As the bedrock of the creative industry, the art and culture industry comprises artists, professionals, institutions, and companies that produce, promote and sell artistic expressions in all forms. UNESCO defines it as a “sector of organised activity whose principal purpose is the production or reproduction, promotion, distribution and/or commercialisation of goods, services and activities of a cultural, artistic or heritage-related nature.”
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Development professionals help communities, governments, and businesses achieve the goal of managing resources without depleting them and improving long-term economic, health, social and environmental well-being and quality of life without compromising future generations’ ability to meet their needs.
The fashion industry encompasses the design, manufacture, distribution, marketing, sales and promotion of clothing, footwear, bags, accessories and products for styling, from shoe factories in Mumbai and tailoring shops in Onitsha to runways for fashion models in Monaco.
The hospitality industry is made of providers of comfort, leisure, pleasure and luxury. In addition to these, tourism companies provide religious, cultural and exploratory learning experiences. The hospitality and tourism industry is highly connected with other industries such as transportation & logistics, food & beverages, fashion, events, and lifestyle.
Human resources consist of professionals, departments/units, specialist organisations and service providers that help organisations manage their workforce. The management of this workforce may include human resource planning and strategy, recruiting, onboarding, training, career development, employee engagement and benefits planning.
Marketing communications and advertising professionals and firms support organisations by creating, implementing, and sustaining marketing strategies. These specialised firms are outside contractors that businesses of any size and in any industry can hire to improve their marketing efforts.