If you work within or are interested in the Creative, Digital and IT sector within Wakefield then you should join Cognitiv. 


Specific Benefits:

  • Informal meet-ups to foster partnerships and share know-how
  • Formal meetings with inspirational speakers
  • Online member directory to promote your business
  • Discounted credits on the Cognitiv job board
  • PR opportunities to share your success 

Cognitiv is good for your business, for supporting your sector and also for your City.

Good for you and your business

Cognitiv is more than just a networking opportunity; whether you are a student, freelancer or a business owner it’s a chance to become part of a vibrant group that will put the spotlight on Wakefield and on you and your business.

Through the Cognitiv infrastructure you can share knowledge, ideas and opportunities. You can showcase your experience and expertise to create better business opportunities, learn from industry experts and be part of the Cognitiv online directory; a valuable resource for anyone looking for a Creative, Digital or IT expert within Wakefield.

Good for sector support

Initial research into the needs of Wakefield’s Creative, Digital and IT businesses identified a number of issues faced by the sector, including recruitment, broadband, workspace and skills.
Gathering your views, Cognitiv will help to identify and address the priority issues that you face. Whether that’s creating one voice to address broadband requirements or working in partnership with education and training providers to develop talented and commercially aware young people that will be of benefit to your business.

Good for Wakefield

Wakefield is home to a vibrant and dynamic Creative, Digital and IT sector; through Cognitiv we can showcase this by promoting the experience and expertise of members. In increasing the profile of this sector, while highlighting the role it’s playing in the district’s success, we can increase the opportunities for business, supporting sector growth and future job opportunities. 


Become a Member

If you're passionate about Creative, Digital and IT in Wakefield, and would like to take advantage of the many benefits that Cognitiv membership can offer you and your organisation, then please do join us as a member. 

Cognitiv operates as a not-for-profit company and is fully funded through membership subscriptions. All revenue generated will be directed towards activities that promote their values and help members.

Membership is charged monthly via direct debit and the cost varies according to the size of your organisation.

Student - free

Freelancer - £5 p/m

Micro (up to 10 employees) - £10 p/m

Small business (up to 50 employees) - £25 p/m

Education & Voluntary sector - £25 p/m

Corporate (Over 50 employees) - £950 p/a