Brookson Enterprise Freelance Fair

We give you an opportunity to build a face-to-face network and find out more about the people and businesses you could be working with. You’ll leave the Enterprise Freelance Fair with new connections, new ideas and an improved blueprint for progress.

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Date: 16 February 2011
Location: Innospace, UK

Digital Shoreditch

The Digital Shoreditch festival celebrates outstanding creativity in the heart of the UK's digital hub.

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Date: 3 May 2011
Location: Various locations in and around Shoreditch including Brick Lane, UK

Myth Busting: The Reality of Working in Social Media, hosted by Propel London

We will hear from 4 people, working in senior roles in social media, about the reality of their day, the role they have and the work they do for their clients. Join Propel London and a host of industry experts busting the myths that surround working in social media.

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Date: 10 February 2011
Location: The Design Council, UK

Digital Sparks: Technology for Agencies

Digital Sparks has been conceived to provide a focussed event for an invited audience of agency decision-makers to hear about agency technologies and discuss active partnerships that work for both the agency and the technology provider.

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Date: 8 March 2011
Location: Bureau Private Members Club, UK

Mixing Digital With Dinner: Digital Advertising 2010 - A New Decade

Mixing Digital With Dinner: Digital Advertising 2010 - A New Decade. Michael will take you through the key trends affecting digital advertising today and in the coming decade.

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Date: 16 February 2011
Location: Chez Victor, UK

Parmuto Networking Event

Parmuto Parties ....... Offer a great opportunity to increase your exposure, meet new like-minded contacts and friends, promote your business, bounce ideas around in a creative environment, potentially source new employees or indeed employers, plus increase your chance of discovering exciting positions in whatever area you are an expert.

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Date: 2 February 2011
Location: Blue Posts Pub, UK

Social CRM 2011 - Paris

Social CRM (Paris) will explore the latest tools and techniques for implementing a successful Social CRM strategy. We will look at how companies are managing their social media communications, how they are integrating social media into their sales, marketing and research processes, and how they are storing and managing data between teams.

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Date: 6 December 2011

Earn Attention: Recruit Top Talent Using Social Media

The session will provide hands-on techniques for using the social networking sites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, to source relevant candidates. Revolutionary advertising tactics will be covered in depth, utilising social media to reach highly targeted professional profiles.

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Date: 16 December 2010
Location: BSG House, UK

Europe's largest Online Recruitment Conference

Now in its ninth year, Europe’s largest online recruitment conference will take place this year in central London on Thursday 27 January 2011. Chinwag is delighted to offer readers a 10% discount on delegate places if they use the promotion code “chinwag” when booking.

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Date: 27 January 2011
Location: Royal Geographical Society, UK

What do UX Freelancers Get Paid? Survey Request

Salary by Evan Jackson

A post to Chinwag's uk-usability email discussion forum asked for help in putting together a salary survey for UX (User Experience for the uninitiatied) Freelancers.

Leisa Reichelt, herself a UX Freelancer asked for the subscribers help to fill out a salary survey for freelancers working in this booming area of the digital world. Dissatisfied with other surveys that concentrated on agency staff rather than freelancers, Lisa put together her own survey:

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Help Wanted: The Ugly Truth

Help Wanted by Sam Michel

New Yorkers are known for their straight-up, tell-it-like-it-is attitude. One of the points I make during the pre-event briefings for the Digital Mission to New York, is the speed and brevity the mission companies will experience during the networking events in the Big Apple.

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Intro to Factual Production Management

A one-day workshop for covering the basic elements of production management including managing a team, scheduling, budgets and paperwork. Open to freelancers who have broadcast credits or two years’ professional experience working in TV and Digital Media production.

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Date: 15 May 2012
Location: Indie Training Fund at Lux, UK

BIMA Awards 2010

BIMA Awards 2010 Our largest awards party ever, we're expecting 1000 people at Heaven Nightclub. Tickets from £45 at

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Date: 25 November 2010
Location: Heaven Nightclub, UK

Thirst Thursday: Digital Drinks and Networking

Thirst Thursday is a networking evening for anyone working in digital Britain. Come and join us for a few drinks and meet your peers.

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Date: 14 October 2010
Location: 24 London, UK

HTML5, Ajax, CSS3 emerge and skill-sets expand

Shannon reading HTML5 For Web Designers by Jeremy Keith

In the last few months we have seen a marked shift in the number of clients requesting cutting edge programming languages like HTML5, Ajax and CSS3. This is great news for candidates but how many can capitalise on this burgeoning area?

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