I was lucky enough to be selected as one of the creative suppliers at a unique event in the Millenium forum. 80 creative suppliers from all over the North were invited to apply to have an exhibition space to try and bid for work. over 80 non creative companies were given vouchers averaging £3000. This included businesses like the butchers, solicitors, bars, restaurants etc. The day was organised by Noribic, Culture Tech, Digital Circle and C-TRIC. More information on the day can be found here. https://ignitn.com/challenge/creativemarketplace/about
The day was a great event and as you can imagine I was exited to have a space not only to try and get work but to try and get the DerryPhotos name out there and showcase my work. I have been working very hard over the past few years doing everything from making pictures, web design, marketing, and tirelessly promoting my skills and the DerryPhotos brand... this was my time to get it right.
Have a look below at my exhibition.
DerryPhotos Creative Market placeBernard Ward at DerryPhotos exhibition at creative marketplace Photo by GC Photographics
Photo By GC Photographics
Probably the most valuable part of this whole day was the opportunity to meet like minded creatives from different backgrounds all under the same roof. Its not often this happens so I made the most of the opportunity. I was surprised to hear that people had heard of DerryPhotos. Hopefully a sign of good things to come.
I am very excited to tell you that I managed to get two deals done with two great Derry Businesses. Pitchers Wine Bar and Restaurant and The Derry City FC Spots and social club. I will be making pictures for their new websites over the course of the next month. Both projects will be joint projects and I am excited to be working with the lads from Zoo Creative and Belfast company Fresh Made Media.
New Clients - Derry City Sports and Social club, Pitchers Wine Bar and Restaurant.
If you have a business and require any photography work please get in touch.
Some Candid shots from the Creative Marketplace
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