Raising your profile
Throughout the year, techUK provides a range of services to it's SME members, ensuring we are working collaboratively to help raise their companies profile and win new business.
techUK’s markets programmes run regular briefings, connecting members with their end customers, especially across government departments. As well as having the opportunity to hear about their future plans and opportunities, these events also offer an excellent opportunity to network, both with the customers themselves, as well as potential partners.
To ensure you are kept informed about upcoming briefings, please ensure you are signed up to the appropriate programme newsletters here. If you want to get more involved with techUK's work focused on specific topics and technologies, register and join the groups here. To receive the newsletters or join techUK groups you need to register and log-in here.
Throughout the year the programme teams at techUK run various campaign weeks, providing members with the opportunity to contribute guest blogs, tweets, case studies and video content on a given theme, enabling them to raise their profile by demonstrating their thought leadership.
Visit our dedicated campaign week page here to find upcoming weeks you can contribute to and past weeks to catch-up on the latest insights.
We’ve got lots to talk about at techUK – providing insights on the latest tech innovation, government decisions and discussing how digital transformation will impact SME's, citizens and businesses alike
Please see below for some relevant examples which may be of interest to our SME members and visit our dedicate podcast hub here to find all past episodes.
The techUK Podcast - SMEs and the impact of COVID-19
techUK's Member Relations Manager, Fraser Willcox, looks at the impact of COVID-19 for tech SMEs. Joining Fraser on the podcast is Zoe Cunningham, Director at Softwire, and Tarquin Folliss OBE, Vice Chairman at Reliance acsn, as they discuss adapting to new ways of working, challenges faced, lessons learnt and the key to recovery for SMEs in the tech sector.
The techUK Podcast - Govtech and SMEs
This podcast explores how to improve SME access to the public sector tech market. Our speakers discuss techUK’s report Procuring for Innovation and Growth and the experiences of selling to public sector market.
The techUK Podcast Epsiode 6 - Skills, Talent and Diversity in Tech
This podcast explores the importance of skills in creating a thriving tech sector in the UK. Sarah Atkinson, Global Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Micro Focus and former chair of the Skills & Diversity Council talks about the variety of ways tech skills can be taught, while work experience student Abi Pearson interviews techUK President Jacqueline de Rojas CBE on what the barriers are to women entering the tech sector and how we can create more inclusive workplaces.
Get in touch to learn more:
Sean is the Head of Member Relations at techUK.
He and his team work with members to help them see value from their memberships by ensuring they have sight of and access to the numerous benefits and services techUK offers. This includes helping them to grow their networks and markets, whilst also reducing their business risks and costs.
Sean has many years' experience in the trade association sector. Prior to joining techUK, he was Member Development Manager at the Direct Marketing Association, and played a key role in helping them to significantly grow their membership. He has also worked in various sales and marketing roles with both consumer and B2B publishers on a range of titles as diverse as New Woman, The Puzzler and Fertilizer International to name just a few.
Away from the office, Sean is a keen walker, birder and football fan, being a season ticket holder at his local team, Northwood FC.