Britain has huge creative clout around the world, and the creative industries are an important and growing part of the global economy…

2020 National Winners

2020 National Winners

In fact, creative industries, that amalgam of fashion, advertising, design, film, TV, publishing, music and art generate over £100bn a year to the UK economy.

Creative entrepreneurs run businesses in which the creation process has an economic impact, a social impact and a cultural impact.

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the Year will be an entrepreneur driving a business whose output is the unique product of the human imagination, also known as intellectual property.


Creative Entrepreneur

Remember, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate and champion the stories of entrepreneurs.

True entrepreneurs are as much about their story as they are about their balance sheet. The Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate the truly inspiring entrepreneurs who are the agents of positive change in our country.

Application top tips:

  1. Don’t fall back on cliches and tired storylines. 
  2. Don’t undersell yourself, your business or your hard work.
  3. Give us the truth, no just the formula.
  4. You are the hero/heroine of your story; tell us about your ingenuity, your insight.