Category Archives: Digital

Halo effect of creative hub means there’s no space left in HERE

Creative and tech workspace in one of Bristol’s most iconic commercial buildings is now fully occupied following the arrival of its latest tenant. Branding agency Halo’s move into HERE – the former HTV West studio and HQ on Bath Road – has left the building’s asset managers Ashville operating a waiting list until new space can be developed next year. 

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Second cohort of innovators selected for Oracle’s Bristol Startup Cloud Accelerator

A diverse group of five fledgling firms in areas ranging from artificial intelligence (AI) to video collaboration has been selected to take part in the second Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator programme in Bristol. The six-month programme provides enriching, collaborative partnerships to take high-potential cloud-based innovators to the next stage of growth.  Run by members of Oracle’s research and development team,

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Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees: Channel 4 and Bristol share the vision of an inclusive growing economy where nobody is left behind

Channel 4 executives visited Bristol recently to hear why the city should become the site of its new national HQ. Here Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees reflects on Bristol’s bid – one of seven from across the UK – and how it has galvanized the city. Bristol is a great city, it’s my city. I say that having lived the

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Green light for plans to transform iconic Generator Building into creative offices

New office space for Bristol’s burgeoning creative, media and tech sectors is to be developed in one of the city’s most iconic former industrial buildings The Generator Building, with its characteristic red brick and stone façade overlooking the Floating Harbour, originally housed the generator for the Bristol’s tram system.  Plans to give it a new lease of life were drawn

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First of Visit Bath’s new marketing campaigns targets Millennials with city’s ‘unexpected’ side

Destination marketing organisation Visit Bath is launching eight mini-campaigns this year to boost the city’s tourist offer and directly target different types of visitor. The first – called Unexpected Bath – is now underway and is highlighting the quirky and more unusual side of the city. The campaign, which makes use of extensive social media, is targeting millennials and students

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Future picks new editors for guitar titles with promise to celebrate the instrument’s ‘ongoing relevance’

Bath-based magazine publisher and media group Future has appointed new editors for two of its guitar titles. Damian Fanelli now heads Guitar World while Christopher Scapelliti is at the helm of Guitar Player.  Damian has been promoted from his role as online manager at Guitar World, where he boosted the brand’s Facebook following from 68,000 to more than 1m in

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Happiest Workplace Awards give enlightened creative firms reasons to be cheerful

Creative firms that go the extra mile to ensure their staff are cheerful and fulfilled are being invited to enter the annual South West Happiest Workplace Competition.   The brainchild of Bristol-based workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA, the contest has successfully championed enlightened businesses since it was launched four years ago.  This year it has the support of mental

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