Glasgow to host Scotland's largest digital festival

Glasgow to host Scotland's largest digital festival

A new festival will take place in Glasgow next month celebrating innovation and creativity in the Scottish digital sector.

techaus, which takes place on Friday 11 November at SWG3 in Finnieston, is a collaboration between ideas agency Equator and the Digital Meetups.

With the theme; Ideas for a connected world, the event will join local businesses with industry leaders and give digital agencies an exciting, creative space to share ideas.

Equator will be showcasing its diverse range of expertise under this theme with speakers including chief creative officer and co-founder, James Jefferson, and innovation director, Martin Jordan.

The event will feature workshops and inspirational talks from high profile companies including Spotify, Skyscanner and IBM, all themed around creativity, engagement, skills, disruption and vision.

In addition to the impressive list of speakers already signed up to the event, there will be a number of interactive elements including a video games studio, live music and street art.

Mark Muir, co-founder of Digital Media Meetups, said: “We’ve been running regular Digital Meetups over the last year, bringing together the digital community to learn and share ideas.

“This inspired us to create something on a bigger scale, getting industry leaders on board to help us engage better with young people and the wider digital community.

“Working with Equator, one of the country’s most innovative digital agencies, is a big step forward in helping us meet this objective and developing the festival into a showcase of the best digital innovation across Scotland and Europe.”

Tickets are available at costing £10 plus booking fee or £5 for students.

techaus will take place on Friday 11 November 9am-5pm.