Weekly Round-up V: Online support, events and webinars

Our 5th weekly round-up. This week there’s lots of events aimed at helping you plan ahead professionally and personally. We’ve pulled together as many as possible to showcase and share all of the fantastic support across the creative and tech industry, keeping us together during these uncertain time. Stay safe from us all at Arbeta.

Northern Tech Awards

GP Bullhound are hosting a live virtual event Wednesday 27th May, 4pm highlighting and celebrating the digital economy of the North of England and Scotland. The Northern Tech Awards will be revealed! Don’t miss out – you can register to attend here.  

Business Growth Hub

Business Growth Hub have a series of events this week from resetting your market strategy to a series of ‘strive and thrive’ events covering different topics. For more information and how to sign up, click here.

Strive and Thrive – Digital Marketing’ helping your business adapt and prepare for a new trading environment. Wednesday 27th May, 10.30am-12.00pm.

‘Strive and Thrive – Leading through challenging times’ helping your business innovate, adapt and prepare. Wednesday 27th May, 2-3.30pm.


Take part in online events, training and e-learning with ScreenSkills this week. Have your lunch with commissioners and hear from industry professionals on a range of subjects. All events are free and listed on their website.

A great one for Freelancers is the CV Clinic with ITV Loves Talent, Wednesday 27th May 12-1pm. Be quick though as tickets go quick! You can find out more here.

Manchester Digital

Manchester Digital are hosting and advertising other companies events each week to help you and your business through the pandemic. For more information and a full listing then head directly to their website.

Thursday 28th May 1pm-2pm  ‘Preparing for What’s Next’. Sign up here.

Thursday 28th 12.30-2pm ‘Futurescoping: with BJSS – what will the tech sector look like post Covid-19?’. Book now here.

Fintech North

Join FinTech North, Netpremacy and Google this Thursday 28th May, 11-12pm for an exclusive webinar, giving an insight into Google’s role in the FinTech sector. Sign up here.


Pro-Manchester have had a wide variety of support webinars during lockdown offering tips to helping you manage during these challenging times as well as specific business and legal support to help you through it.

This week they’re also hosting ‘Holding difficult conversation remotely’ this Wednesday 27th at 2.30pm and ‘Essential commercial legal advice to manage your business’ this Thursday 28th at 10am. For more information on all the events including how to sign up, click here.

Barclays Eagle Labs

Barclays are continuing to provide a series of webinars this week and ongoing during lockdown, focusing around providing information on the COVID-19 pandemic and making sure your mental health is being looked after. For Eagle Labs full list of events this week, head here.

If you’ve not had chance to attend their ‘Business Resilience through Coronavirus’ webinar then there’s still more on this week. Click the link above to find a date that suits you.

The Skills Toolkit

Digital and numeracy courses to build your skills whilst being at home. Digital and numeracy skills are amongst those that are most sought after by employers and can help you progress in work and boost your job prospects. Digital skills can be anything from using social media and staying safe online to coding, programming or digital marketing. All courses are free and more information can be found via their website.

They’ll be many more events over the next week that you’ll come across and we’d love to showcase and share them all – if there’s anything you’d like to see here then please let us know on Twitter @ArbetaMcr so we can continue to help and support each other.

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