WM5G to host Black Country and Coventry & Warwickshire Digital Festivals

Date posted: May 31, 2022
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West Midlands 5G (WM5G) are to host digital festivals in the Black Country and Coventry & Warwickshire.

These free 2-day events are open to qualifying SMEs in the Black Country and Coventry & Warwickshire regions. The programme will help you discover the transformational benefits of digital technologies to drive efficiencies and growth.  The events will be interactive, and designed to inspire and equip business owners and those interested in accelerating tech in their business, with the skills and knowledge to apply a range of tech solutions.

The Black Country event is being held on 14-15 June, and Coventry & Warwickshire’s event is 28-29 June.

Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the programme is open to all types of qualifying small to medium sized enterprises in businesses in the Black Country or Coventry & Warwickshire LEP region.

Each day of the festival will bring a range of different speakers and activities including the latest in tech use cases, masterclasses in social media marketing and inside knowledge on how local entrepreneurs succeeded and the lessons they learnt.

Day 1 is focused on exploring the art of the possible, hearing from keynote speakers and involvement in panel discussions, and on day 2 participants are encouraged to discuss a live business problem with peers and experts, and gain hands on support and advice to identify practical solutions to support their business growth plans.

Find out more and sign-up here:

Black Country: Black Country Digital Festival 2022 – West Midlands 5G (wm5g.org.uk)

Coventry & Warwickshire: Coventry & Warwickshire Digital Festival 2022 – West Midlands 5G (wm5g.org.uk)

Other info:

The programme is 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.

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