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Image: Members at the Second Anniversary Celebration Credit: Andy Paradise


A general election manifesto for the creative industries

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The Fed's Brexit pledge: We will fight your corner

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Federation reveals blueprint for 21st century growth

Today we are presenting our blueprint for future economic growth. After consultation with more than 300 members at 10 meetings across the UK, we have produced a comprehensive submission to the government’s industrial strategy green paper on behalf of the sector.

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Creative Industries Federation response to the Budget

John Kampfner, chief executive of the Creative Industries Federation, said: “The Budget rightly recognised the need for an education system fit for the economic challenges of the 21st century but the devil will be in the detail of the new T-levels."

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Federation names Rick Haythornthwaite as new Chair

The Creative Industries Federation is delighted to announce that Rick Haythornthwaite, one of the UK’s foremost business leaders and a long-standing supporter of the arts and creative industries, will become its new Chair next month.

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Newsletter: International Conference tickets on sale today

As the prime minister prepares to trigger Article 50 and the UK charts a new course, tickets are now on sale for our first International Conference. This will take place at the National Gallery in London on July 12.

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Unique Breakfast with Karen Blackett, Chairwoman of MediaCom UK

Date: Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
Time: 8.30am to 10.00am
Venue: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London, W1J 8LT

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Sir John Sorrell's farewell speech - the Fed's first annual creativity lecture

Venue: The Hospital Club, 24 Endell St, London WC2H 9HQ
Date: Wednesday May 17
Time: 6:30 pm - 8.30 pm

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Unique Breakfast with Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England

Date: June 7, 2017
Time: 8.00am to 9.30am
Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian, London Kenilworth Hotel, 97 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3BL

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The Federation's international conference and summer drinks

Date: Wednesday July 12, 2017
Times: International Conference: 1.15pm arrival, 2.00pm to 6:30 pm
            Summer Reception: 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Venue: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

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Unique Breakfast with Imogen Heap, Founder of Mycelia for Music

Date: 20th April 2017
Time: 9.00am to 10.30am
Venue: The Mayfair Hotel, Stratton St, London W1J 8LT

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