1 week to go until Newport Connection Voucher Scheme launch

Newport Council will be holding an event ‘Superfast Broadband Voucher Scheme Launch’ on Thursday 30 January between 7.30am – 3.00pm at University of South Wales Newport City Campus.

SMEs, businesses and residential communities in Newport can apply for a voucher that will partly cover the cost of connecting to a superfast network up to the value of £3000.

The voucher is intended to help with the initial cost of connection/installation.

At the event there will be presentations from local service provider Spectrum Internet and many more…

Register your attendance by clicking here.

Event schedule:

07:30-08:00 Registration and networking
08:00-08:30 Welcome, introduction to the event, presentations
08:30-09:50 ‘Ask the expert’ round tables
10:00-15:00 Marketplace – voucher scheme sign-up, broadband experts, service providers, technology providers
10:00-10:30 Workshop 1: Making the most of social media for your business
10:45-11:15 Workshop 2: e-commerce
11:30-11:50 Repeat of morning presentations
12:00-12:30 Workshop 3: Cloud computing
12:45-13:15 Workshop 4: Online collaboration
13:30-13:50 Repeat of morning presentations
14:00-14:40 Workshop 5: tbc