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Doing “the DAB” – A celebration of digital radio in Manchester

Make sure that you don’t miss Doing “the DAB”, a free radio event in Manchester this Thursday 8 December.

It’s a unique opportunity to hear directly from presenters and producers from Manchester’s radio scene, about how they are using digital radio and technology to reach their audiences.

Come along and hear about Manchester’s digital radio revolution, enjoy a free drink and win an amazing VQ digital radio – well it’s almost Christmas!

Supported by Radio Academy, Radio Today, Digital Radio UK and radio manufacturer VQ.

This is a free event but registration is a must. For information and to book your place, please contact:

Free Webinar: eMerge Americas and the UK

Emerge americasFREE Webinar to learn more about eMerge Americas, Miami’s annual global Tech and Innovation Conference, which sold out with over 13,000 attendees in 2016. Enjoy 20% off your tickets to the next conference, June 12+13 2017, by participating in the webinar.

Join the UK Department for International Trade and eMerge to learn more about this global platform and how to grow your business and knowledge base.

There’s an air of optimism and all with good reason. The 2016 edition of eMerge Americas once again surpassed expectations with a sold out crowd of over 13,000 attendees at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

With more than 60 countries represented and over 400 participating global companies in our third year, eMerge Americas is well on its way to becoming the most important technology event for all the Americas and significantly accelerating Miami’s ascent as the next great technology epicenter, connecting North America and Europe with Latin America. Along with our broadcast partner, CNBC, and coverage from other media partners around the world, eMerge Americas surpassed 2.3 Billion media impressions for worldwide exposure. Join the UK Department for International Trade and eMerge for a free webinar to learn more about the conference and benefits of attending.

During this 45 minute webinar we will share:

  • The impact of showcasing your technology and innovation at next year’s event held June 12th and 13th, 2017 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
  • 2016 highlight’s of last year’s event (43% were decision makers)
  • New developments for 2017

The presentation will be followed by a 10 minute Q&A to answer any questions you may have.

eMerge Americas is expected to attract more than 13,000+ attendees, hundreds of top companies, government officials, and the world’s leading disruptors and thought leaders.

To register click here


Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone, by clicking HERE, or clicking the link below.

The Juice Academy Graduate Programme

Banner cropped Since its creation three years ago, The Juice Academy’s Social Media apprenticeship programme has created over 160 quality jobs for young people in the digital skills sector throughout the North West.  

​This November, The Juice Academy is turning their attention to giving another pool of people a chance to break into the dynamic digital industry.

​Noticing a lack of support offered to graduates, The Juice Academy is offering an alternative – a social media graduate programme and they (and their budding talent) would love your support.

The graduates are trained in all elements of social media management by industry experts and special guest speakers. This training has been developed by The Juice Academy. They’ve packaged all the theoretical knowledge and essential practical stuff graduates need to know about social media into this unique course, including lots of other important bits like professional resilience and time management to be successful in the workplace.

Course Modules:

•    Social Networking Management for a Business

•    Using Collaborative Technologies

•    Principles of Social Media within a Business

•    Using Digital and Social Media in Marketing Campaigns

•    Principles of Social Media Advertising and Promotion

•    Principles of Keywords and Optimisation

•    Principles of Mobile Social Media for Business

•    How to Use Imaging Software and Create Shareable Content

•    Understanding Customer Relationship Management for (creative) Business

​Graduates will undertake training with The Juice Academy every 1/2 weeks, which will be held at its Castlefield, Manchester training center throughout the six month course.

Key dates:

Application Deadline: 25th November

Boot Camp recruitment day: 29th November

Induction Day at The Juice Academy: 1st December

First day with employer: 5th December

For more information visit and view Grad Programme (3)

Meet Manchester @ UK-India Tech Summit

Image result for UK India tech summitManchester: Gateway to the Northern Powerhouse

November 8th 2016
Jahangir Suite – Taj Palace, New Delhi
9.30 AM to 11.30 AM

Team Manchester will be taking part in the UK-India Tech Summit  on Tuesday 8th November.  Find out more about Manchester and the UK’s Northern Powerhouse and how the region can help  fast-growth tech companies.

Manchester will be presenting as part of the United Kingdom – The Ideal Investment Destination workshop. The informative session will  provide all the information required for business success in the UK.



Digital Cities is coming to Manchester 14 – 18 November 2016 for a series of inspiring events

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Digital Cities is coming to Manchester 14 – 18 November 2016 for a series of inspiring events and roadshows across the city.

The week is a fantastic opportunity to bring together everyone working in the digitally creative industries in the city, to promote cross-sector collaboration, forge new partnerships and develop skills in the next set of digital innovations.

Partners working to bring together a range of digitally focused activities to the city include the BBCITVManchester Animation FestivalManchester Metropolitan University Digital Innovation UnitThe Digital Production PartnershipManimationCreative SkillsetSalford UniversityHomeAutotrader and The Sharp Project.

We have a packed programme of events available to book including practical hands-on workshops around digital creativity, masterclasses from leading industry experts, tech expos on the latest AV /VR & Gaming innovations and conference-style events. The majority of events are free and are open to anyone working or hoping to work within the digital creative industries in Manchester. Tickets are likely to go fast and places are limited so go to more information and to book your place.

Digital Cities Manchester builds on successful initiatives in Bristol and Birmingham, and responds to the key findings of the BBC’s landmark English Regions Skills Review,

Look forward to seeing you there!