Careers events

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ERIC Festival

ERIC Festival is a revolutionary new type of careers fair. Forget boring stalls, free pens and recruiters in suits - think stages, entertainment and relevant content on how to get your dream career in the creative industries (fashion, film, broadcast media, music, publishing, architecture, advertising, gaming, arts and culture, design and craft).

The next event is on 12 November 2017. Check ERIC Festival for further events in 2018.

Westminster Enterprise Week 2017 

Westminster Enterprise Week is an official partner of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest entrepreneurship campaign. It runs from Monday 13 November to Sunday 19 November.

More than half of young people in the UK aged 16 to 24 want to start their own business. We want to connect young people to the incredible enterprise landscape that is at their doorstep. 

We have a variety of events running throughout the week, whether you are simply looking to learn more about enterprise or have an idea you want to launch.

Our events

Women in enterprise

This event will provide an opportunity for Westminster’s aspiring female entrepreneurs to meet and learn from some of the country’s most successful and influential businesswomen. Speakers include:

  • Skye Gyngell Chef, Author, food editor of Vogue and winner of a Michelin star
  • Fiona Davis Managing Director of The Brand Inspiration Co. and Author
  • Nicole Anderson Founder of FinTech Circle Innovate and voted Top 100 Women in FinTech
  • Elisa Damaliti CEO of Alpha Omega Group Consultancy with offices across London, Dubai and Athens and winner of Forbes 30 under 30

Visual Effects Masterclass

Framestore is an Oscar-winning creative studio with inputs into major film projects including Gravity, Guardian of the Galaxy, Game of Thrones and Paddington. Attendees will get an opportunity to hear from the Chief Creative Officer, Mike McGee winner of three Emmy Awards for Visual Effects (VFX).

Westminster Enterprise Week Launch Event

Bright Ideas Trust will be returning to run the launch event for Westminster Enterprise Week 2017. Attendees will take part in four workshops designed to help build up the skills required to succeed in business. There will also be an opportunity for students to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges.

Ernst & Young Hackathon

Ernst & Young will be running a social Hackathon and will kick-start this workshop with an introduction to tech megatrends such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Virtual Reality and others! Attendees have an opportunity to tackle genuine societal issues and pitch their ideas to a panel of experts. 

Get involved

To find out more, email mnasir@westminster.gov.uk. 

 

 

Last updated 17 November 2017