Recruitment and Skills
Sussex Internship Programme
This scheme helps digital and media companies in the region access the best in recent graduate talent and provides graduates with a grant supported combination of work based and professional training.
Wired Sussex Media Jobs + Skills Fair
The Wired Sussex Jobs + Skills Fair runs every spring in Brighton and connects recruiting companies and training organisations with people keen to kick start or accelerate their career in media
Digital Media Lecturers' Forum
The Digital Media Lecturers' Forum was created to connect those academics teaching digital courses in Sussex, and provide an area to share ideas and knowledge.
Working together with the University of Brighton, Wired Sussex is helping ensure that courses and teaching provides students and those working in the sector with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.
Innovation and Growth
Digital by Design
Digital by Design is a network which supports interactive designers in Brighton. It organises debates, portfolio clinics and a social media forum.
Innovation and Growth Team
Wired Sussex is a member of the Innovation and Growth Team for Brighton and East Sussex. Our partners include MDHub, the University of Sussex, the University of Brighton, Sussex Innovation Centre and the Werks. Through this project we provide targeted advice and support to a small number of digital businesses with high growth potential.
Connectedness: The Digital City Project
This project is about using digital technology to investigate and pilot new responses to the challenges of the modern, interconnected city. It includes various research projects, workshops, events and conferences.
New England House
Wired Sussex is working with Brighton & Hove City Council and the University of Sussex to develop options for transforming New England House in Brighton into an innovation centre for the digital and creative sector.
Wired Sussex is a partner in the Skiff. It is a co-working, meeting and events space in the heart of the North Laine, in Brighton.
A Shared Voice
Wired Sussex is a member of the onedigital alliance. One digital promotes and grows the digital clusters of London, Bristol, Manchester and Brighton.
Digital Media Awards: South
The Digital Media Awards: South (DiMAS) recognises and rewards passion, creativity and business genius in the digital media sector in the south of England.
Supporting Local Networks
Women in Media
Women in Media is a regular series of networking events and conferences and breakfast meet ups, which connects women working (or with a desire to work) in the media sector locally.
The Brighton Animators' Networking Group (BANG) provides an opportunity for animators to meet both online and offline and share knowledge. Anyone with an interest in animation can become a member of the BANG.
HR Managers Network
An opportunity for those interested or engaged in HR issues in the digital sector to share advice and expertise,
Investment and Trade
Investment and Trade Support
Wired Sussex helps media companies who want to set up in the region by coordinating resources and expertise. We work with UK commercial attaches overseas to promote the advantages of establishing a digital business in Sussex. We also help Member companies who want to trade overseas access expertise, grants and trade missions.
Partners and Supporters
Wired Sussex actively encourages collaborative working practices and looks to engage with a range of individuals across our projects to share knowledge and experiences.