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How safe is your tech? Find out with Crisp at #LeedsDigi21

Premier sponsors Crisp return to Leeds Digital Festival this April to present The Rise of Safety Tech. The event will explore the emergence of safety technologies, the incredible growth the industry has already seen, and the difficult task ahead; detecting online harms, identifying bad actors and creating a safer online environment for users. Alongside Crisp’s…

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Take the international lead with BJSS at #LeedsDigi21

BJSS return to Leeds Digital Festival for a 5th year, this time as Premier sponsors, to deliver “The Story of an International Consultancy Born in Leeds”. From New York to Lisbon and back again, the event will invite members of the globe-spanning BJSS team to discuss what motivated them to take the international lead, how…

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#LeedsDigi21 lands NEXT WEEK

The #LeedsDigi21 April festival launches NEXT WEEK, and we’ll be bringing 13 brilliant, free, tech-filled events to your screen!   Tuesday 27th April: Opening up the festival on Tuesday morning, TransUnion will be exploring how you can utilise DevSecOps to maximise your business’ agility & security before handing over to BJSS, Slingshot & Leeds City…

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Announcing our April events programme!

Leeds Digital Festival returns this April 27th-29th! Given how challenging the past year has been, we wanted to bring some much-needed tech-filled fun to our audience this Spring, so in addition to the full two-week open platform event running September 20th – October 1st, we’re launching a limited programme of events this April, curated by…

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Top tips for hosting

Our amazing event hosts have proved that nothing can get in the way of a great digital event. Here are some top tips from our autumn festival hosts on running a successful virtual event 🤩💻 “The main thing that we found worked was user interaction. Creating Q&A sessions with polls created that engagement which broke…

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Looking ahead to Leeds Digital Festival 2021!

Following a fantastic autumn Festival, with over 290 virtual events, we are already looking forward to the next Leeds Digital Festival from 19th to 30th April 2021! Missed out on any events? Don’t worry, head over to our YouTube playlist where recorded events from the Festival are available for you to catch up whenever you like. The…

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WE ARE LIVE!

WE ARE LIVE!   Tune in over the next two weeks as we celebrate all things digital with an incredible programme of over 290 events, starting from today! Leeds Digital Festival 2020 is very excited to announce that Minister of State for Digital and Culture Caroline Dinenage MP is officially launching the autumn festival: Whether…

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In Conversation With… William Try, Managing Consultant at DMW Group

William Try, Managing Consultant at Executive Festival Sponsors DMW Group, spoke to us about the exciting growth happening in Leeds and the importance of digital transformation for responding to change. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role within The DMW Group. I’m William Try, Managing Consultant in business transformation and business architecture for…

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In conversation with… Andrew Wright, Chair of the Business Innovation and Growth Panel at Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

We spoke to Andrew Wright, Chair of the Business Innovation and Growth Panel at Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), about what makes our region’s digital sector stand out from the rest and the importance of ensuring everybody can benefit from technology. Tell us a bit about yourself and the LEP. I am driven by…

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In Conversation With… Andrew Campbell, UK Delivery Lead and Company Director at BJSS

Andrew Campbell, UK delivery lead and company director at Executive Festival Sponsors BJSS, spoke to us about the importance of bringing the tech community together and their approach to guiding clients through the uncertainty of Covid-19. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role within BJSS. I’m Andrew Campbell, a thirteen-year veteran of BJSS,…

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