Chinwag Event Calendar Now Tweets

@chinwag on TwitterThe technical pixies have been hard at work on the events section of the Chinwag website.

Our aim is to build a comprehensive list of top quality events for the digital sector from informal meet-ups to mammoth conferences, primarily in the UK but cherry-picking the best from around the world, too.

And now each event is sent to @chinwag Twitter stream as soon as it's published on the website.

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Chinwag Live Podcast Archive Updated

Nick Halstead of Techmeme speaking at Chinwag Live on TourAfter enough tweaking of RSS feeds to make your eyes water, all of the Chinwag Live podcasts have made their way over to the new website.

Each event page now features the photographic evidence from the event along with an audio player on each page so there's no shuffling off to iTunes to listen to the podcast, it's right there in the page.

If you'd like to subscribe, the podcasts are available in two delicious flavours:

iTunesShiny, curvy Apple style through iTunes

RSSRegular, orange and proud, old-school RSS

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Join the UK Pavilion at eMetrics Washington

The Big Picture by jsterneThinking about attending or exhibiting at this year's eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit in Washington DC?

Good news if you're a UK head-quartered digital company, UK Trade & Investment are providing Expo Grants for companies that take stand space at this year's show.

There are limited spaces available and those quick off the mark may be able to take advantage of a special BA deal for free business-class flights. The deadline for application is this Friday, 14th August.

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Advertising Woes? - aftermath

Chinwag Live: Advertising Woes? There's no sign of 2009 looking anything like a tough year for advertisers. In spite of this the panel at Chinwag Live: Advertising Woes? managed to find plenty of positives alongside the gloomier news.

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Desks to rent at Chinwag Towers

Roof Light
Meeting Room
Kitchen & Coffee Machines
Office from Kitchen

Start-up looking for space? Entrepreneur after a central London base to get things going? Freelancer looking for some psuedo-colleagues and a fun environment? Just plain bored of working alone?

Chinwag Towers (check out the pics) has up to 5 desks available to rent in a cool, refurbished office right in the heart of Soho. For a reasonable monthly, you get your very own desk space in London’s West End with no long lease to sign and no hidden extras. We're offering an all-inclusive package* that includes:

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Celebrating the best in the North-West

The Golden Globes, The Oscars, The Razzies, and on, and on...New Year, new awards season. And the call for entries for Big Chip 2009 awards, for digital businesses in the North West, is now open.

Time to fill out those application forms, whittle down the list of thank you's to the barest minimum.

"Wait, sorry, this is so unexpected. Gather. Oh, I can't carry on...too emotional...this is what Manchester Digital, the organisers have to say.."

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Thinking Digital exclusive Chinwag discount

Tyne Bridge reflected in Sage Centre Thinking Digital Conference 09

Thinking Digital is back in Newcastle this coming May. The inaugural 2008 event was a big hit here at Chinwag and beyond.

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Chinwag Live: Xmas Futures pics and podcast

Chinwag Live: Xmas Futures, Crystal Balls

Traditionally, at least for the last couple of years, Chinwag Live has finished the year be peering ahead five years into the future of the digital world in a session entitled Xmas Futures, Crystal Balls.

The panel was chaired by Richard Titus (Head of User Experience, BBC Future Media and Technology) and featured Jonathan Mitchener (Futurologist, BT), Simon Collister (Head of Digital, Consumer Practice, Weber Shandwick), Jamie Coomber (Head of Digital Strategy, Profero), Neville Hobson, Ewan Macleod (Founder & Editor, Mobile Industry Review).

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Friday (19th) is Webbys Deadline

150px-Webby_Awards.svg.png matt-biddulph-dopplr-webbys.gifThe Webby Awards, think of the Oscars for all things digital hit London last Monday Tuesday (thanks Jonathan for pointing that out, must've been more inebriated than I thought) with an event to highlight the imminent deadline for submissions for 2009. N.B. The deadline is this Fri, 19th December.

An eclectic mix of speakers were invited to participate in a format called, "Figures of Speech", a strictly timed 5-minute spiel on one thing that they found great about the Internet.

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Innovation Awards 2008 - Winners Announced

Following the shortlist announced a couple weeks back, congrats are due to the winners of e-consultancy's first Innovation Awards, that were announced last week.

The tougher climate of 2009 will really test the mettle of the industry's innovation. Sink or innovate?

Innovation in Affiliate Marketing

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