Join fellow creative leaders and visionaries driving change to benefit the future of our sector
Spanning all creative sub-sectors across the breadth of the UK, we believe growing as a group is our immeasurable strength.
Our members have access to unparalleled industry knowledge, development opportunities and essential support to help creative businesses thrive. By working together, we can cultivate a world where creativity is championed, valued, and nurtured.
Federation members are the changemakers. They champion and influence the creative industries, contribute to research and nationwide campaigns, and support the vision of Creative UK, helping to bring all of us closer to a once-more thriving creative industries sector. Federation members work closely with Creative UK, affording opportunities to share their thoughts and passion for the sector and contribute to initiatives through the power of shared resources, research and expertise.
Creative UK Federation contribute to our policy, research and campaigns, and ensure that they draw from a UK wide perspective and all subsectors. At the heart is a need to strengthen connections and relationships between all members to help drive impact and change. By working together, we can harness the power of the creative industries to build a better, fairer, and more prosperous world.
1:1 Connection with Creative UK
Receive bespoke support through a dedicated Partnerships Manager who will help you achieve your objectives and make the most of your membership.
Policy and Advocacy
We champion the priorities of our members, working with them to influence both policy and practice. Shape our campaigns, join roundtables, and drive meaningful change across the sector. Our priorities are People, Place, Planet.
Connect and Collaborate
Join colleagues from across the creative industries at a variety of key network meetings to connect with others, share insights and turn ideas into reality. This includes the Creative Skills & Futures Network, Diversity & Inclusion Network and Trade Body Network.
Exclusive Insights & Content
Gain exclusive access to our policy papers, data and insights, resources, comment pieces and thought leadership. We amplify members’ activity across our digital platforms, and commission original content to spotlight our members.
Grow Your Talent
Students or young creatives will have access to membership, providing them with resources, opportunities and connections to launch their creative careers.
Perks and Discounts
Receive up to £5,000 of savings, including free legal advice and discounts on business software, products, and services for your team. Our perk partners include Marquee TV, Hopin, FoundersCard, Journolink and more…
Unite Your Company
Federation members can offer Creative UK access to unlimited colleagues and make the most of your membership.
There is an annual Federation membership fee based on turnover and organisation type.
Catherine Mallyon, Executive Director, RSC
Being a member of Creative UK gives us a great connection with industry, an opportunity to share knowledge and influence policy as well as share support with a strong network. Creative UK cultivate a world where creativity is championed, valued, and nurtured. They bring the sector together with a strong united voice, demonstrating the huge opportunity and value that the creative industries deliver for individuals and at scale.
Professor Paul Gough, Arts University Bournemouth
There are few cultural organisations in UK with such authority and standing as Creative UK; the higher education sector gains significantly from the rigour of their research, and the power of their advocacy. As a leading arts education organisation in the UK, Arts University Bournemouth is proud to be a member of the organisation. We gain significantly from the work of Creative UK, from our shared network of contacts, our combined enthusiasm for innovation, and our joint commitment to the UK's creative future.
As a trade body of trade bodies UK Music is well aware of the importance of collaboration. Being a member of Creative UK enables us to have even greater reach to campaign for and champion the shared interests of the creative sector and the fundamental role that music provides to this fast growing part of our economy.
Lyndsey Jackson, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society
The Fringe Society plays a key role in lobbying and advocating for Fringe artists and venues; in Scotland and across the UK. Our membership to Creative UK allows us to layer our research and insight onto the national picture of Creative UK's campaigns to enhance the effectiveness and impact of our message, as well as align us to campaigns that make policy makers and funders take notice, building the impact of our work exponentially. Creative UK brings a broad range of voices and sectors to the table that we would otherwise find difficult to reach and this presents opportunities for new perspectives, collaborations and insights into our place within the Creative Industries sector and our collective voice for change.
James Burstall CEO, Argonon
The wider creative sector is a jewel in our economy and one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors. As a world leader in arts and entertainment, the UK has become a global hub for production and a magnet for direct foreign investment. Creative UK is playing a hugely important and influential role in championing and representing our industry, both within the UK and beyond these shores.
Joel Cable, Pearson UK
Pearson's membership with Creative UK enables us to take part in sector wide forums and discussions, giving us the direct contact with industry we rely on to ensure our qualifications remain current and support progression into the creative sector. They support our interests in creative education and industry related initiatives by lobbying government, speaking on our behalf at educational conferences and feeding into regulatory consultations.