Guide To How To Survive XpoNorth - BOOK A PLACE NOW

Thu 4 Jun 2015 / News


Tuesday 9th June
11am – 4pm
Executive Suite, University of the Highlands and Islands
Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ

Does attending a festival fill you with a certain amount of dread?  Not knowing anyone, not know who everyone is and if they’re important to your understanding of the creative industries?  

Fear not.

We’re inviting you to take part in our Guide to Surviving XpoNorth on Tuesday 9th June, 11am - 4pm.  It’s happening at the Executive Office of the University of the Highlands and Islands.

You’ll hear from all the Industry heads in Music, Screen & Broadcast, Craft, Fashion & Textiles and Writing & Publishing as well as some key industry insiders to point you in the right direction. This is a great opportunity to ask the questions relevant to you and how you maximise your engagement with the creative industries.

Please sign up using Eventbrite.   

And if you’re coming to XpoNorth please register as a delegate before 5th June.

11am       Welcome from Iain Hamilton, Head of Creative Industries, HIE
11.30am  Director of XpoNorth Music, Alex Smith
12.00pm  Director of XpoNorth Craft, Fashion, Textiles, Pamela Connacher
12.30pm  Overview of the Festival, Amanda Millen, Director of XpoNorth and Director of XpoNorth Screen & Broadcast
1pm          Lunch and refreshments
2pm          Director of XpoNorth Writing and Publishing Peter Urpeth
2.30pm    Mark Sheridan, University of the Highlands and Islands
3pm          Industry overview Helen Searle
3.30pm     Industry overview Neil Cartwright
4pm           Finish