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The cultural and creative sector : a dynamic solution to the crisis

Culture and creation are part of the solution to the economic crisis that Europe is experiencing: these are the conclusions of two reports released this week, Creative - Innovate – Grow by the ECIA[1] and The European cultural and creative sectors factor of growth by GESAC/EY.


Cultural and creative industries in the EU show a way out of the economic crisis (GESAC/EY study)

A new study published by EY (formerly Ernst & Young) and presented today [December 2nd of 2014] to Commissioner Oettinger, Commissioner Navracsics and Vice-President Ansip shows that cultural and creative industries are among the EU’s biggest employers and have experienced sustained growth even through recession.

Read on prsformusic.com

Cultural industry is the third European employer (according to the GESAC/ET study)

The cultural and creative industries in a broader sense, from the book to advertising, to visual and performing arts, are worth 536 billion euros in turnover, being 4,2% of the European GDP, according the EY consultants for the 2014 GESAC study. Culture does not want to be sacrificed on the altar of austerity. 

Read on lesechos.fr

European Creative Industries Alliance presents policy agenda to boost the creative industries

The study released by EY on the initiative of the GESAC, a European association of authors and composers’ societies, has just reaffirmed that the cultural sector generates employment. This European panorama shows that cultural industries are worth 535,9 billion euros of turnover, with 7 million employees, including 19,1% who are less than 30. 

Read on actualitte.com

European Creative Industries Alliance presents policy agenda to boost the creative industries

Rasmus Wiinstedt Tscherning, chairmen of the Policy Learning Platform of the European Creative Industries Alliance handed the 10 step action plan “Create! Innovate! Grow!” over to the Dutch Minister of Culture and Education of the Netherlands, Ms Jet Bussemaker . “This report is just the start of a policy dialogue that needs to take place now in the 28 EU Member States to promote growth and innovation in Europe”, According to Tscherning.

More about ECIA 

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European Creative Industries Alliance platform

The European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) is an open platform that brings together policy-makers and business support practitioners from 28 partner organizations in the EU’s creative sector. 

Read on mediadeskuk.eu

Photo credit : EY


[1] Create- innovate – grow, a new policy agenda to maximise the innovative contributions of Europe’s creatives industriesEuropean Creative industries alliance (ECIA), released on November 20th, 2014.