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15 Sept – Spotlighting the West Midlands

The West Midlands has an impressive creative and cultural sector, with strengths in games production, content creation, design and cross-sector collaboration. And with over £4bn GVA added from the creative economy, the region is a hot spot for innovation.

Join on 15th September at 5:00pm for the Invest in Creative West Midlands Spotlight event as we showcase the incredible opportunities for investment in the region.

From Leamington Spa being dubbed the ‘Silicon Spa’ to Birmingham being the stand out Second City, businesses across the West Midlands are fusing creativity and culture with technology to produce ground breaking creative innovations.

Taking place at the home of Warwick Innovation Group’s Creative & Digital Incubator, 1 Mill Street, in the heart of Leamington Spa, investors and industry experts are invited to join in to celebrate the West Midlands’ thriving creative sector and discuss how we can continue to drive investment into the region.

This event will be presented in-person and online, offering the opportunity to join in regardless of where you are based.


5:00 pm – Arrivals and networking
5:30 pm – Welcome from our host 1 Mill Street  
5:35 pm – Opening remarks and showcasing the Invest in Creative Toolkit
5:45 pm – Exploring the local creative landscape
5:50 pm – Investing in the West Midlands Panel discussion

6:30 pm – Q&A
6:40 pm – Closing Remarks 
6:45 pm – Drinks and networking
8:00 pm – Close

If you are joining us in person, you will have the chance to not only hear from a panel of sector experts about the opportunities in the region, but also take part in the networking and drinks portion of the evening.

If you are joining virtually, we’ll kick things off at 5:30 pm and you will have a front row seat for the panel discussion, demonstration of the new Invest in Creative toolkit and introduction to the local creative landscape.

Date and time

15 September 2021

Venue Address

1 Mill Street
Leamington Spa
CV31 1ES

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