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Events round-up – May 2022

Read on to find out what we’ve been up to, where you can meet us and what’s coming up in our events schedule, as well as across the sector.

Where we’ve been

We were beyond excited to get out and about in the real world recently! Tech Champion Dean, along with 2 of our new team members –  Kath and Ollie – headed to London on 11 and 12 May for the Museum + Heritage Show. They loved getting to meet some of you in person and it warmed their hearts to see an in-person event so well attended!  If you missed them at the show but want to get in touch, drop us an email.

Thanks for joining us

On 17 May we invited Ren James, Head of Content and Web Projects at Splitpixel Creative – a creative website development agency – to present a session on the importance of website User Experience (UX). Tech Champion Dean hosted the session and skillfully managed one of the busiest live Q+A sessions we’ve ever had! Big thanks to Ren for her brilliant session, to the 39 of you who joined live and to Theatre Nation for volunteering their website for a live diagnostic.

The week before that, Tech Champion Haydn presented A beginner’s guide to building the perfect social media strategy to over 130 of you (our biggest turnout since Lockdown 3.0 in January 2021)! This session was rescheduled from February, so thanks to everyone who patiently waited an extra 2 months to watch it – you were an amazing audience with brilliant questions.

Head to our Knowledge Hub to watch these and all our previous webinar recordings.

You’re invited

On Thursday 26 May we’re hosting the final in our Spring 2022 Grow your digital skills series, presented in partnership with our friends from Google Arts & Culture. This session is an Introduction to data analytics and features a brand new presentation from the folks at Google Digital Garage – including guidance on how to swap over to the new Google Analytics 4.

Register for the Introduction to data analytics with Google Arts & Culture webinar on 26 May >

What else is on

Audience Finder Onboarding Live Session – New to Audience Finder or looking for a refresher? The Audience Agency are hosting their next Onboarding Live event this week. Register for the next Audience Finder Onboarding event on 25 May >

GDPR — what to consider when sharing data – This webinar, presented by the Arts Marketing Association, explores the latest developments in data sharing and how to be GDPR compliant. Register for the GDPR event on 25 May >

Community Forum Live: Christmas Shows – Another Audience Finder session, this one focusing on how to prepare for your Christmas shows using Audience Finder data.  Register for the Community Forum Live session on 26 May >

All Inclusive: Championing Accessible Museums – Join Museums Association for this event which will explore how museums can become truly inclusive spaces and representational platforms, and champion equality at every level. Register for the inclusive museums event on 26 May >

Putting Communities at the Heart of Audience Development –  The Audience Agency are keeping busy at the moment! This session explores effective community engagement practice and how to integrate approaches within your audience development planning. Register for the audience development session on 1 June >

Head to our Events page for a full run down of all events coming up from the DCN and the arts and tech sectors, or to suggest an event for our listings.

What next?

The Digital Culture Network is here to support you and your organisation. Our Tech Champions can provide free 1-2-1 support to all arts and cultural organisations who are in receipt of, or eligible for, Arts Council England funding. If you need help or would like to chat with us about any of the advice we’ve covered above, please get in touch. Sign up to our newsletter below and follow us on Twitter @ace_dcn for the latest updates.

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