Dates Announced For XpoNorth 2018

Next year’s edition of XpoNorth will take place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June 2018.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema will again play host to the seminar element of the festival, which will see a range of leading figures from across the global creative industries gather to deliver a vibrant programme of seminars, masterclasses, keynote interviews and training opportunities.

XpoNorth’s firmly established multi-venue live music showcase will again take over Inverness City Centre, soundtracking it with over 60 of the best new bands from throughout the Highlands and Islands, the rest of Scotland and beyond.

Widely recognised as one of the most exciting conference and showcase events on the creative industries calendar, a range of film screenings, product showcases, receptions and special collaborations will also take place throughout Inverness as XpoNorth sets the city alight with creativity.

Music and Film submissions will open on Friday 26th January 2018.

As always, every element of XpoNorth will remain completely free to attend, with delegate registration also open from Friday 26th January 2018 live at

In addition to the festival, they will also be announcing a series of XpoNorth on the Road events across the Highlands and Islands, along with dedicated support programmes in Fashion, Crafts and Textiles/ Music/ Screen and Broadcast/ Digital and Technology/ Writing and Publishing and all things creative. As usual, all events and opportunities will be completely free to access and appropriate for whatever stage you’re at in your creative journey.