Many thanks to ThinkBusiness for a great overview of how our DigitalHQ hub serves Dún Laoghaire Town. Here's an extract:
DigitalHQ is a not-for-profit digital growth hub. It uses a sharing economy model whereby donations of unused office space in the town centre provides the incubation space membership fees used to provide events, training & digital services to local small businesses and the town as a whole.
The DigitalHQ digital growth hub model functions at three, mutually reinforcing, levels:
1. Incubation space
Members can avail of private office space or shared coworking space while benefiting from free services such as mentoring, meeting rooms and printing. Typical members include freelancers, startups, social enterprises and small businesses that are seeking to grow via digital enablement.
2. Networking and events
DigitalHQ operates the Digital Dun Laoghaire events programme (which has run over 28 events with a total attendance to date of approximately 1,150 business people).
3. Showcasing and promotion
DigitalHQ manages the Dun Laoghaire Town website (approximately 150,000 page impressions per annum) featuring a comprehensive events calendar and deals section for use by businesses and the community in the town as a way of reaching a larger audience. This is complemented by the significant reach of the website’s following on social media comprising 12,723 Facebook followers, 3,942 Twitter followers and 2,310 Instagram followers.
For the full article please see - https://www.thinkbusiness.ie/articles/digital-hq-dun-laoghaire-neta/#