GASP! The Business of Digital Storytelling, took place in Limerick city on the 30th and 31st of March 2023. This creative industry conference got under the hood of the business of telling stories creatively in a digital world. Located in-person in Limerick city, the conference celebrated an international growth industry that embraced creativity and digital technology.

The curated in-person event included speakers, panel talks, and presentations on Thursday 30th March. With a Student Salon du Chat conversation installation and BYOL music event on Friday 31st March.

The conference was suitable for creative professionals across the industries of design, media production, communications, web development, marketing, and digitization. The Student Salon du Chat was designed for students studying creative programs and courses.

During the conference, guests and speakers investigated the convergence of creativity and technology, they explored digital platforms and looked at the evolution and future of content creation, they examined open-source opportunities, and assessed accessibility and inclusivity in an online world.

The event was instigated by Piquant, a full-service creative agency based in Limerick city.

In 2024 Piquant developed GASP! Sessions, a video podcast series focusing on the creative industry. Our podcasts are available on both Spotify and YouTube