Bristol 2024

The Creative Cities Convention is thrilled to announce its 2024 event, which promises to be an unparalleled experience, bringing together industry leaders, innovators and emerging talent for two days of inspiration and collaboration. This year's theme, New Age, New Frontiers, reflects the profound impact of artificial intelligence and
creative technologies on the industry, coupled with insights on how to expand business in international markets.

Bristol Beacon Exterior - Credit Bristol Beacon
Beacon Hall at Bristol Beacon Classical

Every year the convention travels to a different city and this year the host city is Bristol, with the venue the fabulous newly refurbished Bristol Beacon. 

See below for the list of speakers joining us at this year's CCC (listed alphabetically by surname.)


Qasa Alom (1)

Qasá Alom

Co-host of Creative Cities Convention

Julian Bellamy, managing director ITV Studios seen here at thier offices in Holborn, London, 24th November 2021.

Julian Bellamy

Managing Director, ITV Studios

Dawn Beresford

Dawn Beresford

Director of Talent and Skills, BBC Commissioning

Picture shows: Fiona Campbell

Fiona Campbell

Controller Youth Audience, BBC iPlayer and BBC Three

Emily Dalton

Emily Dalton

 Managing Director, Factual Fiction

Phil Holdgate Headshot

Phil Holdgate

Head of Production Sustainability, ITV Studios


Lisa Howe

Project Manager, Sustainable Screen (Film), BAFTA albert

Ben Lumsden

Ben Lumsden

Entertainment Technology Consultant

Grant Mansfield

Grant Mansfield

CEO and Founder, Plimsoll Productions

Verity McIntosh headshot

Verity McIntosh

Associate Professor of Virtual and Extended Realities, UWE

John McVay OBE photo (1)

John McVay OBE

Chief Executive, Pact


Anne Mensah

Vice President of Content, Netflix (UK)

Jane Millichip, CEO of BAFTA, photographed at the charity's headquarters at 195 Piccadilly, London, U.K. 

Images ©BAFTA/Sophia Spring, Hair by Hari's Hair, Make-Up by Lancôme

Jane Millichip


Katherine Nash Headshot

Katherine Nash

Business and Operations Manager, The Bottle Yard Studios

Dan Norris

Dan Norris

Mayor of the West of England

Stacey Olika

Stacey Olika

Co-host of Creative Cities Convention

Steven Shapiro

Steven Shapiro

Chief Technology Officer, Aardman

Yih-Choung Teh (1)

Yih-Choung Teh

Group Director, Strategy and Research, Ofcom


Kirsty Wark

Host of Creative Cities Convention