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Creative Services Industry

Why the United Kingdom?

ALIGNMENT

to your needs & ideals

We understand that you have specific business requirements, and UK creatives have a proven reputation for partnering with international clients to develop pioneering ideas. From advertising to architecture, this has resulted in an Ostrich taking flight and the fruition of Apple Park.

RELIABILITY

We delivered over £19.8bn of creative services exports in 2014. This shows that we are a trusted business partner to deliver high quality products and services to meet evolving needs and priorities globally.

TRENDSETTER

Challenging conventions, the nation that brought you graphene continues to push the boundaries of innovation in artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality. A source for global trends from fashion to film, you will be working with UK creatives that influence and inspire creatives around the world.

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Creative Services Partners

"Quality and reliability must be a focus. If it was a critical product and there was only one supplier, I would consider the UK for that because of reliability."

Purchasing Advisor, USA

Trust British creative services to deliver your next big idea.

Architecture

Demonstrating visionary thinking and execution excellence, some of the world’s most admired and recognisable structures were designed by British architects.

Arts & Culture

The UK has three of the world's top five universities for the performing arts and they produce talent from soloists to stage managers that support the British performing arts scene.

Advertising

The UK is alive with exceptional ingenuity. We are home to award-winning advertising agencies that have helped create effective campaigns for Adidas, Emirates, HSBC and Huawei.

Craft

Using traditional and contemporary techniques, and materials, British craft makers are applying their skills in multiple sectors from automotive to healthcare.

Design

Fashion

Games

Music

Publishing

Tech

TV & Film

  • Ciudad Casa de Gobierno, City Hall,
    Buenos Aires.
  • Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku.
  • Pompidou Centre, Paris.
  • Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis.

Demonstrating visionary thinking and execution excellence, some of the world’s most admired and recognisable structures were designed by British architects.

Pioneers in low-carbon and sustainable architectural design, we lead the way in green architecture. Renowned for having a collaborative mentality, the UK’s architectural practices produce customised results tailored to meet your ambitions.

Challenging conventions and reshaping our landscape, globally famed British architects include David Adjaye, Norman Foster, Will Alsop and the late Zaha Hadid.

Connect with a UK company.

The UK has three of the world’s top five universities for the performing arts and they produce talent from soloists to stage managers that support the British performing arts scene.

With artistic integrity and originality at its core, we have a broad appeal both in the UK and internationally covering musicals to museums. British arts and culture represent cutting-edge creativity. Successes touring internationally have included Billy Elliot, War Horse and special tours via partnerships to cultivate the cross-cultural sharing of ideas.

Connect with a UK company.

The UK is alive with exceptional ingenuity. We are home to award-winning advertising agencies that have helped create effective campaigns for Adidas, Emirates, HSBC and Huawei.

Leading Europe in digital advertising, our £8.6bn market is bigger than the French and German markets combined. We have AI, AR and VR specialists paving the road to responsible AI and creating immersive experiences for National Geographic and Universal Studios.

Entrusted with £4.1bn of international business annually, a 2015 poll of the 20 best ads of the century featured more agencies from the UK than any other country.

Connect with a UK company.

Using traditional and contemporary techniques, and materials, British craft makers are applying their skills in multiple sectors from automotive to healthcare.

Technological advancements have created opportunities that mean that digital programs and leather stitching skills drawing on our strong heritage sit alongside each other to create exceptional works of art.

Supporting this industry, we are home to world leading educational institutions specialising in art and design such as the Royal College of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Connect with a UK company.

Innovation in design has resulted in the UK exporting 50% more design than it imports. At the forefront of the development of new products and services, design lives in iconic brands such as Diageo, Dyson and Mini. Intelligent design helps grow businesses – the UK applies for the most trademarks within Europe.

Integral to our success is the quality of our design education, such as the Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design. The UK has two of the top five universities in the world for arts and design.

Put the largest design industry in Europe to work for you.

Original. Scope of Expertise. Commercial mindset.

UK fashion ignites passion and imagination, making us one of the most influential fashion hubs in the world. Home to trailblazers Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney and Paul Smith, UK retailers were also the first in the world to bring designer collections onto the high street.

We offer world-class design expertise in all types of clothing and accessories, and are a centre of manufacturing excellence of high-quality fabrics. The industry is further strengthened by the calibre of talent graduating from our internationally renowned fashion colleges.

Connect with a UK company.

The UK is home to 23 of the top 100 games development studios responsible for commercially successful titles such as GTA, Little Big Planet and RuneScape.

At the forefront of global trends driving the digital games market – artificial intelligence, augmented reality, massively multiplayer online games (MMOG / MMO), mobile games, social, virtual reality – the UK is a world force in the games industry.

95% of UK games development studios export at least some of their games.

Trust the largest games workforce in Europe to make your imaginations a reality.

The birthplace of punk, dubstep and grime, the UK’s ability to ideate flows into music distribution, marketing, post-production and recording.

UK music exports generated £2.2bn of revenue in 2015. This is largely due to British artists such as Adele, Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris and heritage acts such as Pink Floyd consistently attracting a global following.

From Glyndebourne to Glastonbury, we have an international reputation for hosting and delivering some of the world’s celebrated musical festivals.

Put our world-class music industry to the test by connecting with a UK company.

The UK’s customer publishing industry is the most developed in the world. We are a global leader in the production of business-to-business information, and of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) research journals and databases.

Exports of physical books contribute to over 40% of UK book sales. With the exponential growth in the local consumption of digital formats, UK publishers are digital publishing experts creating content for tablets, smartphones and games.

Convergence for content, the London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels.

Connect with a UK company

World No.1 in Science & Technology

The UK is Europe’s leading App Economy country, with London being Europe’s leading App Economy city. This is a testimony of the culture of innovation and creativity from the nation of inventors Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Tim Berners-Lee, James Dyson and Demis Hassabis.

