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Rural Business - Creative Networking March

  • Jordans mill Holme Mills, Langford Road, Broom, SG18 9JY England (map)

Creative Bedfordshire events are organised and hosted by ThinkingCX for Bedford Creative Arts. They are open events for creative businesses.

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Jordans Mill, Broom nr Biggleswade 

Join us creative networking at Jordans Mill on Thursday 3rd March from 7pm – 9pm. 

Our focus for March creative networking is rural business. What are the needs of rural creative business? How is rural funding accessed? How can rural businesses and creatives collaborate? The evening will be an open discussion of these questions and more.

_Steve Mackie, Business Development Manager, Jordans Mill will speak about how rural funding restored the property and redefined the business, and about collaborating with local creative business.

_Paul Bylass, founder, The Design Orchard, a product design consultancy based in Clophill, will talk about how a Rural Development Programme transformed an agricultural building into a creative studio.

_Jane Roemer, business advisor, SEMLEP will be available to answer rural funding questions.

_Bridget Lewis, founder, Card Crush Greetings, based in Stotfold and Network Leader at WIRE BEDS will join the conversation on behalf of her business and Women In Rural Enterprise Bedfordshire network. 

The evening is free. No registration is necessary. All are welcome.

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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. Sole traders, freelancers and creative businesses of all kinds are welcome to attend.

Creative Bedfordshire is delivered by Bedford Creative Arts and is free of charge to attend thanks to the support of Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedford Borough Council.

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