The Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub is to host its inaugural Future of Digital Conference #BGHdigital on 1st April 2014 at The Lowry in Salford Quays with a speaker line up that includes AO.com, UK Fast and NCC Group.
The conference will call for GM businesses to embrace and embed digital technology and is designed to help SMEs understand the benefits that digital technology may have for their business and how it will be critical to their future growth.
Conference places are free but limited and are available to book now http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/events/the-future-of-digital-conference-2014. The all day event will cover key topics including a look ahead to what the next five years hold for business, how to future proof your company with cloud technology, cyber security, reaching customers in the digital age and the future of manufacturing.
Speakers include many of the leading figures in the region’s digital sector and include Chris Marsh of UK Fast; Al Macklin of Fomissimo; Paul Vlissidis of NCC Group; Richard Jeffery of the Business Growth Hub; Dave Carter of MDDA; Ben Waterhouse of Packnet UK; Michael Mead of UCLAN, John Mills of the Media Innovation Studio and AO.com
Lee Frater, Digital Growth Manager at the Business Growth Hub, said: “Digital technology is transforming the way we work and live and this conference will be looking at the future business landscape and how companies can use these new revolutionary developments to drive growth for the future.
“Greater Manchester is looking to become a leading digital hub within Europe by 2020 so it is crucial that we inspire and excite businesses about the potential of the technology out there. This event will show them just what support is available to help them understand and acquire the right skills, choose the right solutions and achieve that all important digital advantage.”
As well as listening to and meeting a range of inspirational and industry leading keynote speakers, delegates will also be able to take part in specialist digital breakout sessions, network with other GM businesses and understand how the Hub’s Digital Growth Service can help with a range of specialist support.
The Business Growth Hub’s Digital Growth service is a fully funded business support programme for eligible SMEs in Greater Manchester. It includes 1-2-1 support from specialist advisors, a coordinated programme of events and workshops, and tailored project support from approved suppliers.
For more information about the Digital Growth service email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 359 3050.