De-emphasising Trust in Open Innovation and the Future-of-Work

I participated in several thought-provoking sessions at the PMCampBCN, Global Open Innovation Forum, Design Thinking, ICO, and Blockchain and IoT Solutions World Congress with forward-thinking experts from Fortune 500 companies, colleagues from cutting-edge cryptocurrency, IoT and Blockchain development, design thinkers, and entrepreneurs looking for the next disruption in their industries, overall, just an inspiring group of achievers. After… Read more »

A Few Thoughts On The Barcelona Attack…

(This was originally posted on our Guiri Business LinkedIn Group page https://www.linkedin.com/groups/144… Join us there for full discussion) Good Afternoon After some intense reflection and meditation, I want to share a few thoughts on the August 17th attacks in Barcelona. Thoughts I am having as life in the “Ciudad Condal” seems to return back to… Read more »

How To Elevate Social Media To The Boardroom

Ongoing interview series of digital and business insights, hosted by Fernanda Accorsi of SocialSignIn – a Social Media Management Platform. Our first instalment is an interview with Ben Nimmo, Co-founder and CTO of SocialSignIn Ben believes that companies have been wasting their time on social media, and that he has observed many busy marketing and customer service… Read more »

#GetThatManAPint – Guiri Business Community Fighting PPMS

STOP GARLAND’S PPMS This is Stephen Garland! He was one of the original Guiri Business members, and the person who brought our community so much joy with the Giggling Guiri Comedy show. In 2016, he was diagnosed with PPMS (Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis), and because of personal circumstances he is without enough health coverage to pay for his… Read more »

The IoT Solutions World Congress will feature two forums on blockchain and crypto economics

The two activities will bring around 115 speakers to Fira de Barcelona’s Industrial Internet of Things event Blockchain technology, based on cyber-currencies such as bitcoin, is set to strengthen and guarantee the security and intelligence of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms when it comes to sharing data and doing transactions in numerous sectors, industries and… Read more »

This Week in Guiri Business Networking, Sept 11th 2017

Brian here, The next couple weeks are full of networking opportunities that you do not want to miss. Let´s jump right in NETWORKING EVENTS BARCELONA GUIRI BUSINESS DRINK Wednesday Sept 20th 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: Quinto Quinta Restaurant on top of Las Arenas in Plaza España Gran via de las Cortes Catalanas 373-375 ***Free entrance… Read more »

Instagram ShoutOut Barcelona Challenge (#IGShoutoutBarcelona) Nov 21st – 25th

Every day for one week, we challenge you to repost photos from your favourite Instagram profiles that you follow in Barcelona, using the same hashtag #IGShoutoutBarcelona. How it works: 1. Select photos to repost from Barcelona themed/ based profiles onto your Instagram profile. We ask that you repost photos from at least 10 different profiles… Read more »

About Us

The Guiri Business Group is a LinkedIn community in Spain designed to facilitate expat and local professional networking through the exchange of information, knowledge, contacts, jobs and opportunities. Founded in 2007 by Willem van Oort and co-founded by Brian Heinen, with now over 10.000 group members Business Events and Conferences Monthly Networking Drinks Business Videos People… Read more »