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XpoNorth is Scotland’s leading Creative Industries festival and provides year-round support for creative businesses in our region. Sign up now for our 2022 online conference is on 15 and 16 June.

Conference programme and tickets

XpoNorth the festival 

XpoNorth 2022 is on Wednesday 15 – Thursday 16 June

The 2022 event is returning as a highly interactive online experience via the Socio platform. Delegates will be offered enhanced opportunities through seminar content, dedicated 1-2-1 sessions, networking opportunities and digital trade spaces.

XpoNorth delivering Scotland's Creative Digital Initiative 

Scotland's Creative Digital Initiative is a £1m digital support programme for creative and cultural businesses. It's been established to provide support to creative and cultural businesses to help them develop their digital capabilities in response to the limitations imposed by COVID-19. Focused on the needs of SMEs and micro-businesses, it builds on some existing programmes of support as well as providing grants to enable organisations and businesses to invest in skills and resources. 

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Check out the latest XpoNorth events!

XpoNorth offer a number of events and webinars throughout the year on subjects such as heritage, design and story-telling - there's something for everyone!

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For me, the beauty in XpoNorth lies in how it can link across creative sectors and introduce talents and buyers who might never otherwise have engaged.
Iain Hamilton, Head of Creative Industries, HIE

Creative Industries Network

XpoNorth is also a creative industries network that provides year-round business support and help on our behalf. This network supports creative businesses based across the Highlands and Islands to achieve their goals in the fields of screen, broadcast, gaming, writing, publishing, design, craft, fashion, textiles and music.

Find out more about how the network can help you

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XpoNorth Digital

XpoNorth Digital is a dynamic new programme which offers clients specialist advice on how to progress the digital and technology elements of their business.

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CUPIDO - Online Heritage Workshops

Following the success of the 'Heritage at Home' and 'Museums at Home' programmes, our next series of live virtual events began on Wednesday September 9. Learn how technology can help you reach your audience in new ways - find out about audio, video, virtual reality and much more.

Browse the events here

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