Young innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to apply for free places at the world-class forum.
The Emerging Talent Fund welcomes rising talents to attend the Thinking Digital Manchester Conference free of charge. We’re looking for promising entrepreneurs, innovators, tinkerers, researchers, communicators and students in technology, science, entrepreneurship, innovation and/or creativity.
After 8 fantastic years in Newcastle, Thinking Digital lands in Manchester! TDC MCR is an annual gathering of innovators, creative’s, thinkers and entrepreneurs where we will share insights, ideas, experiences and stories that have the power to shape our future.
The event kicks off with a choice of great workshops on 2 November taking place at select locations around central Manchester and is followed by a full day of inspiring talks from game-changing speakers on the 3 November at HOME.
Creative and innovative young thinkers and entrepreneurs are being offered the opportunity to attend the event free of charge as honoured guests of the inaugural Thinking Digital Manchester.
A minimum of 25 places are being provided for successful applicants to the Emerging Talent Fund as part of the conference after the runaway success of this project at Thinking Digital’s flagship conference in Newcastle in May 2015.
The Emerging Talent Fund team wants to hear from the cream of new talent from around the UK. To apply, you must be be able to make your case to the Thinking Digital panel of judges that you’ve got the right stuff to make the most of the new ideas and networking opportunities that attending the event will create.
Thinking Digital’s Herb Kim said: “We’re looking for promising innovators, tinkerers, researchers, communicators and students in technology, science, entrepreneurship, innovation and/or creativity.
“We want to know about what inspires you. All that’s needed is to submit your application in writing and a short video of 60 seconds or less, telling us about your ideas, aspirations and ambitions for the future.”
A judging team made up of representatives from Thinking Digital and their event partners will assess the entries. The successful applicants will receive a pass free of charge to the events and workshops, and a limited number of travel and accommodation bursaries will also be available for successful applicants outside the Greater Manchester area.
Attendance at Thinking Digital Manchester will give young entrepreneurs, innovators & techies the chance to connect with other Emerging Talents, share ideas and inspiration and build new relationships. Selected introductions to career opportunities will also be made available to Emerging Talents as appropriate.
A day of world-class speakers will excite new ideas and there is a choice of creative and business oriented workshops to attend the day before.
Herb said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for the next generation of innovators and creators to attend a truly inspiring event, which we’re confident will enthuse and inform their own creativity for the future. Thinking Digital is known as a world-leading forum for linking ideas and potential. If you believe you too have the ideas and potential to play a part in the next wave of digital creativity, come and get involved.”
To apply for the Emerging Talent Fund, please go to:
The deadline for applications was Friday 2nd October but the deadline will now be the 9th October so get your applications in quick. This Think Digital Manchester conference will be crucial to any wanting to to have a career in digital and is perfect for any with a #passsion4digital.