Women's Forum Middle East 2020

Mar 08 | 11:00 - 11:55

Shifting Gears: Future forward with inclusive creative industries - Women & Business DC session

Room: Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi


The creative economy provides 29.5 million jobs globally, and with a global revenue of US$2,250 billion. As a vital part of the new knowledge economy, the creative industries drive sustainable growth, generate social value and inclusion by blending cultural tradition and technology. Much potential in this sector remains untapped globally and in the Middle-East in particular. What strategies and policies to harness the power of creative industries, as well as to accelerate and sustain a dynamic creative economy? What can we do to facilitate entrepreneurship in the creative sector? What is the future of creative entrepreneurship?