Definitions of the Creative Economy, from around the world
John Howkins (who coined the term): Challenging ambitions, changing peoples’ lives, new ways of working, new business models. More here.
New England Foundation for the Arts: The creative economy is a powerful engine of growth and community vitality. Together, artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses produce and distribute cultural goods and services that generate jobs, revenue, and quality of life. A thriving cultural sector leads to thriving communities. More here.
Creative Economy Coalition – America’s Creative Economy report: The Coalition is a working group of the National Creativity Network. More here.
Wikipedia: A creative economy is based on people’s use of their creative imagination to increase an idea’s value. More here.
British Council: Creative hubs, creative enterprise, creative communities. More here.
Forbes: What is the creative economy, really? More here.