Summer of Design
Hosted by Mansfield Central Library
If you run a small or medium sized business, are a designer or entrepreneur, come along to find out how new design technologies could help you to innovate and generate new ideas.
- From: Friday 31 July 2015, 12 am
- To: Wednesday 30 September 2015, 12 am
- Location: Mansfield Central Library, Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1NH
Mansfield Central Library is hosting a Summer of Design
If you run a small or medium sized business, are a designer or entrepreneur, come along to find out how new design technologies could help you to innovate and generate new ideas. You will be able to see 3D printers, laser cutters, 3D scanners and design technologies in action, explore their potential uses, network with other innovators and learn some new skills along the way.
The Summer of Design has been made possible with funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Summer of Design is delivered by Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham Trent University's Future Factory project. To find out more or book a place telephone +44 (0)115 848 8675 or email Future Factory. All events are free.
Design Showcase: 30 September 2015, 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm at Mansfield Central Library
This showcase event will consist of a series of inspirational talks from a diverse range of businesses that have embraced innovation to advance their business. Guest speakers will share their experiences, highlight areas of innovation, collaboration, diversity and their determination to succeed.
- 12.30 pm – 1 pm Registration, buffet lunch and networking
- 1 pm – 1.10 pm Welcome from Lynn Oxborrow – Future Factory Project Director, Nottingham Trent University
- 1.10 pm – 1.40 pm James Steward, Co-founder of Cyclepods has transformed bike storage and will be highlighting the inspirational journey from graduation at Nottingham Trent University to becoming SME of the year at this year’s KEiBA Awards with their innovative product
- 1.40 pm – 2.10 pm Simon Lyons, Co-founder of Version 22, a multi-award winning creative studio on a mission to solve everyday problems, will be discussing his inspiring journey from concept to award winning product
- 2.10 pm – 2.50 pm Summer of Design celebration - highlighting how local businesses have embraced innovation, along with personal experiences of the Mansfield Summer of Design events
- 2.50 pm – 3 pm Closing remarks from Nottinghamshire County Council representative
- 3 pm – 3.30 pm Question and Answer panel
- 3.30 pm Event close
Four Seasons Centre