D-Media Connections

D-Media works with a growing number of industry organisations and bodies.

D-Media is a founder member of The European Digital Think Tank working with partners in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Paris, Finland and Rome . 

The EU digital Think Tank comprises a “core group” of leading European Digital Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) clusters: Barcelona Media, Berlin “Project Future”Cap Digital ParisDigibusiness FinlandFILAS RomeIIP Create of the Netherlands and D-Media Network UKNon-cluster organisations are admitted as associate members, if they are deemed to offer relevant industry expertise and access, for example research institutes, facilitators, and funding specialists.

The group’s strategic principle is to support the growth of innovative CCI SMEs and to maintain collaborative freedom, creativity, flexibility and continuity in responding to the needs of its members on a national and European level. Alongside close involvement of its members with EC Creative Industry organizations and funded projects, the Think Tank emphasizes its role as a long-term, independent industry platform, which can integrate the results of individual European collaborative projects to produce sustainable and structural trans-national value. http://www.eudigitalthinktank.eu/home/ 

D-Media is a partner of Film London’s London Filming Partnership.

The London Filming Partnership, developed in association with the Mayor of London and the London Development Agency, represents an unparalleled commitment from everyone involved in film and media production in London to welcome and encourage film-making in the city.

The objective is to ensure that London is a film-friendly city for all, while offering clarity of statutory obligations that govern the activity of filming.

Partners of the London Filming Partnership include London’s 33 boroughs, as well as key organizations and agencies across the capital including Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police. http://filmlondon.org.uk/filming_in_london/london_filming_partnership 

D-Media is a founder member of Onedigital working with partners in Brighton, Bristol and Manchester.

D-Media is working with Bristol MediaManchester DigitalWired Sussexas an independent but connected group, Onedigital.

Onedigital is a dynamic and independent network that harnesses the economic strength of the UK’s key digital hotspots that came together to meet the need for business to have immediate access to focused industry knowledge and expertise. Onedigital facilitates creative collaborations and digital partnerships to drive innovation and economic success. Its members are the digital, technology and creative businesses that can spearhead growth for UK plc.

Onedigital gets its drive from being business led – a definitive ‘by us, for us’ approach. Its lean operating style, focus on creative and technical digital convergence and collaborative spirit are hard-wired into the network. It represents key players in the diverse UK digital content sector worth £111 billion in 2009 (‘Global Market Opportunities Research’ by K-Matrix 2009).

Onedigital’s core members are Bristol Media, Manchester Digital, D-Media Network Ltd and Brighton-based Wired Sussex, all respected in the creative industries landscape with over 30 years experience as industry-led associations representing over 5,000 enterprising companies. http://onedigital.org/

  

TIGA and D-Media collaborate and support each other. 

TIGA is the national trade association representing the business and commercial interests of games software developers in the UK and Europe. TIGA’s mission is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business.

D-Media hugely values the opportunity to collaborate with other organisations within our industry that fight for the interests of professionals within the digital community. www.tiga.org 

D-Media is an Accredited Trade Association for UKTI’s Tradeshow Access Programme.  

Accredited Trade Organisations work with UKTI to raise the profile of UK groups and sectors at key exhibitions. Taking part in overseas exhibitions is an effective way for businesses to test markets, attract customers, appoint agents or distributors and make sales. UKTI’s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grant support for eligible SME firms to attend trade shows overseas.

As an Accredited Trade Association (ATOs) D-Media leads groups of businesses to relevant international markets and facilitates grants to cover the costs of attendance and promotion. Recently we led a group made up of companies working in Interactive Media, Technology and Games who we arranged a presence for at Digital Hollywood Spring 2011 in Los Angeles. http://www.ukti.gov.uk/export/howwehelp/tradefairsexhibitions.html