Aims & Objectives of Creative Shropshire

The aims of Creative Shropshire

To provide an opportunity for creative professionals to get together to share ideas and learn from each other in an informal and friendly manner.

To hold regular events of interest and benefit to its members.

To have a fully developed website with each creative member benefiting from an online profile and where appropriate a link to their own business site.

To put Shropshire on the map in respect of the creative sector, with close links to local government and support organisations.

To encourage growth through collaboration and to provide a forum and collective voice for the industry.

To inform members of issues and opportunities which may effect their businesses.

To help develop opportunities for members, to promote and develop their businesses.

To provide support for the development of new and small creative businesses.

To provide opportunities for furthering skills and knowledge.

The objectives of Creative Shropshire

Raise the profile of the sector both locally and regionally and to encourage businesses and organisations to automatically consider Shropshire based creative businesses when sourcing services and supplies.

Develop a reputation for Shropshire as a centre of excellence for creative talent.
Act as a collective voice for creative businesses in Shropshire to local, regional and national bodies.

To work towards securing the use of suitable workspace/business premises for its members where desired, including looking at the potential for sharing such facilities and equipment for the incubation of smaller businesses.

Create more opportunities for inter-trading by raising awareness of resources, talent and services available locally.

Signpost members to business support and funding opportunities.