The creative industries - ranging from advertising to architecture and fashion to film - constitute one of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK.
Contributing 6% of GDP, this sector employs over 2 million people in the UK, exports over £16bn annually and is forecast to play an increased role in the future.
CBI Report: Creative industries in focus
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 COA Conference will be a one-day event held at The Royal College of Physicians in Central London on Friday 26 June.
This year's theme will be: EMPLOYABILITY IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES... A REALITY CHECK.
We have an inspiring line-up of speakers whose interests range from developing innovative undergraduate courses to cutting edge working practice and collaboration. Our keynote speaker will be John Kampfner, CEO of the Creative Industries Federation (CIF), an organization that has championed real opportunities for young people wishing to pursue a career in this exciting field.
Click here for the full line-up of speakers and the conference programme.
A buffet lunch, all refreshments and early evening drinks will be provided and are fully inclusive in the conference fee of £180.