Antenna (antenna)

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Antenna

Creative industries in Nottingham | Beck Street, Nottingham

www.antenna.uk.com

Description:

Antenna is a thriving business hub at the heart of Nottingham's 'creative quarter' and is here to support you and your business. Whether you're a freelance professional, fully fledged creative company or a new start-up, we will do all we can to help you succeed.

Antenna welcomes anyone working in the creative industries, anyone starting up or running an ambitious business with a creative, innovative outlook and anyone supporting those sectors.

We’re here to provide real, hands-on, practical support for your business; from office and studio space to resources, advice, networking opportunities and meeting space. So, whether you're looking to expand, diversify, go after bigger and better projects by collaborating with others or simply win new work on your own - we can help.

We offer a range of membership options, host a diverse and inspiring events programme, manage a stylish restaurant and bar and offer a range of support packages to new businesses to help them get off the ground.

Since Antenna opened in 2009, we’ve played a vital role in developing and nurturing creativity in business across Nottingham and beyond. We want all of the business community to discover what we already know – that Antenna is a great place to do business and that our members represent some of Nottingham’s most innovative enterprises, offering the highest quality creative products and services. Antenna offers a range of conferencing and meeting room facilities to suit your every need so get in touch to find out how we can help.

Collectively we can have a single voice, a clear message and be a real force to be reckoned with.

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Nott Tuesday - Getting Nottingham's tech scene together

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Nott Tuesday - Getting Nottingham's tech scene together

Nott Tuesday is for internet startup founders, entrepreneurs – whether developers or business people, and technologists. It is a free social networking event which warmly welcomes new attendees and is held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month between 6pm-9pm. Inspirational speakers will be giving advice, support and knowledge to local businesses between 7-7:30pm. The bar will be open until 9pm. For more information on Nott Tuesday go to: www.notttuesday.com

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29th Jul

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First Tuesday Social Enterprises Networking

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First Tuesday Social Enterprises Networking

The Nottingham Social Enterprise Hub has been developed to encourage the emergence, development and growth of Social Enterprises working in Nottingham and is facilitated by Aspiren.

On the first Tuesday of every month, local businesses have the opportunity to listen to speakers, network with other entrepreneurs and find inspiration at Antenna Bar and Restaurant from 6pm till 8pm. For more information about Nottingham SE Hub go to: www.aspiren.net/SEHub

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29th Jul

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Antenna is delighted to invite you to an exclusive event o..

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Antenna is delighted to invite you to an exclusive event on Wednesday 10th July, 2pm-4pm, first floor, Antenna

Gary Rydstrom will be joined on a panel by Dolby’s Julian Pinn and University of Nottingham’s Gianluca Sergi to talk with you exclusively about their work. They will also extend an opportunity for you to put them in the hot seat where you will be able to gain an insight into Hollywood’s trade secrets. Meet the Panel Gary Rydstrom - At Lucasfilm’s Skywalker Sound, Gary Rydstrom has sound designed and mixed many films, including “Terminator 2,” “Jurassic Park,” “A River Runs Through It,..

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Confetti Media Group seeks Junior Artworker

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Confetti Media Group seeks Junior Artworker

A great opportunity has arisen within the Confetti Media Group for a junior artworker to work within our busy marketing team. Tasks range from advertising campaigns and education prospectuses for the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies to online adverts and banners, menus and promotional screens for Antenna as well as regular e-newsletters, corporate stationery, posters and flyers. The role of the junior artworker is to support the Graphic Designer with these tasks; to assist with the design an..

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18th Jun

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ASOS Body scanning experiment seeks participants

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ASOS Body scanning experiment seeks participants

Antenna members are invited to play a part in shaping the clothes shopping experience. Manchester Metropolitan University has joined forces with online retailer ASOS and Designer Forum to seek volunteers willing to have their body measurements scanned as part of a research project into clothing sizes. The two-minute scan takes over 100 measurements, and the data collected will help inform product development grading that is true to the dimensions of the modern person’s body. Each participant will rec..

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17th Jun

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Breakfast with the Lions

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Breakfast with the Lions

On Saturday June 22nd, the British Lions will be going head to head with the Aussies in the 1st test of the British Lions Australia Tour. It is to celebrate 125 years of the British & Irish Lions Rugby team, which is why Antenna is proud to host a MacMillan Cancer Support fundraising event. It will be hosted by the 1st team of Nottingham Rugby Club at Antenna's Bar and Restaurant where we will receive live input from Rory Underwood in Australia. Doors open at 8.30am. We will be serving breakfast be..