From carbon fibre to graphene; microprocessor IP to IoT, UK Tech is in demand globally and account for 46% of all exports from the UK creative industries.

Connect with a UK company

The UK is one of the world’s largest creators of original content. Our film and television production services support the creation of new formats like The X-Factor and MasterChef, and films such as Star Wars and The Jungle Book.

Popular with buyers around the world, our TV exports business is worth more than £1.28bn, with no country exporting more TV formats than the UK. Think Downton Abbey.

Offering state of the art studio facilities and award-winning VFX houses, we are the creative partner of choice for productions such as the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Connect with a UK company

Advertising

The UK is alive with exceptional ingenuity. We are home to award-winning advertising agencies that have helped create effective campaigns for Adidas, Emirates, HSBC and Huawei.

Leading Europe in digital advertising, our £8.6bn market is bigger than the French and German markets combined. We have AI, AR and VR specialists paving the road to responsible AI and creating immersive experiences for National Geographic and Universal Studios.

Entrusted with £4.1bn of international business annually, a 2015 poll of the 20 best ads of the century featured more agencies from the UK than any other country.

Connect with a UK company.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Architecture

  • Ciudad Casa de Gobierno, City Hall,
    Buenos Aires.
  • Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku.
  • Pompidou Centre, Paris.
  • Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis.

Demonstrating visionary thinking and execution excellence, some of the world’s most admired and recognisable structures were designed by British architects.

Pioneers in low-carbon and sustainable architectural design, we lead the way in green architecture. Renowned for having a collaborative mentality, the UK’s architectural practices produce customised results tailored to meet your ambitions.

Challenging conventions and reshaping our landscape, globally famed British architects include David Adjaye, Norman Foster, Will Alsop and the late Zaha Hadid.

Connect with a UK company.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Arts & Culture

The UK has three of the world’s top five universities for the performing arts and they produce talent from soloists to stage managers that support the British performing arts scene.

With artistic integrity and originality at its core, we have a broad appeal both in the UK and internationally covering musicals to museums. British arts and culture represent cutting-edge creativity. Successes touring internationally have included Billy Elliot, War Horse and special tours via partnerships to cultivate the cross-cultural sharing of ideas.

Connect with a UK company.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Craft

Using traditional and contemporary techniques, and materials, British craft makers are applying their skills in multiple sectors from automotive to healthcare.

Technological advancements have created opportunities that mean that digital programs and leather stitching skills drawing on our strong heritage sit alongside each other to create exceptional works of art.

Supporting this industry, we are home to world leading educational institutions specialising in art and design such as the Royal College of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Connect with a UK company.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Design

Innovation in design has resulted in the UK exporting 50% more design than it imports. At the forefront of the development of new products and services, design lives in iconic brands such as Diageo, Dyson and Mini. Intelligent design helps grow businesses – the UK applies for the most trademarks within Europe.

Integral to our success is the quality of our design education, such as the Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design. The UK has two of the top five universities in the world for arts and design.

Put the largest design industry in Europe to work for you.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Fashion

Original. Scope of Expertise. Commercial mindset.

UK fashion ignites passion and imagination, making us one of the most influential fashion hubs in the world. Home to trailblazers Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney and Paul Smith, UK retailers were also the first in the world to bring designer collections onto the high street.

We offer world-class design expertise in all types of clothing and accessories, and are a centre of manufacturing excellence of high-quality fabrics. The industry is further strengthened by the calibre of talent graduating from our internationally renowned fashion colleges.

Connect with a UK company.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Games

The UK is home to 23 of the top 100 games development studios responsible for commercially successful titles such as GTA, Little Big Planet and RuneScape.

At the forefront of global trends driving the digital games market – artificial intelligence, augmented reality, massively multiplayer online games (MMOG / MMO), mobile games, social, virtual reality – the UK is a world force in the games industry.

95% of UK games development studios export at least some of their games.

Trust the largest games workforce in Europe to make your imaginations a reality.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Music

The birthplace of punk, dubstep and grime, the UK’s ability to ideate flows into music distribution, marketing, post-production and recording.

UK music exports generated £2.2bn of revenue in 2015. This is largely due to British artists such as Adele, Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris and heritage acts such as Pink Floyd consistently attracting a global following.

From Glyndebourne to Glastonbury, we have an international reputation for hosting and delivering some of the world’s celebrated musical festivals.

Put our world-class music industry to the test by connecting with a UK company.

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Publishing

The UK’s customer publishing industry is the most developed in the world. We are a global leader in the production of business-to-business information, and of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) research journals and databases.

Exports of physical books contribute to over 40% of UK book sales. With the exponential growth in the local consumption of digital formats, UK publishers are digital publishing experts creating content for tablets, smartphones and games.

Convergence for content, the London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels.

Connect with a UK company

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

Tech

World No.1 in Science & Technology

The UK is Europe’s leading App Economy country, with London being Europe’s leading App Economy city. This is a testimony of the culture of innovation and creativity from the nation of inventors Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Tim Berners-Lee, James Dyson and Demis Hassabis.

From carbon fibre to graphene; microprocessor IP to IoT, UK Tech is in demand globally and account for 46% of all exports from the UK creative industries.

Connect with a UK company

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

TV & Film

The UK is one of the world’s largest creators of original content. Our film and television production services support the creation of new formats like The X-Factor and MasterChef, and films such as Star Wars and The Jungle Book.

Popular with buyers around the world, our TV exports business is worth more than £1.28bn, with no country exporting more TV formats than the UK. Think Downton Abbey.

Offering state of the art studio facilities and award-winning VFX houses, we are the creative partner of choice for productions such as the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Connect with a UK company

Useful Contacts & Potential Partners

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