You should join Destination AARhus is you wish to play an active role in positioning the local IT business environment and thus your organization as an attractive career destination for IT professionals.
You should join Destination AARhus if you want to become part of an ambitious corporate-driven coalition that seeks to put Greater Aarhus on the IT world map in order to attract and retain IT talents now and in the future.
You should join Destination AARhus to become part of unique networks at multiple corporate levels where everyone has a saying and where IT challenges and opportunities are at the very core.
You should join Destination AARhus if you wish to offer your IT-employees high-quality tech-themed events where they can improve their technical skills and knowledge.
An exclusive network for IT Executives with a focus on leadership, business development, and digital transformation from a strategic perspective. The network is used for inspiration, knowledge sharing, and discussion on current and future professional challenges.
In short: a strategically focussed network for professional and personal relations.
A network of like-minded HR/recruitment/ employer branding professionals facing the same challenges in attracting and retaining IT/tech candidates. This network is for sharing experiences, frustrations, and actions. We discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities where we together can approach, develop, and test new ideas.
In short: action-oriented knowledge sharing and collaboration.
A network of tech-savvy employees from each member company assisting in finding the most relevant, hot topics, the right speakers, and developing the format for our events. They know what buzzwords and trends the companies and tech professionals are interested in, so we can offer the most relevant events each year.
In short: a tech-focussed network for senior IT-profiles discussing current and future tech needs.
We organize several high-quality, hands-on IT events with a broad selection of featured topics. Annually we host 2-4 Workshops and 8-10 Meetups inviting international, national, and local experts to touch upon the most current and demanded topics within IT. We allocate much of our budget for events, so our members’ employees stay informed, educated, and inspired.
As a part of our events, we engage the internal experts and specialists from our members and arrange knowledge sharing sessions across the companies. These events have led to new networks across teams and organizations, and they have furthermore inspired some organizations to take on new technologies and approaches as a result.
Local Engagement and Collaborations
To attract and retain IT professionals to/in Greater Aarhus, we believe it is key to have an attractive IT environment. We engage with existing local events and initiatives and collaborate with external partners to develop and attract more events to Greater Aarhus, such as the DevOpsDays conference, MIT Datathon, IoT Week, GOTO summits, and more.
Much of what Destination AARhus does have a more long-term return on investment, however, through our many annual events our members get a very direct and multifold return of investment of their membership fee from educating their IT employees via our high-quality events.
Together with a group of our members, we run a hackathon for IT students at a strategically selected international university. The hackathons focus on introducing innovative companies and increasing the awareness of career opportunities in Greater Aarhus.
With the TechBlog, we give interested candidates an even deeper insight into with the companies’ IT/tech teams are working on. We help position our members as tech companies with technology at their core. The main purpose is to develop an alternative communication channel for peer-to-peer exchange across teams, companies, and interested tech professionals.
The Ambassador Team is sharing their personal experiences of being an international, working with tech, and living in Greater Aarhus. Their stories are personal and thus trustworthy for interested international tech professionals, and their network increases the multiplier effect.
International Computer Science Students
We collaborate closely with The Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University to attract top international Master’s Degree students and matching them with our member companies for student jobs and full-time positions as graduates. We build bridges between IT-students and the business environment. Depending on our members’ needs we are always looking to initiate collaborations with other technical and natural science programs.
Annual subscription: 100.000 DKK
With the annual subscription fee of 100.000 DKK, you become a full member for a full year. The annual subscription fee is paid at the beginning of a calendar year. If you wish to subscribe as a member during the year, the membership subscription fee will be a proportionate fee for the remaining months of the year. A member can unsubscribe from Destination AARhus at any time.