June 2015

Leeds Roadshow Event Footage

The second in our programme of UK Roadshow events saw the Federation visit Leeds' Opera North. Topics including the Northern Powerhouse, skills and infrastructure were discussed before an eclectic audience from across the creative sector.

Click here to view highlights from the event

Keynote Speech:

Anya Hindmarch MBE, Founder, Chair & Chief Creative Officer, Anya Hindmarch, UK Business Ambassador for the Creative Industries

Remarks From:

Jo McBeath, UKTI, Trade Adviser Manager

Tom Riordan, CEO, Leeds City Council

Panellists Included:

- Dominic Gray, Projects Director, Opera North 
- Anya Hindmarch MBE, Founder, Chair & Chief Creative Officer, Anya Hindmarch, UK Business Ambassador for the Creative Industries
- Sally Joynson, CEO, Screen Yorkshire
- Jamie Sefton, Managing Director, Game Republic 
- Ian Thompson, Owner, Thompson Brand Partners
- Sharon Watson, Artistic Director, Phoenix Dance Theatre

The panel was chaired by John Kampfner, CEO, Creative Industries Federation and Anamaria Wills, CEO, CIDAco.