Wigan Business Growth Hub Lunch - April 2017

Date: 28th April 2017
Location: The Pier Centre, Pottery Rd, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN3 5AB
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Digital & Technology, Operational efficiency

Please note if you are coming to the Lunch, there is planned industrial action due to take place on Northern Rail services on this date which will affect trains into Wigan. Further information, including replacement bus services can be found from Northern Rail here. National Rail also has further information available here.

April’s event from the Business Growth Hub lunch series will focus on the importance of digital transformation for businesses and will be held in Wigan on Friday 28 April.

The event will explore the benefits of embracing digital technologies to acquire new customers and aims to provide delegates with the confidence to adopt these technologies in the future, resulting in increased customer outreach, efficiency and ultimately business growth.

Jonathan Print, Digital Growth Advisor will  provide an overview of the support provided by both the Business Growth Hub and Wigan Council that helps support businesses along their digital transformation journey.

Guest speaker Neil Ormesher, Projects Estimating Manager at ASG Stage Products, will share how, with the knowledge he gained through workshops and ongoing advice from Jonathan, he is now looking to reach and engage with new audiences using tailored social media campaigns, an optimised website and an integrated software package. He will also talk about the challenges faced when implementing these solutions and how we gained his Directors’ buy-in.

The event will be hosted by Jo Walker, Growth Start-up Manager who will provide an outline of the Hub’s wider business growth support offering*.  It will also be an opportunity for you to network with an ever-growing community of Greater Manchester-based SMEs, partner organisations, speakers and members of the Business Growth Hub Team.

Don’t hesitate to book your place as our Business Growth lunch events are highly popular and the number of places is limited.

We look forward to seeing you at The Pier Centre in Wigan on Friday 28 April!

* Eligibility criteria will apply for certain services.

Agenda

11.30am – Arrival and registration

12.00pm – Welcome and introductions, Jo Walker, Growth Start-up Manager, Business Growth Hub

12.05pm – Digital transformation activities for business community in Wigan, Jonathan Print, Digital Growth Advisor, Business Growth Hub & Wigan Council

12:15pm – Guest speaker – Neil Ormesher, Projects Estimating Manager, ASG Stage Products

12.40pm – Questions & answers

12.50pm – Hub update and closing remarks, Jo Walker, Growth Start-up Manager, Business Growth Hub

13:00pm – Lunch and networking

14:00pm – Event close

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