Local Business Wins ‘Best Creative Sector Support 2020 – South West England’ Award
Taunton based business Creative Innovation Centre CIC is proud to announce that it has won the ‘Best Creative Sector Support 2020 – South West England’ Award for its hard work in supporting and developing the creative industries sector.
The SME Southern Enterprise programme (part of SME News) prides itself on the validity of its awards and winners. The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for their ingenuity and hard work, distinguishing them from their competitors and proving them worthy of recognition. It’s with this context in mind that SME News presents this year’s edition of the Southern Enterprise programme, which – as always – looks to recognise the very best of British business.
“As well as supporting all forms of creative practice within arts and culture, CICCIC also does lots of work behind the scenes including working with local councils, LEP and other organisations in developing and supporting the creative industries, as well as design and other sectors through its connections with the Creative Industries Centre in Taunton, Somerset Arts Business Cultural Alliance, Creative Industries Federation and many others” said CICCIC’s co-founding director, Richard Holt.
Award Coordinator Holly Morris discusses the success of this year’s programme: “As always, it has been a pleasure and a privilege to contact those that have been awarded in the SME Southern Enterprise programme. I hope you all have a fantastic new year!”
Due to COVID restrictions the awards were presented virtually and adds to the ‘Cultural Diversity’ award CICCIC won in 2018. Evidence that CICCIC goes beyond provision and supports the wider sector as a whole.
Fellow CICCIC co-founding director, Andrew Knutt adds: “Developing creative practice, communities and advising and helping others is key to our DNA and being recognised for the hard