08 May 2019 - A breakfast event at which local businesses can find out about accessing up to £2,500 towards full fibre broadband through the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme.

Image promoting Digital Basildon Breakfast Event 2019Join Basildon Business Group, Basildon Council and Superfast Essex for breakfast next week for a free event and find out how to access up to £2,500 towards full fibre broadband with the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme and help your business thrive in a digital age.

Digital Basildon is being held at the iconic New Holland tractor plant in Cranes Farm Road on Wednesday 15 May from 7.30am-11am.

This is an opportunity for local businesses to learn about the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, what it can offer your business, why gigabit speeds are worth it and how you can apply. You can also get quotes on the day from suppliers who can install full fibre broadband for you under the scheme to provide a gigabit-capable connection.

There is also the chance to hear from industry speakers including:

  • New Holland, our hosts, as we are welcomed to the tractor plant which has been based in Basildon and serving businesses globally for more than 55 years
  • Basildon Council will provide an update on broadband connectivity in Basildon - the current status and future plans with the Superfast Essex rollout and Local Full Fibre Networks programme
  • Superfast Essex will give an overview of the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, what it is, how it works and how your business can benefit from it
  • Rickard Luckin will be busting myths around Making Tax Digital so that you know what steps you need to take to comply with the new rules which were introduced on 1 April 2019.

There will also be time for networking before, during and after the main event when you can visit the marketplace exhibition stands to meet the event speakers and multiple suppliers to get quotes on the day.

Breakfast including tea and coffee will be available from 7.30am ready for the main event to start at 8am.

To find out more and book your free place please visit https://digitalbasildon.eventbrite.co.uk

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