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Coronavirus Update – 13th March 2020

As the global production community addresses its individual challenges, Creative Cities Convention is carefully monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus situation, reviewing the updated guidelines on a daily basis. We are in regular discussion with the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and our partners. At present, Creative Cities Convention will be going ahead as planned on 23-24th April in Glasgow, […]

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CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND OF SPEAKERS FOR APRIL 2020

Paul Mortimer, Karl Warner, Sanjay Singhal, Stephen Lambert and Laura Crowson are amongst the top industry names confirmed to speak at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow on 23-24 April. This year’s Creative Cities Convention is shaping up as the biggest and busiest yet, as a second tranche of speakers is announced to help delegates […]

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CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 2021

Conference will still go ahead in Glasgow but is being delayed until next year due to coronavirus outbreak After careful evaluation of the current health crisis facing our nation and the wider world right now, and bearing in mind the latest government guidelines, it’s with great regret that we have decided to reschedule this year’s […]

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FIRST SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION 2020

Fiona Campbell, Sinead Rocks and Ben Frow are amongst the first speakers confirmed for the convention in Glasgow on 23-24 April. BBC Three Controller Fiona Campbell will talk about her strategy for reaching different parts of the UK when she speaks at this year’s Creative Cities Convention on April 23rd and 24th at the Royal Concert Hall […]

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CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION 2020 IS LIVE!

High profile London launch kicks off early-bird ticket sales for the UK’s leading conference for content producers and distributors outside London Top creatives, industry leaders and representatives from the Scottish government attended the 2020 Creative Cities Convention (CCC) launch party at Scotland House in London last night, as tickets went on sale for the upcoming […]

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CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

A rich line-up of controllers and commissioners, large and small indies, freelances and distributors lit up the magnificent Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in April 2019. Highlights included contributions from Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon, BBC2 Controller Patrick Holland, political commentator Ayesha Hazarika, Sugar Films’ Pat Younge, BBC3 commissioner Nasfim Haque, Bad Wolf’s […]

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GLASGOW TO HOST CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION 2020

Glasgow has been chosen as the host city for next year’s Creative Cities Convention by an industry judging panel comprised of representatives from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Broadcast magazine and industry trade body Pact. Glasgow faced stiff competition from NewcastleGateshead and Nottingham. The three cities each premiered a short video demonstrating their […]

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THANK YOU

Following a whirlwind two days of conversation, revelation and optimism we would like to thank everyone who came along to the Convention in Cardiff. Hundreds of delegates from all corners of the UK joined us at the glorious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama to meet, network, learn, challenge and celebrate the best of […]

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BIG CITY CHALLENGE – WHERE NEXT?

Three fantastic cities have made the shortlist for the #BigCityChallenge, our competition to host the 2020 Convention. In Cardiff we saw compelling videos from Glasgow, NewcastleGateshead and Nottingham and in the next couple of weeks we will be making the difficult decision of where the Convention will take place next year. Keep an eye on here and […]

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CREATIVE CITIES CONVENTION 2020 IS LIVE!

High profile London launch kicks off early-bird ticket sales for the UK’s leading conference for content producers and distributors outside London Top creatives, industry leaders and representatives from the Scottish government attended the 2020 Creative Cities Convention (CCC) launch party at Scotland House in London last night, as tickets went on sale for the upcoming […]

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