The concept of “creative economy” has gained worldwide traction and great interest in both academic and policy circle. Creative economy refers to the socio-economic potential of activities that trade with creativity, knowledge, and information. It is an economic system based on the fusion of economics, culture, science, and technology. It relies on individual’s use of their creative imagination to increase the economic value of an idea. It is one of the most dynamic sectors of the global economy. It creates opportunity for new policies and initiatives. This paper provides a primer on creative economy.