Digital Expo

A range of local businesses with expertise in digital technologies will be showcasing their products and services, while several local organisations will be on-hand to guide you through some of the business support opportunities available. From loans and grants to fully-funded support programmes, there’s support available for most businesses.

There are a range of information sessions running throughout the day, delivered by digital experts, local entrepreneurs and academics, take a look at the timetable below.

TimeSessionDelivered by
09.30 - 10.15 Digital innovation at Keele

Alex Goffe, Associate Director, Operations & Infrastructure, Keele University
Andy Forrester, Associate Director Applications & Digital Solutions, Keele University

10.00 - 10.30 Tackling the cost of doing business crises: key steps to business systems Charlie Houston-Brown, Managing Consultant, RushKeep Solutions. Council Member, BCS, The Chartered Institue for IT
10.30 - 11.00 This ain't a game: When digital solutions transform business  Andy Jackson, CEO at i-creation
11.15 - 11.45 Demystifying CRM's for small business owners  Veronica Kitton, VK Business Assist
12.00 - 12.30 Keele University's Digital Society Institute - Keele's digital and data hub  Professor Raphael Hirschi, Director of the Digital Society Institute, Keele University
12.30 - 12.45 How to start your own business - find out about a new programme at Keele to help bring your business idea to life  Lizzie Harling, Programme Operations Officer, Keele University

The event is free to attend and, with complimentary refreshments available throughout the event, provides an ideal opportunity for knowledge exchange, discussion, and networking.

Drop in anytime between 9am-2pm, book your place now.

BCRS Business Loans, The Staffordshire BIC, Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Growth Hub, NatWest Commercial Banking, Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce logos.

ERDF logo left, Midlands engine logo right

The Keele University Science & Innovation Park Smart Innovation Hub (Ref: 32R17P01691) programme is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the England Structural and Investments Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme.

Event date
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Smart Innovation Hub Atrium, Denise Coates Foundation Building, Keele University, ST5 5NS
Stephen Roberts
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01782 733001

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