bloc // July 11, 2005

For the Love of Money: Blaenau Gwent ⁄⁄

Date: Wednesday 7th December 2005
Time: 5 to 7.30pm
Venue:VITCC (Valleys Information Technology and Communication Centre)
Partner: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council | http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
Partner: Welsh Development Agency | http://www.wda.co.uk

This seminar will explore the issues facing creative practitioners who want to turn their ideas or products into mass-produced or mass-marketed products, software or services. The session will address the variety of approaches to marketing or mass-producing work; the research, invention and application of innovation in new media and the production of a ‘marketable idea’.

Outline:

This seminar will explore the issues facing creative practitioners who want to turn their ideas or products into mass-produced or mass-marketed products, software or services. The session will address the variety of approaches to marketing or mass-producing work; the research, invention and application of innovation in new media and the production of a ‘marketable idea’.

In this seminar, researchers, artists and business developers will discuss the methods for identifying marketable ideas and the means by which creative technology practitioners can develop their work for a commercial market.

Contributors:

Terence Dimmick | Arts Business Mentor for the South Wales Valleys, Cultural Enterprise
www.cultural-enterprise.com
Regine Debatty | blogger and freelance consultant from Italy / Belgium
www.we-make-money-not-art.com
Glenn Davidson and Anne Hayes | Artists, Artstation
www.artstation.org.uk
Evan Jones | Director, @Wales Digital Media Initiative
www.atwales.com

Sponsors:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, Welsh Development Agency, NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts)

Area: southern bloc