Creative & digital

Creative industries flourish in Kent

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Base your business in one of the UK’s ‘creative hotspots’

Design entrepreneurs and creative gurus are thriving within the creative sector in Kent, receiving ongoing commercial investment to enable their businesses to grow and succeed.

The number of Creative and Digital businesses setting up or expanding in Kent has grown rapidly over the last few years and this looks set to continue with film, gaming software and digital service industries as well as award winning advertising, design and PR agencies all making Kent an eclectic hub of creativity and innovation.

Top talent pool from Kent’s creative universities

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is the number one ‘Specialist University for the Creative Industries’ in the UK* offering specialist degree courses in architecture, art, design, fashion, graphics and media. They are busy developing courses that will train the innovative brains behind Kent’s next generation of influencers and creators.

Immersed in creative influence and culture

Kent’s geographical proximity and great connectivity plays a huge role in Kent’s creative and digital industry success.

Located just 17 minutes from London and less than an hour to Europe, creative businesses are able to access clients quickly, collaborate with like-minded innovative companies and draw on a wide and varied pool of talent to assist with growth and development.

Download our Creative & Digital brochure for more information on how you could grow your business in Kent.

* The Complete University Guide 2018 and The Guardian University Guide 2018.

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