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Grow Digital West Sussex - Crawley

20sep9:30 am4:30 pmGrow Digital West Sussex - Crawley

Event Details

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
💡 1000 – 1100: Workshop 1
☕️ 1100 – 1115: Break
💡 1115 – 1215: Workshop 2
🎯 1215 – 1230: How to access business support & mentoring
🥗 1230 – 1330: Lunch & Networking
💡 1330 – 1430: Workshop 3
☕️ 1430 – 1445: Break
💡 1445 – 1545: Workshop 4
🍷 1545 – 1630: Close with a quick drink and networking

Workshops Overview

Workshop 1 📈 – Unlocking More Customers with Digital Tools
  • When: 1000 – 1100
  • Speaker: Jim Byford

Gain valuable insights into various techniques & tools that will transform the way you engage with your customers. Jim will guide you through the core concepts, ensuring you understand the process of creating customer surveys using user-friendly tools like Google Forms.

Workshop 2 📉 – Digital tools to reduce costs and increase efficiency
  • When: 1115 – 1215
  • Speaker: Jim Byford

An interactive and engaging workshop where you’ll gain invaluable insights into using spreadsheets and AI to manage sales, costs, and forecasts. Jim will introduce you to core concepts, guiding you through the creation and utilisation of Google Sheets, formulas, and functions.

Workshop 3 ⏳- How to save time to work ON the business
  • When: 1330 – 1430:
  • Speaker: Mo Kanjilal

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, time is your most valuable asset. This workshop is tailor-made for founders and small business owners aiming to save time and achieve more. Mo will empower you with the know-how to leverage digital tools, even if you’re not tech-savvy, allowing you to focus on what truly matters – growing your business.

Workshop 4 📢 – Increase your online presence using digital tools
  • When: 1445 – 1545
  • Speaker: Mo Kanjilal

In today’s digital age, being visible online is crucial for business growth. This workshop is designed to equip founders and small businesses with practical skills to elevate their online presence. Mo will empower you to effectively reach your audience and thrive in the digital landscape.

Meet the Speakers

About the Grow Digital Roadshows

Grow Digital West Sussex is funded by the West Sussex Councils and delivered by Freedom Works, Wired Sussex, Creative Bloom and Shake It Up Creative.

Grow Digital is a 4 part series consisting of a 1 day event of workshops, networking and access to mentoring which will be touring 6 towns across West Sussex:

  • Series 1 (September ’23)
  • Series 2 (November ’23)
  • Series 3 (January ’24)
  • Series 4 (March ’24)

Each series event will have a different set of workshops that will cover the 4 main themes of:

  • Make Money
  • Reduce Costs
  • Save Time
  • Be Visible

The workshops have been put together by local digital experts combined with pilot programme insight. Once a business has attended an event in the series they will become eligible to access free 121 mentoring.


September Dates & Locations

19th Sept – Mid-Sussex – East Court Mansion, East Grinstead College Lane, RH19 3LT

20th Sept – Crawley – Freedom Works, Crawley, Astral Towers, Betts Way, RH10 9XA

21st Sept – Horsham – Brinsbury College, North Heath, Pulborough, RH20 1DL

26th Sept – Adur & Worthing – Brew House & Kitchen, Wykeham Road, Worthing, BN11 4JD

27th Sept – Chichester – The pavilion, Chichester College, Westgate Fields, PO19 1SB

28th Sept – Arun – The Track, Station Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 1QF




20/09/2023 9:30 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+00:00)

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