Digital Day 2018


Posted by BIMA

Event info
13 Nov 2018
Secondary schools

What is Digital Day?

A free initiative for both schools and agencies, Digital Day takes place on 13 November and sees digital professionals head back to school for a day to inspire secondary students (13-16 years), give them insight into the depth and breadth of careers available, offer practical advice on how to get into digital, and gets hands-on experience tackling challenges from our awesome brand sponsors.

What happens on the day?

The day is split into two halves and designed flexibly, to work around a normal school day.

In the morning – digital professionals introduce their world of work to the students, sharing their own career experiences whilst providing insight into the breadth of careers available in digital.

In the afternoon - our nationwide competition. Competing for fantastic prizes, students work in teams to complete one of our sponsored challenges with guidance from the digital professionals. The final solutions are then submitted back to BIMA for our judging panel to decide which groups will be crowned the Digital Day Champions 2018. See last years agenda.


Posted by BIMA

BIMA is Britain’s digital community. Our mission is to drive innovation and excellence across the digital industry. We are the connectors, thought leaders, champions and change makers determining the shape of Britain’s digital economy. Our strength is in our structure. We are powerful because our members make us so. BIMA councils set the agenda in digital hubs around the country and our Think Tanks aid industry leaders and practitioners to fuel the future. Our communities underpin everything that we do. Everything we do embodies our values of innovation, enabling community, celebrating individuals and embedding diversity into our digital ecosystem. BIMA is run by the industry, for the industry. Our independence and not-for-profit status means everything we do is for the good of our members and the industry, and it gives Government and the media confidence in our integrity. We were founded in 1985 and are proud that we were the first digital industry body anywhere in the world.

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