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The Tech Exchange
May 24, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Tech Exchange is an event to match small businesses and tech entrepreneurs with buyers from government and large corporates in the tech sector. If you are looking to increase sales in your tech business, this is the event for you.
The Tech Exchange takes place on Tuesday 24 May at the WAYRA accelerator, Shropshire House, 2-10 Capper Street, London.
The event is for any founder or entrepreneur in the technology sector selling digital design, videography, apps, website builders, designers, coders and developers as well as providers of software solutions.
What you’ll take away
- Meet buyers and learn how to pitch, sell and deliver your tech and digital solutions to large tech giants and service providers
- Get on the list with agencies who could subcontract your solutions
- Meet WAYRA companies and explore potential partnerships
- Get your tech in the press and meet the Journalists
10.00am: Welcome from Enterprise Nation and O2 Business
10.10am: How to sell to O2 Business
O2 Business will highlight what tech they are looking for to help businesses get moving.
10.30am: Sell your products or services to John Lewis
Alexandra Gilbert, leader at JLab, the John Lewis digital accelerator, outlines the tech and digital solutions John Lewis is seeking.
10.50am: Sell your products or services to Microsoft
Charles Eales, head of public sector at Microsoft, outlines the tech solutions the company is after and how you can make your pitch.
11.10am: How I made it
Chris McCullough of Rotageek tells how he has successfully sold into government and the private sector.
11.40am: Coffee break
12.00: Sell your products or services to Fujitsu
Tech giant, Fujitsu, present on how you can introduce your digital and tech tools and become part of the supply chain of a company that pays small business suppliers in 10 days!
12.30pm: Sell your products or services to agencies
A panel of agency buyers outline how they sub-contract to suppliers and how you can hear about in-house opportunities:
1.00pm: Lunch break and walk about opportunity to meet WAYRA companies and explore potential partnerships.
2.00pm: Sell your products or services to Sodexo
Sodexo outlines the digital solutions the company is after so it can service multi-million pound contracts in the public and corporate sectors.
2.30pm: Meet the Journalist
Get your story and tech in the press with a panel of journalists from tech publications. Panel includes:
- Tech dot London (Kylene Henry, editor)
- The Memo (Alex Wood, editor)
- Tech City News (Yessi Bello Perez)
3.00pm: Sell to Exterion Media
Dan Cresta of Exterion Media outlines what the company looks for when procuring services from small businesses.
3.30pm: Close and drinks
This event is supported by O2 Business