Stop, Collaborate and Celebrate was a partnership networking event delivered by Cultural Enterprise Office and Creative Dundee. The event took place on Thursday 19 December 2013 in Dundee. The event invited creatives to leave the studio behind for one night and come together to share, connect and indulge in collaboration. As a partner in the Open Innovation Project, Cultural Enterprise Office joined forces with Creative Dundee to showcase and explore how collaborating and innovating with partners by sharing the risks and rewards unlocks creative businesses' commercial and creative potential via open innovation techniques and practices.
Delivering a Pecha Kucha presentation was Mark Hogarth, Creative Director of Harris Tweed Hebrides, part of the team that have been credited with transforming the unique heritage industry via high-end fashion collaborations with brands including Topshop, Converse, Schott NYC, Nigel Cabourn and Scottish designers such as Deryck Walker and Judy R Clark.
Hosted by Gillian Easson, Director, Creative Dundee, there were also presentations from Verity McIntosh, Studio Producer at Watershed's multi-disciplinary R&D lab, the Pervasive Media Studio and Pecha Kucha presentations from: Fi Scott, Director, Make Works; Alice Dansey-Wright, Illustrator; Ben Spencer, Producer, Velocity; and, Lyall Bruce, Director, Creative Dundee. Visit vimeo.com/ceoscotland to see all the films.