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The Connected Creativity Forum

Here at Girls ‘n’ Gadgets we are always on the lookout for new technologies and gadgets and a brand new event from the GSMA and Reed MIDEM has just caught our eyes – The Connected Creativity Forum. It promises lots of lovely new gadgets and gizmos across entertainment, technology and mobile media – so new tech for our TVs, music/film players, games consoles and mobile devices – yey!

The event runs for four days in the very glamorous Cannes, France, during April (5th – 7th) at MIPTV. During the four day event, there will be the usual stands and speaker slots – but also networking, matchmaking sessions, a start-up competition, experimental labs, demos and showcases of the latest new tech to wet our appetites – exciting stuff.

Here is a short video to tell you more: Connected Creativity explained

The speaker’s list looks pretty promising to and it seems many of the top dogs in tech are going to be there, including Facebook, FremantleMedia and Ericsson’s CEO Hans Vestberg.

You can view the full programme here and we hope to be going along and will of course keep you updated on all the news and lovely gadgets we find at the show 🙂

Are you a start-up?

The event looks like an interesting prospect for any start-ups out there looking to network with device makers, network operators and potential investors. You can also enter the CC Ventures start-up awards [IT’S FREE] to really give your company a boost – you can apply here and the deadline is February 28th…so don’t delay 🙂

If you fancy submitting your big idea at the show, then you have one week left to enter the Content 360 Digital Creativity Festival – a chance for you to pitch to key influencers within the industry and be in with a chance to win up to €22,000 in funding. Deadline for entries is 21st February and you can find out more/enter here – good luck!

Confused as to what Connected Creativity is…? You’re not alone, check out this video -> Do you have any idea what Connected Creativity is all about?

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