Leadership Forum – Creative Industries

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The Creative Economy

The World Bank has estimated that creative industries already contribute as much as 7% of the world GDP, exhibiting a particularly rapid rate of expansion over the past decade. The forecast is for growth rates averaging 10% per annum in the coming years.The creative industries account for 8.2 per cent of UK GDP and are growing at twice the rate of the economy as a whole – averaging 5 per cent a year between 1997 and 2004.

Creative industries are industries based on individual creativity, skill and talent such as advertising, Art and antiques markets and Film and video amongst others.

The British Council Leadership Forum brings you a panel of three discussing the creative economy in Kenya with the audience

Duncan Ogweno
(IT co-ordinator IFC, SME solution centre)

Moses Mbasu a.k.a Buddha Blaze
(Creative Entrepreneur)

Eric Wainaina
(Creative Entrepreneur)

@ The Stanley Hotel Ball Room
16th April 2008, 5.30 pm – 8 pm
Charges: Leadership Forum members – Free
Non-Leadership Forum Members – Kshs 3,000 per year or Kshs 500 per session

Please forward questions you would like to be addressed by this panel as you confirm your attendance by Wednesday 11th April to facilitate planning.


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