SMALL and medium sized businesses in Wiltshire can learn how to make their business more competitive in the digital age at a free event being held next week.

The Superfast Business service is hosting a free event in Salisbury next week to help businesses explore the opportunities that digital technology and faster broadband present.

Your Digital Business, at the Mercure White Hart Hotel on Wednesday, will offer a series of interactive workshops.

They will examine key market trends, demystifying the jargon of the digital world.

The workshops will also be showcasing the latest in online marketing techniques and provide practical examples of the ways in which technology is delivering better, smarter business.

Paul O’Collins, head of innovation at Business West, said: “The Superfast Business service is all about helping businesses become more aware of how digital technology can improve their business, in particular how new applications and technologies can help them operate more competitively, manage costs more effectively and grow more quickly.

“We are urging businesses with strong growth potential to visit the Superfast Business website and register to find out more about the service – it has the potential to revolutionise the way they operate.”

The event runs from 10am to 3.15pm and businesses attending the event can pick from a selection of interactive workshops.

There is no charge for attending but eligibility criteria apply and booking is essential.

To book go to, email events@superfastbusiness. or call 0845 603 8593.