Creative Network South and its partners hold a wide variety of events throughout the year, including seminars, workshops, networking opportunities, and much more.

Most events are open to everyone, many are free, some will be targeted at specific audiences.

To find an event that’s right for you, please see listing  below.

 E Learning

Guide to Securing European Funding

Inspire EU (former members of CNS) have been working in partnership with another consultant to develop the’s e-learning course focusing on the development of EU project for the creative and cultural sector.  We are using a step by step and learning by doing approach offering didactically material and mentoring.

You could now register and access to the FREE part of of this course called “What is an EU project?

For more information about the course, you could have a look to our website:

April 2017

24th April – Digital Hampshire – Generate Growth and Out Smart the Opposition – University of Winchester 5-7 PM

26 April – How to Build Successful Products that satisfy marketing demand – An Introduction to Customer Development – Innovation Space Portsmouth 17-30 Free

28th April –  Next Steps: for Pre Start Ups – Established Makers  £10 The Sorting Office Eastleigh 11am -2pm

Speakers include

Caroline Jackman – The Crafts Council

Vicki Dun Mussert – Get Set For Growth

Mitzi Swanson – The Department for International Trade

May 2017

03 May – How to get leads and what to do with them – Innovation Space -17-30

10 May – Patents Trademarks and Copyright – Innovation Space -17-30

13 May – Hack Pompey – Hack The Home – Portland Building Portland St Portsmouth PO1 3AH

Home sweet home. There’s no place like it for sure, but why not make it more special with clappers for your lights, self-watering plants, or perhaps a Nerf gun home defense system?

Hack the Home will be a Saturday full of innovation from the wonderfully weird to the weirdly wonderful, and we hope that you will join us!

18th May – Female Entrepreneurs Network -Purple Door University of Portsmouth -18-00

June 2017

14 June – Overcoming Fear of Change – Innovation Space Portsmouth- 17-30 Free

21 June – 5 Battle Proven Steps to Great Leadership – Innovation Space Portsmouth- 17-30 Free

28 June – Business Tax Planning – Innovation Space Portsmouth – 17-30 Free

 July 2017

12 July – How to write a Successful Business Plan – Innovation Space – 17-30 Free

September 2017

6th Sept – Exporting for Growth – Innovation Space -17-30 Free


For the first time, the region’s innovators, entrepreneurs and investors will come together in one place to showcase the latest technology, share thinking and explore new ideas. Seeds will be sown, deals will be done and futures will be made.