Digital Somerset is an exciting movement made up of passionate individuals & businesses who want to ensure that Somerset evolves into a hub for digital innovation & collaboration.
How did Digital Somerset start and where is it going?
Digital Somerset started in 2019 as Digital Taunton. Very quickly it needed to expand to include the raft of businesses using and investing in digital and tech across the whole county. The networking events were a huge success and the impact DS made was positive and long-lasting. Sadly, COVID happened and the networking stalled… But now it’s back! We are hoping it will be as exciting and popular as before with bi-monthly events and with a brand-new satellite roadshow around all of Somerset. By collaborating with local businesses and education providers, we are hoping to see the digital sector in Somerset thrive.
Eventually, we are hoping our wonderful and diverse county will be known as a hub for digital and tech innovation and knowledge and also for job opportunities and career progression. We will work hard to forge long-lasting relationships across Somerset and get conversations flowing between the private, public and education sectors about all things digital. There is lots to do so please get in touch with us if you would like to be involved in any way. Every little bit helps and we are all ears for new ideas and exciting thoughts.
We are so excited to be putting together a brilliant programme of events for the year ahead. With our larger events taking place in Taunton every couple of months (with great speakers and pizza) to a roadshow around the county with workshops and meet-ups for all businesses, charities, schools and colleges. Just keep your eyes peeled on our social media channels and the events page for more information – we really hope you can join us along the way.
Please get in touch if you would like to chat to us about any ideas for events, something you would particularly want to hear about or if you would like to sponsor one of our events! We have various sponsorship packages available as well as other ways to help out or get involved.
We are all about collaboration. Working with businesses, CICs, charities, public and private sectors and education. We all use digital aspects in our everyday life to some extent, so bringing the community together to inspire and educate individuals across Somerset will benefit everyone in the long term. Should you be interested in becoming a stakeholder or being involved in any way please get in touch. We are always looking out for new venues for workshops, inspiring speakers and teachers to be involved in our programme as well as sponsors and helping hands at our events. If we can make the digital community stronger together, we will be ensuring that Somerset becomes a recognised hub of excellence for its digital innovation and collaboration.
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