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As long as the Florida Creatives Happy Hour has existed, we have been recording podcast profiles with members of our community. As each interview is recorded, time rolls on behind us, the ideals and goals of our group become more refined, and we hope the content of the podcasts will reflect our evolution.
This is an abbreviated history of the first few years of Florida Creatives - including some stuff that inspired me to create the first Happy Hour in Orlando, and the folks who were very instrumental in getting the group started and keeping things healthy.
Several of the events and people surrounding the first BlogOrlando brought about many of the things we hold dear today, such as:
BlogOrlando was really the event that kicked Florida Creatives out of the minds of the collective and into reality. Don't believe me? Watch this video. Yours truly has the full explanation of how it all went down.
Download Show 18
Eric Marden, AKA Xentek or Dr. XNLB, shares with us some stories from his past about starting record labels, trying to form creative collectives, and the creative climate in Orlando.