Welcome to CDI Yorkshire

Promoting excellence in communications.

CDi Yorkshire (Creative Digital Industries Yorkshire) is an initiative to inform and support the supply chain that links brands to consumers for the creative and digital industry in Yorkshire. CDi Yorkshire aims to ensure that the Creative and Digital Sector in Yorkshire maintains its position as a major national player. CDi Yorkshire incorporates the key elements of the marketing and communications media by engaging the brand owners, creative and digital agencies, printers, big data managers and consumer behaviourists.

Through practical advice and support on training and development, grants and business networking, as well as marketing and communications. We will increase regional collaboration, better develop supply chains, increase productivity and innovation with the application of new techniques and create greater regional strength in the creative and digital industry.

WE promote excellence in communications by:

Enhancing Networking Opportunities

Sharing best practice

Seeking out investment funding

Supporting training and development


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  • Leeds Digital Job Fair 2.0

    Herd is excited to announce that they will be running their second job fair of the year: Leeds Digital Job Fair 2.0. Held on the 20th of October at First Direct Arena, the Leeds Digital Job Fair will be welcoming back some of the biggest business names in the city. As part of Leeds Business Week, the fair will bring together talent across the digital spectrum to one place where they can find op...

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  • Google Digital Garage returns to Leeds

    Join The Google Digital Garage at Futurelabs on the 29th  September 2016 and 27th October 2016  for Google’s Digital Garage. The Digital Garage team will be in Leeds running free seminars and one to one sessions at Futurelabs to help entrepreneurs and businesses to get the most from their online presence. The Digital Garage will be open for the day at Futurelabs; Leeds’ new, independ...

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  • Newly appointed Minister celebrates with creative and digital industries on Yorkshire Day

    CDi Yorkshire along with the BPIF hosted a Yorkshire Day 2016 event on the 1st August 2016 at the Oracle Bar, Leeds. Over 100 of the leading lights from the print, creative and digital industries gathered to celebrate Yorkshire Day, joined by newly appointed Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, Andrew Percy. In only his second week in office he paid tribute to the work of the BPIF and CDi ...

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  • Creative Digital UTC Evidence of Demand Survey

    As you may be aware from previous emails, a number of local employers have come together to look at the evidence of demand for a Creative Digital University Technical College (UTC) in the Leeds City Region. UTCs are schools for 14-18 year olds specialising in the delivery of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with a heavy emphasis on employer involvement in curriculum design, governa...

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  • Creative Digital University Technical College – Employer Engagement

    JOIN US FOR A BREAKFAST MEETING TO DISCOVER MORE ABOUT CDUTC. On behalf of the Creative Digital University Technical College (CDUTC) proposing group I am delighted to have the opportunity to tell you about the development of an application to set up a UTC for the Leeds City Region. A range of partners have come together including CDi Yorkshire, FDM Group, Jaywing, Platinum Print, Sun Brandin...

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  • ODI Startup Accelerator Programme

    The ODI are offering you the chance to join the ODI for a year as an ODI Startup and get access to office space, a dedicated support team, a non-executive director for your board, training and more. Building on three years of successful incubator programmes, when they mentored startups like Open Corporates, Transport API and Mastodon C, ODI are increasing the impact of their startup network wit...

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  • Yorkshire Day 2016

    The BPIF and CDi Yorkshire brings you the celebrations of Yorkshire Day on the Monday 1st August 2016 (12pm - 2pm) at the Oracle Bar, Leeds. This event will celebrate the regional success of the creative, digital and print industry. The day will include a presentation by Stefan Casey, Business Innovation Manager at The Retail Institute, Leeds Beckett University on Sensory Marketing, followed ...

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  • National Coding Week, 19th September 2016

    National Coding Week (NCW) was established in 2014 with the intention of helping to improve the digital skills of adults. While there is a lot of investment in teaching children computer science in schools, and in supporting initiatives like Code Clubs, many adults feel they have missed out on the digital revolution and are keen to know more. These include parents, teachers, business leaders, the ...

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  • Victor Watson Trophy – Nominations sought for young achievers in printing and allied trades

    This new trophy is launched in memory of Victor Watson CBE DL to recognise a Young Person of Outstanding Achievement. It is open to anyone 31 years or under (at the time of the presentation) employed in the printing industry – which includes the printing supply chain from journalism through all aspects of printing and allied trades such as: printing, publishing, manufacturing or operating presse...

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  • Final call for entries to the 2016 Print Futures Awards

    A reminder from the sponsors of the annual Print Futures Awards - The Printing Charity, the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), Unite the Union GPM & IT Sector, SAXOPRINT, John Crosfield Foundation, St Bride Foundation, The Book Trade Charity, and the Journalists’ Charity – that the closing date for applications is 27 May 2016. These annual awards are open to people resident ...

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 10:23pm
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#Celebrate #Yorkshire Industry Success: Congrats @INK_Digital on being nominated for the #DrumNetworkAwards 🎉🎉🎉
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Upcoming Events

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Our Team



BPIF Northern Business Centre

Second Floor, Parkview House, Woodvale Road,
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