Join us at Lincoln Drill Hall on Thursday 21st February at 8:30am for our third Thursday seminar. Meet colleagues over tea, coffee and croissant and share the knowledge of two key presenters. Read the rest of this entry »
Experts on the internet, social media, newspapers and business development will speak at an event in Lincoln in March aimed at encouraging businesses to ‘go digital’ in 2013.
Organisers of the Onlincolnshire Digital Conference have lined up international speaker Stephen Parry from Lloyd Parry, who has won awards for his creative business methods, along with Trefor Davies from Timico Technology Group, Jonathan Fitzgerald from Lincolnshire County Council’s communications team and Richard Duxbury from Lincolnshire Media, which publishes the Lincolnshire Echo. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Grow your business: Make more money
Location: Rotherham, Leeds and Hull
Link out: Click here
Description: The Manufacturing Advisory Service, GrowthAccelerator and UK Trade and Investment are teaming up to showcase how they can support you to grow your business and make more money. Through a series of events across Yorkshire & Humber during February, you’ll be able to hear from local business leaders that have successfully grown their businesses in the current climate; and get advice from specialists on strategic planning guidance, production efficiencies, sales & marketing support or capitalising on opportunities in international markets. Read the rest of this entry »
The CDI New Opportunities Programme has been set up to provide customised business support, coaching, development and access to contacts for businesses like yours. Each company on the programme will receive support tailored to its needs and you’ll have access to experts on topics such as:
- Pitching, tendering and how to talk to commissioners and producers
- IP, contracts and legal issues
- Finance and funding
- International trade
- Cross-platform development
- Entrepreneurship, business management and coping with growth
You’ll also get opportunities to visit media organisations, meet key contacts and build your network.
The cost of the programme is fully funded by Creative Sheffield but there are a limited number of places. Being accepted onto the programme means making a commitment of time and effort over a period of up to six months.
How do I apply or find out more?
Get in touch and we’ll have a chat. Then, we’ll arrange a one to one diagnostic session which will help us learn more about your business and find out what your needs are. Then we can decide if this programme is right for you and your business. We’re open for applications now, so contact us today:
Richard Lukey, CDI Alliance
Creative Sheffield is a partner in the ‘South Yorkshire Sector Growth Enhancement Programme’, which is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (2007-13) in Yorkshire & The Humber under the Priority 2 Prospectus ‘Supporting and Stimulating Successful Enterprise’.
L to R – The CDI Alliance Team – Guy Lewis, Richard Lukey, James Wilson from Creative Sheffield, Stuart McFarlane, Mel Kanarek, Malcolm Warrington
CDI Alliance, which was set up in July 2011 to deliver economic sector development and business support activity, has won a major contract in South Yorkshire.
This month CDI Alliance signed a contract with Sheffield City Council to launch and project manage a new business support initiative, the CDI New Opportunities Programme, on behalf of Creative Sheffield (the economic development organisation for Sheffield City Council). Read the rest of this entry »
Innovate UK is the UK’s largest, multi-sector, networking event for business, academia and government. Over three days Innovate UK will bring together 4,000 people from UK and international business. Government and academia to do business and collaborate. By providing inspiring conference and seminar sessions, our three-day conference programme will help accelerate UK economic growth by stimulating business-led innovation and opening up international trade opportunities. Read the rest of this entry »
The first of 2013s’ Onlincolnshire third Thursday events at Lincoln Drill Hall, kicks off at 8.30am on 17th January with Nick Wild, Joint Managing Director from 360 Degrees Media Ltd based in London. He will share his experience of developing YouTube channels, as well generating more income through the equity in your business.
Nick is an senior media executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in developing, financing and producing projects in music, online and in film.
In addition to his other media interests, Nick has latterly been the Chief Operating Officer of a large independent cross-media content producer, IP owner and developer with whom he steered them to sales of over 21m units. Read the rest of this entry »
Is all this a bit of a mystery?
Can’t see how it will help your business grow?
Onlincolnshire announces four free workshops in the new year at a choice of venues in Skegness, Boston, Lincoln and Louth to help you make informed decisions about growing your business through use of the internet and social media. Read the rest of this entry »
Yesterday I was lucky enough to get along to a very special day-long event co-hosted by the CI KTN and the UK Science and Innovation Network, entitled Future Copyright: Access All Areas? In essence, the aim of the day was to bring a range of people from across Europe to respond to Professor Ian Hargreaves’ Digital Opportunity report and to Richard Hooper’s plans for the Copyright Hub. I say “range of people” and it really was: developers, content industry professionals, entrepreneurs, creative practitioners and policy makers. Ditto when I say “from across Europe”; there were attendees from, if memory serves, Germany, Finland, Italy, France, the Netherlands and Poland. Read the rest of this entry »
Join us at Lincoln Drill Hall on Tuesday 20th November at 8:30am to learn about what is available to help you support and develop your team.
Bev is a prolific networker specialising in building relationships between individuals and organisationsfor mutual benefit, including leverage of £2m of European funding to support the digital and creative sector. Read the rest of this entry »