The Creative Industries Association

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The Creative Industry Association is a non-profit organisation serving people and businesses in the
creative, craft and hobby industry. Thanks to the association becoming part of the Giftware
Association, the CIA is now the gateway for members to access a wealth of expert knowledge,
introductions, and invaluable industry insight. With a network of organisations, businesses, and
event partners, we bring together all sizes/types of individuals/businesses from our industry and
beyond. Our craft members are supported by GA vision, strategy, and connectivity so that they
thrive and become the next generation of manufacturers, designers, and retailers.
- The help and support they receive from the association

- Legal advice, IP advice, and specialist HR advice from our service providers
- Community - The ability to bring our industry together whether that's through networking,
informal online events
- Education - We like to provide our members with the education they need and have performed
webinars on growing your business, social media, marketing and much more, and we are
planning to grow this support for our members in the future
- Information- members are kept informed of changing fast situations that could affect them, or
slow-burning current affairs that may have an impact on the industry and their business