A statement from Emergents Creatives was released on 13 October as below:
From the 1st November 2017 our contracts with Highlands and Islands Enterprise to deliver, through Emergents, the XpoNorth Writing & Publishing and XpoNorth Craft, Fashion & Textiles support will end.
Over the past three years we have had the great pleasure of working with some amazing businesses and wonderful creative people, it has been a privilege.
It is anticipated that support for creatives businesses will continue in some form through Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), to keep up to date with news please sign up for the XpoNorth and HIE newsletters.
Thank you to everyone we have worked with, hopefully our paths will cross again in the future.
Peter Urpeth, Pamela Conacher & Avril Souter
Emergents Creatives Community Interest Company Ltd