Delegates get creative
AS PART of Argyll Enterprise Week, XPONORTH, Scotland’s leading creative industries festival and network, created a one- day version of the event on Friday November 4 at the Kinetic Studios in Oban.
More than 160 delegates attended various sessions throughout the day, which included expert discussion panels, presentations and chat on at how to make a success of careers in the creative industries.
The sessions included presentations from Creative Scotland on its new strategy, an informative sofa question and answer session with Melanie Muir, who is a contemporary jewellery designer and international teacher in polymer, and a presentation from an expert from Glasgow School of Art.
There was also interactive sessions from PRS for Music, DIY self-publishing and crowdfunding from author and publisher Ben Galley, and a range of activity from BBC: The Social, including music placement (including music licensing and supervision) with speakers who included musician Joe McAlinden and Think Sync founder, Connie Farr.