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11th Jun

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Confetti Media Group job opportunity

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Confetti Media Group job opportunity

Confetti Media Group is looking to recruit a Digital Media Marketing Executive to develop our social media strategy across all of the businesses within the group and keep our online presence up to date. Group businesses include Confetti, post-production film and TV company, Spool, our record label, Denizen, and our creative business centre, Antenna and the job will involve writing engaging copy and issuing timely news releases to help with recruiting, retaining and engaging students..

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11th Jun

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YOUR OPINIONS SOUGHT TO HELP WITH GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILIT..

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YOUR OPINIONS SOUGHT TO HELP WITH GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY OF CREATIVE SECTOR

Nottingham City Council, along with a number of key partners, are investigating the current level of support available to the city’s creative industry businesses.  This will help them to understand whether any additional facilities or support should be provided to enable the growth and sustainability of this sector. They are inviting creative businesses to complete a short survey to register their views including the type of support you might be looking for, the facilities and services you requi..

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15th May

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INNOVATE UK FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

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INNOVATE UK FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

Innovate UK is looking for organisations to apply for a voucher worth up to £5000 to improve their cyber-security. More information can be found on the Innovate website here

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15th May

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Prince Harry's Visit to Antenna

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Prince Harry's Visit to Antenna

The young Prince was in town visiting students at the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies. Whilst there he turned his hand to newsreading and gaming before switching on the Notts TV Institute.  

Prince Harry "switched on" the Notts TV Institute in the Antenna Bar in front of an audience of invited guests uttering "Aye Up Me Duck" as he did so.

The Notts TV Institute is an initiative designed to support the development and training of talent for Nottingh..

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29th Apr

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DESIGNER FORUM PRESS RELEASE | NOTTINGHAM

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DESIGNER FORUM PRESS RELEASE | NOTTINGHAM

Designer Forum has become part of the Confetti Media Group, a unique family of companies commited to driving new and innovative approches to business and education. Designer Forum provides vital tools for any business working with products and services that needs to be aware of long term developments and macros trends that shape their future. Designer Forum has a long track record of providing a valuable service for its members – pre-dominantly, but not exclusively from the world of fashion and texti..

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27th Feb

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Tiger Solutions

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Tiger Solutions

Tiger Solutions will be on hand to help you walk away with an improved spreadsheet that will save you time, energy and money. Learn how to use Excel more effectively to move your business forward, debug a badly behaved spreadsheet and much more. • Free Drop-In Clinic

• 0800 – 1300

• Attendees can pre-book a half hour appointment or turn up and wait

• For further information or to pre book your half hour appointment please contact

0115 9932372 or email info@tigersolutio..

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11th Feb

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Tiger Solutions

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Tiger Solutions

Tiger Solutions will be on hand to help you walk away with an improved

spreadsheet that will save you time, energy and money. Learn how to use Excel more effectively to move your business forward, debug a badly behaved spreadsheet and much more. • Free Drop-In Clinic

• 0800 – 1300

• Attendees can pre-book a half hour appointment or turn up and wait

• For further information or to pre book your half hour appointment please contact

0115 9932372 or email info@tigers..

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11th Feb

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Tiger Solutions

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Tiger Solutions

Tiger Solutions will be on hand to help you walk away with an improved spreadsheet that will save you time, energy and money. Learn how to use Excel more effectively to move your business forward, debug a badly behaved spreadsheet and much more. • Free Drop-In Clinic

• 0800 – 1300

• Attendees can pre-book a half hour appointment or turn up and wait

• For further information or to pre book your half hour appointment please contact

0115 9932372 or email info@tigersolutio..

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11th Feb

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Tiger Solutions

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Tiger Solutions

Tiger Solutions will be on hand to help you walk away with an improved

spreadsheet that will save you time, energy and money. Learn how to use Excel more effectively to move your business forward, debug a badly behaved spreadsheet and much more. • Free Drop-In Clinic

• 0800 – 1300

• Attendees can pre-book a half hour appointment or turn up and wait

• For further information or to pre book your half hour appointment please contact

0115 9932372 or email info@tigers..

