‘Grow Your Creative Business’ Conference


For 2016 the focus of our annual conference is Growth. Join Creative Bedfordshire at the University of Bedfordshire for a day of inspiration, peer-led business support and networking.

Guest speakers Addison AccountsStanmore IP, Bedford Creative Arts, Keeping It SocialPavilion at the Park will cover introductions to key business topics across Pricing, Finance, Intellectual Property, Briefing Social Media, Pitching a Business Collaboration.

There will be an afternoon panel with interactive audience discussion covering important business growth considerations and opportunities such as: taking on your first employees, moving from sales to wholesale; and funding for efficiency and expansion with Arabel Lebrusan, Bespoke and Limited Edition Jewels, Nila Holden, Artisan Cakes and Cookies and Velocity Business Adviser, Aruna Bhagwan.

Sole traders, freelancers and imaginative independent businesses of all kinds are welcome to attend. For updates follow #CBConf2016 on Twitter

Host: Bedford Creative Arts

Supported by: Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedford Borough Council

Venue Sponsor: University of Bedfordshire 


Book Now. Tickets are £20 due to the generosity of our funders and the venue. A packed lunch is included. Full event details are available on the event page on booking website.

Special requirements and questions – please contact sandrad@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

Read about two of our panel members’ exciting creative businesses already thriving in Bedfordshire: Arabel Lebrusan Bespoke and Limited Edition Jewels and Nila Holden Artisan Cakes and Cookies.

Read how Velocity has already helped creative businesses – from handbag design to app development to ceramics – fund expansion in our region

Creative Bedfordshire is a network of creative people and businesses in Bedfordshire and offers regular networking events and professional development opportunities. Sole traders, freelancers and creative businesses of all kinds are welcome to attend. It is funded by the economic development teams at Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedford Borough Council and is run by Bedford Creative Arts.

For more information email sandrad@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk Follow us on Twitter @creativebeds or join our mailing list by emailing info@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk with ‘Creative Bedfordshire’ in the title.


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