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Impression shortlisted for five UK Biddable Media Awards

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The awards, recognise excellence amongst businesses working in the paid media space through search, social and programmatic advertising.

Published January 16th

The Nottingham-based digital marketing agency are looking to build on their success at last year's event where they took home two awards.

What makes Nottingham a great place for creative and digital businesses?


5 co-working hubs and city-wide WiFi


The Big House support programme for creative and digital SMEs


29,000 creative & digital students


Nottingham is a gigabit city

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21st Jan - Phlebas

Pop punk, alternative, indie rock club night. Every Tuesday at Bar Eleven. 

21st - 22nd Jan - Request Line

It's your turn to be the DJ, every Tuesday at the Bodega, straight after the weekly pub quiz finishes.•  10pm till lat...

21st Jan - Never Mind The Bodega

Every Tuesday evening in the Bodega's downstairs bar 8pm till 10pm Quiz entry fee = 50p Drinks deals exclusive for qui...

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A new business centre in Nottingham city centre has taken a step closer after the National Lottery Heritage Fund announced a grant award of £1.5m to Nottingham City Council, which will help secure the future of The People’s Hal...

Architects, local residents, Sneinton market tenants, local business owners and festival organisers were amongst those who fed back on plans to create a brand new mixed-use scheme which will expand the Creative Quarter.

The team behind this development - Conygar, Lavignac and FutureCity, presented initial ideas on how to breathe new life into the site while embedding and embracing Nottingham’s culture.

This is one of the largest regeneration sites outside of London in private ownership and presents a really exciting opportunity for Nottingham and its already thriving Creative Quarter

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Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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