Kingston Smith in creative industries initiative
Kingston Smith, a top 20 UK accountancy firm, has become the first commercial partner to www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk, a marketing portal developed by industry and government which aims to celebrate UK successes globally and increase international trade and inward investment in the creative sector.
Esther Carder, Head of Media Sector Group at Kingston Smith, says, “We are delighted to be a part of this initiative and are wholly supportive of the idea of promoting the UK creative industries to the globe. As accounting specialists and advisers in the media and creative sectors, we fully grasp the economic importance and growth potential that the wide range of creative industries in the UK provides.”
Kingston Smith will join the steering committee and sit alongside the principal bodies from fashion, music, design, publishing, technology, crafts, video games, arts and culture, advertising, TV and film, as well as government departments UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Janet Hull, IPA Director of Marketing and Project Lead for www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk comments: “We are pleased to welcome Kingston Smith on board as our first commercial partner. The strength of their international network and market insight will add value to our proposition, and broaden our network exponentially.”