Britain has huge creative clout around the world, and the creative industries are an important and growing part of the global economy.
In fact, creative industries, that amalgam of fashion, advertising, design, film, TV, publishing, music and art generate £87.4bn a year to the UK economy.
Creative entrepreneurs run businesses in which the creation process has an economic impact, a social impact and a cultural impact.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards Creative Industries entrepreneur of the year will be the entrepreneur driving a profit-making business whose output is the unique product of the human imagination, also known as intellectual property.
Remember, the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate and champions the stories of entrepreneurs. True entrepreneurs are as much about their story as they are about their balance sheet. The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate the truly inspiring entrepreneurs who are the agents of positive change in our country.
Application top tips:
- Don’t fall back on cliches and tired story lines.
- Don’t undersell yourself, your business and your hard work.
- Give us the truth, not just the formula.
- You (the entrepreneur) are the hero/heroine of your story; tell us about your ingenuity, your insight.