Superfast Business - Partner Preview Event 2013


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Superfast Business - offers fully funded support to help ambitious businesses in the South West with a focus on rural areas identify, maximise and profit from the opportunities that superfast broadband and new technologies present. They have a team of expert advisers, a programme of events on hot topics offering inspirational insights and practical solutions and access to IT specialists and knowledge.

The service is aimed at businesses who have heard superfast broadband is coming to their area or are already experiencing good connection speeds and fulfill ERDF eligibility criteria.

Register on their website today to see if your business is able to access the full support package and keep up to date with the latest technologies and information.

t: 0845 603 8593

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  • Opening up fantastic new opportunities, facilitating more effective working practices and greatly improving productivity.
  • Superfast Business - Partner Preview Event 2013

    1. 1. Partner Preview EventAn introduction to theSuperfast Business Service
    2. 2. • Welcome and Introductions• ‘An insight into the future of IT and use of digital technologyinside businesses’ by Cosmic• The Superfast Business Service overview• Working together• Connecting Devon & Somerset – ‘Get up to Speed’• Q&AWhat we will cover
    3. 3. • Superfast Business will help growth businesses maximise the opportunities ofSuperfast Broadband (SFBB) and associated technologies.• We will transform the way eligible businesses use the internet and technology,• An ERDF Funded programme - delivered in partnership with Local Authorities• Focusing primarily on the rural areas across the South West of England(excluding Cornwall)• Outcomes include engaging with 15,000 businesses and 918 Business Assists• In Devon and Somerset our key delivery partners are Cosmic, West Devon BIP,North Devon Plus and Torbay Development Agency• Other key partners – Business West and WSX EnterpriseIntroduction
    4. 4. • Sneak peek at one of our animation clips created for our Knowledge Hub• Revolution!
    5. 5. Kate Doodson - CosmicAn insight into the future of IT and use ofdigital technology inside businesses
    6. 6. Superfast Business Service Overview
    7. 7. Key Dates – Devon and Somerset• Service preview (partners and suppliers) in Devon & Somerset – 22 & 26 April• Knowledge Hub live – early May• Targeted Service launch to businesses – early May• First tranche of Specialists in place – May/June• Supplier Network established - June• Animation events start – June• Partner Masterclasses from September
    8. 8. Sharing Knowledge
    9. 9. Contentthemes
    10. 10. • Partner Masterclasses• Knowledge Hub• Joint events• Referrals• Partner updates• Annual Stakeholder EventsWorking Together
    11. 11. • Local Delivery Plan• Co-ordinated activity (marketing, communications, business engagement,events)• Regular reviews• Knowledge Hub – local page and relevant linksWorking with Connecting Devon & Somerset
    12. 12. Get Up to SpeedConnecting Devon and Somerset
    13. 13. Questions and Answers
    14. 14. 603 8593Further Information