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Culture & Digital, Croydon – 27th June 2024

Join Us for an Unmissable Networking Event: Celebrating Croydon’s Creative Journey

As we bid farewell to the esteemed London Borough of Culture designation, we invite you to join us for a special networking event, celebrating the remarkable growth and achievements of Croydon’s creative community. This milestone marks not only a reflection on the past but a vibrant step into the future.

Over the past year, our Creative Digital Lab has blossomed, becoming a beacon of innovation and accessibility for South London’s creative minds. It stands as a testament to the collaborative spirit and dynamism that defines our borough. Now, more than ever, it is gaining traction as an essential hub for creativity, offering an inclusive workspace that nurtures talent and fosters growth across various disciplines.

Event Highlights:

  • Insights from Industry Leaders: Sponsored by the London Learning Consortium (LLC), this event is dedicated to understanding the evolving needs of small business owners. We aim to gather valuable insights on the skills and competencies required from new employees in today’s rapidly changing job market.
  • Exploring the Creative Landscape: From gaming and film to broadcast, podcasting, 3D, and multimedia, our discussions will delve into the multifaceted nature of the creative industry. We’ll explore how these fields are evolving and what this means for future talent and innovation.
  • Community and Future Prospects: A significant focus will be placed on the future of our vibrant creative community. Through collaborative dialogue, we hope to outline strategies and opportunities for continued support and development of local talent.

Keynote Address by Marcus Harris-Noble

We are thrilled to announce that Marcus Harris- Noble, Croydon CEZ Programme Manager, will be delivering a keynote speech. Marcus will share his insights on the ongoing support available to local residents within the creative sector. His address will highlight the opportunities and resources designed to empower our community and stimulate further growth and innovation.

Also, hear from Leon Barker who recently delivered an UNREAL ENGINE training course to delegates at our Creative Digital Lab – Leon will share the outcomes of the course and the new career paths our technology is opening up to local people.

Why Attend?

An opportunity to network with creative business owners across South London. By participating, you will be part of a meaningful conversation that influences the direction of support and development initiatives for small businesses and creative professionals in South London.

Join us as we celebrate our achievements, reflect on our journey, and look ahead to a future brimming with potential and creativity. Your presence and input are invaluable to ensuring that our creative and digital community continues to thrive and innovate.

Details:

  • Date: 27 June 2024
  • Time: 5:30-8:00 pm
  • Location: New South Quarter 23 Whitestone Way Croydon, CR0 4WF
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