[Press Release] Tickets Released for this year's Digital Shoreditch Festival


Digital Shoreditch Festival 2012 is thrilled to announce the release of tickets for this 2 week festival of digital creativity with an expected 10,000 attendance! It brings together renowned leaders in digital taking place in more than 200 sessions from 21st May – 1st June.

The aim of the festival is to facilitate the wide spectrum of individuals and companies to connect, collaborate, and exchange ideas through an extensive range of events and activities.

Each day of the festival will be themed, including Chinwag's Careers Day on May 23rd.

Simon Willison, Co-Founder of Lanyrd: "Working with Digital Shoreditch gives us an excellent opportunity to showcase our suite of tools for attendees that help attendees navigate and get the most out of the event. The festival is the perfect opportunity for us to demonstrate our event technology platform to a creative audience."

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The schedule of events, which is growing daily, can be found at www.ds2012lanyrd.com

The programme includes talks, workshop’s and meet-ups, open studios, exhibitions, awards and networking evenings designed engage, inspire and celebrate the outstanding digital eco system that is growing rapidly in East London! There will be something for everyone, from the tech-head to the merely curious.

The Careers Day run by Chinwag (organisers of Social Media Week London) and supported by Vitamin T – is an exciting networking day, aimed at both digital graduates and ambitious digital specialists, exploring employment prospects and career advancement in the digital arena, with the inclusion of portfolio reviews and CV workshops.

Sam Michel at Chinwag added "Digital Shoreditch is an important showcase for the digital sector in East London and beyond. Skills are a vital part of sustaining this growth and we're really excited about building developing links between academia, employers and job seekers at the Careers Day on May 23rd"

One not to miss is the Brand day (Weds 30th) featuring big hitters such as Facebook, Foursquare, Livingsocial, Mother and many others. Another key day for those with ambition to work in digital and tech is the Inspire day (Mon 21st) focusing on helping young people discover how to reach their aspirations.

Digital Shoreditch is an industry-led not for profit, grass roots community, dedicated to fostering connections and celebrating the outstanding talent flourishing across East London and Tech City.

Kam Star, Founder of Digital Shoreditch, “Our collective ambition is to help people get together and get to know the amazing talent, ideas and capabilities on our doorstep. We are on a path to propel the area to the forefront of the global stage, as the number one hub of digital and technical creativity. Now in our second year and many times bigger than last year, the two week programme has something unique for everyone, from the best of brands to best of capital”.

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW, priced from £399 for a full festival pass and £90 for a day pass.

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Photo (cc) Dave Hunt