Westminster Media Forum

Growth in the UK creative industries and priorities for the Industrial Strategy

Morning, Thursday, 7th September 2017

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar will examine the priorities for the UK’s creative industries post-Brexit.


Sessions assess sector-wide priorities for a post-EU framework, as well as issues for individual sectors within the creative economy, focusing on:


  • Talent pipelines, skill gaps, career pathways and professional development;
  • Making the case for future public investment;
  • Utilising, developing and investing in new technologies;
  • Balancing growth in creative clusters across the nations and regions of the UK;
  • International trade, export strength and soft power; and
  • Identifying priorities for regulatory and policy support.


Guests of Honour

Andrea Young

Director of Broadcasting, Media and the Creative Industries, DCMS

Sue Bishop

Director, Creative, Consumer and Sports Economy, DIT

Guests of Honour

Andrea Young

Director of Broadcasting, Media and the Creative Industries, DCMS

Sue Bishop

Director, Creative, Consumer and Sports Economy, DIT

Speakers

Stephen Woodford

Chief Executive, Advertising Association

Caroline Norbury

Chief Executive Officer, Creative England

Caroline Rush

Chief Executive, British Fashion Council

Richard Williams

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Ireland Screen

John McVay

Member, Creative Industries Council; Chair, Creative Diversity Network and Chief Executive, Pact

Andrew M. Smith

Chair, Buckinghamshire, Thames Valley LEP; Corporate Affairs Director, Pinewood Studios and Member, Film Skills Council

Antony Walker

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, techUK

Dr Jo Twist

Chief Executive Officer, Ukie

Alistair Law

Head of UK Policy, Sky

Phil Stokes

Partner and Lead, UK Entertainment and Media, PwC