seven days to go for being digital ..

Our friends at Being Digial sent me the details below .. only 7 days to go for a great event!

Being-Digital ’09

With only 7 days to go until Being-Digital ’09 at The CBI Centre, Centre Point. London. Who will be there?

· Mike Bracken from the Guardian will be announcing the Guardian’s platform strategy building on their recently launched OpenPlatform product strategy.

· Mike Nicholls who built and launched (yesterday) (Microsofts new search product) will be on the Platforms panel talking about the future of search and platforms at Microsoft.

· Doug Richard (ex-dragon from Dragons Den) will be speaking with Julie Meyer (Ariadne Capital) & Charles Cohen (Probability) about how to grow a profitable digital business.

· Ed Parsons (Google) and Gary Gales (Yahoo) and others will be discussing location technologies and their future.

· Rory Southerland (Vice President, Ogilvy One), Nicholas Wheeler (Managing Director, ITN On) and others will be speaking about the future of social media.

What is unique about Being-Digital is that there is no PowerPoint….

· The debate will be lead by chosen authorities in their fields who are all accomplished speakers

· They will be sharing personal insights into hottest digital topics

· You will be able to set the questions and guide the discussion via SMS and Twitter

· You’ll discover innovative new start-ups

· You’ll be able to present your business to active angel investors

· You’ll be able to absorb critical opinion shaping your digital strategy

The guys provide a specific demo area where companies can raise their visibility with potential customers, partners and investors. They are expecting around 40 Demo Companies and 200+ digital executives, entrepreneurs & investors making for some excellent networking opportunities along with 2 Angels Den pitch events where startups will be pitching to active angel investors. If you want to demo email Emma on [email protected] UKTI is offering a free booth at Technology World ’09 in COVENTRY To be in with a chance to win this you have to be a demo company at the event. Find out more here There is an opportunity to win £5,000 of virtual office service from eOffice.

To register and pay the standard rate of £245+VAT or Entrepreneur rate of £125+VAT please go to However, there are some discounted tickets available from our Partners including SUN, Natwest, eOffice, UKTI and Angels Den. If you want to know more about these please email [email protected]

If you want to win the only FREE TICKET in the house you have to submit a 30 second video on “what does Being-Digital mean?” at

Being-Digital ’09 has also partnered with B’tween who are running a complementary digital event in Liverpool on 11th and 12th June (the same week). There is an inclusive ticket for Being-Digital ’09 and the coach up here along with the speakers.

Being-Digital ’09 is brought to you in by mashup* event – sponsored by: Intel, SUN, NetBenefit, Doughty Hanson, Speechly, BCS, UKTI, WIN and in partnership with NatWest, Microsoft, G2i, DrinkTank, Smarta, Chinwag,, Winston&Strawn Bootlaw and The Next Women.