Grow Digital West Sussex

tue23jan9:30 amtue5:00 pmGrow Digital West SussexRawson Hall Bolney9:30 am - 5:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

Event Details

Don’t miss this full day of in-person workshops helping your business to Make Money, Reduce Costs, Save Time & Be More Visible!

Welcome to Grow Digital West Sussex 🚀

Carefully curated workshops, networking and 121 mentoring to support Your Business on all things digital.

Enabling you to fast-track your digital capabilities, connect with experts and receive fully-funded support and mentoring.

Places are limited so reserve your spot now!

🎤 Expert-led Workshops

💪 Business Support

🎯 121 Mentoring

🥗 Breakfast, Lunch, Refreshments

👋 Informal Networking

Come to expand your knowledge and grow your business!

What you’ll gain

Each day will focus on core business themes:

👉 Make Money

👉 Reduce Costs

👉 Save Time

👉 Be Visible


You can pick and chose what you want to dip into on the day. If you need time-out to catch up on emails or make a few calls, we’ve got you covered with dedicated “break-out spaces”.

🥐 0930 – 1000: Registration & Breakfast

💡 1 000 – 1100: Workshop 1

☕️ 1100 – 1115: Break

💡 1 115 – 1215: Workshop 2

🎯 1 215 – 1230: How to access business support & mentoring

🥗 1 230 – 1330: Lunch & Networking

💡 1 330 – 1430: Workshop 3

☕️ 1 430 – 1445: Break

💡 1 445 – 1545: Workshop 4

🍷 1545 – 1630: Close with a quick drink and networking

Workshops Overview

📈 Lead Generation Uncovered: Strategies for Digital Sales Success

When: 1000 – 1100

Speaker: Mike Humphrey, DigiBubble

Bio: A highly creative and results-driven management professional with several years’ experience in B2B, with proven ability to drive business growth while developing new business. Experienced in managing account relationships, P&L accountability for direct and franchise mobile device channels, and leading teams that consistently exceed targets, goals and objectives. An excellent communicator able to present and negotiate in a clear, structured fashion.

Summary: Join us for a dynamic, hands-on workshop, “Digital Success: Mastering Lead Generation and Sales Strategies.” This session is designed to equip you with practical strategies for every stage of the sales funnel. Learn to generate compelling awareness using targeted digital tactics, nurture leads with personalised content, and convert prospects into loyal customers. Explore essential tools and methods to measure and maximise your return on investment (ROI), ensuring marketing spend counts towards your success.

Key takeaways:

  1. Key stages of acquiring customers
  2. Calculate customer Worth
  3. Determine the cost to win a customer
  4. How to turn lead quantity into quality

🔐 Lego and Logins: A Playful Approach to Building Online Security

When: 1115 – 1215

Speaker: ROCU – South East

Bio: The SEROCU Cyber Protect team are experts in providing preventative cybersecurity advice. As part of the national Cyber Protect programme, which arose from HM Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy, their aim is to support organisations and individuals in understanding and implementing simple and achievable changes which reduce their risk of becoming a victim of cyber crime. Fully trained and qualified advisors from the Police lead the activities which are delivered in simple terms for any audience, avoiding the complexity and jargon so often found with cybersecurity advice. Most importantly, they understand that the business needs must come first and cyber risk management should support business objectives.

Summary: Dive into the world of cyber security with our engaging workshop, “Cybersecurity Unveiled: Building Resilience, One Block at a Time.” Join us for a unique, Lego-based tabletop exercise that places you in the boardroom, making critical decisions on investing in your online security.

Navigate through each round of the game, experiencing first hand the consequences of your choices and gain insight into the real-world impacts of cybersecurity decisions (or mistakes!). Fear not—this interactive session simplifies the complex realm of cybersecurity, making it accessible and engaging for all.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Learn about cybersecurity & online safety
  2. Grasp the potential harms of a cyber attack
  3. Recognise the prevalence of cyber threats
  4. Learn how to conduct simple hygiene checks.

🌐 Connect Faster, Grow Stronger using Customer Management Systems

When: 1330 – 1430

Speaker: Lindsey Pickles, Bright Dials

Bio: Lindsey is the Managing Partner at Bright Dials and has over 25 years experience in the tech, digital and media industries. Starting her career in the dot com boom, she has worked at the cutting edge of marketing technology ever since. She has worked agency and client side, with blue chip companies through to start ups.

Lindsey started her business Bright Dials,a specialist CRM and automation consultancy, in 2015. Developing a niche in the coworking and flexible workspace sector, Bright Dials solves sales, marketing and operational challenges. The team designs process and delivery via CRM efficiency to speed up the sales process.

Summary: Unlock the power of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in this workshop. Delve into the world of CRM as we break down its value and practical applications in the real world. Discover how a CRM can elevate your customer interactions and streamline your processes. Gain insights into choosing the right CRM platform with a guide to top options.

Key takeaways:

  1. What CRM means and why it matters
  2. Streamline your sales, marketing and ops
  3. Guidance on choosing the right CRM for you
  4. Learn the key factors when selecting a CRM

💻 Navigating SEO in 2024: A Small Business Guide

When: 1445 – 1545

Speaker: Stuart Davies, Creative Bloom

Bio: Meet Stu Davies, Head of Agency at Creative Bloom, a Brighton agency, and a passionate ocean activist and surfer. In 2014, Stu founded Creative Bloom, blending SEO expertise, impactful marketing strategy and environmental advocacy. With a focus on supporting local SMEs, Creative Bloom has helped hundreds of companies climb the rankings.

Stu, a regular contributor at SEO conferences, is not only a practitioner but a thought leader in the industry. Join him in his workshop for insights into SEO, meaningful marketing, the intersection of digital success, utilising AI tools and creating digital environmental responsibility.

Summary: Summary: Unlock the secrets of search engine optimisation (SEO) in 2024 at our workshop, “Navigating SEO in 2024: A Small Business Guide” We’ll demystify the essential tasks required to ensure your website ranks better in the evolving digital landscape.

Stay ahead of Google’s complex algorithm with insights on the latest trends and techniques. Discover how to influence the signals Google values, explore the latest tools, and harness AI for optimal organic visibility.

Plus, learn eco-friendly tactics aligning sustainability with SEO. Don’t miss this chance to understand how to compete in the search results and thrive in the dynamic world of SEO in 2024.

Key takeaways:

  1. Master the essentials of SEO for 2024.
  2. Learn & explore effective SEO tools.
  3. Understand the strategic use of AI tools in SEO.
  4. Implement tactics for ranking success



January 23, 2024 9:30 am - 5:00 pm(GMT+01:00)