Posts tagged ‘economics’

November 16, 2009

Global Entrepreneurship: Driving recovery, seizing opportunity | Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship: Driving recovery, seizing opportunity | Global Entrepreneurship Week.

The big launch

Date: Monday 16 November 2009
Time: 09:30 – 14:00
Location: The British Library, London

Attendance at this event is by invite-only. However, you can watch live webcast of the event , follow the link above

This event, launching Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009, will feature globally recognised figures, sharing the opportunities that they have taken and those they believe we must take now to drive the recovery. All eyes will be on the UK, as we launch the biggest ever Global Entrepreneurship Week!

The exclusive invite-only launch event will feature high-profile speakers including:

  • Senior Cabinet Minister
  • Matt Brittin, UK Managing Director, Google
  • Peter Jones CBE, Entrepreneur and star of BBC’s Dragons’ Den
  • Julie Meyer, Founder & CEO of Ariadne Capital and Managing Partner of the
    Ariadne Capital Entrepreneurs Fund
  • Jim O’Neill, Head of Global Economic Research, Goldman Sachs
  • Carl Schramm, President and CEO, Kauffman Foundation
  • David Wei, CEO & Executive Director, Alibaba.com

 

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June 3, 2009

Design Week Podcast: Top 100-01/06/09

Design Week Podcast              01/06/09

The Top 100 podcast features Lynda Relph-Knight, editor of Design Week in a round table discussion with a panel of industry players, Ralph Ardill, founder, The Brand Experience Consultancy, Gush Mundae of London’s Bulletproof Design and Mike Bennett of E3 and chief executive for Bristol Media. Taking the 2009 Top 100 as a starting point and debating how consultancies may best address economic constraints currently effecting the design industry to achieve financial success. Amanda Merron, partner of Kinston Smith W1 also joins the discussion for her take on this years figures.

via Graphics, Digital, Interior, Print, Retail, Design News & Jobs-Design Week.

March 19, 2009

Creative crunch not credit crunch threatens luxury brands – Marketing news – Marketing magazine

Creative crunch not credit crunch threatens luxury brands

LONDON – A lack of marketing creativity and a ‘creative crunch’ as opposed to a credit crunch is decimating the luxury goods market according to a new report.

The Luxe to 2011 report – from trend analysis group Style Vision – singles out faux design by celebrities and the ‘tyranny of it-bags’ for criticism.

According to the report, fatigue is the great challenge for marketers, designers, retailers and investors. It suggests that marketers need to find creative routes to achieve a brighter future in the luxury market.

Read more via the link below, What do you think?

via Creative crunch not credit crunch threatens luxury brands – Marketing news – Marketing magazine.

February 28, 2009

Design and the Depression

Design and the Depression, The Debate: Part One – February 24, 2009 by: Kevin McCullagh – BLUEPRINT Magazine

“The argument that an economic crisis is good for design is far from reality.”……”Is there an upside to the recession?”…… 

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