Cross Creative  is TRCmedia’s transformative training and development programme for senior tech / creative professionals in Scotland’s digital media sector.

It is a fantastic opportunity to achieve essential professional growth and gain a competitive edge with money-can’t-buy access to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative tech, creative and digital companies in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, plus workshops aimed at tackling business issues, building confidence, ambition and the determination to succeed.


We are delighted to announce our 2016 delegates:

Marcus FieldsSchool Cloud Systems

Matt Farrugia– Bemo

Nathan Fulwood– CreateFuture

Ben Hutton– xDesign

Michael Coll– TeamRock

Michael Hart– The Union

Stuart Duncan– Radiator Digital

Scott Gilmour– SixBySix


This year’s programme will include five in-house sessions (one per month) plus an international field trip to San Francisco and Silicon Valley in March 2017. Delegates will have an unparalleled opportunity to gain privileged access to industry experts and some of the best digital companies in the world.

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What’s on offer?

Cross Creative is a bespoke programme which will be tailored to address the specific needs of the selected delegates. Topics covered on previous years have included:

  • Creative processes for solving problems
  • Effective messaging and pitching
  • Preparing for rapid business growth
  • The entrepreneurial mindset
  • Creative company culture
  • Widespread learning and massive inspiration from companies in San Francisco and Silicon Valley

In California, we have previously secured meetings with some of the most successful digital companies including:

Facebook, Fantasy Interactive, Xamarin, Dropbox, Splunk, Unity, Medium, Pixar, Ideo, First Opinion, Twitter and Sonar.

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Cross Creative is funded by the BBC, Channel 4, Scottish Enterprise and Creative Scotland.