Breakfast Session | How to Hire Freelancers & Find Freelance Work To celebrate National Freelancer Day, join us for a members-only online Breakfast Session with Juliet Tzabar, MD of Plug-in Media and Alan Owen, previously Technical Director of Plug-in Media, now freelance Developer, to talk about all things freelance.

What are companies looking for from freelancers?
How do freelancers get added to ‘preferred supplier lists’?
How do companies find and hire freelancers?
What’s the best practice for freelancers - what do companies expect?

They'll be answering all these questions and more. Come along!


This event is for you if:

  • You're thinking of going freelance
  • You're an established freelancer looking for work
  • You're interested in hiring freelancers
  • You're looking to connect with other freelancers.

Our Hosts

Juliet Tzabar

Juliet's career in media spans over 25 years. Following an early career in the art department of television dramas, Juliet moved into digital media in 2000, where she specialised in delivering interactive projects with a broadcast tie-in and a focus on the children and families audience.

Juliet joined Plug-in Media in 2007 and as CEO has led the company’s growth and success, establishing it as one of the UK’s leading digital production companies, working across animation and games, and the winner of multiple awards, including 5 BAFTAs. In 2011, Juliet was also shortlisted for the Women in Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Alan Owen

Alan has worked in the digital media industry for 17 years, as a Technical Director and a freelancer.

Alan is a highly technical/visual creative and experienced all-rounder in digital media product development, he typically works for agencies, offering rich-interactive, game (and sometimes web) development services using modern web technologies (Javascript and HTML5).


** Please Note **
This event is a benefit of Wired Sussex membership. You can find out more about the benefits of becoming a member here. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch: [email protected]

A huge thank you to Plus Accounting for sponsoring this Breakfast Session!



Plus Accounting are a firm of Chartered Accountants and registered auditors in Brighton. They offer a comprehensive range of tax and accounting services.

So whether you are just starting out or thinking about selling your business, they can provide you with the support and guidance that you need to keep control of your finances and plan your affairs for maximum efficiency.