How can digital democracy can make dealing with government easier, quicker, more efficient? Learn how Horizon State is tackling a key roadblock – voting – and what that means for dealing with other decisions government makes on your behalf.

Grant was supported by premier Google Partners from Harper Digital to present specifically on paid digtial advertising options. Here, we’ve summarised the best bits from the workshop.

Forget the fruits of your labour; what about using technology instead?

Are you someone who is always learning, but have struggled to fit learning in around your life or business? Do you need to upskill in a particular area but are still boot-strapping with no training budget? Struggle no more! Tauranga City Library is joining the mission close to the heart and purpose of Venture Centre – to digitally enable the people in our city – by adding to their suite of tools available for residents to use, for free. We spoke to Daniel Petersen, from the Tauranga Libraries team, about and why this is good for people in Tauranga.

Businesses across the region know that agility and a digital mindset are essential, as is the ability to connect with your customers and get your message right. But how do you do that? We’ve recently added a new sales and marketing expert to our Office Hours calendar - Arron Edwards from Bravesight. Read on to find out about Arron’s background and how he can help your business.

One of the main aims of Powering ON is to enable the Bay’s local businesses to really embrace digital technology. We’re passionate about seeing businesses succeed in the digital space and will do everything we can to help them do so. We recently heard Wendy Simister, owner of Wendy’s Boutique, speak about their digital journey and thought we’d ask her to share it with you, too.

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PoweringON is a Business Owner focused initiative delivered by Venture Centre with the support of PriorityOne and Tauranga City Council. This programme contributes to Venture Centre commitment to be part of growing a prosperous region where everyone can access, participate in and benefit from digital technologies and entrepreneurship.


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