creative industries

cultural & creative industries

The"cultural & creative industries" in Hannover are characterized by a very broad spectrum 22,000 employees subject to social security contributions (4.3% of total employment)

  • Focus on the music industry :
    • University of Music Theatre and Media
    • Major players such as NDR Radiophilharmonie, Peppermint Park and Sennheiser
  • Numerous projects and events within the framework of the UNESCO City of Music
  • Start-up centre: HALLE 96 with office space, workshops and shared infrastructure, coworking space and "Hafven" maker space
  • Network: kre|H|tiv Netzwerk e. V. as the fastest growing and largest industry network of its kind in Germany as well as Digital Hannover

The creative industries in Hannover are characterised by a very broad spectrum. Both digital and print media, theatre and drama as well as music have a long tradition in the region and are in part known far beyond the region's borders. The location received special attention at the end of 2014 when it was named a City of Music by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

The music industry is one of the most important segments of the creative industries in Hannover. With the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, the State Opera, the NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra or Peppermint Park on the Expo site, there are major players in the region covering a broad genre of different musical styles.

The sector has above-average employment significance and is one of the leading locations for the creative industries in Germany, along with locations such as Munich, Hamburg, Cologne / Bonn or Berlin...

creative industries
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