We are excited to reveal the first of the expert speakers that will be taking to the stage at BEYOND Global in London, 21-22 November 2023!
This year’s BEYOND Conference, developed in partnership with the British Council, delves into the global creative economy, exploring its challenges, opportunities, and its dynamic evolution.
We’re excited to announce Laura Callanan, founding partner of Upstart Co-Lab and member of the Global Creative Economy Council, as a speaker at BEYOND 2023. US-based Upstart Co-Lab is disrupting how creativity is funded by connecting impact investing to the creative economy.
Laura will join a panel discussion, ‘Better Together: Supporting New Creative Development’, alongside other creative industry leaders and entrepreneurs from Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan, who are all establishing new creative places from the grassroots level.
We’re thrilled to announce Daniar Amanaliev, co-founder of ololo group, and member of the Global Creative Economy Council, as a speaker at BEYOND 2023. The ololo Group fosters creative hubs across Kyrgyzstan and recently launched creative impact funds for female entrepreneurs.
Daniar will join our panel, ‘Better Together: Supporting New Creative Development’, with other creative industry entrepreneurs and leaders, from Indonesia and the USA, who are building creative places from the grassroots up.
Laura and Daniar will take part in our panel discussion, Better Together: Supporting New Creative Development, in which we will explore funding models at work, and the interplay with policy-making. We’ll also hear about the ways in which they are championing creative ambitions to bring both social and economic benefits, alongside other international speakers, to be announced soon.
Watch out for more updates soon,
The Beyond Team