Createch 2019

CodeNode, London, London, United Kingdom

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 09:00 to 18:30


Join 400 of the most influential players in the technology and creative sectors at the world’s leading Createch conference.

Createch 2019 explores the global ecosystem of businesses blending creativity and technology to create new products, services and experiences.

Learn from Createch innovators, industry experts and thought leaders from 40 organisations including Facebook, DCMS, Digital Catapult, Premier League, Imagination and BBC Studios. They’ll share case studies, lessons and actionable intelligence on topics such as:

  • How audience consumption habits are changing in a digital age

  • The new business models helping future-proof the creative sector

  • Investment strategies for taking your business international

  • Successfully collaborating on Createch projects - and the pitfalls to avoid

  • Identifying, protecting and monetising your intellectual property

  • Developing new business streams & scaling your business using Createch

  • What’s next for the future of immersive entertainment

  • Transforming business processes and products using the power of personalisation

  • How brands should interact with customers in an increasingly immersive world

  • How Facebook is harnessing Createch as a force for good

Download the full agenda.

Speakers & panellists

  • Tim Davie, CEO, BBC Studios / Industry Chair, Creative Industries Council

  • Margot James MP, Minister of State for Digital and Creative Industries

  • William Bush, Executive Director, Premier League

  • Jeremy Silver, CEO, Digital Catapult

  • Anton Christodoulou, Group Chief Technology Officer, Imagination

  • Rory Byrne, Business Director, Imagination

  • Sol Rogers, CEO & Founder, Rewind / Chairman, BAFTA Immersive Entertainment Advisory Group / Chairman, Immerse UK

  • Hector Macleod, Founder, Glassworks

  • James Bidwell, CEO, Springwise

  • Matt Byrne, UK Managing Director, FastPay

  • Daniel Colaianni, CEO & Founder, AIXR

  • James Murphy, Serial Entrepreneur

  • Julie Cohen, CEO & Founder, Across the Pond

  • Anna Lowe, Co-Founder & Director of Partnerships, Smartify

  • Alexandre Kitching, Co-Founder, Lume

  • John Cassy, CEO & Co-Founder, Factory 42

  • Katie Baron, Head of Retail at Trend Intelligence Service, Stylus

  • Glenn Kelly, Head of Production, The Imaginarium Studios

  • Esther Carder, Partner, Kingston Smith

  • Mike Hayes, Partner, Kingston Smith

  • Nick Hynes, Angel Investor & CEO, Somo Global

  • Natalie Graeme, Founder, Uncommon Creative

  • Alyssa Bonic, Head of Creative Industries, Digital Catapult

  • Mark Melling, Head of RYOT Studio EMEA, Verizon Media

  • Mary Matheson, Co-Founder, Macondo Films

  • Dr Sue Wright, Co-Founder, HeartWorks

  • Kevin Young, Head of Creative Technology, The Mill

  • Lou Fawcett, COO, Playmob

  • Pippa Hall, Chief Economist, Intellectual Property Office

  • Martin Brassell, Chief Executive, Inngot

  • Andy Hood, Head of Emerging Technologies, AKQA

Download the full agenda.

Why attend

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends in the fast-moving Createch landscape

  • Connect with strategic partners, investors, suppliers and clients

  • Discover opportunities to grow market share, improve your business processes and boost profits

  • Hear about new ways to engage customers and increase retention

  • Understand how Createch is likely to impact your career, organisation and industry

  • Get your questions answered by experts


Who attends

  • CEOs, VPs and founders of scale-ups or established businesses operating in the Createch space - or anticipating a move into this area

  • Venture Capital and Private Equity investors

  • Head of Innovation / Chief Innovation Officer / Innovation Director / Disruption Director

  • Head of Strategy / Chief Strategy Officer / Strategy Director

  • Head of Marketing / Chief Marketing Officer / Marketing Director

  • Creative technologists

  • Consultancies

  • IT, legal and accounting suppliers specialising in Createch

Testimonials from 2018 delegates

“It was a pleasure to be part of such a great conference. Createch is just right for what is happening now.” Steven Chang, Corporate Vice President, Tencent

“In a world of constant change and innovation it was great to see the industry sharing and discussing the most pertinent topics that may well influence the future. There’s clearly a powerful force to be harnessed by bringing some of the best thinkers together and I think the team did a great job to do that. Well done.”
Ian Armstrong, Global Head of Advertising, Jaguar Land Rover

“We fundamentally believe this is the direction of travel for the business now, and that’s why we so wanted to be part of it.” 
Nigel Morris, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Dentsu Aegis

“Createch was a great event - was a pleasure to attend and participate alongside a diverse group of business leaders in the creative space. As always, the discourse was informed and enlightening with a strong focus on how innovation and technology can be harnessed by creative industries. Great connections made and a well curated event.“
Richard Stockley, Head of Blockchain - UK & Ireland, IBM

The format

Download the full agenda.

Registration opens at 8.45am. The conference runs from 9.30am to 5.30pm, followed by a drinks reception.

In the morning you’ll hear 7 inspiring keynotes, followed by a panel discussion in the main auditorium after lunch. You’ll then choose two breakout sessions to attend from a list of eight. Each session will feature a panel discussion diving deeper into a specific aspect of Createch, followed by a Q&A.

Your ticket includes:

  • tea, coffee and snacks

  • delicious lunch

  • drinks at the end of the day

Seating in the plenary room will be on a first come, first served basis. Keynotes will be streamed into a breakout room where you will also be able to sit at a table and work while watching if you prefer.

United Kingdom
CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB