Under a creative momentum project and the MyCreativeEdge website, the Western Development Commission is holding two free information and networking events for anyone working in the creative industries sector in the West of Ireland.
Showcase your Creative Work Effectively will be held twice (click the links to register):
- 21 April 2016, 16:00-18:30 @glór, Ennis, Co. Clare
- 26 April 2016, 16:00-18:30 @The Model, Sligo, Co. Sligo
At each session, a panel of four speakers will give insight into how creative enterprises can make an impression on clients including consumers, buyers, distributors, and exhibitors from Ireland and abroad. Both online and physical showcasing techniques will be discussed.
Among the speakers are Patrick McHugh (photographer & web design), James McKeon (designer and owner of Kiyoni), Richard Skelton (Business Development Director at ICAN), Ashleigh Smith (designer and founder of Atlantic Equipment), Martha Kearns (content & PR specialist, and co-founder of Storylab), Joanna Zalech & Aleksandra Kieldanowicz (OLYART).
There will also be an opportunity to find out more about the WDC’s activities in support of the creative sector including a creative momentum project, MyCreativeEdg.eu and the WDC Micro-Loan Fund: Creative Industries.
Following the event there will be a chance to meet with others working in the creative sector in the region over some refreshments and light snacks. Showcase your Creative Work Effectively is the first in a series of Creative Exchanges, which the WDC will organise during 2016 and 2017.
a creative momentum project is a three-year (2015-2018), transnational project co-funded by the EU Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme (NPA) with a total budget of €2m. Its aim is to support the development of the creative industries sector in regions across Europe’s Northern Edge.
Find out more and register for the events here