Prepare to fuel your creativity and connections. The summit was born in 2023 resulting from creative sector engagements including invited feedback through the organisation’s career hub and brings together an insightful and inspiring selection of working creatives and creative leaders from across the Irish sector including partners, funding experts, artists, writers, musicians and more. The Irish creative tribe as a sector in Ireland are an important driver for the economy as a whole, a social driving force with great innovative power and enriches lives in Ireland and globally. 

What to expect:  

Over thirty plus disciplines feature in the summit which aims to provide a space for 300+ attendees for learning, connecting, collaborating, and contributing. Gather with us for exciting opportunities to build and nurture your relationships with your creative tribe. For those who want to collaborate and network, there are plenty of opportunities to do so from our  breakfast networking, through lunch & connect, and multiple networking breaks throughout the day. 

Attendees will fill up on new tips, learnings, and discussion of  ideas while planting new collaborative seeds- by simply having an opportunity to meet at the same event; a Summit for all creatives; under the same roof.  

We will recognise the substantial impact made by various creative groups from the entire sector and spotlight innovative, success stories and new programmes. The one day summit will be anchored by five expansive, powerful and inspirational panel discussions,  alongside five spotlight stories of success from the community, a talk around AI, and our new Creative Arts Therapy service.

 

Who is the Summit for:  

Attendees come from all walks of creative life and many various specialisms bringing a melting pot of experience and shared knowledge to the event. 

Joining us are community organisations from the creative sector, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, Arts managers,Music Managers, Industry specialists, mentors, performers, artists, creative leaders and more. . 

We are delighted to be joined by emcee Stuart Clarke of Hot Press Magazine, alongside a number of phenomenal moderators from the creative sector. 

Topics will focus on …Changing Lanes: Art & Culture is for everyone?: Funding our future- the road ahead: Think global  & based local: The Magic Roundabout of the Music Sector, and more. 

Our networking lunch session with our MCM mentors and special advisors will add to the upbeat, informative and energetic atmosphere for attendees.

Feel the Rhythm – Our day will conclude with a thought provoking and insightful music therapy experience and an introduction to creative therapies.