What we're about

λrtßees is hackathon that brings together the best hackers, developers, and designers from all around the world for one weekend of hacking in; Edinburgh, Scotland | United Kingdom

A unique occasion to hear how to open up new opportunities in the fastest growing markets in the world.

This unique series of events brings together distinguished creatives to share their experience and guidance. If you are interested in understanding what opportunities exist around the globe today and how these can be accessed, then this is certainly for you.

Each event is free to attend.

Our aim is to develop a unique creative community centred all around the universities in Scotland. The International Weekends will be hosted at the University of Edinburgh. The Weekends will comprise a celebration of Scotland’s Creative connections and a sharing of information on how best Scottish creatives can successfully build their ideas beyond our order.

We will hear from world-class international creative leaders who will share their own, invaluable, personal experience of what works and what to avoid when building an international business.

Artbees will provide access to their members across the globe who have volunteered to provide assistance to attendees during the week. This is the first year that International Weekends will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland and we are expecting to attract a range of leading Scottish creative figures and entrepreneurs.

Invite your friends to join the group and spread the word. We look forward to meeting you soon at one of our fantastic International Weekends in Edinburgh!

Who should attend?

Our events attract a local and an internationals in their 20's and 30's looking to share ideas, advice, opportunities, resources, referrals and meet new people.

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Speakers

We are delighted to have a growing list of international speakers presenting over the course of the week including . .. ...

To see more of our fantastic speakers, check out our website: ackbees.com/events

Friday Night Social: Fireside Chat hosted by Edinburgh International Society (https://meetup.com/edinburgh-international) to register for the Friday Social Night please visit Artbees on Eventbrite

Sign Up

Please review the speaker timetable (https://www.hackbees.com/calendar) available on our website and sign up for the ticket type that matches the speaker session you would like to attend via Artbees on Eventbrite page.

Thank you in advance.

Do you have questions about International Weekends?

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Benefits include, but are not limited to:

• The opportunities to connect, grow, learn, educate and live through a wide variety of local events

• The opportunities to network & cultivate relationships with developers, designers, and writers

• The opportunities to expand your impact on the local creatives

• Access to our events calendar, mobile app, and limited online resources

• Access to pre-register for events in the local area for free or at a discounted rate

Additional Info

Although we are Artbees Hackathon' by name, we welcome all students, professionals, expats, travellers, of all ages. Our community is very diverse and currently has members ranging from 18 years old to 30+ years old.

- Sorry - No photo means no membership. Please, no submitting logos or graphics as profile pics. People looking away from the camera will not be approved. Spamming the event pages or the profiles of other members will result in being excused from the site. Our aim is to continue is professionalism at all times.

- The Digital Marketing Conference (http://edinburgh.digital/marketing) was formed in 2016 with a mission to support and facilitate the success of its creative industries members. We do this by engaging and representing the sector; providing development, training, and promotion; and by securing commercial opportunities.

The core of Artbees is its monthly networking events, held on the first Friday of every month. This is a chance to meet peers from across the sector, the majority of our members are therefore those working in creative fields such as design, photography, film, animation, music, fashion, art, crafts, digital, advertising, marketing, architecture, or television.

The open community for local digital people - Meet, Learn and Share.

We are Edinburgh's largest community of digital, marketing, analytics & tech. Anyone can attend & anyone can speak or help to organise our free workshops and Events in Edinburgh (https://edinburghevents.org/).

• 100% free & community-driven
• Real knowledge of real people
• No selling or sales pitches
• You can speak or organise, too!

Free workshops, seminars and networking events in Edinburgh

We meet weekly to share ...

• Digital Marketing
• Data Science & Analytics
• Product Management
• UI/UX & Design
• Web / Mobile / Software Development
• General business & digital ideas

Our meet-up formats

• Networking
• Workshops & expert talks
• Panel sessions & debates
• Competitions
• One-on-one advice sessions
• Charity support projects

Who runs Artbees Network?
Our society runs by the generous volunteers from multiple industries. Rising stars from business and beyond. All connected by a craving to learn, share and discuss digital knowledge. Read more about us (https://www.hackbees.com/)

How can I speak or run a workshop?
Simply get in touch at artbees.us/speaker-opportunities (https://www.hackbees.com/speaker-opportunities)

How can I become an Artbees organiser?
We are 100% volunteer-run and depend on committed participants who step up and take the lead. Talk to us during an event or apply at artbees.us/join/ (https://www.hackbees.com/join)

Can I host Edinburgh Event Guide (https://edinburghevents.org/)?
Yes. All our events happen at venues and offices who believe in our cause and provide us with free space. If you can host please tell us admin@artbees.us

How can I sponsor or partner with Artbees?
Get in touch with our team at hello@artbees.us

Why 100% free?

Inspired by the Artbees, we believe in making a difference outside our day-to-day jobs by using our professional skills and knowledge. We also hope this gives us an opportunity to discover, develop and improve in our own different areas of interest and career aspirations. Read our story

For industry tips and career opportunities linkedin.com/company/edinburgh/ (http://www.linkedin.com/company/edinburgh)

IMPORTANT

All our events are organised by Artbees volunteers during their free-time, after working hours, and we choose venues that offer to host us for free. That is a lot of goodwill and thoughtfulness, but because we are no business nor is this our occupation, we kindly ask that by participating you agree to understand the simplicity and limits of our initiative. Despite our best efforts and achievements to date, we are in no way liable for any risk, damage or disappointment that may result from our activities.

Due to the voluntary nature of our organisation, contributors and venues, event dates and details may change with short notice. It is your responsibility to check the date and time before arriving, and to enable automatic group notifications on your Meetup profile settings so you are always notified of any changes:

meetup.com/account/comm/artbees/ (https://meetup.com/account/comm/hackbees/)

Pictures and video may be taken to promote our activities on Meetup and other websites. If you wish to be censored for any reason, kindly inform the event organiser

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