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Two Thousand Strong
Wired Sussexís membership has hit 2,000 for the first time ever and to celebrate we are holding a special free networking event for all members at Above Audio in Brighton on the evening of Thursday 3rd March.

Thatís 2,000 of the very best design, games, web, mobile, software, animation, TV, music, film and online marketing companies (and freelancers!) in the UK. We want to say a huge, heartfelt and very genuine thank you to you all for making this cluster so creative and exciting.

So come along to our biggest ever networking event, meet some of your 1,999 peers and have a drink with us to celebrate!

Register to guarantee your place

(This event is supported by ESBHIGT Network of Innovation)
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In this issue...
Wired for Health
Wired for Education
Wired for Tourism
NMA Effectiveness awards
Riding the wave

Latest Jobs
Upcoming Events
Latest Projects
New Members

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Where digital meets healthcare

Education Come along to this free event on Thursday 17th March in Brighton and find out how your company can connect effectively with the healthcare sector.

Wired for Health is organised in partnership with the NHS and will bring together senior professionals working in the health sector with digital companies.

It will explain the landscape for digital opportunities within healthcare, illustrate some of the stuff being developed and delivered locally and enable healthcare professionals and Wired Sussex members to network together.

Speakers include Dr Suzanne Corby-Hill on how virtual worlds helped the Royal Sussex County Hospital become more effective and Antony Ribot on designing a Smartphone interface for the dexterity impaired.

Find out more about the event and register here.

All the Wired for events are part of the East Sussex and Brighton & Hove Innovation and Growth Team and are delivered by Wired Sussex.
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Where digital meets education

Education Are you a digital media company currently working with education providers such as schools and colleges? Want to talk about what you do at our Wired for Health event? Then please contact us now.

This free event takes place on 23rd March in Brighton and is a real opportunity for digital companies to network with education professionals. The event will also launch the new Brighton Digital Education Forum.

To find out more about the event and register to secure your place, click here.

Where digital meets the tourism sector

Tourism This free event takes place on 30th March in Brighton. It is organised in partnership with VisitBrighton and gives digital media companies a chance to meet and network with some of the many businesses that are part of Brightonís successful visitor economy.

So, if you are interested in meeting with local hotels, independent retailers, venues and hospitality providers to talk about how you might work together, register now.
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Featured Vacancy

Featured Job imageDisney are recruiting again!
Two new roles at
Club Penguin


Are you interested in pop culture, experienced in translation and love to edit copy? Are you fluent in French and English? Disney need you... right now!

French Translator - a dynamic translator to join a French Localisation Team at The Walt Disney Company!

French Quality Assurance Tester - a thorough quality assurance tester to join the French LocalisationTeam at The Walt Disney Company!
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Wired Sussex Jobs (95)
Programming (32)
Design/Creative (20)
Paid/Natural Search (12)
Social Media (14)
BDM/Strategy/Sales (7)
Marketing/PR (18)
Account Handling (10)
IT Support (6)
Project Management (13)
Editorial/Content (4)
e-Learning (4)
Games (2)
Office/Administration (4)
Production Management (4)
Animation (2)
Testing and QA (2)
Usability (7)

Featured Event

CityCamp Brighton: Inspiration, Innovation and a £10k prize

City Camp
From 4th to 6th March, the Wired Sussex supported CityCamp Brighton will bring together the digital community, local government and community groups to see how technology might shape the future of our city.

Inspiring speakers, an unconference and hack day rolled into one - the best ideas could win £10,000 or ongoing mentoring to make sure they turn into something real. Find out more and sign up to take part
Upcoming Events

February 8 - Open-data Brighton and Hove
February 9 - Women in Media
February 10 - Open Coffee Sussex
February 17 - Mediabox Showcase
February 23 - Open Content Strategy Meetup

Regular events
BrightArray - Every Tuesday
The Freelancers Farm - Every Wednesday
Build Brighton - Every Thursday
dotBrighton - the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month

Check out our events calendar to find out about all local events this month and, if you have an event you would like to promote, you can add it here.
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NMA Effectivness awards
New Media Age
The 15th annual New Media Age Effectiveness Awards are now open for entry

Over the years 296 trophies have been presented across 54 categories, with each award recognising how interactive media has been used to deliver tangible business benefits to an organisation. Boost your industry profile and ensure your hard work over the past year is recognised by entering today. There's a 10% entry discount too for WS Members. Deadline is Weds 16 March. More info and registration.
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Featured Project

Search Marketing
We are looking for a freelance consultant or company to provide search marketing expertise for one of our international clients. Their initial budget is not huge but will grow as results are generated. If you are interested in partnering with us on this opportunity we would like to hear from you. If this initial project goes well there are plenty of other search opportunities in the pipeline... but we need to prove our value and creative strategy first.
Latest Projects

Plugin for Seesmic
Social Commerce Project
E Commerce Website
PHP Developer
Video Streaming
Viral Video Consultant Needed
Web Programmer (unpaid/Charity)
DNN projects
Search Marketing
Developer / Web Design (charity/voluntary)
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Riding the Wave Chamber

A new, free business support initiative launched by Brighton & Hove City Council and Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce and supported by East Sussex and Brighton & Hove Innovation and Growth Team. It includes 2 events targeted at creative businesses, kicking off with one on how to work collaboratively on 23rd Feb More on all the events in this programme here.
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Recent Members

Wired Sussex welcomes the following new Full Members:

Equipe Simulation European Social Network
Feels Like Mine InterAnalysis
Krafty Lindon East
MH Video Net Fuse
Parsley Productions Renegrade Hive
Rickshaw Travel Riverhall Systems
Sinage Design The Stage Company
Voice Activated W34U

Interested in joining Wired Sussex? Find out more about membership
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