Creative/Media

Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Junior Chamber Spring Drinks Party

May 27, 2016
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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Junior Chamber Spring Drinks Party

Bristol Junior Chamber recently held its Spring Drinks at the Royal West of England Academy. Among the guests was recently elected Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees. Pictured below, from left: Charles Chami, Vice President of the BJC; Oliver Brown, President of the BJC; Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol; and...

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Unique exhibition of Jamaican art to be staged by the Royal West of England Academy

May 27, 2016
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Unique exhibition of Jamaican art to be staged by the Royal West of England Academy

Bristol’s Royal West of England Academy is to stage Jamaican Pulse: Art and Politics from Jamaica and the Diaspora – the first exhibition of its kind outside of Jamaica. This important new exhibition – taking place from June 25 to September 11 – is a radical departure for the...

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NatWest skills fund award for Knowle West Media Centre

May 27, 2016
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NatWest skills fund award for Knowle West Media Centre

Bristol arts charity Knowle West Media Centre has won a £23,965 share of a £2.5m Skills and Opportunities Fund run by NatWest. The fund supports organisations in disadvantaged communities that help people develop, create or access the skills and opportunities they need to get into work or start a...

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US media group snaps up Bristol prestige model car maker Amalgam

May 27, 2016
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US media group snaps up Bristol prestige model car maker Amalgam

Bristol-based Amalgam Holdings, which makes large-scale models for luxury car makers such as Ferrari, Bugatti and Lamborghini, has been taken over by a major US media and tech company. New owner Motorsport Network said it would make few changes at Amalgam, which was launched in 1985, apart from renaming...

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Bristol’s creative sector upbeat about higher profits and more jobs, survey shows

May 27, 2016
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Bristol’s creative sector upbeat about higher profits and more jobs, survey shows

Confidence has soared among Bristol’s creative firms with more expecting to make higher profits and take on more staff this year compared to 2015, according the most authoritative survey of the sector in the region. Three-quarters say they feel more assured about their business prospects than last year and...

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Burges Salmon backing allows University of Bristol’s TEDx talks to reach wider audience

May 27, 2016
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Burges Salmon backing allows University of Bristol’s TEDx talks to reach wider audience

TEDxUniversityofBristol has secured sponsorship from Bristol-headquartered law firm Burges Salmon to bring inspirational speakers from around the world to the city. The TEDx event, entitled The Complexity of Simple Things, takes place on Saturday June 4 at the University of Bristol. Bristol has become one of the UK’s leading...

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Embrace the spirit of Glastonbury to build a stronger region, new ICAEW president tells members

May 27, 2016
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Embrace the spirit of Glastonbury to build a stronger region, new ICAEW president tells members

The newly appointed West of England president of accountancy body ICAEW is to use his term in office to support projects that prepare young people for work, create growth opportunities for all businesses and encourage the wider profession to do more in the local community. Duncan Stratford, a director...

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Events: BRAVE training courses and workshops

May 27, 2016
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Events: BRAVE training courses and workshops

BRAVE Enterprise, the independent, not-for-profit business advice organisation based in Bristol, stages a comprehensive programme of training courses and workshops. Effective Copywriting Presenter: Ruth Kapadia Date: Thursday June 9 Time: 10am – 1pm  Cost: £42 (inc VAT) Do you want to write copy that grabs people’s attention; that persuades...

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Marketing director joins Oasis Dental Care as its first TV ad campaign gets under way

May 27, 2016
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Marketing director joins Oasis Dental Care as its first TV ad campaign gets under way

Bristol-based provider of NHS, private and specialist dental care Oasis Dental Care has appointed Liz Iles as marketing director. Liz, pictured, joins from Pukka Herbs in Bristol. Her arrival coincides with Oasis’ first national TV advertising campaign, created by McCann Bristol, which has been screened on ITV1 this month....

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Holland & Barrett to stock Bristol firm’s unique sports performance coffee

May 20, 2016
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Holland & Barrett to stock Bristol firm’s unique sports performance coffee

Bristol start-up TrueStart Performance Coffee, which makes the world’s only coffee designed specifically for the sports market, is to have its product stocked by retailer Holland & Barrett. TrueStart has signed a deal with the health food chain to put its coffee on the shelves of 231 stores across...

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Bristol fashion designer looking to bag £40,000 investment

May 20, 2016
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Bristol fashion designer looking to bag £40,000 investment

Bristol designer Jen Hamley, who won international fashion awards just months after setting up her own business, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop her luxury workbag range. Jen, pictured, started her handbag label Jennifer Hamley, England, while unemployed. She is now pitching for investment of £40,000 through the...

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Artworks Solutions has designs on further growth following investment in new print equipment

May 20, 2016
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Artworks Solutions has designs on further growth following investment in new print equipment

Growth at Bristol-based design and branding specialist Artworks Solutions is continuing, with a 47% increase in year-on-year sales and investment in new equipment. The Bedminster firm offers bespoke design, printing and installation of corporate branding and interiors for corporate, public sector, hospitality and education buildings. The latest sales uplift...

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Work gets under way on new film and media studio building at UWE

May 20, 2016
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Work gets under way on new film and media studio building at UWE

UWE Bristol has received planning permission for a new state-of-the-art studio building to provide industry standard production and post-production facilities for film and journalism students. Based at Bower Ashton Studios, the new facilities will allow students to develop their talents and skills with the latest equipment and technology used...

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