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Education

Tech She Can

Experts predict that, unless we intervene now, by 2040 the percentage of women employed in the tech and digital industries will be just 1%.

As the influence of the tech and digital sector increases within the UK economy, having so few women working in this sector will have a huge impact on the employability of half the workforce! Read more “Tech She Can”

Business

Binary Festival T minus 1 and counting…

This is the day before the build up day.  Christmas Eve Eve if you like. Everything starts to happen tomorrow, the tech guys will turn up at Hinterlands and will build the stage, install the lighting and make everything sound amazing.  There will be final badge making, setting up registration and the inevitable requests of “Can I change my gathering?”.  I will take all this in my stride, because we are onsite. Read more “Binary Festival T minus 1 and counting…”

Business

Our top 5 resources that explain why everyone should…

From Harry, William & Kate’s Heads Together Campaign and thousands of runners in this year’s marathon, to high profile business professionals discussing their own experiences of mental illness, mental health has never been such a widely talked about topic.  But what does this mean for you? Read more “Our top 5 resources that explain why everyone should be talking about mental health”

Business

Silicon Beach – is it all about the shorts?

Silicon Beach takes place every year in Bournemouth – location of one of the UK’s fastest growing digital and creative economies.  An apt home for a creative conference jam packed with inspiring speakers.  Matt Desmier, the curator, is open enough to admit he invites a bunch of excellent speakers he wants to listen to and then invites us all in to crash his party.  [Complete with romper shorts / play suits and very classy deck shoes! You have to be there to believe it!] Read more “Silicon Beach – is it all about the shorts?”

Business

What do we actually do at Autumn Live?

I’ll begin with a story; before I started Autumn Live I once worked for Picturehouses as the Marketing and Business Development Manager. One day, one of my children came home from school saying they had to tell everyone at school what their parents did for a job, “Oh that’s interesting sweetie, what did you say mummy does?” I waited with baited breath… Read more “What do we actually do at Autumn Live?”

Connection

Top 6 reasons you should host a Live Engagement…

Autumn Live specialises in live engagement events.  It sounds like someone is ‘popping the question’ doesn’t it? (I have actually had a visitor do this at an event, on stage, in front of 2000 people, but it’s not a proposal of marriage!) Hosting a Live Engagement event is an opportunity for people to connect together in really life and share something incredible. Read more “Top 6 reasons you should host a Live Engagement event”