Since its establishment EVCOM has quickly been recognised as the leading membership association representing the film and live communication industry.
EVCOM members include leading agencies, production companies, suppliers, freelancers and clients. The focus of EVCOM is very clearly on helping members be more successful. As an industry leader EVCOM is committed to raising the profile of the industry, extending business opportunities, nurturing talent and attracting the best and brightest to our industry.
The partnership with Falmouth University will provide 3rd year BA (Hons) students with EVCOM Student Membership which will be provided by Falmouth University as an enhancement to their studies and career paths.
The students will benefit from:
1- Access to the members area of the EVCOM website – http://www.evcom.org.uk;
2 - Listing as an EVCOM Student Member on the self- managed Members’ pages allowing them visibility to the industry;
3 - Ability to showcase examples of work in EVCOM members listing area of website
4 - Opportunity to participate in all paid EVCOM seminars/workshops and training events at discounted student member rates (student places at events is limited and offered on a first come first served basis) as well as free networking events;
5 - Opportunity to attend EVCOM Awards and EVCOMference at discounted student member rates;
6 - Opportunity to participate in EVCOM ‘Behind the Scenes’ Events at discounted student member rates allowing students to gain first stand experience at organising top award and conference events;
7 - Discounted entry to EVCOM Awards including EVCOM Screen Awards and EVCOM Experiential Awards;
8 - Inclusion in the EVCOM mailing list to receive members’ newsletter and other EVCOM information;
9 - Opportunity to post news on EVCOM website;
10 - Opportunity to utilise the Job section of the EVCOM website and also to place “Job Wanted” or “internship wanted” ads on the Job section of the website;
11- Opportunity to be part of an EVCOM seminar panel where appropriate;
12 - EVCOM Member logo which may be used on CV, website etc providing that the student remains in paid membership. Once studies have completed and a job gained, the student may upgrade to full individual membership.
Adrian Bossey – Head of Cultural Management & Production at Falmouth University said “Creative Events Management at Falmouth University treats students as practitioners from day one of their course. Our graduates have gone straight into exciting events jobs; working with special events like the Commonwealth Games, cultural organisations including ITV Events or setting up their own businesses. We believe that student membership of EVCOM will represent another valuable asset for our final year students, helping them successfully transition into the world of professional event management.”
Marco Forgione – CEO at EVCOM said - “EVCOM has quickly become recognised as the leading membership body representing the creative communication sector. Our partnership with Falmouth is part of our commitment to support the sector in developing world leading talent. With members working across film, digital and events ensuring that we attract the best new talent in to our sector is essential to meet the growing profile of our industry. I look forward to working with Falmouth and their superb students and lecturers to build a stronger, world leading sector."
Isabelle Compton is a Level 3 BA Hons Creative Events Management student currently studying at Falmouth. She says "Being a member of EVCOM will open up an exciting world of professional and creative opportunities. It is a privilege to be part of an ever-growing group of like-minded individuals all passionate about the events and visual communication sectors. As a member I will be able to develop my knowledge and appreciations of the complexities and developments within the industry, attend events and EVCOM Awards and create valuable contacts for future career progression. In the continually advancing world of events and visual communications I cannot think of a better way to create positive impacts than being part of EVCOM. I cannot wait to start exploring the new possibilities open to me."