Del­e­gates get cre­ative

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

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.

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