Welcome to Creative East: A programme of tailored events and advice set-up to give businesses in the creative industries the know-how and contacts to raise funds and ignite their growth.

If your registered business operates from Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire or Peterborough and has potential and aspirations for high growth, you need to join our programme.

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A specialised team of creative industry experts will support around 80 businesses across 4 cohorts with one-to-one advice and mentoring, specialist seminars, and round table sessions over 12 weeks. You’ll gain access to bespoke professional support from experienced investors, founders and sector specialists and attend networking events.

Creative East: Create Growth Programme will get your business in the best shape to secure and take on investment to grow.

The Creative East: Create Growth Programme is an investment readiness and business support programme funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), led by New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in partnership with Greater Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Norfolk County Council, Suffolk County Council, and delivered by University of East Anglia (UEA) in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), University of Suffolk (UoS) and Norwich University of the Arts (NUA).