A New Host For Creative Bedfordshire

27/04/2015

 

A New Host For Creative Bedfordshire

27/04/2015

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Our network for creative businesses in Bedfordshire has a new host. Regular Creative Bedfordshire attender, guest speaker and host Sandra Dartnell is taking the reigns of both the Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire networks from May 2015. Sandra is a business consultant in the creative industries operating as both Make Design Happen and ThinkingCX.

As ThinkingCX Sandra works directly with business owners to examine their customer experience and help them communicate the value of their business. She offers strategy, training and content. As Make Design Happen she helps people buy and sell design better.  She is also an artist, making ‘Stampedes’ under the moniker ‘From Perforation’ .

The economic development teams at Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council fund creative Bedfordshire and it exists to support the development of creative skills, new enterprise and business development of the Creative Sector.

Sandra takes over from Kayte Judge who has been managing Creative Bedfordshire for the past two years

“Creative Bedfordshire is in a great place right now, the network is growing and we have introduced a strong professional development strand to the offering. It is gaining attention and input from national organisations such as Art Council England, Velocity Business Support and the Royal Opera House Bridge. It has been an absolute pleasure working on the network over the past few years and I am delighted to hand it over to Sandra who will no doubt take it from strength to strength.”

Sandra joins us with lots of fresh ideas and benefits from knowing the network well,

“Attending Creative Bedfordshire has been great for business collaboration and my personal development as a business owner. I’m really happy to be taking over the programme delivery for 2015-16. Kayte’s set a great example.”

Sandra is busy planning delivery for 2015 – 2016 and news of upcoming events will be announced soon. If you would like to join the Creative Bedfordshire mailing list please email us on info@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk  with ‘Creative Bedfordshire’ in the subject heading.

Follow Creative Bedfordshire on @creativebeds for updates about future meetings or Sandra Dartnell on sandrad@bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

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