Pandemic, uncertainty, inflation, war, higher bills – it is no wonder that our minds are preoccupied and making many people nervous about future commitment. Events are no exception!
Over the past year, the learning of remote working and online events has propelled the events industry beyond measure. And digital has played a HUGE part in this – boundaries have changed and that has made many of us pretty uncomfortable: Adapting to new technology, too many choices, a new way to engage with our own staff, our audiences etc.
Franco will explore all these elements and share suggestions on how to leap out of our Digital Discomfort Zone and embrace a world of clarity, firm decision making and business confidence in moving forward as we ease out of this pandemic.
Working in events for 21 years, Franco is passionate about people, cultures and events. He founded Frog Events in 2012 and pivoting to virtual & hybrid events, Franco continues to bring people together, leading his team to deliver flawless events, training clients to embrace their digital event space and to have fun in the process! Visit Franco’s website here.
These sessions take place every other Friday morning from 8.30-9am, for the BCI community to share their pearls of wisdom with one another. The half hour webinars will involve a 15 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute facilitated Q&A, with introductions from the BCI team.
Our community is full of such amazing talent so we’re giving members the stage to talk about things that excite them so they can inspire their peers. The sessions will be a mix of expert tips and tricks and case studies – the perfect opportunity to learn something new before the week is out.
Our usual online format is an interactive ‘meeting’ but for this series we’re running webinars so that it’s easy to listen in while prepping for the day ahead or while having your breakfast! Cameras and mics will be off but you can ask your questions through the chat box or submit them beforehand.
Please get in touch with Sian if you’re interested in speaking at a future session.
The Wake Up Call sessions are exclusively for BCI members – register your free place below!
If you’re interested in becoming a member with BCI, you can read about the membership perks here.Register your free place
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Introduction to Unreal Engine – 3 day course Bristol
Clifton Campus, University of Bristol, Bristol
Are you interested in learning Unreal Engine? Do you want to advance your career in the creative tech industries or are looking to enter the creative tech industries? Do you live or work in the Bristol/ Bath area? Do you identify as being from a group or groups currently under represented in the creative tech industries?
If yes, please check out the details of the new 3 day MyWorld Introduction to Unreal Engine Training course – its free of charge but you need to sign up soon to be considered for a place.
Future Leap Media Studios Open House
Future Leap Clifton, The Old Chapel, 16 Oakfield Rd, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2AP
Attention to all those in the creative industries! Be part of our 3-day Open House at Future Leap Clifton, where we are excited to open the doors to our new Media Studios. Book a complimentary 2-hour booking slot in either the Film Studio or Podcast Studio!
Join us on the 27th, 28th and 29th February to explore these incredible studios. This is a golden opportunity to test our state-of-the-art facilities located in our environmentally friendly Clifton hub.
Culture is not an Industry launch with Justin O’Connor
Bookhaus, 4 Rope Walk, Bristol BS1 6ZJ
The Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC, UWE) are delighted to host, alongside the Moving Image Research Group, UWE, Prof. Justin O’Connor for the launch of his new book, Culture is not an industry: Reclaiming art and culture for the common good.