National Conference

Building a Creative Nation: The Future Workforce. Supporting innovation for skills, recruitment and apprenticeships.

(c) James Fletcher
(c) James Fletcher

Book your tickets now!

Our National Conference will be held on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at The Lowry, Salford.

As promised, we are taking the conference on the road and we’ll be located in the fantastic gallery and theatre complex in Salford Quays, overlooking Media City. The programme is being put together now, so if you would like to be involved, please get in touch.

Keynote Speakers 

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
Rebecca Long Bailey, MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Julia Fawcett OBE, The Lowry
Diane Lees CBE, Imperial War Museum
Yvonne Kelly, Barking & Dagenham College
Sir Gerry Berragan, Institute for Apprenticeships
Paul Dennett, City Mayor Salford City Council
Mags Patten, Arts Council England
Hilary Carty, Clore Leadership Programme
Tina Lewis, National Trust
Michael Davies, Department for Education
Lynsey O’Sullivan, The Lowry

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners

Live Nation Arts Council England SQA UK Music MAP Awards


 Backstage Academy

White Light Ltd

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