We think superfast broadband is critically important for communities and businesses and we want to tell people about it. Over the course of the programme we will host and attend events across Leicestershire. We may be coming to you soon!

If fibre broadband is coming to your area and there is an event taking place which you think you and your neighbours would benefit from our attendance then please let us know by emailing:

The Digital Growth Programme provides free support to small and medium sized enterprises, their latest events are: 
October 2018
2nd Integrating Social Media into your Business (two-day workshop) – The Belmont Hotel, Leicester
2nd International Marketing and Selling Cross-Border Leicester Racecourse – Oadby and Wigston
3rd  Video Marketing including Live Streaming – Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough

The Digital Growth Programme provides free support to small and medium sized enterprises in the form of action-planning workshops delivered across Leicester and Leicestershire.

We at Superfast Leicestershire are proud to work alongside the Digital Growth Programme to recognise the importance of continued professional development and education. Technology moves fast and it is easy to feel like the new opportunities to improve business productivity and performance are passing you by.

The Programme hosts a wide range of seminars and workshops on lots of interesting subjects which can help you develop your business skills. The current programme for The Digital Growth Programme’s workshops are;

April 2018
25th Blogging for Business – Pera Business Park, Melton Mowbray
26th Developing Effective Content for the Web – Pera Business Park, Melton Mowbray
26th Email Marketing for Success – The Belmont Hotel, Leicester

We are hosting our first Stakeholder Event of 2018 this summer.

  • When? Thursday 28th June 2018, 6pm-8pm
  • Where? Framland Committee Room, County Hall, Glenfield.
  • Who? The event will be hosted by the Superfast Leicestershire Team. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the project’s progress or our future plans is welcome to attend. We would particularly like to hear from residents eligible to Phase 3 funding, who are currently not included in the roll out and those with very slow or no current broadband connection.
  • What? The agenda for the event will be confirmed soon, but is due to include talks from several Project Officers on the developments in the programme, options for those not in the rollout plan, Phase 3, and time for your questions and concerns. The details of our past Stakeholder Events can be read here.

To keep up to date with the details of the event and to register your interest please email us on

Superfast Leicestershire – in partnership with the Digital Growth programme – is holding a one-day conference to help businesses across Leicester and Leicestershire by providing an insight into the latest developments of digital technologies.

We held a Stakeholder Forum on 9th October, which was attended by a number of representatives from parish councils, community broadband groups and interested residents.

Digital Growth Programme events

Is your business making the most of the ever-growing opportunities to grow and thrive by using technology?

The Digital Growth Programme offers a wide range of specialist courses – many of them funded – to help you improve and grow your business through the best use of technology.

For more details of the courses on offer and to book places,  see the Digital Growth Programme website.