Create Growth D2 Hub

Join the local network that develops creative business and community

Welcome to the Create Growth D2 Hub, where inspiration meets innovation. Our vision is clear: to be the cornerstone of knowledge, inspiration, and support for the Creative Industries in Derby and Derbyshire.

Offering targeted support for creative start-ups that are now at the pre-scale stage, with a particular focus on businesses with high growth potential. Delivering support that complements existing provision and pipelines working towards scale-up, growth and knowledge transfer. 

Who we are

We are a collaborative hub, of policy makers, creative businesses, public sector representatives and creative space managers. Our mission is to ignite curiosity, promote engagement, and support the commercial potential of our region's creative sectors. We aim to foster a sense of belonging and ownership in the creative community.

Join us and let your voice be heard

Be part of the conversation and lend your voice to the collective chorus of creatives shaping our region's future. Sign up now for updates and to receive an exclusive invitation to our launch event. 

Eligibility is as follows

Find out more on the East Midlands Create Growth webpage.

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