Entertaining the world, employing nearly 30 million people and generating global revenues of more than $2 trillion, the creative and cultural industries are a shining star in the world of business.
If the predictions about the huge changes in our working lives are correct, the creative sector can only grow, providing more entertainment, information and education to content-hungry people spending less time at work.
How can creative businesses better work together for mutual benefit? How can your business more effectively export culture and creativity? With artificial intelligence threatening so many jobs, is this one of the few sectors where workers can really add inimitable value?
The 2018 International Business Festival’s Creative Industries Day focused on technologies and considered how creatives including gamers, artists and music industry professionals can forge new productive relationships.
The event examined how to secure stability and opportunity in a changing world and showcased international market opportunities. Delegates met with future partners, buyers and investors and worked to develop profitable, meaningful relationships.