Digitally Enhanced – Technology Solutions for Non-Digital Businesses

Join Cornwall’s business community at Heartlands for a day exploring the use of technology in non-software businesses.

This event is part of the Cornwall Business Festival and is designed to introduce non-tech businesses to modern methods of improving business through the use of technology.

Over the course of the day, you’ll get to hear from local industry leaders and discover how Artificial Intelligence, digital marketing and choosing the correct software product can propel your business forward to future success. You can expect to walk away with actionable insights, a head full of ideas and a pocket full of new contacts. More details about the conference and its sessions will be announced in the coming weeks.

This event will raise awareness and promote the upcoming Digital Transformation project, developed by local businesses for local businesses. Delivered by The Cornwall College Group in conjunction with their strategic partner, Software Cornwall, the project will provide business support to SMEs in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, aiming to increase productivity and competitiveness. For more information about the project, visit the Software Cornwall Projects Page.

Delegates will get to enjoy a locally sourced and super tasty lunch with refreshments provided throughout the day.

Schedule for the Day

9:00 – 9:30  Arrival and Networking Chy an Bobel Hall & Atrium

9.30 – 9:45  Welcome to the Digitally Enhanced Event – Toby Parkins

10:50 – 10:15 TalkDigital Future for Non-Digital Businesses Caitlin Gould – Director of Bluefruit Software

10:20 – 11:00 Lightning Talks Introduction to Local Tech Companies

11:00 – 11:30 Break – Tea & Coffee

11:30 – 12:00 Talk – Project discovery – what it is, what it isn’t and why you need it – Samuele Armondi of Everest Media

12:00 – 12:30 Overcoming Tech Challenges Panel

12:30 – 13:15  Lunch 

13:15 – 13:45  Talk – The Future of Social Katherine George Oh So Social

13:50 – 14:20 Interactive Demo – How To Use Smart Speakers and  Bots To Optimise Sales and Reduce Costs and                                 the Future of Search by Voice – Wo King, Director of Hi9

14:25 – 14:50  Talk – How Tech allows your business to go remote – Micheal Rule & Sam McCune of Piran Tech

14:50 – 15:15  Cake Break – Meet the Tech Community on their stands 

15:15 – 15:45   Problems Solved Panel –  Audience Q&A (using sli.do) & Panel Discussion

15:50 – 16:20  Talk – Top 10 Tips to Achieving Project Success, Toby Parkins Director Headforwards

16:25 – 16:50  Talk – Deliver the best user experience for your business, Dan Goodwin, UX Designer at Bluefruit 

16:50 – 17:00  Closing Remarks – Chy an Bobel Hall

 

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Developing Skills for Business ESIF Project.

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