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11th Feb

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Second Wednesday

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Second Wednesday

This month we celebrate New Adventures, a fantastic web design conference that is in its third year. This time around it will also be the final conference to be held, which makes this year's Second Wednesday pre-party even more special than usual. New Adventures allows us to bring unique speakers that wouldn't normally be in the area for you to enjoy.  The event is as usual free for everyone and anyone is welcome to come along, whether you have a ticket for the conference or not. The aim is to bri..

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21st Jan

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Second Wednesday Awards

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Second Wednesday Awards

Second Wednesday is a gathering of people from (or wanting to get into) the web and related creative industries. Originally founded nearly fourteen years ago for business directors to blow off steam, it's grown into an event open to anyone in the industry and provided the networking platform for several up and comers in the Nottingham scene. Anyone is welcome to come along. We encourage you to come with an open mind, and talk to as many people as you can. Everyone's friendly and has something interesti..

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15th Jan

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Nott Tuesday

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Nott Tuesday

On the second Tuesday of every month, Nott Tuesday brings together technology people, start-ups and companies with the vision to fill the Nottingham tech scene with networking opportunities.   Visit www.notttuesday.com for more information.

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15th Jan

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Social Enterprise Business Networking Event: 1st Tuesday

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Social Enterprise Business Networking Event: 1st Tuesday

First Tuesday of every month. Networking event for social entrepreneurs and like-minded businesses from Nottingham. There's also the chance to meet others, find opportunities, to trade and to find potential collaborators. It's FREE. Starts at 6pm

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15th Jan

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Tweet Up

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Tweet Up

A tweet up meet up hosted by Shake Social and Tony Bates…. For Nottingham businesses  that like to tweet, this is the opportunity to meet!

For further information visit www.shakesocial.co.uk

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15th Jan

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Cracking Christmas Imaginarium Line-up Revealed

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Cracking Christmas Imaginarium Line-up Revealed

Antenna is offering a veritable smorgasboard of festive treats and entertainment at our Christmas Imaginarium Thursday 13 December.

As well as a delicious hot buffet, guests will be entertained by burlesque artiste Scarlett Daggers, Illusionist Dee Christopher and music acts including The Broom Hill String Band, DJ Apocalypse and the UK's number one Elvis impersonator - This is Elvis... Contact Antenna reception hello@antenna.uk.com for tickets. Thank you very much.

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11th Dec

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Confetti Media Group Welcomed Deputy Prime Minister

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Confetti Media Group Welcomed Deputy Prime Minister

The Deputy Prime Minister was visiting on the day he announced that over 300 jobs will be created and protected in Leicester and Nottingham thanks to £5.77m funding for local companies from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. He visited Nottingham to see how investment from Nottingham’s City Deal will be used to continue to grow and provide training and jobs for 16-24 year olds into the digital technology sector and to hear plans for development of the Creative Quarter. The Deputy Prime Ministe..

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7th Dec

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Word of Mouth: Journeys

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Word of Mouth: Journeys

£4 on the door / £3 members Word of Mouth is Nottingham Writers’ Studio’s quartlery live literature event. An evening of spoken word wanderings as Nottingham Writers’ Studio celebrates Journeys, including poetry by Rich Goodson, Andy Miller and Robin Vaughan-Williams, stories from Giselle Leeb, Andrew Kells, Laura Grevel and booker shortlisted novelist Alison Moore. Plus details of Nottingham’s very own Sillitoe trail from James Walker. Nottingham Writers' Studio

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31st Oct

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Tweet Up

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Tweet Up

A tweet up meet up hosted by Shake Social and Tony Bates…. For Nottingham businesses  that like to tweet, this is the opportunity to meet!

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31st Oct

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GameCityNights

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GameCityNights

GameCityNights are an after-dark exploration of videogames and the culture surrounding them. We aim to fit the best parts of the GameCity festival into a single evening. They're for makers, players, thinkers, drinkers and lovers of interesting stuff. Every month you can expect:

Extra-Special guests (from around the world)

A pop up arcade (with great games to play)

Networking (but in a good way)

Surprises (that you'll like)

And a mysterious box of amazing prizes. If you'd l..

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31st Oct

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Raise Your Game - Iain Dimmock ‘Nottingham to Africa and..

