Firms get together at West Herts College to launch 'Creative Technology Cluster' (From Watford Observer)
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Firms get together at West Herts College to launch 'Creative Technology Cluster'
10:19am Monday 20th August 2012 in News
COMPANIES will be getting together to launch a “Creative Technology Cluster” at West Herts College in Watford on Wednesday evening.
Award winning web development company Clock of Hunton Bridge, Matthew Arnold and Baldwin solicitors, Alliots chartered accountants and the Chamber of Commerce have collaborated to set up the cluster as a business networking group enabling local creative technology companies to discuss new ideas and exchange best practice.
The evening will kick off with an introduction by West Herts College Deputy Principal, Duncan Murray, and will be followed by a tour of the college campus.
There will also be presentations by Jamie Matthews, chief executive of Initials Marketing and Syd Nadim, chief executive of Clock, about the benefits of the Creative Technology Cluster for businesses in the region and how to get involved.
Mr Nadim, said: “We are delighted to be hosting such an important event. This will be an excellent opportunity for the leading creative technology companies in the Watford area to come together to exchange ideas, gain insight and talk about collaborative projects.”
Head of Commercial Services at Matthew Arnold & Baldwin, Richard Phillips, said: “This is another great initiative between Watford businesses and The Chamber of Commerce, showcasing our local expertise.
"We are pleased to be involved with this first meeting and hope that this will prove to be a useful and informative networking event.”
West Herts’ Duncan Murray, added: “The college’s Watford campus has a wealth of digital and traditional studios spanning all aspects of today’s creative and technology industries.
"Hosting business networking for this dynamic sector is the realisation of a long-term ambition and one we look forward to meeting talented experts from across the local area.”