22 Sep

Eastbourne DigiFest

Eastbourne DigiFest


Friday 22nd September    
All Day


Welcome Building
Compton Street, Devonshire Quarter, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BP, South East

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Eastbourne is coming together to showcase the best of digital in our town in the first event of its kind.

Eastbourne’s digital businesses invite you to Eastbourne to be inspired, learn something new, and discover our town. With talks, workshops, tours, and an exhibition, come and see why Eastbourne is the best place to live, work, and play in the country. And find out why 10,000 digital jobs in Eastbourne is our target.

All tickets will include a light buffet lunch and all-area-access (up to room capacity).


What’s on?


Running all day, the DigiFest exhibition gives you the chance to chat with digital professionals, make new connections, find work opportunities, and build partnerships. Come along to see what Eastbourne has to offer.

Talks and workshops

Covering everything from sector studies, starting up, and finding talent, to diversity in tech and how to make your digital business greener, there’s really something for everyone. Or why not pop into one of our skills-based workshops to learn something new about coding or digital marketing?


New to Eastbourne and unsure why “the UK’s most under-appreciated town is finally back in the spotlight” (The Times, 1st March 2023)? Take a trip with us and see for yourself why we love Eastbourne!


Network at a cool co-working space, party in a film studio, explore Eastbourne with one of our partners. There’s plenty going on.

Check EastbourneDigiFest.com for more details as they’re confirmed!

Why visit?

Local businesses: let’s show what Eastbourne’s made of!

Now’s our opportunity to show off the best of our town: the fantastic range of digital businesses located here, the high calibre skills on offer, and the exciting vacancies attracting new talent to our area.

Relocate your business to Eastbourne.

Whether you’re a digital freelancer or business owner, you can find what you need in Eastbourne. Visit to discover our business support opportunities, discover why Eastbourne is such a great place to set up work, and find out about our facilities for hybrid and co-working.

Your career starts here.

Are you joining the world of work soon, or thinking of retraining? Come along, meet digital professionals, and discover the digital and creative opportunities on your doorstep. Graduating doesn’t mean swapping your hoodie for a suit: moving to a city isn’t the answer when Eastbourne’s digital scene is booming.

Eastbourne is where work-life balance thrives.

Flip flops and family, 5G and full fibre – welcome to your new life in Eastbourne. If you’re already working elsewhere in the digital sector, then bin off that commute and live your digital dreams right here. Shut the laptop, hit the beach, hike the South Downs, or catch some waves. Let your creativity flourish by the seaside, raise your kids outside of the city, and choose a more affordable location than “big city” life.

Find new digital partners who have space to breathe!

More competitive than city-based providers, Eastbourne is the answer to all things digital. You won’t believe how many digital and creative businesses there are in Eastbourne unless you see it for yourself. Visit Eastbourne DigiFest to see what our town can offer you.

Eastbourne: The only thing over 100 is our 10,000Mbps broadband speeds!

With thanks to the Eastbourne digital businesses within Chalk Eastbourne for making this event happen, and to our confirmed event sponsors so far, Birchwood Group, Switchplane and East Sussex College.

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting? Please email hello@chalkeastbourne.com.

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