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HOW TO PRODUCE A PROMO VIDEO: TIPS FROM A PROFESSIONAL FILM-MAKER

On Wednesday 30th April, the BiGYEC welcomed Dave Burnham from Video Production Company Visionmix as well as BiG YEC member Billy Lingard, to talk about crowd funding and film production. Dave’s business, Visionmix, is a video production company based in Sheffield. The company has been providing creative & digital film making services to a wide range of clients for over…

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The Circus comes to BiGYEC

On Wednesday 11th December, the BiGYEC welcomed Lauren Cowdrey and Rhys Williams from Greentop Circus, who came to talk about all the different elements of the circus business, including what being part of the circus involves and the process of how to get involved as a performer. Greentop Circus is a school, charity and social enterprise which provides professional training,…

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Discovering Innovation @ The BiGYEC

On Wednesday 20th November, the BiGYEC welcomed Chris Dymond, Director of programming and partnerships at Crossover Labs, who came to talk about innovation, inspire BiGYEC members to think about what innovation is, and also explain what exactly innovation is and how it happens. At Crossover Labs, Chris helps to bring together creative professionals from diverse disciplines including film and TV…

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Brewing up a Business the Yorkshire Way…

On Wednesday 6th November, the BiGYEC welcomed Steve Edwards and Corey Mahoney, who came to talk about turning good ideas into money making businesses, the art of negotiation, purchasing supplies and equipment the ‘Business Way’ and branding Corey, owner of Yorkshire Tee and serial entrepreneur, gave us a great insight into what it’s like to run a business. His advice…

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Singing all the right notes with Steve Edwards

On Wednesday 25th of October, the BiGYEC welcomed special guest Steve Edwards, a singer, songwriter, producer and businessman from Sheffield. Steve came to the to give us a sneak peek into what he will be talking about in two weeks’ time, at the next BiGYEC event, including such topics as brand awareness & product placement. He also shared the story…

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Chef cooks up a feast @ BiGYEC

On Wednesday 9th October 2013, the BiGYEC welcomed Melvin Jarman, director and executive chef at Organic Fusion, a multi-award winning social enterprise cafe based in Sheffield. Melvin shared his story about setting up an organic café business and explained the challenges of business planning, budgeting and HR structures. He also talked about his background, how he got into cookery, his…

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BiGYEC kicks-off for 2013-2014

On Wednesday the 25th of September, the BiGYEC welcomed Tony Garnham-Parks, Managing Director of Caferacer seats. Tony came to the BiGYEC to talk about his business which specialises in making motorbike seats and carbon fibre parts, how to run an online business, and how to get around problems. As a small boy, Tony was always interested in motorbikes and would…

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BiGYEC Summer Term ends with…Cupcakes & Prizes

2012-2013 was a Great Year for the BiGYEC, and ended with a fun and exciting event. The last event of the academic year was attended by x22 young people from All Saints School, Ecclesfield School, Forge Valley School, Longley Park Sixth Form College, Meadowhead School, Silverdale School, and Sheffield Springs Academy. The event was an opportunity for BiGYEC members to give presentations…

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BiG YEC celebrates 2nd Birthday!

It’s official – the BiG YEC was two years old on 2nd March.  Back in March 2011, 19 young entrepreneurs aged 13-19 gathered for the first time to pioneer a new type of Club.  After all, there are plenty of sports clubs, drama clubs, music clubs, you-name-it clubs for young people, so why not a business club? That was the…

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New Photos Added to the Gallery

Checkout some of the photos from the last year now uploaded to The Photo Gallery! Look out for more photos coming soon….

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