Superfast Essex

SuperConnected Business conference - 7 June 2016

SuperConnected Business played host to a number of great speakers. If you couldn't make the conference, or if you'd like to remind yourself of some content discussed on that day, a selection of the presentations shown are included below.



Chris Townsend, CEO of Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, started the day with his keynote speech about the UK's position on broadband connectivity.

>Chris Townsend, BDUK, SuperConnected Business presentation 


David Wilde
, Executive Director Place Operations and Chief Information Officer for Essex County Council, was one of the first speakers of the day. He discussed how the Essex economy is connected to the world. Follow the link below to view the slides from his presentation.

>David Wilde's SuperConnected Business presentation  


Paul Pritchard, Director of Abacus Accounting, shared with us his knowledge of accounting in the cloud using Xero software, as well as some business tips for doing less work and earning more money!

>Paul Pritchard's SuperConnected Business presentation   


Richard Pond, Director of Business Connected, followed on from Paul's speech about cloud-software with a more in depth review of some of the cloud-based programmes that can aid businesses.

>Richard Pond's SuperConnected Business presentation

Matthew Hare, the CEO of rural Fibre-to-the-Home provider Gigaclear (and our delivery partner for the Rural Challenge Project) was part of network provider panel discussion.

>Gigaclear's SuperConnected Business presentation 


Giles Ellerton, the Regional Partnership Director for BT, also participated in the network provider panel discussion, which gave the audience a Q&A opportunity. 

>BT's SuperConnected Business presentation   


Sarah Brockwell, Director of SarahBee Marketing, made sure everyone knew they were at Chelmsford City Racecourse by using a plethora of racing puns during her presentation: galloping through a number of marketing tips. If you're a business owner, keen to learn of some websites to streamline your marketing system, give her presentation a watch.

>SarahBee Marketing's SuperConnected Business presentation  


Jason O'Shea from FOS.net guided the audience on how to build a complete connectivity solution in order to transition business into the cloud.

>FOS.net's SuperConnected Business presentation  


A selection of photographs from the event can be viewed on our Facebook page.