World’s smallest conference centre celebrates first birthday
The ‘world’s smallest conference centre’ is celebrating its first birthday by taking part in the London Design Festival and hitting the road in the London to Brighton Smartcar rally
In its first year the world’s smallest conference centre – a two-seater car- has appeared at international conferences, national shows, exhibitions, and community regeneration events around the
The ‘creativitymobile’ has even managed to squeeze three female Australian delegates in it at one time, while one delegate in
The centre features creativity experts from creativity@work at the wheel offers free consultations including creative gym sessions working on anyone’s live problems, creativity clinics addressing how you can be a more creative person, and also ‘managed maverick’ reviews to think up completely new ways of doing.
The unusual conference facility was devised by Wakefield-based consultancy creativity@work. The firm provides a range of awayday services, flexible thinking training, idea facilitating, and conference events to help people use creativity to achieve more with less. It has worked for a number of community initiatives across the
The vehicle will be touring around various locations in the capital as part of the London Design Festival.
Later, the car will be joining a thousand cars in what is expected to be the country’s most compact traffic jam in the
Typical creativity problems dealt with in the centre include coping with insufficient time, lack of support from colleagues, or too many projects competing for attention, poor brainstorming, lack of confidence in their own creative abilities or lacking the skills and techniques to effectively create, nurture and exploit new ideas..
Commenting on their vehicle for creativity Andy Green of creativity@work said: “It may not be the Royal Albert Hall, but then again, the Albert Hall doesn’t have wheels on, and can’t get around to local communities and city centres across the
He added: “The smallest conference centre is a serious product to extend the outreach and inclusivity of any community initiative and consultation scheme.”