Augmented Reality Summit

We have recently witnessed a number of key sectors embracing AR; from the gaming sector, top TV shows and leading brands, all of which shows signs that the future of AR is set to explode to new heights in advertising, gaming and in our everyday life’s… watch this space…augmented reality is coming your way in 2012!

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Date: 7 January 2012
Location: Delfina, UK

HSBC Business Growth Grant: You Could be Awarded £50,000


The HSBC Business Growth Grant competition is offering funding to help grow up to four deserving businesses. 

They'll be offering up to two £50,000 Growing Business Grants to businesses using innovative ideas to grow within the UK. Two more £50,000 Overseas Trade Grants will go to businesses that have the aspiration and motivation to develop new opportunities overseas. 

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Nik Gowing - BBC World News 24 Presenter: Skyful of Lies

'Skyful of lies' Nik Gowing Lecture

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Date: 7 December 2011
Location: London Metropolitan University, UK

Performance Marketing Awards

The prestigious a4uAwards are repositioning and growing as ... the Performance Marketing Awards.

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Date: 15 May 2012
Location: The Grosvenor House Hotel, UK

BIMA reveal Premium Award nominees: Effectiveness, Innovation and Creativity


Today the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) announced the nominees for its Premium Awards, with the winners to be revealed at the BIMA Awards on 10th November. 

The premium categories cannot be entered directly, rather, winners are selected from the stand out work in BIMA’s other award categories and as such represent absolute excellence in the three areas of Effectiveness, Innovation and Creativity. Nominees for Agency of The Year and the BIMA Grand Prix will be revealed at the awards ceremony at Fabric on the 10th of November.

And the nominees are...

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SXSW 2012

An incubator of cutting-edge technologies, the event features 5 days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders & an unbeatable line up of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games & startup ideas the community has to offer.

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Date: 9 October 2011
Location: Austin Convention Center, US

The Europas 2011

The Europas will be identifying the hottest tech startups in Europe right now, taking hundreds of entries, sifting through them with a large advisory board and then submitting the picks to a public vote which the entire industry can participate in. The results will then be merged to find the winners.

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Date: 17 November 2011
Location: Carbon Bar, UK

British Interactive Media Association Reveals Shortlist for BIMA2011 Awards

BIMA Awards

Last week, the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) revealed the final shortlist for its prestigious annual award ceremony to be held on November 10th as Internet Week Europe wraps up.  

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Econsultancy Innovation Awards 2012 - Deadline for Entries this Friday

econsultancy award

Econsultany's Innovation Awards 2012 are just around the corner and the deadline for entries is this Friday, 21st October.

These global awards, now in their fourth year, aim to reward companies on the cutting edge of digital marketing and e-commerce, across categories ranging from mobile marketing and social media to multichannel marketing and optimization.

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Digital London Summit & Showcase

Taking place on 13th-14th March 2012 at ExCeL, London, this summit and showcase will bring the technology industry together connecting digital enterprises with digital media, investors with entrepreneurs, academia with industry, and the private and the public sectors with evangelists and leading digital technology innovators.

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Date: 13 March 2012
Location: ICC ExCeL, London, UK

20 Oct. London: Bus. Development China, by Guilian Zhang, deputy mayor Yangzhou

This event will cover: * How to recognize market opportunities in China * How to spot and avoid the minefields in China’s economic, cultural, and political context * How to capture the market demand and build meaningful relationships in China’s business world

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Date: 20 October 2011
Location: Regus Portland House, UK

5 Oct. London: Michael Blakey (investor) teaches entrepreneurs on Funding!

Learn the Funding do's & dont's from Michael Blakey (informal) and Charles Delingpole (serial entrepreneur). Tips & tricks from the best in the field and meet with other entrepreneurs, legal advisors and informals. Send me an email, and I will put you on the list for free!

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Date: 5 October 2011
Location: Regus: Broadgate Tower Conferencing, UK

Mobile Monday London: Accessibility Workshop

Join us for an informal workshop looking at accessibility for mobile services, apps and devices. We'll take a look at the business opportunity as well as learning how to tackle this with research and implementation.

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Date: 26 September 2011
Location: Siemens Room at The IET, UK

Mobile Monday Belfast: Accessibility workshop

Accessibility workshop looking at the business opportunity of making digital services more accessible to those with any kind of impairment or disability. We'll also be sharing tips and tricks on how to make mobile applications and services more accessible.

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Date: 26 September 2011
Location: The Black Box, UK

£1000 up for grabs with Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards

Live Wire

August was the last month to qualify for this year's £10,000 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the UK Final will take place in London on 9th November.

However, both the £1,000 and £10,000 Awards competitions, which started again on 1st September, are up and running and awaiting your entries.

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