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  • Dates – to 3rd June or 13 Days?Gaming/Gaming Culture – include the word PLAY
  • Digital Shoreditch Festival 2012

    1. 1. May 21 – June 1, 2012
    2. 2. Our MissionDigital Shoreditch is the festival celebrating the outstanding creative, technical andentrepreneurial talent of East London and Tech City.The festival will run from May 21st to June 1st 2012 and will be highlighting the thrivingdigital and tech talent from Clerkenwell to Stratford, Old Street to Bethnal Green andDalston to the City and beyond.Our collective ambition for 2012 is to deliver London’s greatest digital and creative techfestival ever. Our vision is to be as significant as South By South West within four yearsand be recognised as one of the world’s premier events for showcasing the mosttalented companies and individuals within the digital and creative technologies sectors.
    3. 3. Last Year...Key contributors from last year were:
    4. 4. 2011 showcased over 50 events, here is just a small selection... The Summit brought together the key brains, creatives and visionaries Interactive workshops where young behind the vibrant Digital Shoreditch people learned to create mobile apps economy. that can change their world The Family Day provided an SCAMP Conference – the eclectic opportunity for local creative conference looked at how creatives, companies and studies to digital is influencing creative exhibit outstanding digital industries and vice-versa. interactives, installations and artworks. ‘Hacking Advertising’ – discussed ‘What does digital mean for me?’ how brands could break the 4th wall discussed the changing nature of of advertising and redefine the promotion in a digital world. media landscape. ‘Lost Treasures’ mobile experience, The public got to experience and discovering mobile campaigns, apps play with some of Inition’s cutting- and culture, and WLM phone edge 3D second star in an animated museum. music video. The 2011 Guide is available here:
    5. 5. This Year... Race for Apps is a competition to crowd-source mobile apps from the digital community for visitors, businesses and journalists, coming into the local area during the 2012 games.We’ll be announcing the winners of theRace for Apps contest!
    6. 6. Focus DaysDay Day’s Focus Day Day’s Focus Inspiring young people to Mentoring & coaching sessions to helpINSPIRE GROWTH discover... businesses grow. Universities & Research - Post Emerging technology, Big Data andACADEMIC NEXT TECH 18 students, post-grads. Mobile. Recruitment. Job fair and Branding, Marketing, Advertising andWORK portfolio /CV review, freelancer BRANDS Social. and new talent. A day of unexpectedCREATE consequences! 80% Female led PLAY Games and Gamification creative Funding and StartupCAPITAL SUMMIT The best of Digital Shoreditch businesses. Public Exhibition (over Game Jam & Data Hackathon. JAMPUBLIC weekend) (over weekend of 26th and 27th May)
    7. 7. The Source The Source is the first ever tangible directory that has been lovingly put together by Digital Shoreditch. This easily accessible guide highlights our thriving creative and technical scene and supports growth by ensuring that businesses can be found and connected. The Source spans the immense diversity across a wide range of industries that include advertising, arts and culture, gaming and entertainment, financial and legal services, education, IT and Web development and a whole lot more.Vol. 1 of The Source is available here:
    8. 8. Reaching out to over 1008 Local Companies and Counting
    9. 9. Be part of the UK’s largest digital event celebrating creative, tech and start-up talent.