Organizational Membership



Tier Operating Budget 2020 Fees
1  > $5,000,000 $435
2 $2,000,000  $5,000,000 $355
3 $750,000 – $2,000,000 $255
4 $250,000  $750,000 $180
5  < $250,000 $130



Why Join?

The Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC) offers a platform for networking, celebrating excellence and forging new partnerships in the fields of cultural planning, cultural research,  public art, events, heritage, and other forms of cultural programming.

By joining the CCNC, members unlock many important benefits such as:

  • Access best practices, tool kits, and peers across the country literally at your fingertips
  • Feature your organization’s peer-reviewed achievements at the Public Art Year in Review, peer to peer sessions, and the national CCNC Award of Excellence programs at the annual Creative City Summit
  • Learn from experts through keynote speeches, webinars, and feature articles in the Member News
  • Feature your city as a Creative City by hosting the annual summit – highlight your local cultural community and assets through study tours (plus give the community a healthy economic impact!)
  • Join working groups, subcommittees, or special project teams which grow professional learnings and expand progressive practice
  • Give and receive insight and first-hand knowledge, gain confidence and credibility, and be connected with knowledgeable peers working in culture across the country
  • Reach outside of Canada as a part of a network increasingly involved in international cultural conferences as our country continues to attract attention and praise for cultural resources and planning nurtured by and featured through our network

CCNC Resources & Research

All of the CCNC Research materials and our Research Hub are available for viewing and download on our website. If you are looking for examples of Culture Plans or policies surrounding public art, visit our Research Hub. If you are looking for research conducted by the CCNC, visit our Publications page.


Please contact, or call 604-688-2489.

*Please Note: both the Organizational and the Individual membership categories are non-voting.

Background Photo Credit:
The Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC