• Is there an appetite to keep this group going and organise an April meetup?
    The CING group was a busy group and a great event so I wanted to see if there is an appetite to get the group back up and running again? If so, let's try and get an event and a theme on for the end of April...?

    Brew Dog Manchester

    35 Peter Street M2 5BG · Manchester

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  • 2014 CING Nov Meetup
    The CING November meetup will be the last of 2014! As per our usual event, we will return to Brew Dog for an evening of drinks, conversation and networking. Members usually arrives between 6:30 - 7: 00 and we stay there till around 8:00 to 9:00. Come join us ! Ben

    Needs a location

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  • 2014 CING Sep Meetup
    CING September meetup follows the usual laid back pattern and will return to Brew Dog for an evening of drinks, conversation and networking. Members usually arrives between 6:30 - 7: 00 and we stay there till around 8:00 to 9:00. Come join us ! Ben

    Needs a location

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  • 2014 CING Aug Meetup
    CING Aug meetup follows the usual laid back pattern and will return to Brew Dog for an evening of drinks, conversation and networking. Members usually arrives between 6:30 - 7: 00 and we stay there till around 8:00 to 9:00. Come join us ! Ben

    Needs a location

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  • Finance for Creatives
    It is a delight to welcome our three wonderful speakers to CING this month to talk to us about Finance. Starting the evening will be Richard Myers, Commercial Director of Transmit Start-Ups (http://www.transmitstartups.co.uk/) and he will talk to us about the different types of finance available to creative companies. Next on the floor will be Vicky Szulist, Partner at Crowe Clark Whitehill (http://www.crowehorwath.net/UK/industries/Corporate_Business/Media/Media.aspx). Over the years, Vicky has worked with media companies, arts & culture organisations, charities and educational establishments big and small and are very passionate about helping creative industries to grow. Finally, we would like to welcome our keynote speaker of the evening, Barry Jackson, Entrepreneur and Creator of Hivehaus (http://www.hivehaus.co.uk/). Many of you might have seen Barry on Channel 4's George Clarks Amazing Space, he will be talking to us his journey of designing and creating the concept of Hivehaus - houses built by succession of Hexagonal modules. A truly helpful and inspirational evening not to be missed. Social Media: • @CINGnetwork • #CreativeFinance Schedule of the Evening: • 6: 00 - 6: 30 | Arrival & Networking • 6: 45 | Welcome from Ben Hui, Founder of CING • 6: 50 | Types of Finance for the Creative Industry, Richard Myers • 7: 15 | Planning for Growth , Vicky Szulist • 7: 40 | My journey with Hivehaus, Barry Jackson • 8: 10 | Q&A About the Speakers Richard Myers, Commercial Director of Transmit Start-Ups @TransmitStartUp (https://twitter.com/TransmitStartUp) Richard set up his first business in 1991 at the age of 19 and have been self-employed for the majority of that time. Richard’s businesses have been in the service industry and have enjoyed creative and implementing effective business development strategies for different businesses. On top of his role as a commercial director at Transmit Start-Ups, Richard is also a mentor for the enterprise team at Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and the Music Clinic programme for Generator. Vicky Szulist, Partner at Crowe Clark Whitehill @CroweCW (https://twitter.com/CroweCW) Vicky Szulist is a partner at Crowe Clark Whitehill is a leading national accountancy firm offering audit, tax and advisory services. She has acted for entrepreneurial businesses throughout her career and has a particular interest in creative businesses. The Manchester office has previously worked successfully with start ups offering packaged services to techcelerate members. The firm aims to turn our knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients. Barry Jackson, Entrepreneur and Creator of Hivehaus @hivehausmodular (https://twitter.com/hivehausmodular) Barry is an entrepreneur whose innovative modular living space idea was featured on Channel Four's George Clarke's Amazing Places has had 1,000s of enquiries from all over the world as a result. Barry Jackson, 51 from Dalton, Lancashire created his prototype Hivehaus in 2013 and the interest after the TV show was aired has encouraged him to officially launch his business at Grand Designs Live in May. The unique product is based on a series of flat panel hexagons which interlock and can be adapted to create rooms of any dimension along similar principles to a beehive, hence its name. Transmit Start-Ups The Government launched their Start Up Loans programme last year to help new businesses set up and grow, but what is it all about? What are the benefits and is it relevant to you? Transmit Start-Ups, a delivery partner for the programme specialising in the creative and digital sectors, will speak about the programme and take questions from you. Transmit Start-Ups provides business support, finance and mentoring for new businesses across the UK. The team have many years experience running businesses in the creative and digital sectors including a record label, an artist management company, a web development company and a digital music platform. Crowe Clark Whitehill Crowe Clark Whitehill is a UK accountancy firm that offers audit, tax and advisory services. Our overriding aim is to act, and be regarded as, long-term trusted advisers to your business or organisation. Everything about us – from the way we are structured, to the way we invest in people – is driven by this principle. It begins with our core values of professionalism, integrity, quality, development and approachability. Throughout our working relationship with you, you will see these values in action, not mere words but an essential part of Crowe Clark Whitehill’s culture.

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  • 2014 CING May Meetup
    CING May meetup follows the usual laid back pattern and will return to Brew Dog for an evening of drinks, conversation and networking. Members usually arrives between 6:30 - 7: 00 and we stay there till around 8:00 to 9:00. Come join us ! Ben

    Needs a location

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  • CING April Meetup
    CING April meetup follows the usual laid back pattern and will return to Brew Dog for an evening of drinks, conversation and networking. Members usually arrives between 6:30 - 7: 00 and we stay there till around 8:00 to 9:00. Come join us ! Ben

    Needs a location

    27 comments
  • 2014 CING Feb Meetup
    CING February meetup follows the usual laid back pattern and will return to Brew Dog for an evening of drinks, conversation and networking. Members usually arrives between 6:00 - 6: 30 and we stay there till around 8:00 to 9:00. Come join us ! Ben

    Needs a location

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  • 2014 CING New Year Meetup
    First meetup in 2014 ! We are returning to our usual venue Brew Dog Manchester for the first 2014 meetup. The event format of a CING meetup is laid back and simple, all you need to do is to collect a name badge from the organiser and you can start networking. 6: 00 - 6: 30 PM Arrival 6: 30 - 8: 30 PM Networking Bring yourself and any creative friends, colleagues or partners for a chance to network, make new contacts, form collaborations and enjoy a Monday evening with drinks and conversation.

    Brew Dog Manchester

    35 Peter Street M2 5BG · Manchester

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  • CING November Meetup
    We are returning to our usual venue Brew Dog Manchester for the November meetup. The event format of a CING meetup is laid back and simple, all you need to do is to collect a name badge from the organiser and you can start networking. 6: 00 - 6: 30 PM Arrival 6: 30 - 8: 30 PM Networking Bring yourself and any creative friends, colleagues or partners for a chance to network, make new contacts, form collaborations and enjoy a Monday evening with drinks and conversation.

    Brew Dog Manchester

    35 Peter Street M2 5BG · Manchester

    5 comments