The Entrepreneur + Innovation Celebration, hosted by the UMKC Small Business and Technology Development Center has a special Innovation in the Arts Award category, open to any Artist INC alum. You can apply now to be a 2012 Excellence in Innovation award nominee. Click on the application link below to download the application form. Deadline for applications is August 31, 2012. Visit the Innovation in the Arts Award page for more information and to download an application.
Winner of the 2011 Innovation in the Arts Award was Jane Gotch Dance. Finalists included Bread! KC, Chris Dahlquist Fine Art, Lala Studio, and Plug Projects. You can read about them on the Artist INC website.