A recent Adobe Digital Index report, the 'New Creatives Mashup' identified Egypt as an "emerging and trending creative area".
Mexico is a fast growing economic power. It has a rising middle class, is not dependent on one single industry and benefits from a good global position.
Kenya is the 'hub' of East Africa, attracting investment from the likes of IBM, Google and Microsoft to "silicon savannah", bringing new infrastructure to help micro SMEs in the digital and creative sectors.
From new participatory platforms to world-renowned training programmes in cultural diversity and management, Brazil has one of the more innovative creative economies in the world.
Vietnam is a rapidly transforming country with a burgeoning market for creative goods and services and an increasingly confident and productive creative industries sector.
Nigeria has the largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa and its fast growing tech, film and fashion sectors have become a strong exporter of culture.
South Africa's creative scene has become a burgeoning sector of potential, while the continent as a whole has the youngest population in the world. Both elements are impacting on the future of the creative and cultural sectors, creating and empowering a new creative landscape.
Turkey is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and its growing digital economy - including the world's third largest market in online shopping- is leading to increasing opportunities for creative entrepreneurs to get their goods to market.