July 18 Le Corbusier 11:15 - 12:30 | Creativity, Investments, Talents
First Among Equals. Creative Industries as the Basis of the the Future Economy
Experts estimate that creative industries in London, New York, Berlin and Moscow account for 6 to 12 percent of the city’s economy. However, the economic benefits of the creative businesses are not confined to these numbers. Thoughtfully designed public spaces, independent music scene and lively culture is an integral part of a popular concept of «work-life balance». Vital creative industries appeal to tourists as well as to well-educated professionals and startups who become the main contributors to the post-industrial economy. Creative economy’s dynamic growth attracts entrepreneurs and developers who are starting to invest systemically into spaces for creative businesses in Russia and globally.
- What drives city administrations and private businesses invest in creative industries and create favourable environment for its growth?
- How can the state and business cooperate efficiently on strategic projects in this field?
- What cases of such cooperations are there in Russia and other countries?