On Wednesday I visited the eCommerce Expo at London Olympia which is the largest gathering of eCommerce suppliers in the UK. I've been to this event a number of times and its interesting to note the changes in the market that are reflected in the exhibitors and speakers.
Frequency is Lincoln based bi-annual multimedia arts festival celebrating digital culture due to take place on the 18th-26th October. Last week I was invited to their preview event to get a sneak peak of what's coming up.
A free workshop to help you get hands-on training to do your own search engine optimisation and understand Google Analytics will take place on the 6th & 13th February 2013
Artsgraphica's MD, Daniel Westlake is hosting a digital business clinic at the Transforming Tourism conference in Lincoln on the 14th November.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing is running an event at the University of Lincoln on the 15th November that explores the relationship between social media and offline marketing.
The Digital Business Cluster has announced a series of free breakfast events for creative and digital businesses throughout November.
The Wired City Reconnected events are a series of structured networking events aimed at digital, ICT and creative businesses that are interested in potential collaborations.
On Wednesday 4th July, the Lincolnshire Digital Cluster project is presenting a talk on the commercial opportunities presented by Cloud computing and App development.
The popular social media event, LincsTweetMeet returns to the Showroom, Lincoln on the 14th June. Building on the success of previous events, TweetMeet combines expert social media speakers with networking opportunities so you can finally meet your twitter followers face-to-face.
On Friday 27th April I was pleased to be invited to Lincoln University's School of Computer Science for their Undergraduate showcase. This was an opportunity for final year students to showcase their projects to both other students and representatives from local technology companies.
The NLincs TechCollab aims to increase levels of business and technological collaboration to match complementary innovative businesses together with a view to attract funding from bodies such as the Technology Strategy Board, Creative England and Nesta.
We joined over 150 delegates attending the LincUpLive social media conference in Lincoln on Friday 24th February. The eclectic audience included local businesses, students as well as representatives from the media and public sector all seeking to learn and share their experiences of social media.
I was delighted to be invited to the launch of the new brand identity for Lincoln earlier today. Held at Bishop Grosseteste University College, the Visit Lincoln Partnership gave a compelling presentation highlighting the many virtues of our home city and outlined their plan to increase visitors.
TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design is dedicated to spreading ideas and stimulating dialogue. TEDx Hull is an independent event celebrating the spirit of TED's mission and brings a host of top speakers to the Hull Truck Theatre on February 21st. The talks include everything from the search for Dark Matter to the incredible story of the first woman to ski solo across the Arctic.
Grimsby Institute is hosting a series of workshops and seminars designed for students and young people considering careers in the creative and media sectors. Running from the 23rd to 27th January 2012 the events will showcase the local media sector as well as providing value insights and advice for the next generation.
e-factor is a social enterprise based in North East Lincolnshire dedicated to helping local businesses start, survive, grow and develop. They launched a new website just before christmas and are now running a series of social media workshops that are free for businesses in North East Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire County Council is launching a new project in 2012 with the aim of supporting Digital Businesses in the County. The first event is on the 24th January 2012.
Our friends over at Innovation Lincolnshire have announced another round of their very popular Social Media workshops. Run by Gary Gorman, these workshops are ideal for businesses who want to reach new customers through social media tools but don't know where to start.
The digital world changes quickly, and we've changed with it. We feel that the new name and strong visual identity better reflects our technology skills and the range of services we offer to customers.
Although this is an important milestone for the business, it doesn't change our vision; to create online technology that helps people to become more effective, productive and profitable.