Introducing…The Creative Collaborative at Shop!

The Creative Collaborative at Shop! is a new forum within the association that will harness the creative assets of its design firm members. Shop! members can join to collaborate on projects, network with colleagues, and share their collective knowledge to the advancement of the retail environments industry.

The Creative Collaborative’s mission is to inform, inspire, and connect the creative community that shapes retail experiences. The Creative Collaborative will rely on its members for contributions and input to deepen the association’s cross-industry dialogue.

The Creative Collaborative launch team included:

  • Bruce Barteldt, Little
  • Brian Dyches, Open Eye Global
  • Denny Gerdeman, Chute Gerdeman
  • Kevin Hogan, Stylmark
  • Joe Nevin, Bergmeyer
  • Dash Nagel, PAVE
  • Bob Rosean, TJ Hale
  • Charles Sparks, Charles Sparks + Co.

The Creative Collaborative will leverage the full power of the Shop! to:

• Create Training/Education Programs that will increase knowledge among designers and other affiliated professionals.

• Provide Networking Opportunities that will provide designers opportunities to network, increase awareness and share ideas with their peers/colleagues.

• Become a Center for Mentoring, recognized by designers as a source for receiving and providing mentorship, leadership, and guidance.

Look for The Creative Collaborative logo in future Shop! communications and know that you are gaining access to the industry’s brightest designer network.

The members-only Shop! Trend Report developed in association with The Creative Collaborative, requires a password. Visit Member Connect here, for login credentials. And be sure to bookmark the Shop! Trend Report for the next volume.