The editorial team from online technology news platform, TechBritannia, will visit Jersey on 22 September for an open event at the Digital Jersey Hub as part of their Tech Torch Tour project, a crowd funded project that will visit the top ten contributors in order to discover what is happening at digital hubs outside London.
TechBritannia aims to engage and connect with members of the wider digital community by visiting locations across the UK to seek out and report on new and exciting technological developments and innovations.
Members of the local digital community are invited to the event to meet with the TechBritannia team. Four participants have also been chosen to showcase local innovations, namely;
Andy Jarrett, Director at Digital Jersey, commented:
“The Tech Torch Tour is great news for the UK’s digital community, we can’t wait to show off our Hub when TechBritannia stop off in Jersey. We hope that the tour will bring some national exposure to our growing digital community here, and that it will create some unique opportunities for our local digital talent”
Eric Doyle, Editor In Chief at TechBritannia, commented:
“Technology is the UK’s fastest-growing sector and although London is a key driver of this growth, tech innovation can be found everywhere! The Channel Islands is among many other areas within the UK that have thriving digital companies and communities, and they each deserve just as much recognition as London. We can’t wait to see ideas and innovations developing in Jersey during our visit.”