Emergence Creative Festival 2016

Emergence Creative Festival 2016

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Wednesday 16 March - Saturday 19 March

Margaret River

Audience: 18+

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The 2016 Emergence Creative Festival and Conference held in Margaret River has been announced as Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 March, 2016.

They’re first round of speakers have been announced, including a number of music relevant ones: Zena Loxton is a Creative Director at VICE, New York City,  and is a hybrid creative, producer, director and platform strategist. Paul Clarke is a Songwriter, Producer, Recording Artist and Business & Marketing Entrepreneur.

Also announced: Jose Miguel (President of Lowe Global Creative Council & Co Chairman and CCO Lowe SSP3 Colombia);Ram Castillo (Design Director, Blogger, top ranking Podcaster, Speaker and Author); Jennifer Wilson (Director of The Project Factory); Nicole Velik (Director/Founder of The Ideas Bodega).

Emergence is the State of the Union for Australia’s creative industries. Each year, creative entrepreneurs, thought leaders, change-makers and professionals from music, film, advertising, digital and the visual arts travel to one of the world’s most beautiful locations, Margaret River, for a world-class conference embedded in a mind-blowing creative festival.

By bringing together creatives from a wide range of areas, the four-day event encourages participants to look beyond their own specialisation and broaden their thinking, leaving them inspired, refreshed and ready to create something great.

But it’s not just a conference: there are concerts showcasing the country’s best emerging musical acts, exhibitions with work by local artists, meals in the region’s famous wineries, light installations and countless other happenings.

Coming into its fourth year, run by the Creative Corner, Emergence Creative has attracted the likes of famed American music producer PJ Bloom (whom WAM ran a masterclass with), Christian Van Vuuren (Bondi Hipsters, Soul Mates), the Gruen Transfer’s Carolyn Miller, Google’s Lee Hunter and a host of others and is set to release a stellar line-up of speakers for the 2016 event.

More speakers and an expanded program are all set to be released over the next few months.