Wales Tech Week has today unveiled BT as the partner for the summit’s Connectivity Zone, reaffirming its commitment to advancing digital transformation and innovation within Wales’s technology industry.
BT’s wealth of experience and their technology demos will offer attendees valuable insights into how technology can drive efficiency, productivity, and innovation across industries. By fostering discussions on real-world examples and successful implementations, the Connectivity Zone aims to inspire businesses and individuals to embrace the power of connectivity for future growth.
“BT is proud to be announced as a partner at Wales Tech Week this year,” says BT’s Business Leader for Devolved & Local Government & Higher Education, Sam Toombs. “As one of the largest private investors in research and development in the UK, we continue to take a leading role in investigating new technologies and how they will help us deal with the biggest challenges of our time across health and social care, cyber security, and sustainability.
“We’re playing a lead role in key areas such as AI, 5G mobile innovation, IoT, and digital security and partner with some of the world’s most innovative companies, including Microsoft, Google, and AWS. We are also at the heart of the community, employing over 5,000 people living in Wales as well as contributing £490m to the Welsh economy and spending £110m with local suppliers in the last year alone.”
Speaking on the partnership, Avril Lewis, Managing Director for Technology Connected, said, “We are delighted to have BT join us as the Connectivity Zone partner for Wales Tech Week 2023. This partnership will enable the event to leverage BT’s expertise in connectivity, an area of technology which all organisations need to thrive in a digital landscape.”
Created by Technology Connected, Wales Tech Week will take place from 16-18 October 2023 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Newport, south Wales. The event will bring together industry leaders, experts, businesses, professionals and enthusiasts to explore the benefits and real-world applications of technology and its potential to revolutionise organisations across sectors.
For more information on registration, speakers, and event updates, please visit the official Wales Tech Week website at www.walestechweek.com.