Awards for digital creatives

Mainframe, an initiative that aims to bring together a community of digital and creative business across Derby and Derbyshire is hosting its first awards event this April.

Some of the UK’s most talented digital and creative businesses call Derby and Derbyshire home and these awards are an unprecedented opportunity to highlight and celebrate these talented creatives and their work.

Based at QUAD, Mainframe hosts monthly meet-up’s covering topics ranging from the inspirational to business growth to the downright futuristic and forward thinking.

The group is part of The Big House (a collaboration providing sector specific support across the D2N2 area) and it wants to put a digital and creative pin in the map for Derby and Derbyshire ensuring that both business and the public appreciate the importance and value of creative business endeavours to the wider local economy and community.

There are several categories to be entered:-

Emerging Digital Start (under 25)
Best Digital Start Up
Digital Ambassador of the Year
Project Most Proud Of
Best Digital/Creative Team or Individual
New Product to Market
Creativity for Good
Putting Derby/Derbyshire on the Map
Client of the Year
Best Digital Innovation

Entries close on  January 31, at 6pm; the shortlist will be announced on  February 28; general ticket release will be on March 3 and the Awards Night is on April 24 from 6pm at QUAD.
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