Your July update

Published: 04 Aug 2023

July: Connecting Croydon

We were delighted to host the Connecting Croydon event at our Croydon hub last week, bringing together the local business and charity community. It showcased the full potential of what networking events can be: creating connections between people who want to lift up their local peers and raising money for grassroots causes in the process.

If you're in charge of a local business network in Sussex or South London and seeking a venue for your event, get in touch with our team to discover the possibilities we have for you.

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Thinking Innovation

This month's innovation insights and trends: Discover the magic of crafting immersive experiences from Portal Devices and empower yourself with the knowledge to lead your growing team to new heights.

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  • Amazing Experiences and Cutting-Edge Partnerships
    Matt Roberts of Portal Devices helps to devise thrilling immersive experiences for some of the most famous names in theme parks, museums, and galleries. He talks to Joseph Bradfield about a life spent on and around the Sussex campus, and the challenges and delights of creative engineering projects.
  • Learning to Lead in a Growing Team
    Executive coach, Richard Lassiter, explores the range of skills that the modern workplace demands of an effective leader, and how to manage your change in thinking from creating a business to leading one.

What's Happening?

Our Sussex Innovation community has been busy this month. A recent study highlighted the University of Sussex's positive impact on the UK economy, experts from Destiny Pharma warn of hospital superbugs, and continued growth for Rubix VT. 

Coming Up...

The most important dates for your diary next month. Our upgraded calendar is at your fingertips; thoughtfully curated to showcase a handpicked selection of top-notch events, brought to you by our valued partners across the South East! 

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Join The FuseBox for this month’s Show & Tell, where  digital innovators get the chance to demo their work in progress.

It’s a brilliant opportunity to witness how creatives are using new technologies and to get inspired. 

  • John Ruskin College Digital Hub Launch 11th August - Join Ruskin College for Informative talks from representatives of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the Job Centre Plus (JCP) and a workshop on inclusive recruitment practices.
  • Black Tech Day 19th-20th August
    Discover an exciting and inspiring line-up of speakers, gaming competitions and cutting-edge tech demos at London South Bank University's Croydon Campus.


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