BTTS at the U.S. Economic Conference ‘Creative Minds’

May 15, 2015 / Presentation

Brighter than the Sun were delighted to be Partners at the recent U.S. Embassy Economic Conference ‘Creative Minds’. The event focused on the impact of the creative economy on United States-Irish relations. The conference elaborated on a theme of Ambassador O’Malley’s Creative Minds series and engaged prominent U.S. and Irish leaders to share insights on the impact of creativity on building ecosystems of innovation.

brighter than the sun US Creative Minds Assembly

Pictured above left to right: Darrell Kavanagh Director, Brighter than the Sun, Brian Stephens CEO, Design Partners, Laura Magahy Director, MCO Projects, Johnny Ryan Founder,, Sonya Lennon Co-Founder and CEO, Frock Advisor

Over 50 speakers from diverse creative sectors came together for the day-long event which explored themes of how to build creative communities working in areas from technology, arts, culture, scientific research, design and social engagement. Our Director Darrell Kavanagh was delighted to participate on the ‘Now is the age of Design’ discussion panel.

Lovely to get a mentioned from the U/S Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Kevin F.O’Malley: