The Creative & Digital sector is a diverse sector that ranges from film and TV, social media, advertising, music, crafts, cultural organisations and arts festivals to geo-spacial mapping, digital design, information technology and computer games and animation. It is cross cutting with a number of other sectors particularly games development and culture & tourism.
Both Coventry University and the University of Warwick provide a pipeline of skilled individuals in a range of technical and creative disciplines and there is work afoot to improve the partnership working between businesses and the invaluable academic research and testbed facilities at the universities.
Frances Yeung is the new sector lead for 2018. Frances is an experienced digital design consultant, founded Yikki Design Ltd. in 2014. As a valued creative partner, she provides bespoke creative solutions for large corporate as well as local businesses and start-ups. She’s also actively engaged in local community events, recently spoke at the Coventry University Confucius Institute Masterclass, ran the City Council’s Positive Image Festival hand lettering workshop, and 1 of 5 artists battled at the Herbert Art Gallery Drink and Draw night.
"Raising the profile of Creative & Digital sector is vital to securing future growth, attracting and retaining talents with the right skill set in the region."
One of the more popular sectors within Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival, there are events covering a huge range of topics; some of the key events are:
Don't forget to take a look at all events in this sector on cwbf2018.ticketleap.com.