August is a big deal for Bournemouth. Not only is it a leading UK holiday destination, it’s also home to the largest air festival in the whole of Europe. Bournemouth Air Festival has become an internationally recognised event since it started in 2008. This year marks the tenth Bournemouth Air Festival, which in itself, is amazing. It’s been even more amazing for us at Createful, as we’ve had the privilege of developing the brand new website!
Phew! The last couple of weeks in the Createful studio have been mad PACKED. It’s an exciting time for us in the office, made even better by the fact we can share it with the interns we invite to join the Createful world. For the past two weeks, we’ve had fifteen (yes, fifteen) year-old Olivia with us. With an interest in social media and marketing, she was keen to get stuck in. Christina caught up with Olivia on her last day in the office, to find out what she had to say about her Createful experience. Read more
After the fog of January exams clears, university feels more positive. Spring is on the way, tickets for the infamous Summer Ball are released, and students begin planning their three months of summer. Everyone, that is, apart from the final year students. After we’ve submitted those ten thousand dreaded words and recovered from our caffeine and pizza diet, what’s next?
“Your placement year is the most important year of your uni experience. Get your CV up to scratch, and for God’s sake, make sure it’s somewhere you’ll actually want to be”. That’s what I was continuously told during my second year. Thankfully, I can return to uni in September, without a shadow of a doubt that I had the BEST placement experience at Createful.
The outfits are hanging in the dressing rooms, final rehearsals taking place and awards receiving their final polishing. The 2016 BRIT Awards have arrived. Tonight, tens of thousands of people will join the likes of Adele, Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Coldplay, at Britain’s most anticipated music event.
The Tech Nation 2016 report is out today, and we can guarantee this – agencies across Bournemouth and Poole will be ecstatic to see that once again, the south coast has climbed to fame in the digital world. Competing against cities including London and Manchester may be daunting to some, but for Bournemouth and Poole, it’s a walk in the park. Or on the pier. With such creative talent embedded in these coastal areas, it comes as no surprise they’ve made a mark on the UK digital economy.
Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram; many of us will have at least one of these on our phone – and why not? These apps provide a quick way of communicating and sharing moments with our friends and family. However, it could be argued that our need to be up to date with absolutely everything has led to us neglecting the most important aspect – safety among young internet users.
“You have to risk things, to end up with greater things”. This quote, made by tech and marketing expert Tamara Sword, perfectly sums up the vibes of the ‘She Who Dares Wins’ event in Bournemouth on Thursday 15th October. Michelle and I swapped the office for an afternoon full of inspiration (and some sweet treats too).