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Hello <<First Name>>,

Welcome to this special BEYOND edition of the Creative Economy digest! 

With just 4 weeks to go, don't miss an exciting line up of speakers and sessions at this year's hybrid conference - book an online ticket or attend in-person for an extra line up of exclusive events in Belfast - read on for details. 

BEYOND (20-21 October) in Belfast, provides a forum for the creative industries to come together to explore the relationship between creative research and business innovation, focusing on the theme of Creative Places.

Super Early Bird tickets to attend in-person have sold out, however you can book at the Early Bird rate of £299, with concessions available too. A final batch of in-person tickets will then be released at the standard in-person rate of £399 - so buy at the Early Bird rate now to save £££!

If you've already booked a ticket, we can't wait to see you there - virtually or in person! Otherwise, just click the button below to choose your ticket and book



 BEYOND Tickets Online & In-Person

In-person tickets at the Early Bird rate are available now for just £299, offering full access to the conference and showcase at Titanic Belfast (20-21 Oct), plus a schedule of special events on the days either side of the conference (19 & 22 Oct), to make the most of your time in Belfast. 

**An exclusive hotel deal for in-person delegates expires TODAY (Thursday 23 September), so book now to benefit from this special rate.**

If you can't make it to Belfast, you can still get access to the full conference with online tickets for just £69

Concession tickets are also available at a special rate for students, freelancers, artists and those currently unemployed. Please note that VAT at 20% is added for all UK-based delegates on all tickets and that the cost of the ticket does not include accommodation or travel. 

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Delegates & Speaker Dinner, Exclusive Previews & Two Game of Thrones Tours!

Exciting adventures await in-person delegates, made possible by BEYOND 2021 event partners Future Screens NI, with a schedule of exclusive extra activities (all free for in-person ticket holders) on 19 & 22 October, including:

  TUES 19 OCT: Hidden Heritage of James Connolly’ tour 
  TUES 19 OCT: Guided tour of Belfast’s street art
  TUES 19 OCT: BEYOND Speakers and Delegates Dinner
  TUES 19 OCT: Big Telly World Premiere of Department Story
  FRI 19 OCT: VIP Game of Thrones ‘Hang out with Hodor tour
  FRI 19 OCT: Game of Thrones Winterfell Tour

Find out more about the special events in Belfast, taking place either side of the main BEYOND conference on the 20 & 21 October. 


Introducing BEYOND Keynotes & Speakers!

The 40+ speakers taking part in BEYOND include experienced and renowned names as well as new voices from across the creative industries, including:  

KEYNOTE: Sir Peter Bazalgette will be opening BEYOND on Tuesday 20 October with a keynote reflecting his thoughts on the conference theme of Creative Places.

SESSION CHAIR: Angela Chan is Head of Inclusion and doctoral researcher at StoryFutures, Royal Holloway University and joins BEYOND to chair the Augmenting Places: AR for the People session.

SESSION MODERATOR: Sinead O’Sullivan is a Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School and will be moderating The City: A Legacy System? session, investigating the long-standing trend towards digital presence at work.

SPEAKER: Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveler, and best-selling author. He joins The City: A Legacy System? session to discuss how our traditional notions of cities are being challenged. 

These are just a few of the inspirational speakers joining BEYOND this year - you can check out the full speaker line up so far and read their full profiles here.


BEYOND 2021 Theme: Creative Places

In partnership with Future Screens NI and UKRI, this years BEYOND focuses on the theme of Creative Places, looking at how the Creative Industries are forming the heart of new vibrant cultural and creative economies.

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