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Create Growth Programme

Date: 20th - 27th March 2024
Location: Manchester City Centre
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Theme: Leadership & Mentoring, Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Access to finance

Sorry this event has already taken place - please see our forthcoming events list

*This is a two-day programme, with cohort 2 taking place on the 20th and 27th March, and more cohorts to follow throughout 2024*

The Create Growth Programme is fully funded by the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and has been created to further develop what is already a thriving industry, helping creative organisations based in the Greater Manchester region attract investment to grow their business sustainably.

Tried and tested ideas, practices and strategies being used in studios, agencies and start-ups from around the UK. Topics include:

  • Demonstrating the value of what you do
  • Using story to sharpen your message and drive revenue
  • Leveraging low-cost experimentation for rapid growth
  • Practicing fearless negotiation to get paid what you’re worth
  • Winning the battle for talent
  • Developing a personal OS for resilience
  • Leading teams to deliver exceptional output
  • Partnering across the ecosystem for success
  • Exploring investment readiness
  • Sourcing the right senior team & advisors
  • Managing creative tensions
  • Innovating and evolving in the real world


Where is it?

Manchester City Centre - venue details shared upon confirmation

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