Harnessing Creativity – “Application of Creativity” Workshop

Are you based in Leitrim, Fermanagh, Tyrone or the surrounding region? Working in the creative sector as a business or independently & interested in taking your work into new markets?

Wednesday 22nd October the Harnessing Creativity Project is running FREE of charge business support “Application of Creativity” workshops , taking place in the Landmark Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon & The Killyhevlin Hotel , Enniskillen delivered by Ruth Flood (former Head of Research & Evaluation at the Design Council, UK) & Colin McKeown (Chair of Northern Ireland Design Alliance/Industry Advisor to Creative and Cultural Skills).

These workshops are aimed at businesses looking to be more creative and innovative, helping clients develop a more creative approach to their products and services. Aimed at sole traders, SMEs and larger organisations, these sessions will help you to develop a culture of innovation within your business, which will help your business to create new markets and opportunities.

Three workshops are available on Wednesday 22nd of October:

  • Workshop 1 – 9.30am – 12.30pm The Landmark Hotel Carrick on Shannon (Registration from 9am)
  • Workshop 2 – 1.30pm – 4.30pm The Landmark Hotel ,Carrick on Shannon (Registration from 1.15pm)
  • Workshop 3 – 6.00pm – 9.00pm The Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen (Registration from 5.45pm)

BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY FREE OF CHARGE THROUGH www.harnessingcreativity.eu/Events visit www.facebook.com/harnessingcreativity for updated info on the programme or call us on 071 96 20450 to book your place

The Harnessing Creativity Project is funded through the European Union’s INTERREG IVA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). This innovative Cross-border project offers a range of activities to arm, persuade and inspire creative entrepreneurs & businesses throughout Leitrim, Fermanagh, Tyrone and the surrounding region.

Harnessing Creativity is delivered by the Local Enterprise Office -Leitrim in partnership with the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) Leitrim County Council, Fermanagh District Council, Omagh Enterprise Agency, Tyrone Donegal Partnership & The Leitrim Design House.

Ruth Flood is a Partner at Madano Partnership, a research and strategic communications consultancy with offices in London and Belfast. Ruth has worked in the area of design and innovation for 10 years and is developing Madano’s consultancy in this area. She is by background a researcher and holds expert knowledge of creative industries and the issues businesses therein face when seeking to develop and grow. She has advised on marketing and communications strategy based on detailed research and consultancy projects and has an on-going interest in how innovation approaches and activities can be embedded in organisations large and small.

Colin McKeown has over 25 years’ experience in the advertising, design and creative industries, Colin has extensive knowledge working in brand development and strategy for organisations in both the public and private sectors. Strong creative thinking, together with an understanding of business has enabled Colin to not only design branding solutions but also implement them across all media. Recently, Colin spoke at the Northern Ireland Economic Conference on the importance of design and the creative industries as a major element in driving business innovation and economic regeneration.