West Sussex Recover and Rise

7 September 2021 - SME digital accelerator series launches - Digital experts help West Sussex businesses ‘press the accelerator’ for growth through FREE workshop series.

Free online workshops start in September to help West Sussex businesses maximise the impact and accessibility of digital technologies.

The Recover and Rise SME Digital Accelerator programme is a four-part series comprising more than 25 online workshops:

  • Series 1: Getting online
  • Series 2: Customers and marketing
  • Series 3: Systems and productivity
  • Series 4: Growth expansion and new products

The aim is to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) utilise digital tools and gain expert knowledge and advice on how best to grow their online presence, attract and retain new customers and work more productively.

The workshops start on 9 September and will take place at 12pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They will run through to January 2022.

The programme of workshops has been devised by local digital experts FreedomworksAlways Possible and Creative Bloom and is being delivered in partnership by West Sussex County Council and the West Sussex district and borough councils. 

Please note: businesses have to be located within West Sussex to be eligible for these workshops.

Sign up for the sessions (external link)

Programme overview

Series 1 - Getting online: The Webinars in Series 1 cover everything you need to know to set up and maintain your business’s online presence to a professional standard.

Series 2 - Customers  and marketing: Everything you need to know to enhance your online presence to take your business to new marketing heights.

Series 3 - Systems and productivity: Everything you need to know about streamlining your business workflow and productivity with digital tools.

Series 4 - Growth, expansion and new products: Everything you need to know about using digital tools to innovate and grow your business.