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Events & Networks

Browse our upcoming events happening across the UK and digitally, or find out about joining our Networks, and attending regular policy-shaping meetings.


Our Networks

Our Networks harness our collective power to influence change across the Creative Industries, at the highest levels. Building upon the wealth of experience and expertise within our diverse membership, we invite you to collaborate with us on influential, policy shaping activity.


Creative Skills and Futures Network

Bringing together industry and education members, this network drives initiatives, campaigns and informs our advocacy work in this area – to protect and secure the creative talent pipeline, as well as facilitating discussions and networking between sectors.

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Read write-up (Wednesday 8 February)

Read write-up (Wednesday 15 June)

Read write-up (Tuesday 20 September)

If you are unable to make next week’s meetings, but would like to receive future invitations, please fill in your details here, or contact Lee Hornsby (


Changemakers’ Network

Supporting our aim to “cultivate a world where creativity is valued; where every idea has the opportunity to flourish and where creativity is recognised as the driving force of our future,” the Changemaker Network is a forum for the sharing, co-ordination and amplification of campaigns and advocacy initiatives, including promoting a greener society and economy.

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Read write-up (Thursday 15 December)

Read write-up (Thursday 22 September)

If you are unable to make next meeting, but would like to receive future invitations, please fill in your details here, or contact Evy Cauldwell-French (


Diversity & Inclusion Network

Diversity and Inclusion leads from across our membership are invited to share best practice, learn from each other and collaborate on driving inclusion forward across the sector.

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Next meeting:

Tuesday 25 April,  2pm

To join bi-monthly meetings, contact Sarah Gregory (


Trade Body Network

Trade bodies hold a unique convening power within the Creative Industries and have the ear of members from a diverse range of backgrounds and work profiles. Our Network brings these bodies together, to find common cause and unite the voices within each institution to achieve strategic impact with both industry and government. The Trade Body Network guides Creative UK’s policy team in its work, to ensure the best possible conditions for the growth and success of the UK’s Creative Industries. 

Membership of the Trade Body Network is by invitation only. For any enquiries, contact Stacey Arnold ( 

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Past Events

Creative Coalition Festival Opening Gala – 28 February 2023

East Midlands Reception – 30 November 2022

North East Reception – 7 July 2022

London Reception – 15 March 2022