business networking

The ESTnet New Year Business Networking Event

Member Meeting 17.2ESTnet members and guests met for the first time in 2017 at the first business networking event of year on Monday 30 January at the SSE SWALEC, home of Glamorgan Cricket Club.

As well as meeting old friends and making new business contacts, guests were treated to ‘pitches’ from ESTnet members and staff. This included the launch of the Wales Festival of Innovation 2017 as well as presentations from ESTnet members and cyber security specialists Wolfberry, Senta, and doopoll.

Both Wolberry and doopoll announced special discounts exclusive to ESTnet members.

Member Meeting 17.4Wolberry will offer ESTnet members 15% off Cyber Essentials Certs (managed and PLUS) while doopoll offer a 20% discount on their Plus or Super Packages to any ESTnet member who signs up in February. Please contact avril.lewis@estnet.uk.net in the first instance.

ESTnet Award winners doopoll demonstrated their interactive online opinion tool with a quick, short, but very interesting audience survey. Headline results show a general optimism around the technology industry in Wales with 86% of participants classifying the Welsh tech scene as ‘emerging’ or ‘growing’ and 73% confident of business growth this year.  Full results can be found here.