In partnership with the Barbican and held at Somerset House, ERIC hosted an event for over 400 young creatives on how to get into The Arts; Music, Film, Visual & Performing Arts. The event was packed with workshops, talks, demos, performances, donut walls you name it. Read more on what actually went down at this event here hosted by KISS FM presenter Swarzy Macaly.  

Companies & Speakers involved: DICE, V&A, BBC Radio 1 Xtra, CLOCK, Framestore, Play by Play, Film Director Alex Browning, Poet Bridget Minamore, Olga & Kay, Hiive, Play by Play. Half Full Not Empty.

Perfomances by Madison Paris & Cadet

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In partnership with the Mayor of London, ERIC hosted a DIGITAL & TECH festival for 100 young creatives to launch the Mayor's Digital Talent Programme. Held at Bloomberg's new swanky offices, and hosted by comedian Yung Filly the event included immersive workshops, inspiring and providing advice on how to land a job in the Digital & Tech world. It also included a market place with ten leading tech employers to network and offer opportunities to our audience.

Companies involved: Google, Microsoft, Bloomberg, Livity, General Assembly, D&AD, Next Gen Futures, Storybot, Access VFX, Freeformers, Holition, Kazendi, New City College, ADA college.


In partnership with the British Arrows, ERIC hosted an event for over 400 young people wanting to get into Advertising. Held at member's club The Hospital Club, speakers included the team behind Channel 4's Superhumans 2 advert, Ogilvy, Prettybird, The Mill, We are Social, Livity, Champion Agency and many more.  There was even a live animation studio, sound editing suite and henna tattoo artist

Companies involved: British Arrows, 4 Creative, The Mill, Livity, We are Social, Ogilvy, Prettybird, Strange Beast, Passion Pictures, Champion Agency, Factory, Tyro, Kazendi, Karma Cola, Emily's Crisps, Mini Gabi, I love snacks, The Ideas Foundation, Beyond Me, Mama Youth, Hiive, Renaissance Media.

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