Long Beach Creative Economy Report

The report titled “Creative Economy of Long Beach: Unexpected Connections” from October 2023, authored by the CSULB Office of Economic Research, provides a comprehensive analysis of the creative sector’s role in Long Beach’s economic landscape. It differentiates between local and traded industries, emphasizing the significant contribution of creative industries such as arts & culture, entertainment, fashion, and architecture to economic growth. Key highlights include the quantitative economic prominence of the creative economy within Long Beach, detailing the number of establishments, employment figures, payroll statistics, and sector-specific analyses. It explores the creative economy’s impact on local development, trendsetting, and community building, asserting the sector as a vital part of Long Beach’s overall economy and attractiveness.

Latest Reports