Creative Growth Southampton

A new business support initiative aimed at growing and developing creative industries businesses in Southampton.

The Creative industries are the fastest growing sector in the Solent economy.

Both Southampton and Portsmouth were identified as being among the 15 most significant Travel to Work Areas for creative for creative industry employment growth by NESTA in the 2016 geography of creativity report.

Creative Growth Southampton

Objectives of Creative Growth Southampton

One to One business advice

To provide free 1-1 business advice, training input and networking opportunities to Local Creative businesses and freelancers with growth potential and some trading experience.

Business growth

It is envisaged businesses receiving advice will be turning over between £10k and £30k. The project will aim to help businesses achieve a sustainable turnover of ideally over £20k.

Creative community

To build a community of creative entrepreneurs in Southampton who may not be currently based in studios workspaces or incubators, by delivering training courses, and networking events.

Creative Growth Southampton

Is brought to you by

Culture Southampton Solent University Creative Network South Push
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Solent Growth Hub A space Southampton City Council

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