Independent research published in June 2023 confirmed the huge contribution that Edinburgh’s Festivals make to the economic vitality of Edinburgh and Scotland. The latest study – conducted across the festivals in 2022 and surveying 22,000 people – shows that the Edinburgh Festivals continue to be Scotland’s world-leading cultural brands.
Resources tagged with economic impact
Is the pandemic the catalyst the sector needs to build a more equal future? What questions should we be asking and how can we accelerate the pace of change?
Are you thinking about approaches to evaluation and impact and how best to capture cultural value? How has cultural evaluation evolved and why have some approaches become more dominant? Beatriz Garcia shares five recommended reads to help deepen your understanding of approaches to evaluation.
Let’s Celebrate 2017: The Cultural and Economic Contribution of Live Entertainment Events in Ireland
This ground-breaking piece of research explores the cultural and economic impact of live entertainment in Ireland. Discover the astounding figures and find out more about the economic methodology behind the research.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is about how business takes account of its economic, social and environmental impacts in the way it operates. These guidelines explain the background to CSR, what it means in practice and how arts organisations can use its frameworks to initiate and develop partnerships with business.
Demonstrating the economic impact of culture has become increasingly more important. This study examines how culture is an integral part of the whole economic renaissance strategy to enhance growth and wealth across the northwest. You’ll find facts and figures along with supporting case studies to demonstrate the impact of the creative industries, regeneration, arts, museums, … Read more
This practical guide takes a look at why arts and cultural organisations might want to measure economic benefit and gives a decision tree to follow to decide on the best method to adopt. Each of the four methods suggested is then discussed in detail, together with case studies of organisations that have used it. It … Read more
A study to identify the economic contribution of the main arts organisations to the Birmingham economy and the impact they have on the image, profile and perceptions of the city and wider West Midlands region.
Make a strong case for your organisation with key facts about the economic impact of museums and galleries in this handy guide.
This overview explains what and economic impact study is, what it measures, and the benefits and drawbacks of the model in evidencing the value of the arts and cultural sectors – useful for fundraisers, development professionals and in advocacy. It explains terminology and what to watch out for if commissioning a study.