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Google digital garage comes to Teesside

 

Steve Cochrane of Psyche, Sally Pearson, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Professor Jane Turner, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Business Engagement) at Teesside University, Max Freer, from Creative Business Collaborations.

Steve Cochrane of Psyche, Sally Pearson, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Professor Jane Turner, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Business Engagement) at Teesside University, Max Freer, from Creative Business Collaborations.

The renowned Google Digital Garage workshops will be coming to Teesside for the first time as part of a  major digital media conference.

Digicon is a PR conference which will bring together digital professionals, academics and small businesses from the North East and across the country.

The conference has been brought together by The Chartered Institute of PR, Teesside University and Google Digital Garage.

It will be an exciting opportunity to learn more about the latest developments in digital media.

There will be an expert guest panel including: Andrew Bruce Smith – digital expert and author, Hayden Bailey – Orca Mobile, Rob Earnshaw – Teesside University’s DigitalCity
Kirsty Styles – Tech North, Chris Styles – Evening Gazette, Emma Angel-Jones – Psyche.

As part of the day, there will also be three Google Digital Garage workshops.

This is the first time these workshops have happened in the North East.
The workshops will be: Tell Your Story Online, Reach New Customers Online, Know Your Business with Google Analytics.

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 Teesside and you want to boost your career, or turbocharge your business, please join us at our Digital Garage and talk to our experts.”

Sally Pearson, Chair of The Chartered Institute of Public Relations,  said: “This will be an exceptionally valuable event in Teesside and thanks to the partnership of Teesside University and Google Digital Garage, we are able to offer businesses access to some of the most successful digital companies both in the area and nationally.”

“It will help practitioners in the area compete in an ever changing digital landscape.”

Professor Jane Turner, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Business Engagement) at Teesside University, said: ‘Teesside University is a catalyst for business growth, strategic partnerships and regional and national prosperity.”

“We want to work with more global businesses to bring skills and opportunities to Teesside and attract more inward investment to the region and the digital and creative sectors are a key part of that ambition. It is vitally important that our students and graduates are equipped with the digital skills to help them progress and flourish in their chosen professions.”

This event takes place on November 10 from 8.30am-4pm at Teesside University.

It is free to attend for CIPR members, just email events@tees.ac.uk with your full name and CIPR membership number.

The event looks set to be extremely popular. If you are interested in attending you can find more information on the Teesside University events page.

http://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/whats_on/events_details.cfm?event_id=8693

Professor Jane Turner, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Business Engagement) at Teesside University, added: ‘Teesside University is a catalyst for business growth, strategic partnerships and regional and national prosperity. We want to work with more global businesses to bring skills and opportunities to Teesside and attract more inward investment to the region and the digital and creative sectors are a key part of that ambition. It is vitally important that our students and graduates are equipped with the digital skills to help them progress and flourish in their chosen professions.’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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