Designival Mini


This November 22nd we're hosting a mini Designival at Camp And Furnace in Liverpool - supported by ACME/Liverpool Vision.

It's part lectures from some great names in design, part networking event and social and also a launch event for the return of Designival proper in July 2014 - a special summer edition as part of the International Festival of Business.

But though the event is mini (as is the ticket price), the speakers certainly aren't.

We're welcoming the internationally renowned Erik Kessles of KesselsKramer, Matt Webb the CEO, Principal and co-founder of BERG, and acclaimed illustrator Paul Davis. You can find out more about both here.

After that, our good friends at KIN will be hosting a networking event followed by one of Camp And Furnace's legendary Food Slams.

To see how the programme looks, click here and to buy tickets, click here.


Meet the Speakers

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Day 1

Open Studios
9.30am - 14.00pm
Matt Webb
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Paul Davis
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Erik Kessels
5.30pm - 6.30pm
Social evening
7.30pm - late


Tickets are available now!

Priced £15 plus booking fee (£7.50 Students)

To book your tickets click here or for further information please email


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About ACME & Liverpool Vision


ACME is the development agency for the creative industries on Merseyside. Ensuring that the sector remains at the forefront of the region's strategy for economic growth; ACME works with public and private sector partners to proactively lobby and advise funders and policy makers. As well as its strategic role, ACME also provides practical support for businesses operating in the region which includes; tailored one-to-one mentoring and advice, strategic development programmes, information support services and sector focused networking opportunities.

In 2009 Merseyside ACME joined forces with Liverpool Vision.

Liverpool Vision is the Economic Development Company for Liverpool. Established at a critical stage in the city's urban and economic renaissance, the company is now enabling Liverpool to complete and accelerate the considerable economic recovery and growth it has experienced over the last decade. Liverpool Vision is focused on building a confident and competitive international city, a vibrant knowledge centre and cultural capital whose dynamic creativity drives a thriving and inclusive economy.

Designival is fast becoming a major event in the UK design calendar. ACME first supported Design Symposium North in 2009 and it remains an important part of the organisations commitment to support the continued growth of this sector.


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