Creative Industries Conference

SA Regional Creative Industries Conference

“Awareness & Connectivity”

PORT PIRIE

SA Regional Creative Industries Conference: The Legatus Group with support from Department for Innovation and Skills and the Government of South Australia 

Planning is in full swing for the 2021 South Australia Regional Creative Industries Conference 19-21 May to be held in Port Pirie.

This follows the November 2020 launch by the State Government of 10-year strategy to accelerate the development of South Australia’s creative industries and the 2020 Central Local Government Region of SA (Legatus Group) publication the “Creative Industries in the Legatus Region”.

Legatus Group CEO Simon Millcock says, “The report highlights the economic and social benefits the creative industries offer our diverse and vast South Australian regions. This has seen the Legatus Group engaging in active partnerships with the state-wide evolution of this growth sector to align with the South Australian Creative Industries Strategy to ensure Regional SA is a place where creative businesses can thrive and continue to be globally renowned collective of artists, innovators, producers and business leaders.”

The vision for the Conference is “Awareness and Connectivity” – To increase awareness of what the Creative Industries are and to bring the Regional South Australian Creative Industry practitioners and stakeholders together.

The organizers have secured key international, national and regional speakers including:

Victoria Spackman (New Zealand) ONZM who is an independent director and leader based in Wellington, New Zealand and recognised as one of New Zealand’s most influential businesswomen and advocates for the creative and arts sectors.

Sheoyki A. Jones (USA) the Program Manager of Creative Industries, Invest Atlanta (Georgia USA) and established and built Invest Atlanta’s brand in the entertainment industry globally, created and oversaw Creative Industries Exchange, attracted 500+ creative industries jobs in the City of Atlanta.

Ann Niddrie (NSW) Economic Development Project Officer Blue Mountains City Council. Ann is a creative industries champion based in the Blue Mountains and heavily involved with the development of MTNS MADE.

The initial program and ticket bookings are due to be ready by early February.

For further information contact
Sarah Cheesmur
Regional Creatives Facilitator
creative@legatus.sa.gov.au

For further information