123-reg.uk, one of the UK’s largest domain registrars and part of the Host Europe Group, will embark on a tour around the UK with a camper van to highlight to small businesses the importance of having a digital presence and to show them how they can make the most from being online.
The UK web hosting provider will host four free events which will focus on helping small businesses to better understand the online world. The events will see 123-reg travel the United Kingdom in a .uk themed camper van. These events will be held at Newcastle Racecourse (29 July), Leeds Carriageworks Theatre (30 July), Cardiff’s St David’s Hotel (6 August), finishing in Canary Wharf, London (12 August).
“The recently launched .uk domain name will play an important role in this,” said Nick Leech, Group Marketing Director at 123-reg’s parent company, Host Europe Group, who will be speaking at all of the events. “It will provide greater opportunities for small businesses who want their own online space, which in turn will help to build greater trust in the overall UK economy and help harness a growing digital age.”
Core digital skills
The events will provide business owners with the opportunity to gain valuable advice, find out information and pick the brains of a number of industry experts. As well as promoting the new shorter .uk domain name, the events will focus on essential core digital skills including online marketing, social media, networking tips and advice on increasing website conversions.
“Research shows us that 25 per cent of small businesses are still not online,” added Leech. “Our aim is to address this by continuing to help businesses to demystify the online world by providing help and guidance from a broad range of experts.”
For more information and full details of the 123-reg small business tour visit: www.123-reg.co.uk/blog/domains/join-123-reg-hit-road-2.