The hustle, the side-gigs, the monumental effort it takes to get your creative career off the ground. Being talented, working hard, thinking “outside-the-box”—these are valuable skills in any industry. So why is it such a challenge sometimes to prove what you’re worth?
At Whipsmart, we are unapologetic advocates for creative people and businesses. We give creatives the tools they need to succeed by offering curated resources that speak their language, intentional networking that’s worth their time, and meaningful opportunities that help them level up.
Our goal is no less than to make Washington known as a global hub for creativity, and we work each and every day to build a stronger, more resilient economy that values creative people and creative businesses as the fundamental building blocks for success.
Whipsmart is the only statewide trade association in Washington State dedicated to supporting creative workers and creative businesses. As a 501(c)(6) organization Whipsmart will focus on diversity, equity and inclusivity, business resources, advocacy and creative community.
Whipsmart has a partner501(c)(3) non-profit foundation that raises the value of creativity in Washington State by promoting culture and the arts, conducting research and educating others about the value of creativity, and providing resources that help build robust and flourishing creative communities.
Find out more about the Whipsmart Foundation here.
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