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We are the leading international consultancy for the creative economy. We offer strategy and policy leadership across the creative, cultural and arts sectors. Through research, evaluation, collaboration and advocacy, we are a think and do tank for the creative economy. We offer technical expertise, strategic thinking and the tools to position creativity to the heart of society.

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6 March 15

Tom Fleming's Editorial for the 2 Seas Magazine Special on Creativity and Collaboration - now available.

Tom Fleming has been working with the Crea-Zone Partnership - an Intereg IVA initiative which explores cross-sector and cross-border collaboration. Tom's role has been to advise participants fro different EU regions on the tools and mechanisms for effective creative city-making. This includes a focus on knowledgeand technology transfer, joint commissions for arts and science, the use of big data, and new models for creative hubs.

The publication is packed full of case studies and critical reflection. It can be viewed here:
http://s3.amazonaws.com/2seas-us/page_ext_attachments/1753/CREA-Zone_English_FV_single_pages.pdf

5 March 15

Tom Fleming Speaking at Creative & Cultural Skills (CCSkills) Conference 2015, Thurrock, Essex, UK

Building a Creative Nation: The Next Decade, is Creative & Cultural Skills' tenth anniversary conference. It brings together leaders from across the creative industries and education to discuss how to develop the right pipeline of skills and talent to ensure future creative sector growth. Tom Fleming will speak about how the Cultural and Creative Industries can engage with Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as a key strategic opportunity for sector investment and development. This will draw on TFCC's experience in shaping Creative Industries Growth Plans for LEPs in different parts of England. TFCC is also a partner to the conference and pleased to continue our work with CCSkills.
http://ccskills.org.uk/supporters/annual-industry-conference

20 February 15

Digital, creative and cultural sector of Essex: Realising the Potential. Essex, UK.

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy (TFCC) has been commissioned by Essex County Council to develop a detailed and coherent evidence base which shows the current profile, scope and health of the creative Industries and enables the production of a clear vision, strategy and action plan to support the growth of the Creative Industries sector in Essex. This will include a review of existing research, strategies and action plans; analysis of existing data and intelligence; and targeted consultation with key partners and stakeholders working across the County from the public and private sectors. It will be positioned to fit the wider aspirations of the County and connect to the priorities of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP).
www.essex.gov.uk
www.southeastlep.com

9 February 15

Ama Ofeibea Amponsah: a new addition to the TFCC team

We are very pleased to introduce Ama to our team, who will be working as a Strategy and Concept Manager at TFCC. With over nine years industry experience, Ama has worked as Head of Graphics & Archive at a busy international Architectural firm as well as various freelance design consultancy projects. Her experience includes designing and co-ordinating projects with publishers, and arts and cultural institutions such as Thames & Hudson, Rizzoli, the Design Museum, London, the Bozar Institute, Brussels and the Haus der Kunst in Munich. Ama has a BA honours degree in Design Studies from Goldsmiths College and is currently undertaking an MA in Global Creative and Cultural Industries at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Her interests in arts, culture and the progression of creative industries in developing countries are a great fit for the team.