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

    The award now in its 2nd year, was launched in memory of Victor Watson CBE DL to recognise a Young Person of Outstanding Achievement. It is open to any young person (under the age of 31 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, manufac...

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  • “It’s not all about Millennials” say speakers at VMC

    The VMC returned to the Rose Bowl on 11th April 2017 to delight over 200 individuals in the creative, digital, print and packaging industries, including a few international visitors.  As an established event for the region in its 4th year, VMC brought together the region’s best to consider the effectiveness of communication channels to a specified audience – from baby boomer to generation A. ...

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  • Register for VMC Today!

    Registration for the 2017 VMC is now open! BOOK YOUR TICKET Join top agencies and big brands like HP and Nestlé at the VMC on 11 April 2017 at The Rose Bowl, Leeds. The conference will address the effectiveness of communication channels to a specified audience – from baby boomers to generation A. Expert speakers will discuss subjects such as Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence ...

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  • Are you ready for VMC?

    Are you ready to explore the vision of marketing communications and its effectiveness to a specified audience? Join top agencies and big brands like HP and Nestle at the Visual Media Conference (VMC), 11th April 2017 at The Rose Bowl, Leeds. The conference will address the effectiveness of communication channels to a specified audience – from baby boomers to generation A. Expert speakers...

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  • CDi Yorkshire wishes you a…

    Christmas is approaching very soon, so if you need help from the CDi elves, make sure you get hold of us before the workshop closes... The office will close on Friday 23 December 2016 at 4pm and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Enquiries received between the festive break will be answered promptly when we return in the New Year. Have a fantastic Christmas and a wonderful New Year,...

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  • The Visual Media Conference returns…

    The Visual Media Conference (VMC) returns in 2017 with a range of top class industry speakers who will be debating the latest trends in marketing communications. This is a FREE one-day event that provides a vivid insight into marketing communications. Returning to the Rose Bowl in Leeds on Tuesday 11 April 2017, this truly innovative and inspiring event is sure to be a treat. Brought to you by ...

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  • Annual Survey Released to Hear from the UK Tech Community

    Tech City UK is calling for anyone who operates in the UK tech sector to share its voice in its annual Tech Nation survey looking into the current state of the UK’s digital economy. Survey link: http://buff.ly/2ffrv50 Tech Nation 2016 provided the most detailed analysis to date of how the digital sector is driving economic growth, showcasing the innovation and energy of tech hubs across the U...

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  • Creative Digital UTC Employers Evening

    Your personal invitation to find out: What is a University Technical College (UTC)? How will it help you? How you can influence the way £10 million will be spent to address the region’s skill gap? On behalf of the Creative Digital University Technical College (CDUTC) proposing group I am delighted to invite you to the employer evening to discuss the recruitment and skills challenges busines...

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  • EXPOGANZA, 17th November 2016

    You are invited to Expoganza (brought to you by Grafenia plc), an intimate and exclusive event. Find out how to get more customers, how to get started in fabric and how to do more web. Along with a showcase of all new product and fabric production tours. Meet experts from Google, Nettl and Brambl.   Expoganza has arenas centered around these topics and special workshops run in con...

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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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Social Feed

Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 6:09pm
Industry Insight: @homeagencyuk partners with @LucreUK to work with #JaguarLandRover to cover the launch of its branded goods offering.
Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 9:43pm
Industry Insight: @Label_live has been appointed by footwear brand @Footasylum Womens.
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 12:51am
Industry Insight: @MacCommsYorks has been appointed by @CKdistillery
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 12:49am
Industry Insight: @jigtalk_ has received investment from @apadmi
Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 8:52pm
Industry Insight: @MerseyFerries has brought in @nobraineragency to promote its cruise programme which includes national, region & trade PR

Upcoming Events

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Our Team

Robert McClements Robert McClements
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Meeka Walwyn-Lewis Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
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BPIF Northern Business Centre

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Brighouse, HD6 4AB

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