Find Your Future
Wednesday 12th August 2015
Westminster Kingsway Centre (Kings’ Cross Centre)
211 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8RA.
10am – 5pm. Doors open at 9.30am
Bookings are continuing for the summer event for would-be apprentices and trainees in the creative sectors. Find Your Future happens on Wednesday 12 August in London. More info below.
*Last few remaining tickets*
BECTU, the media and entertainment union, is inviting all would-be apprentices and trainees in the creative sector to get their careers underway by joining us for Find Your Future 2015, a day of information gathering and networking.
At the heart of the event will be the all-important ‘Market Place’ where a host of employers, and key industry bodies, will be on hand with information and guidance.
The current Market Place line-up includes:
ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians), ALD (Association of Lighting Designers), Ambassador Theatre Group, BBC Academy, BECTU, Creative & Cultural Skills, Creative Skillset, DiVA, Fairfield Halls, High House Production Park, National Theatre, Roundhouse, Sadlers’ Wells, Springboard Media, Stage Electrics, Westminster Kingsway College, White Light and Youth Media Agency.
The event is aimed at 16-18 year olds not aiming for further education; however all new entrants wishing to pursue the apprenticeship or trainee route in will be very welcome.
A number of panel discussions will also be taking place:
10.45 – 11.30: BBC Academy
Apprenticeship opportunities in the BBC.
11.45 -12.30: Creative Skillset
Careers & routes into the film & TV industries.
13.15 – 14.00: BECTU
Safeguarding young people entering the industry.
14.15 – 15.00: Creative & Cultural Skills
Careers and routes into Theatre & Live events.
15.15 – 16-30: Raffle and networking
The BBC Academy will also be hosting a a Creative Pitching session for those interested in creative roles in broadcasting. This interactive workshop will be led by Simon Broad, Head of Operations in the New Talent team.
A small number of places remain for this free event; find more info on the sessions set out above and book here http://bit.ly/1Htwi9V to secure your place.