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Black Country Digital Festival 2022

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With over 500 businesses already supported, our Digital Festival is open for all types of small businesses in the Black Country Region,

 

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About the event

This value packed fully funded 2 day programme includes:

  • Why it pays to stay ahead with all things digital and tech
  • Entrepreneurs’ stories – what they did to succeed and lessons learnt along the way
  • Local innovators showcase their latest offerings and tips on scaling up
  • Latest in tech use cases using AI, IoT, 5G, advanced connectivity, data analysis and more – benefits focused
  • Power up your marketing – making the most of digital
  • Social media marketing masterclasses including: TikTok and Linkedin
  • Business grants, how to find them and how to get them
  • Face to face networking
  • Refreshments & breaks
  • After programme drinks and nibbles [end of day two]

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What to expect:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Local entrepreneurs and their stories
  • Peer to peer networking
  • Expert speakers and panellists
  • Round tables
  • Collaborative and facilitated exercises – bringing learning to life
  • Practical tips and guidance that will save you invaluable time

About the venue:

IGNITE is a brand new facility located in Wolverhampton city centre

  • For use by local businesses, entrepreneurs and people thinking of starting a new business
  • Providing free co-working and meeting space, events, training and business support
  • Located just yards away from the city centre’s transport interchange
  • Providing an emphasis on digital skills

Address: IGNITE at i10, Railway Drive, Interchange, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LH

Qualification*

Fully funded for SME businesses registered or trading in the Black Country LEP & Coventry & Warwickshire LEP Regions.

Qualifying SMEs definition: The category of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is made up of enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding EUR 50 million, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding EUR 43 million.

Qualification and next steps

Book now on Eventbrite. Early booking is recommended as places are limited. Up to 2 people from one company can book. Before the event we will contact you and ask you to complete a simple attendance form and also confirmation of attendance at the end of day two. We will ask you a few simple questions about your business as this helps us understand who and how we are helping SME’s like you. It is a requirement from our funders and your co-operation is appreciated.

For any other queries related to the programme please contact clare.mckee@wm5g.org.uk

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