Wakefield Business Week - Digital Growth Day

Wakefield Business Week - Digital Growth Day

Eitex, Castleford. October 2nd at 9.30am – 4pm

In the first week of October businesses will be coming together with a packed programme of events encouraging entrepreneurs, job creation and investment in the district.

Eitex – in partnership with Wakefield First – is holding a one-day conference to help businesses across Wakefield by providing an insight into the latest developments of digital technologies. The Digital Growth Day 2018 is being held on Tuesday 2nd October.

Learn about latest technology from industry leaders, and how to utilise it for business growth. See how to save money and maximise investment with cloud computing, reach your customers with social media and SEO, and use the latest Surface devices to work from anywhere.

Our sessions are held in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, with other businesses from the local area and are aimed to help you get the most from technology.

WIN

Delegates will be entered into a draw to win a Surface Go.

New Surface Go is perfect for all your daily tasks, giving you laptop performance, tablet portability and a stunning touchscreen with the power of Windows 10.

Days Programme

9:30

Coffee / Networking – Start your day off with a coffee and early morning networking opportunity.

9:55 – 10:00

Kick-Off – introduction

10:00 – 10:30
Microsoft and Ingram Micro

Microsoft Surface – Offering you the full solution, hardware as-a-service

Ingram Micro is the world’s largest distributor of computer and technology products. A representative from Ingram Micro along with Microsoft will be here to discuss Surface as a Service to you.

Utilising Ingram Micro’s business services and Microsoft’s portfolio of Hardware, Options and Software they have created this offering for you to support you make the transformation to digital with ease

10:35 – 11:05
Eitex

Office 365 – Work from Anywhere with SharePoint and OneDrive-for-Business

Eitex is a local Microsoft Partner that works closely with Yorkshire businesses to help them understand the components of Office 365!.

We can help explain how the different applications in Office 365 can enhance your systems (such as email, file sharing, communication, and working from anywhere).

11:10 – 11:40
Northern Media

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Northern Media is a marketing agency based in Wakefield. They will be talking you through improving your website’s ranking within the organic listings returned by a search engine and converting your traffic into a sale

11:45 – 12:15
The Agenci

Cyber Security and Business Continuity

Speaking topics include:

  • Cybercrime and CyberTerrorism – The new Crime Inc.
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly side of Cyberspace.
  • What Cyber is doing to us.
  • Why cybercriminals are targeting SME’s.
  • The Future of Crime.
  • War Games.
  • You’re the problem – your IT is fine.

12:15 – 13:00

Break and Open Networking

13:00 – 13:30
Wavenet

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Telephony Solutions

Wavenet is a leading UK supplier of business telecommunication solutions, including Data, Voice, Cloud, Security and Mobile. Wavenet will explain the multiple benefits of VoIP including reduced costs and higher call quality.

13:35 – 14:10
The Agenci

Cyber Security and Business Continuity

Speaking topics include:

  • Cybercrime and CyberTerrorism – The new Crime Inc.
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly side of Cyberspace.
  • What Cyber is doing to us.
  • Why cybercriminals are targeting SME’s.
  • The Future of Crime.
  • War Games.
  • You’re the problem – your IT is fine.

14:15 – 14:45
Microsoft and Ingram Micro

Introducing the new Surface Go

The new Surface Go is the smallest, lightest Surface ever. At only 522 g with a 10″ touchscreen, it’s a versatile partner. Microsoft will be here to demonstrate the features. There will also be a Surface Go on display for you to have a play with.

14:50 – 15:20
Northern Media

Social Networking – How to Reach New Customers

The impact of social media on your business can be immense and help boost your business results. Northern Media will be here to help you get the most out of your social media strategy.

15:25 – 15:55
Wavenet

Gigabit Ethernet – Superfast, Reliable Connection

Wavenet will be here to introduct you to the Gigabit Voucher Scheme. This scheme will give SME businesses across the UK the ability to purchase a future-proof Internet connection. If you are a small or medium-sized business, you may be able to get a Gigabit Voucher worth up to £3,000 to upgrade your business Internet connection to a superfast, reliable connection over a gigabit-capable infrastructure.

16:00

Question time – End

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