Sir Tim Smit, Eden Project founder.
Tim captivated the audience from the moment he started talking, the ultimate storyteller. Presenting to a full room, Tim led us on an creative journey through time and provided an insightful glimpse into what it takes to create and build something like the Eden Project – an inspiring story about true determination to succeed.
Panel hosted by BBC Click’s Kate Russell
A panel discussion hosted by BBC Click’s Kate Russell, showcased some shining examples of how digital businesses can thrive in Cornwall and what the space has to offer. The businesses featured on the panel were: Sanders Studios, 3WhiteHats, Nixon Design & Headforwards.
The discussion attracted an audience who said they felt genuinely inspired towards a move to Cornwall themselves. It was a chance to highlight the expertise, knowledge and high-growth businesses in the region and, more importantly, their ability to recruit a strong team as a result of ready access to Falmouth University. There was a reiteration that digital and tech businesses enjoy working with clients from all over the world from their base in Cornwall.
A Place for Plastic
On the final day of the festival we finished with the discussion: A Place for Plastic, hosted by journalist Katie Treggiden with Ella Doran and Seetal Solanki. The panel explored how the ‘plastic-free’ movement affects designers’ relationships with the material of the modern day. Very apt for the panel to be led by a Cornish design journalist, given Cornwall’s focus on ‘plastic free’ towns and the dedication of Cornwall based Surfers Against Sewage, campaigning against plastic pollution.
Cornwall’s corner of Clerkenwell
The turn out painted a great picture of the region’s representation at the internationally- renowned event. We met people from across the globe who were interested in finding out more about Cornwall and the creative expertise in the region.
A big thanks goes to everyone involved in the events including: Sir Tim Smit, our fantastic panellists, Kate Russell and of course MARK Product and Nixon Design for letting us use their creative space.
Follow us on social media and let us know your favourite part of #CDW2018
Cornwall is a great place to work. With beautiful, inspiring surroundings and plenty of space to do whatever it is you do best, you’re sure to find somewhere that suits you both personally and professionally. There are a huge range of business premises available in […]Read More
Goodfest, a new annual festival aimed at inspiring the minds of the creative and curious, will launch for the first time in May 2019. Held at Bedruthan Hotel in North Cornwall between Wednesday 1st – Thursday 2nd May 2019, the festival will play host to […]Read More
Be the first to hear the latest news, releases and stories from the UK's most exciting and innovative region
Cornwall’s eclectic mix of work environments offers a variety of opportunities from collaborative seaside co-working spaces through to industrial workshopsSee More
Cornwall’s businesses engage with and attract a highly motivated pool of professionals who are making the most of Cornwall’s unparalleled work/life balance
We work closely with various organisations to introduce your business to finance and funding opportunities throughout the region and beyondSee More
Work hard. Play hard. Live well.See More
Cornwall is home to a uniquely supportive and collaborative business community, and as soon as you arrive, you’ll feel it.See More
1 hour to London. 5 minutes to the beach. Up to 330 MbpsSee More
If you’ve got questions about establishing your business here, or if you’d like to find out exactly how we can support you, get in touch todayFind out more