Mainframe Newsletter - March 2021

Mainframe Newsletter - March 2021

Spring is finally in the air and we've plenty planned to help put a creative spring in your step over the coming month.

We've not one but two CreativeMornings for you including the first ever UK wide event, plus Andrew Davis is on hand to help us put a much needed 'so what' into our social media.

A huge congratulations to all those shortlisted in the Mainframe Awards 2021. The votes are already rolling in for the Digital/Creative Ambassador of the Year 2021. Voting closes on Wednesday 10th March if you'd like to have your say and we'll be announcing the winners of all the awards at our live, online event at 7.00pm on Tuesday 27th April.

Digital/Creative Ambassador of the Year Voting now open!

The Digital/Creative Ambassador of the Year will be champion for Derby/Derbyshire, focused on making the city and region a great place for digital & creative businesses to set-up and thrive. This is your chance to take part in the Mainframe Awards 2021. Who will you vote for?  Vote Now

View our HubSpot Video here.

Upcoming events - March

  • CreativeMornings/Derby - Ripple  |  Friday 19th March - 8.30am on Zoom

This month, we invite you to pay attention to your personal ripple effect. To examine how your impact expands beyond your inner circle and find ways to pay positivity forward. If you’re feeling brave, this month can be a time to explore the depths of your world.

Join CM/Derby

  • Putting the 'So What' in Social Media in Today's World  |  Wednesday 24th March 12pm - 1.30pm on Zoom

How can you get people to engage with your content  and get the right people to take action, in today's noisy social world.

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  • Save the Date! Creative/Mornings UK   |   Friday 26th March on Zoom

Take part in the first ever CreativeMornings/UK. A national collaborative event for the whole of the UK's creative community. Full details coming soon...

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  • 1-2-1 Diagnostic Sessions

The 1-2-1 diagnostic sessions are up to an hour of time where we find out more about you, your business and what support might help you to reach your business goals. We would then look to direct you to the right partner or partners in The Big House to access the help you need.

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  • Cirque du Zoom - How a Project Manager started a circus school over Zoom 

After nine years of working as a project manager in the cutting edge world of aerospace & train manufacturing in Derby; I’m ready to swop my laptop for a handful of diamantes and a leotard. Nope this is no joke, I’m seriously ready to quit the corporate world and start my own circus school. 

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  • Mainframe Awards 2021 - Shortlist Announced

Wednesday 24th February saw us announce the shortlist for the Mainframe Awards 2021, live on our social channels. Here is the list of the amazing people, companies and projects selected by our judges.

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Expert Support From The Big House

Mainframe are proud to be part of The Big House which brings together a wide range of support and care for Creative and Digital businesses at different stages of development. It can be accessed in different ways, from different partners, in different places – while still being part of a joined-up business support programme.
Businesses will move through The Big House of support, accessing help at the level they need, from entrepreneurs, start-ups and those who face barriers to accessing mainstream business support, through to established, growing SMEs.
It’s all here – in one Big House.

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