Line-up revealed for upcoming Cumbrian Google Garage event

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:08AM

With 90+ local businesses already confirming attendance, we take a closer look at the newly released workshop programme.

Since Google announced their attendance at an upcoming free event at Lakes College just a few short weeks ago, more than 70 local businesses have confirmed their attendance and tickets are running out fast.

Eventbrite - Google Garage - Cumbria

The event, which is organised by In-Cumbria and Connecting Cumbria in partnership with Baines Wilson LLP, will feature two hour long sessions to be delivered by Google as well as a range of speakers from influential and industry leading local businesses.

Today we reveal the full lineup for the event as a reminder that there are less than two weeks remaining to register your interest in attending and limited free tickets remaining:


Delegates arrive for registration, breakfast refreshments and networking opportunities.


The event begins with a brief introduction from the event’s organisers and sponsors.


Brief presentations from inspirational local businesses on what innovation means to them.

Confirmed to speak are:

Martin Lewis of Forth Engineering

Peter Sidwell of Simply Good Taste

Michael Mitchell of the University of Cumbria


Delegates are invited to question the speakers in a brief debate.


The new technology experts at Innovus speak further about some of the major innovations taking place in Cumbria with a focus on growth and employment across industries in the region.


The employment experts at Baines Wilson LLP will deliver their advice on the way in which digital business is likely to head in the coming years post-2017 Budget.

9.45am Refreshment break.


Google Garage event starts


Session 1 - Tell Your Story Online

Learn from Google how to use the power of the internet to reach more customers.

Includes advice and tips on: How to make your website shine on all devices, developing rich content for the benefit of your customers and managing your presence on Google.


Session 2 - Reach New Customers

Learn how to take the next step and make your business more visible online so that new customers can find you, understand the cornerstones of digital marketing and see how to use online marketing tools to reach prospective customers.

12 noon

Event closes

Tickets for this free event are running out, so if you would like to join more than 70 local businesses already in attendance please register below today to avoid disappointment:

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