The free to attend Google Digital Garage on Tour – Northern Ireland returned to three locations across the Province for the first time in a roadshow style with 200 delegates attending over three days.
Designed to support and advise businesses regardless of their technical expertise and aimed at business owners, entrepreneurs, small businesses, those in IT, e-commerce, digital marketing and communications roles in the public, private and third sectors, Abbey Oladapo addressed topics including telling your story online, how to reach new customers online and knowing your business with Google analytics.
Eileen Naughton, Google’s Managing Director for UK & Ireland, said: “In the digital age, a basic understanding of how the online world works is useful; and when it comes to business, it’s essential. We welcome all attendees to these seminars delivered by a Google’s Digital Garage expert to learn more about how digital can help them grow.”
The events took place in Ulster University, Derry~Londonderry and two were partnered by Ulster Bank – Craigavon and Enniskillen.
Cara Taylor, Business Growth Enabler – South Region, Ulster Bank, said: “Ulster Bank was delighted to be associated with such unique events providing the local business community with real takeaway learnings to enable them to grow and develop their businesses.”
Nicola Bothwell, NB Chartered Communications, said: “We attend monthly breakfast briefings at Google in Dublin and the learning is unparalleled. We wanted to share our learnings with the business community in Northern Ireland and Google Digital Garage on Tour – Northern Ireland provided attendees with crucial skills to assist business success in this digital age.”
The free to attend seminars were brought to Northern Ireland by NB Chartered Communications, Watson & Co Chartered Marketing, Ulster Bank, Ulster University Business School and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council.