Academic Creatives attend Conference

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Art and Design Senior Lecturers Mo Lea ( Student Experience ) and Dawn Hesketh-Joslin ( Spatial Design ), attended the annual Creative Bedfordshire Conference 2015, on Thursday 26th March, at The Gateway Building, Polhill Campus, Bedford.

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The day was spent exploring opportunities within the creative industries in Bedfordshire, and included workshops on creative collaboration, public speaking, making design choices, PR, social media and creative business planning. Speakers included: Clive Haywood of Velocity  and Royal Opera House Bridge, Sandra Dartnell from Make Design Happen, Tom Barwood of Likeminds Consulting, Emma Garrett of Emma Garrett Social Media Services, Paul Hutchinson of Hutch PR and Kayte Judge from Bedford Creative Arts.

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Creative Bedfordshire is a network of creative people and businesses in Bedfordshire and offers regular networking events and professional development opportunities. It is funded by the economic development teams at Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council and is run by Bedford Creative Arts. Follow us on twitter @creativebeds or join our mailing list by emailing with ‘Creative Bedfordshire’ in the subject heading

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