CCF5 | Creative Conference put on by Creatives of Color
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Be With Creatives!


Our content is designed to create safe spaces for tackling the challenges of the creative industries around diversity, entrepreneurship, scholarship, activism and tech. We deliver an interpersonal experience that is empowering and inspiring.  


Columbus, Ohio


Thursday –  Saturday 
September 8-10, 2016

Keynote speakers

We are bringing the finest industry experts to speak

Jeremy Slagle

Jeremy Slagle is an award-winning creative director and graphic designer best known for his visual branding and logo development.

Tasha Branham

Tasha is a designer, natural hair and skin expert, and entrepreneur that is passionate about helping women to pursue their dreams. In 2015, her hair care line, Naturally Smitten, (formerly MILK +HONEY) was launched in select Walmart stores nationwide.

Dawn Dickson

Dawn W. Dickson is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in marketing and business development. Her most recent ventures are Flat Out of Heels, LLC and Solutions Vending International.

David Butler

St. Louis native and Ohio-based Artist David Butler has situated himself within the narrative painting tradition. Butler’s work engages the visual essence of Blackness in global culture, placing black figures in environments and narratives to provoke dialogue on identity.

Brandan Craft

Brandan Craft is a practicing designer, entrepreneur, and educator. He was a professor at Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication and he is currently the Brand Manager for Flat Out of Heels and the UI/UX & Branding Lead for

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