Tell us About Your Business!

Metro Arts is interested in learning more about the creative economy in Nashville. We would like to find out what types of work people do, and what kind of businesses there are, related to arts, culture and creative enterprises. We hope this information will help us inform the Metro Arts programs and policies, as well as identify other Metro Nashville policies that could support the creative professionals and businesses in Madison. 

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* 1. What types of creative activities does your business engage in?
(Check as many responses as are applicable.)

  Creation Presentation Production Distribution Direct Sales
Visual Art (paintings, drawings, photography)
Music
Other audio media
Theatre, dance, comedy 
Film and video
Other digital media
Textile arts
Literary arts
Crafts
Graphic design
Other

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* 2. If your business is involved in retail sales, which best characterizes your business? (Please select one)

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* 3. If your business is involved with supporting creative activities, which of these describe your business? (Check as many as are applicable)

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* 4. If your business is involved with presenting creative activities, what is your typical schedule? (Please check one the most applicable answer)

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* 5. If your business is involved with presenting creative activities, what is your typical audience size (Please check the answer that is most applicable)

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* 6. If your business is involved in arts education, what types of education do you engage in? (Check as many responses as are applicable) 

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* 7. If your business is involved in professional services, what service do you offer? (Check as many responses as are applicable)

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* 8. Business location: Which of these best describes your business?

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* 9. Customer base: Which of these best describes your primary customer base?

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* 10. Customer draw: Which of these best describes the primary area from which you draw your customer base or clientele?

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* 11. What types of businesses do you rely on or collaborate with, and where art they located?  (Check as many as are applicable)

  Madison Nashville Middle Tennessee  Tennessee Interstate
Retail sales
Galleries
Distribution of creative output (other than retail sales)
Production facility 
Work space
Presentation space
Event/Exhibition production
Equipment rental 
Legal, financial services
Organizational, human resources consulting/services
Marketing, promotion, representation
Other

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* 12. Does your business have a dedicated physical or digital space? (Check as many as apply.)

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* 13. If your business has a dedicated physical space, do you own, rent or borrow that space? (Check the most applicable response)

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* 14. If your business has a dedicated physical space that you rent or own, what do you use it for? (Check all that apply.)

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* 15. If your business uses other physical spaces but do not rent or own them, what do you use them for? (Check all that apply)

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* 16. How many customers do you serve a day?

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* 17. How many years has your business been in operation?

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* 18. How many full-time employees do you have?

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* 19. How many part-time employees do you have?

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* 20. What is your business structure?

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* 21. Has your business ever commissioned public art or artist-designed features for your premises? (Mark all that apply.)

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