Monday 29th July 2013 at 9am 0 Comments
A key event for everyone involved in the Creative Industries in Northern Ireland
‘Thrive’ is a half-day conference celebrating the success of Northern Ireland’s Creative Industries and exploring their increasing importance to our economic growth and job creation.
The re-scheduled event will now take place at The Lyric Theatre, Belfast on Tuesday 15th October 2013 from 9:15am - 1:45pm.
‘Thrive’ brings together international speakers and recognised leaders in the Creative Industries including Eric Huang (pictured). The event will showcase the work of the creative companies supported by the DCAL/Arts Council Creative Industries Innovation Fund and will provide an opportunity for practitioners and companies to network and share best practice.
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The programme for the event is as follows: (subject to some minor changes)
9:45am Welcome and introduction by compere, Marie Louise Muir
9:50am CIIF Showreel - featuring CIIF success stories to date
10:00am Opening address
10:10am In conversation with CIIF Project Showcases
- Martin Neill, Airpos
- Abigail Ryan and Ryan Bell, Abigail Ryan Homewares
- Fionnuala Deane, Dog Ears
- Colin Williams, Sixteen South
- Jude Cassidy, Jude Cassidy Textiles
10:40am Key Note Speaker Eric Huang. Followed by Question and Answer Session
11:15am Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:40am Performance by CIIF client, Wireless Mystery Theatre
11:50am Break-out sessions
- Dr Rachel Smart
- Business Support & Investment Panel
- Creative and Cultural Skills & Creative Skillset
12:30pm Closing address by Roisin McDonough, Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12:45pm Lunch with performance by CIIF client, Window Seats. Networking Opportunity.