Delegates at YEN Expo, a major Bradford business conference, will have a one-off chance to benefit from a multi-million pound digital initiative to improve online skills. The Google’s Digital Garage project will form part of the YEN Expo Business Conference on October 25th. It will will brief delegates on how to make the most of their websites and improve their digital presence across social media, online video and Google My Business.
A 40-minute presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with Google digital experts.
Digital Garage is part of Google’s commitment to train two million Europeans in digital skills and is supported by the Confederation of British Industry, Federation of Small Businesses, Business is Great and the Government.
Alice Mansergh, director of Google Marketing Solutions for UK and Ireland said:
“Google’s products and free digital training are a growth engine for people and businesses up and down the country.
“So if you live in or around Bradford and you want to boost your career, or turbocharge your business, please join us at our Digital Garage and talk to our experts. We can help you connect to new customers, help boost your productivity or improve your employability no matter what field you work in.”
Nathan Walker, YEN’s digital team leader, said:
“YEN Expo 2016 is very excited to be partnering with Google Digital Garage, offering a rare opportunity to access such high level support in Bradford.
“The seminar will equip Yorkshire businesses to hone their online skills and grow much more quickly, gaining a competitive advantage in an ever-changing digital landscape.”
The YEN Expo conference, which attracts around 1,000 delegates and 50 exhibition stands is at Bradford College’s David Hockney campus.
YEN Expo 2016, previously known as Bradford Business Conference, is organised by YEN (Yorkshire Enterprise Network) and the Telegraph & Argus and is a full-day event held at the multi-million pound college building on Great Horton Road, Bradford.
It features a broad cross-section of seminars, business clinics and networking events, plus a line-up of inspirational speakers. Other partners are Bradford College, Bradford Council, Malik House Business Centres, FSB, and Business Enterprise Fund.