Free digital festival for SMEs

Abstract image of connected networks, conveying 'digital'Small business owners in the Black Country can sign up for a free, two-day event designed to help entrepreneurs understand the latest developments in software, data analysis and social media – and how they can boost business.

The festival takes place on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September, at the Black Country & Marches Institute of Technology in Dudley. There will be masterclasses in TikTok, LinkedIn and Instagram, information about how to find and get business grants, round table discussions, and networking opportunities. 

Guest speakers include Ninder Johal, Oli Hills, Gus Bhandal, Gurpreet Dhillon, Samantha Wiltshire and Clare Mckee MA. They will be sharing their expertise and experience, saying what they did to succeed and what they learnt in the process. 

The festival is suitable for owners and managers of new and established SMEs in all sectors, but tickets are limited to one per business. There is free parking available, as well as lunch and refreshments.

For more information, and to register your place, visit the Eventbrite page. Also remember there is information on how to make the most of new technology on our Digital Sandwell page.