Blackburn Tech Day Off to a Flying Start

Blackburn Tech Day Off to a Flying Start

Blackburn Tech Day Off to a Flying Start

Posted: 27/03/2019

A tech day hosted by Darwen-based AV technology specialist, Alpha Digital Networks PLC, at Blackburn Youth Zone on 21 March attracted business leaders from across the region keen to explore the latest AV digital signage and attend seminars on how to communicate with customers through video and photography. 

The “Alpha Innov8 Day” also raised funds for Blackburn Youth Zone based at Jubilee Street through a charity raffle and was visited by former MP for Blackburn, Rt Hon Jack Straw.

Featuring slots from keynote speakers, Rob Hallam at BigTank Productions and Jak Spedding Photography, three sessions were held throughout the day. Topics included: “Communicating with your customer through video” and “How to create compelling digital signage content” hosted by Joe Makepeace of Alpha Digital Networks.

The event is set to occur quarterly, with Alpha Digital organising educational workshops for businesses on a range of technology topics

Speaking of the initiative, Joe Makepeace, general manager at Alpha Digital Networks, said: “It was great to be able to help local businesses to experience the latest advanced digital signage.  We’re planning to build on this success and host future events at the centre to help businesses to understand how to use interactive technology to engage their customers and drive sales.

“We’re delighted to be able to draw attention to the great work that Blackburn Youth Zone does in our community and we look forward to collaborating and helping to raise more funds for them in the future.”

Based at Arkwright Court, Alpha Digital has been delivering innovative technological solutions to the education and corporate sectors for ten years. Catering for a diverse range of clients, over 65% of the firm’s business comes from repeat orders and referrals.  Alpha Digital manufactures, installs and maintains audio-visual and digital signage solutions, including providing hardware and content.

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