How can we boost digital creative industries in Coventry?

By Coventry and Warwickshire Business Festival (other events)

Thursday, November 30 2017 5:30 PM 7:00 PM GMT

New research undertaken jointly by Warwick and Coventry Universities suggests that digital creative businesses earn around £0.5bn in Coventry each year. Future growth may be limited, however, by a lack of coherent strategy and planning as well as challenges related to skill availability and suitable premises. Come along, hear about the new research, and have your say on what needs to be done.

Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Jonothan Neelands PhD, DSc, FRSA, Associate Dean Creativity,  Warwick Business School

Professor Stephen Roper, Director, Enterprise Research Centre, Warwick Business School

Sarah Windrum, CEO and Co-Founder of IT consultancy Emerald Group, Board Director of C&W LEP and Member of WMCA Digital Board

Sinead Ouillon, Programme Leader, The City University Initiative, Coventry University and FabLab Coventry


This research project is supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts Council England as part of the Coventry Great Place Scheme, Coventry City of Culture Trust as part of Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and Coventry University.