Weekly round-up: Online creative & tech events

During these times of uncertainty and worry, there’s been a huge uplift across the creative and tech sector with people coming together and establishing online events and webinars to help and support one another. As there’s so much going on, we thought we’d collate a round-up each week, so you can see what’s coming up the following week – all in one place.

Digital Leeds Festival
From April 20th-1st May, Digital Leeds Festival has gone virtual, with loads of online events and content – all with the aim of helping digital businesses plan and grow through this difficult time.

All events are free and you can sign up via their website. The physical festival has been postponed until September 2020.

Creators Club
Creators Club are hosting a ‘Monday Mindset’ on Zoom to help everyone get ready and inspired for the week ahead – you can join here. They also host weekly Wednesday evening workshops to inspire your creative focus, refine your business strategies and collaborate with others.

A £2 donation is recommended to join – the price of your usual coffee.

Barclays Eagle Labs
Barclays are providing a series of webinars this week and throughout the lockdown, focused on providing information on COVID-19 financial relief for businesses, as well as training and mindfulness sessions.

All events are free and listed on their Eventbrite page.

Take part in online events, training and e-learning with ScreenSkills this week, plus have your lunch with commissioners from across the TV network.

All events are free and listed on their website.

Manchester Digital
Cashflow 101 – Tuesday 28th April, 2-3.30pm

Cash Flow 101 is a free expert guide to managing money during COVID-19. If you have burning questions regarding cashflow then you can sign up via their website – expect expert speakers, tips and time for networking.

LMF Networking
Webinar: How to tackle COVID-19 as a small business – Wednesday 29th April, 11am-12pm

Listen to guidance for freelancers and the self-employed during the COVID-19 outbreak, including what government support is available and what actions you can take to help yourself and your business.

The event is free – sign up here.

Tech Nation
Tech Nation Talks – North West – Wednesday 29th April, 3-5pm

Join Tech Nation as they virtually delve into the data behind the country’s most exciting industry and learn why the tech industry continues to accelerate at pace.

This event is free – register here.

Greater Connected Business Growth Hub
A fully funded programme tailored to help digital, creative and tech companies stabilise, adapt and grow. Application deadline is Friday 1st May. For more information and the application process, visit their website.

There’ll be many more great events over the next few weeks and we’d love to showcase them, so if there’s anything you’d like to see on here, let us know on Twitter @ArbetaMcr.