This is the Newsletter of the Hamburg News Edition 34/2019
Around 1.2 million people in Germany work in the cultural and creative industries and their numbers are growing, a recent survey by Statista has found. Around 134,000 people work in the creative sector across the Hamburg Metropolitan Region of whom 69 per cent work in Hamburg. The Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft lends its support to young professionals, founders, employees as well as stand alone self-employed people and gives them networking opportunities. The Cross Innovation Hub, initiated by the Hamburg Kreativ Geselleschaft, is increasingly drawing attention to cross-sector, eye level co-operation, according to Egbert Rühl, Managing Director of the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft. “We are pursuing two special approaches – namely promoting innovation in and with the creative sector,” he added. Read more on this approach in our series on the creative sectors.
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