Create is a series of FREE quarterly events for digital creators, producers, managers and administrators, aiming to inspire Leicester’s digital design community.


Thursday @6:00pm 18th April 2019

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester, LE1 1RE

Come and join us to hear presentations from renowned speakers and local digital leaders, covering topics ranging from user experience design and digital product development to tech startup strategy and innovation funding.

Next event speakers

Alison Coward

Founder, Bracket

Great Workshops, Great Teams

Workshops are an essential part of our projects for gathering information and generating ideas. But sometimes the energy and motivation is lost soon after they finish. How can you make sure your workshops have a longer-term impact, to influence the way your team works together?

In this talk, Alison will share her practical tips for designing and facilitating effective workshops that generate high-quality outcomes, and how to keep the momentum going that contributes to a collaborative team culture.

Ruby Steel & Will Merrill

Snr. Design Strategist & Snr. Industrial Designer, Smart Design

"Sorry, I didn't get that"- Designing for Voice.

Together, Ruby & Will will share their experiences of designing for BBC Two’s Big Life Fix, when they built a custom Voice User Interface (VUI) for a woman living with multiple sclerosis. Today’s Home Hubs might seem like the obvious answer for people whom dexterity and mobility is a major issue but VUI’s are still in their infancy and not accessible by any means.


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Insightful Talks
Hear thought-provoking talks from today's digital leaders and engage in insightful conversations with fellow designers, developers and managers.
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Stay after the talks to network with local professionals and make new connections.
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1 Free Drink
Pick from a selection of soft drinks, beers & tea/coffee.


LCB Depot
31 Rutland St
Come join us at Leicester’s largest creative hub located in the heart of the Cultural Quarter. A place for creative enterprise and enterprising creatives.

We are kindly supported by

Our Community Supporters

Cite is a creative-led digital marketing communications agency, based in Leicester. We help brands and organisations communicate more effectively online.
Effect Digital
We are a performance-focused agency – everything we do is aimed at creating awesome outcomes for our clients and their users. Our in-house team can plan, design, and develop sites, apps or services and connect your brand with the right audience.
We are a data-driven digital marketing agency specialising in Web Design, SEO and PPC. Through training, consultancy and delivery, our experienced team help brands to understand and optimise their digital performance.
An innovative software company delivering high quality bespoke websites, mobile apps and IoT device solutions. Transform your bright idea into reality.

Our Bar Sponsor

A creative digital agency - We're a multidisciplinary team of strategists, designers and developers with a passion for solving problems and crafting beautiful solutions that deliver results.

Our Partners

Bulb Studios
Builders of delightful digital experiences to improve every user's connection with digital products through effective and user-friendly interfaces.
LCB Depot
Supporting creative enterprise and enterprising creatives - a creative hub at the heart of Leicester's Cultural Quarter.
Orange Reel
Media Partner - We're a focused team of specialists and video production is what we do best.
ERDF & Leicester City Council
This event is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Leicester City Council

Past Speakers

Johan Adda

Lead User Experience Architect, TES

Dan Goodwin

UX Director, fffunction

Linh Nguyen Slater

Lead User Experience and Human Factors Specialist, Jaguar Land Rover

Ben Holliday

Design Director, FutureGov

Paul Robert Lloyd

Independent designer and developer,

Sarah Milton

Head of Product, All 4