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Creative Speed Dating

2 December 2013

Following a sucessful bid to the Creative Indstries Development Fund Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre re-launched its Arts and Business initiatives with a Christmas Creative Speed Dating Symposium!

Open to all creatives and businesses across the county the evening was an opportunity to forge new partnerships and relationships. Much like speed dating itself networkers were paired in dates with just 2 minuites to chat about their organisation, objectives and find common ground.

The event was attended by 37 participants, among the delegates were Taunton Comedy Festival, Futures for Somerset, Bridgwater College, Cold Corner Productions, NavMotion, DJ Miles, Somerset County Gazette, Story-well, Taunton’s Creative Innovation Centre and many others Somerset County Gazette, Creative Somerset and Flock 92 productions (Rob Jones) were present at the event to document the evening.

And the break-neck speed networking clearly struck a chord with attendees.

94% gave the maximum score for enjoyment of the evening

79% gave the maximum score for meeting new partnerships

87% gave the maximum score for the format and structure

83% gave the maximum score for achieved for meeting specific individuals that may lead to a new partnerships.

37 organisations benefitted from the event and 28 new partnerships were specified.


Find out more about the Creative Industries projects we've been involved in here with this brilliant film by Flock92 Productions

Or read some feedback on previous events here...