Wales Co-operative Centre

Canolfan Cydweithredol Cymru

Creative Industries event, 16 March 2011

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Do you, or have you ever thought about collaborating with others to benefit your work or business?

A free interactive event organised by Co-operatives UK, Co-operatives & Mutuals Wales and Wales Co-operative Centre aimed at everyone in the Creative Industries interested in forming a co-operative.

Whether you’re into fashion or film, advertising or animation, co-operatives can help you share ideas, costs and contacts.

Where: Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff
When: 12.30 – 16.30, 16 March 2011

Designed for freelancers, graduates, creatives and advisors, this workshop will help you find out about co-operatives, meet potential collaborators, talk to people who’ve been there and done it and get the advice and contacts to get started.

  • Network with Wales creatives interested in co-operatives and collaborating
  • Hear from leading figures in the creative industries and the co-operative sector
  • Meet inspirational co-operatives in the creative sectors
  • Get advice and support from experienced business and collaboration specialists
  • Leave armed with cracking ideas, inspiring contacts and a copy of Creative Co-operatives

The event will cover all types of co-operative from worker owned and run to not-for-profit community based co-operatives.

The event will cover some of the legal and technical issues involved in registering a Co-operative as well as some success stories from those who have already done so.

Get more information about co-operatives for the creative industries at

More information about Co-operatives & Mutuals Wales at

Exhibition space will be available for Co-operatives and Co-operative Support bodies.

A buffet lunch will be provided.

To book a free place as a delegate or an exhibitor, please visit

Go to the event page on Facebook and see who’s coming, don’t forget to add yourself!
Look for the Twitter hashtag #cci_coops
Follow @WalesCoOpCentre

Please download and print out our poster if you can publicise the event. Thanks!


*Speaker line-up to be confirmed

For more information on support and advice for new and existing co-operatives, visit the Wales Co-operative Centre.


Written by C Kenzie

February 3, 2011 at 9:15 am

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