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MD20 – The Christmas Meetball

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Event opens at 7pm ANNOUNCING The Meetdraw Vintage Christmas Ball A night of unique festive decadence Tickets now available!  …

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Five Reasons to Attend Silicon Beach 2013

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Time is a commodity we all seem desperately short of (did you see @planbstudio’s talk from last years Silicon Beach event – view it here?).  Managing clients, and staff, and their expectations; whilst delivering work to ever increasingly tight deadlines is a full-time job.  And so the thought of taking a few days out of the office might…

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Silicon Beach 2013 – 5th & 6th September

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It is hard to deny that technology and our ubiquitous access to information is changing the way we speak to one another, and expect to speak to one another.  This means that business needs to change too.   We need to start making things people want rather than making people want things. For two days this coming September, Bournemouth will…

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You wait 3 Months and then 2 come along…

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Meetdraw events are quarterly.  Always have been.  The Butchers are all volunteers who work full-time in a collection of successful agencies and so it’s just easier and less pressure on everyone if the events are every three months.  Besides it builds anticipation, helping the events achieve the “not-to-be-missed” status they enjoy.  And judging my #MD18’s success, it’s working. But sometimes…

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Meetdraw 18 – Thursday 13th June – Key West

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We survived our childish mistakes, successfully traversed our troubled adolescence and now we’re on the verge of adulthood.  Come along and help us celebrate our 18th birthday in style. Befitting of such a momentus occassion, with the help of the good people at Envisage*, we’ve hired Bournemouth Pier and have organised an evening of fun, frivolity and booze-fuelled networking. …

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Creative Economy Census – The Results

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Following on from last years graphical display of the creative economy of Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole; the exercise has been repeated – only this time bigger and better! Once again an online survey was distributed to almost 300 creative agencies based between Lyme Regis and Christchurch.  It was also posted in the usual places on LinkedIn and Facebook and pimped…

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Media Innovation Awards 2013

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CALL FOR ENTRIES… Innovative companies in Dorset are being invited to enter the 2013 Media Innovation Awards, the South West’s most prestigious awards event for people working in the creative industries. The Media Innovation Awards will celebrate and honour the very best creative and innovative work produced by media, design and music companies during 2012.  The glitzy award presentation event…

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One thing I know

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OneThingIKnow.co.uk is celebrating its foundation with the launch of a new book featuring a wealth of hard-earned business insights from an impressive range of leaders from across the creative spectrum, from Aardman to Future Publishing. Thats all well and good you might think but what about our wealth of creative talent in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset? Thats who we…

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What you need to know for #MD17 at the Inferno

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How to Speed Date our industry experts

The 10 industry experts will be gathered at the back of The Inferno in an exclusive area, manned by the biggest Butchers. Experts will be wearing lanyards so that they are easily identifiable. Speed dating works like this:
  1. 10 students at a time will be invited into the area – 1 per expert

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Who are the Experts for Meetdraw 17?

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Andrew Henning / CEO – Redweb

CEO and founder of the largest digital agency in the South West, Andrew has been in the design industry for 20 years since gaining a degree at Manchester in the late Eighties.  Today, Redweb employs over 80 staff with a turnover in excess of £6 million.  

Arabella Lewis-Smith / Joint Founder & Director

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