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Rocketspark @ TechFest 2020 | HLZ

On 3 March 2020, TechFest kicks off for another year bringing together technology leaders, business and the wider community from around the Waikato to see, touch and experience innovative technology products and solutions. TechFest is an event brought to the region by Te Waka: Waikato's regional economic development agency, and CultivateIT.

We're stoked to be supporting TechFest in Hamilton this year

For business owners or soon-to-be business owners, we're running two events that'll help you get the most out of your online presence.  In the seminar we'll share insider tips and tricks on how to be more successful online. In the workshop you’ll be able to put these tips to practice and you'll learn how to build a Rocketspark website, the beautifully simple way.

Seminar: The Simple Essentials Of An Effective Website

10:30am-12pm

Register your Spot | Free

Rocketspark has helped thousands of businesses to get online.  In this free seminar we'll share insider tips and tricks on how to be more successful online.  The insights we share will be relevant regardless of the website platform you use and they will be easy to understand and action.   

What you'll learn

  • Easy design principles that work
  • Simple ways to improve your search rankings
  • How to make effective landing pages 
  • Learn the value of a blog and how to make one
  • Bring your own questions for Q+A time 

Workshop: Build A Website That Works For You

2pm-3.30pm

Purchase Tickets | $99

Join our afternoon workshop and crank up your laptop to implement what you learned in the morning session. You’ll learn first hand how to build a Rocketspark website, the beautifully simple way. The Rocketspark team will send you some helpful pre-work guidance to help you get the most from the workshop.

What you'll create

  • Build a home page that will get found and convert
  • Optimise your home page for search engines
  • Add your first blog post
  • Add a great call to action for your customers
  • Connect your social media accounts

Build a Website Competition

Passionate about building digital skills and capability in the Waikato, we're running this competition to highlight that anybody, at any age, and with any background is able to create a high quality website using the Rocketspark website builder. 

We've got some great prizes to giveaway to our winners. Find out how to enter

Along with CultivateIT and Te Waka, we want to encourage and inspire the youth to use digital tools in a real world setting—reducing the digital divide between tech in schools and the business world. 

Categories for entry are:

  • Primary School Yr 5-6
  • Intermediate/Middle Yr 7-8
  • High School Yr 9-11
  • High School Yr 12-13.

How to Enter

Use Rocketspark’s website builder to create a website home page for your marae, sports club, a not-for-profit organisation or for any Waikato business that needs a new website.

Head here for more details, and to enter.

Building a website is easy and fun and we're really looking forward to seeing and showcasing the potential of the youth in the Waikato.