city market selection in the U.S. and Canada.

Starwood

Provided key insights and findings on location and regional creativity measures for more than 15 global locations while developing and curating content for the creative class consumer.

Edens’ Union Market

Advised one of North America's largest retail developers on creative placemaking and retail diversity for Union Market in Washington, DC.

Converse

Identified leading creative entrepreneurs as brand ambassadors for Jack Purcell.

Art Basel

Working with Art Basel Cities on arts and cultural strategies for economic growth and prosperity.

Audi

Served as expert panelist for the 2014 Audi Urban Future Initiative, an award program that invites outstanding designers, engineers and technology providers from around the world to submit innovative, data-driven ideas that will enhance urban mobility. Play video.

Air Canada

Lead Air Canada on an events and messaging campaign about growth of cities and its impact on regional growth and economic productivity.

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Advised United Nations Economic and Social Council on the elements of successful urbanization for the integration of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Watch video.

Universal McCann

Lead annual client event for Universal McCann, a global media agency, on how to give their clients a competitive advantage through informed media. Presented how marketing to the Creative Class is strategic business.

Novo Nordisk

Presented at the Cities Changing Diabetes Summit, an international gathering of leading healthcare practitioners, researchers, and city leaders to uncover best practices and solutions for building healthier cities.

City of Jerusalem

Advised Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and his administration on a creative, inclusive economic development plan for the city.

Zappos

Advised Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh and senior leadership team, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, and economic development officials on strategies for redeveloping downtown Las Vegas.

CityLab

In partnership with The Atlantic , The Aspen Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies, founded CityLab which convenes the world’s top mayors, urban experts and city builders to foster best practices for the future of cities.

United Nations

Richard and Rana Florida, appointed members of the United Nations, Global Network on Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization (iTSUN)

It was amazing meeting your team and learning from you guys.

Mimi PhamZapposVP/GM, Jack Purcell/Converse