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Monthly Archives: May 2016
This month, it’s the UK’s national Deaf Awareness Week from May 2-8, and at cSeeker we’re delighted to be supporting this initiative. In a nutshell, it’s a time for everyone in the Deaf world to make others understand the world they live in.
It’s a great chance to try and get hearing friends to understand what it means to be Deaf, for example, perhaps by teaching them a few words of sign language. More
Entrepreneurial Spark is the world’s biggest free business accelerator for early stage and growing enterprises. It aims to develop entrepreneurs with a ‘Go Do’ attitude and the qualities to make them an exciting and realistic investment prospect.
In 2015, the national Entrepreneurial Spark scheme was launched in Birmingham, giving dozens of new entrepreneurs a host of benefits from free office space to regular mentoring. More
Deaffest is Britain’s Deaf film and TV festival, launched by Wolverhampton University, Zebra Uno and Light House a decade ago. It aims to give Deaf filmmakers the chance to showcase and be recognised for their skills, and to offer them support.
Over the years, the programme has been extended to include a Young Deaffest competition, the biennial Film Gala awards and the Ben Steiner Bursary.
The fair running alongside all the events is a growing attraction, with stalls from a number of Deaf-related organisations – and including entertainment from Deaf artists and performers. More
At the end of next month, Deaf Business Academy is making its mark on Liverpool’s International Festival of Business in the city’s Exhibition Centre with the UK’s second Deaf Business Awards, and we can’t wait to be a part of it.
We’re also thrilled to have been nominated ourselves in the Outstanding Developmment category of this awards scheme, and a link is coming soon so you can vote for us! Voting will take place from June 1, when you will be able to make your nomination: here.
We’re pleased that both of us who run cSeeker, Guy and Alex Orlov, are speaking at this event, while Guy is also hosting the awards ceremony itself. He will be talking about the Birmingham Deaf Professionals Network Facebook group, in which he is actively involved, and Alex will be discussing the Entrepreneurial Spark Programme which has done so much for us here at cSeeker.