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Dumfries and Galloway College

Bankend Road

Dumfries

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Creative Ambitions Programme

organised by the Creative Industries Working Group: Dumfries and Galloway Council, Business Gateway, DG Unlimited, Upland, Skills Development Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway College, Third Sector D&G, Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of Commerce.


9.30 Registration & tea/coffee

10.00 Welcome and Introduction by Councillor Rob Davidson

10.10 Supporting the Creative Industries in Dumfries and Galloway

10.30 Opportunities and Challenges Facing Creative Businesses

Rachael Brown, Chief Executive, Cultural Enterprise Office

11.00 Break for informal networking/circulation

11:20 Successful Innovation

Abbe Cusack(Scottish Enterprise- Innovation) and

Stuart Watson(Scottish Enterprise-Intellectual Property)

11.50 Break for informal networking/ circulation

12:10 Raising Finance

Nicola Cosgrove (Scottish Microfinance Fund)

Finance for Microbusinesses and Sole Traders

Naomi Johnson (Social Investment Scotland)

Finance for Social Enterprises

12:40 Break for informal networking/ circulation

13:00 Getting the Message Out


Effective PR for Creative People

Matthew Shelley (Scottish Festivals PR)


Digital Marketing. Are you in the RACE?

Lindsey Mason-Ross (GAP Digital Adviser)

13:30 Break for informal networking/circulation

14:00 Close

Also available on the day are:

  • one to one advice sessions with a range of advisers
  • breakout time for informal sessions with other delegates and advisers
  • tours of the college

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is parking at the College but those attending this event are advised to get to the event early to get a space.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email lesley.rogers@dumgal.gov.uk if you have any questions. Please note that she is on holiday from 18th -25th September but will respond to and enquiries over this period upon her return.



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