EMPSTER CHUNG…we will continue to work with these partners as we continue to expand our footprint, but there is still the need for new partners and organisations to get involved…as a result we will be moving to launch 100 creative innovators. This will be a network of individuals or companies that fund programmes to support the creative industry. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)

Six years after inception, Kingston Creative said it will continue to build out an ecosystem for creative entrepreneurs — assisting them to benefit from the far-reaching growth opportunities that can be leveraged from the global creative economy which is expected to inch closer to the trillion-dollar mark this year.

According to a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report published in December 2021, “the creative economy is projected to reach a global valuation of $985 billion by 2023 and could represent 10 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP) before 2030”.