Launch of Silicon Forest

Silicon Forest Launch

Another exciting Bazzoo project, the launch of Silicon Forest. The three month project included, brand development, marketing strategy, PR, website design & build, display, digital & print promotion, together with the organisation and management of the launch event with Jason Bradbury, technology guru, TV personality and presenter of the Gadget Show.IMG_2050

The conference was promoted through social media and attracted delegates from 120 leading organisations.  In addition to the keynote presentation by Jason on ‘the future of technology’, the day included dynamic workshops which delegates could participate in including: Frunbu – from Idea to App, Barcode WarehouseLabels, Laptops & Evolution, Lincoln UTC – Astro Pi: Code in Space, Steve Beeching – Hydrogen-on- demand Technology, Gusto Construction – Smart Homes and the IOT, Oakley Mobile – Augmented History, Pera Consulting – De Bono’s Concept Extraction.

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Exhibitors included:  Loop Wheels, Timico, Newark Business Club, Invest Newark & Sherwood and the Big Fund.

The objective of the day was to establish  Silicon Forest as the platform for promoting the district of Newark & Sherwood, a national centre of excellence for innovation and technology.

Key Aims

  • Champion local businesses’ services and products
  • Empower businesses by providing the resources they need to succeed
  • Cultivate local talent to provide businesses with the staff they need
  • Inspire established businesses to the area and fuel the local economy