Grow Digital Essentials Workshops

To give Tees Valley SMEs the best chance of achieving success in the digital future, we’re working with industry experts to deliver a series of hybrid workshops this Autumn 2021.

Covering a range of key tech topics, the Digital Essentials: for Tees Valley SME growth workshops will help eligible* SMEs and start-up businesses across the region to explore the benefits of digital technology, the right tools for them and how to adopt affordable digital solutions.

In business

These short, sharp, ERDF funded sessions will help your business to:

– Assess your technology needs over wants

– Find affordable digital solutions that can be purchased ‘off the shelf’

– Adopt new technologies and tactics to build the best possible online reputation

– Learn how to easily make modifications and manage the change

– And more!

Meet our workshop delivery partners

We are proud to be delivering the Digital Essentials Workshop series with some of the region’s experts in tech and digital, including:

SME Centre of Excellence

Pascal Fintoni



Digital Essentials Workshops

All workshops are fully funded for eligible* Tees Valley-based businesses, however places are limited.

Browse, sign up and register your interest early to avoid disappointment.

If there’s a theme listed below that you’re interested in but can’t make the session, let us know and we’ll keep you updated with details on similar sessions in the future.

There are no upcoming events.


To be eligible for the workshop businesses must meet the following essential criteria:

  • Have a Tees Valley postcode
  • Less than 250 employees
  • Less than £38m annual turnover
  • No holding of 25% or more in any other enterprise
  • Is not 25% or more owned by any other enterprise or public body
  • Have less than €200,000 de minimis state aid in last three years

If you’re unsure about your eligibility, please get in touch at