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Raise Your Game - Iain Dimmock ‘Nottingham to Africa and back again’

Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurism in Kenya An evening with Iain Dimmock telling tales and sharing pictures of the Uplifting story of young entrepreneurs from the Hakuna Matata Project in Meru. Stories of sunshine, determination and the lessons learnt there for us here in the UK. www.eetcic.com – Raise Your Game is a programme of events designed to drive business success. Give us one hour of your time after work on a Monday, and we’ll give you access to a treasure trove of talent, expe..

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31st Oct

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Architecture Lecture Series by Dr Valeria Di Passetti

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Architecture Lecture Series by Dr Valeria Di Passetti

Lavinia Fontana was a celebrated painter of the 16th century and by no means the only one. We will look at how her creative passion overcome social obstacles and how it can do today. Lavinia Fontana

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31st Oct

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NTU Thirsty Thursday

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NTU Thirsty Thursday

Network. Learn. Be inspired.

That's Thirsty Thursday's mission. This popular, free event helps Nottingham's budding entrepreneurs to translate their business aspirations into reality. Thirsty Thursday is organised by NTU and the University of Nottingham. Its success is evident due to the fact that it is now in its ninth year, having just celebrated its twenty-fifth event. Thirsty Thursday motivates students and graduates to become more entrepreneurial and consider the option of running their own ..

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31st Oct

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Social Enterprise Business Networking Event: 1st Tuesday

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Social Enterprise Business Networking Event: 1st Tuesday

First Tuesday of every month. Networking event for social entrepreneurs and like-minded businesses from Nottingham. There's also the chance to meet others, find opportunities, to trade and to find potential collaborators. It's FREE. Starts at 6pm

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31st Oct

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Second Wednesday

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Second Wednesday

Second Wednesday is open to anyone working in or with the web industry and attracts a very mixed crowd of designers, developers, business owners, marketeers, freelancers and anyone interested in things web like. Visit www.secondwednesday.org.uk for more information.

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31st Oct

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Nott Tuesday

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Nott Tuesday

On the second Tuesday of every month, Nott Tuesday brings together technology people, start-ups and companies with the vision to fill the Nottingham tech scene with networking opportunities.  Visit www.notttuesday.com for more information.

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31st Oct

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Tweet Up

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Tweet Up

A tweet up meet up hosted by Shake Social and Tony Bates…. For Nottingham businesses  that like to tweet, this is the opportunity to meet!

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31st Oct

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Nottingham's Got Talent

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Nottingham's Got Talent

On Tuesday 30th October, some of Nottingham's finest up and coming music acts will battle it out to be crowned the winner of the inaugural Notts Factor. Following a series of auditions the stellar line-up will perform in the grand finale in front of the Notts Factor panel of judges - singer/songwriter Nina Smith, Nottingham Playhouse Chief Executive Stephanie Sirr and City Councillor Nick McDonald. There will also be a special guest performance by local musician Georgie Rose. 

The conte..

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26th Oct

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Ten Steps to Business Success in the USA

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Ten Steps to Business  Success in the USA

The Greater Richmond Partnership inc is the economic development body for Richmond, Virginia, USA, see www.grpva.com. The Greater Richmond Partnership team visits Nottingham regularly and helps local firms that want to do business in the USA. GRP’s service is free and confidential. Come and join Barry Matherly, Senior Vice President and colleagues and learn more about the Partnership’s ‘Ten Steps to Business Success in the USA’, do some networking and get an insight into the result of the ..

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23rd Oct

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Harnessing the hidden power of stories using video

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Harnessing the hidden power of stories using video

Real life day-to-day stories are certainly a pleasant way to pass the time. But these stories harbour hidden powers. They make things real. They engage both sides of the brain, in a way that Powerpoint presentations can only dream of. These stories connect with their audience on an emotional level, and, best of all, this prompts action. Stories are very powerful things. The prediction is in a couple of years over 90% of internet traffic will be video. So if we’re going to harness these stories, we re..

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11th Oct

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You will be watching...NOTTS TV

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You will be watching...NOTTS TV

A consortium of Confetti Media Group, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Post Media Group and Inclusive Digital are announced as successful local TV bidders. Back in August broadcast industry regulators Ofcom revealed that it had received 57 bids for licences to run local TV services in 21 cities and towns across the UK, including Nottingham, Glasgow, Belfast, Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Sheffield and London. The Notts TV consortium submitted a bid to run the 12 year licence for Nottin..

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3rd Oct

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