Supporting the Creative Economy – The Future of Creative Industries
Supporting the Creative Economy policy briefing will take place on the 20th of May 2014 in London. The forum for discussion and debate on the current state of our creative industries and how as a nation we must support and nurture them to grow, to reap even more benefits to our economy and society.
Creative industries add a great deal to the UK economy. According the government they are worth over £36bn a year, generating £70,000 every minute for the UK economy. They employ over 1.5m people and account for £1 in every £10 of UK exports. With these key figures in mind, Policy Knowledge are delighted to present our Supporting the Creative Economy policy briefing, a forum for discussion and debate on the current state of our creative industries and how as a nation we must support and nurture them to grow, to reap even more benefits to our economy and society.
Through attending this important policy briefings, delegates will receive an update on the current policy priorities in this key area, hear from experts in the field of creative industries and network with peers and stakeholders working within and alongside the creative sector.
This important event will cover key issues including
- Supporting people to get into creative industries
- Skills for creative industries
- The role of education to equip students with the skills for the next generation of creative industries
- The Next Generation of Skills
- Breaking down barriers to success to ensure all creative businesses reach their full potential
- Creative industry finance – Including loans and business support
- Identifying and addressing key challenges to the creative sector
- The importance of knowledge transfer between the creative and other industries
- The potential for local authorities to create jobs and boost local economies through investing in creative industries