Creativeworld turns 30

Creativeworld is marking 30 successful years in the design and marketing industry.

The Altham-based company was started by current managing director, Clive Wood, with a team of only two, before moving to its first official premises in Accrington six months later.

Originally christened CW Advertising Agency, the company started out primarily in the printing and advertising sector working closely with local companies such as Stuart Frazer, FD Sims and Broughtons.

Fast forward 15 years to 1999, a year which saw CW relocate to a new home at Network 65, Burnley, and with it the birth of CW Advertising’s innovative sister company ITFX, offering websites and new media solutions. Even though the two companies have always ‘cohabited’, the summer of 2010 saw an official rebrand under the banner of Creativeworld.

Now the company employs 25 and has worked with some major organisations over the years, including Jones Lang LaSalle, Student Castle, Land Securities, Tesco, BASF and Suttons Group.

Clive Wood, managing director of Creativeworld, said: “I’ve seen the design and marketing industry change dramatically over the last 30 years; the emergence of the online market especially has altered the way we operate and develop as a business, with social media and online advertising now becoming a necessity to our clients. "We have enjoyed many ups and downs over the years, but the fact we have continued to deliver work of the highest quality year on year shows there is an even brighter future ahead of us, so here’s to the next thirty years. Bring it on, I say.”