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Every successful tech business has one thing in common: a dedicated, talented team, that underpins an original idea. But how do you find, support and develop exceptional talent? How do you grow a gifted workforce, reflective of modern society, with employees from all walks of life?  

Tech City, the area around Old Street, East London - is home to 5,000 digital creative and media employers - and is arguably, the worlds second 'digital capital' after Silicon Valley, employing thousands of dedicated tech profrssionals striving to grow ground-breaking technology businesses. 

Edmix is supporting Skills Funding Agency, and invites you - the technology employer, to the first Tech City Talent Development event!

Hosted by Bloomberg, you are invited to a fantastic afternoon of debate, inspiration and networking: 

 
12:30 - Arrival and registration
 
13:00  - Lunch (catering & refreshments provided)
 
13:30 - Welcome from Bloomberg & National Apprenticeship Service, Sue Husband
 
13:35 Anthony Impey (Optimity)
Tech City Advocate and CEO of Optimity, Anthony talks about the skills challenges in the sector and what innovative work is being done to address them.
 
13:45 Richard Dennys (Head of Digital Business Academy Tech City UK)
Specialist business courses online, ranging from building brands to running online campaigns, developing digital products to raising finance.
 
13:55 Apprenticeships - Dominic Gill (Apprenticeship lead Microsoft
A panel of employers will take questions on their experiences of recruiting apprentices.
 
14:35 John Pritchard (Tech Partnership) – Tech Partnership Fund
Funding for employers to invest in IT training. 
 
14:45 Break and networking
 
15:05 Ed Baker (Techmix Magazine) - Tech City Advocate and CEO of Digital Skills Agency, will be hosting a mini-panel discussion with three young digital job seekers on the challenges of finding employment in Tech City. 
 
15:20 BBC - Traineeship scheme Showcasing the BBC’s traineeship scheme.
 
15:30 Close
 
With representative from from BskyB, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, the Institute for Practitioners in Advertising (and their members), the Tech Partnership, Creative Skillset, Creative Pioneers and many more!

 

To attend this event you must REGISTER on this Eventbrite page:

 

PLEASE REGISTER HERE!

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Edmix Team

Date:
1st June 2015
Location:
Bloomberg LP, EC2A 1PQ