It's that time of the year again, summers over (sorry, but was it ever really here) and the shiny events of autumn can start filling up your calendar again.
The lovely bunch over a Creative Social have a goodie coming up to get in your diaries. And as they're so lovely they've given us 2 tickets to pass onto you guys. All we (YCC) ask is for a write-up and some twitter / insta action of course.
Last week I popped by the Copywriters Unite meet up in Manchester. Hosted by the lovely Megan Wright, the evening saw a host of wordy creatives flock to Manchester bar Ply, for a good old beer and natter!
AWESOMENESS. We've got an amazing event lined up for you creative types. We're partnering with Jelly to bring you an evening fuelled full of creative typography inspiration from Alison Carmichael. It's going to be unmissable so snap up a ticket before it's too late.
Last night I was a critter at the DMA / IDM / Graeme Robertson Trust Big Book Crit in London. There are a few more happening in Manchester, Norwich, Edinburgh and Bristol TOMORROW. So if you’re reading this and haven’t registered, head here.
We had 15 minute crits with student/grad teams – which isn’t a lot for someone like me who waffles on – but it did throw up a few thoughts that I thought might be good if you attend something similar in the future. *Cough* a bit like our R/GA Speed Dating in a couple of weeks.
Here are a few ideas to get the most out of your quick-fire crits.
We’ve partnered up with Creative Conscience awards and Cause2Create to launch a creative brief around the Refugee crisis. The aim to improve connectivity, within camps, when re-settling in a new location, or how communities receiving refugees can help. This is a brief where the winning ideas can actually get made - so they can help real people.
The new year is upon us and with that a flurry of events to inspire your tickers, noggins, brains or whatever you choose to call that thing at the top of your body are here.
Creative Social as always have got a bunch of jolly neat stuff lined up for the year, the first being Creative Super Powers. A session to help you reconnect with your inner free creative spirit, getting you ready to be fucking shit hot this year.
The wonderful folk at Creative Equals have a super interesting evening lined up called 'Creating advertising more women (and men) buy’ on the 14th June. The evening has a pretty impressive host of speakers including; JWT’s Rachel Pashley, Mr President's Laura Jordan Bambach, AKQA’s Masaya Nak to name a few.
Now, we’ve got 2 pairs of tickets (worth £18 each) up for grabs. If you'd like to get your hands on them, email me at email@example.com to have your name entered into the pot. In return, the attendees will be asked to do a little write up of the evening to be featured on the YCC feed...
So what you waiting for go go goooo!
For more info and the purchase tickets yourself check out the event HERE.