The Business Impact of the Arts
The Creative Industries in Johnson County, Kansas Represent
4.5% of Businesses and 2% of the County’s Employees
Higher than the national average
Creative industries are composed of nonprofit organizations and businesses that range from nonprofit museums, symphonies, and theaters to for-profit film, performing arts schools, architecture and design, and advertising, marketing, public relations and digital communications companies.
Creative businesses and Arts organizations — and the creative people they employ — benefit our community by:
- stimulating innovation;
- strengthening the region’s competitiveness in a global marketplace;
- playing an important role in building and sustaining
economic vibrancy for Johnson County, Kansas.