The Tech & Biz Innovation Hub features a series of presentations that look at the key technologies and business trends that will shape the future of the channel. If you are keen to stay ahead of the game and understand the impact of the evolution of technology on your business, then these are the sessions for you!
If you are interested in participating in the Future Hub: Tech & Biz Innovation Theatre, please contact Andrew Wooden on for more information. 

10:00 – 10:20 Opportunities in VR & AR for the channel

  • Virtual reality is nothing new – but the latest wave of devices has serious backing from major players in the tech space
  • Find out why, combined with augmented reality software, experts are predicting a technology revolution that will effect myriad sectors and markets 
  • Learn how you can get involved in this exciting new technology wave

11:00 – 11:20 The channel in 2025

  • The technology channel is an ever changing landscape – and those who thrive are the ones who worked out how to stay ahead of the curve
  • Listen to our experts explore where they think the channel is headed in the next decade
  • Learn and how you can keep your business relevant in a transient and dynamic marketplace

14:20 – 14:40 The Internet of Things – it’s here

  • The term Internet of Things has been banded around for years, but we’re finally starting to see the concept solidify into some tangible uses
  • Learn about the affordable products now hitting the mainstream, whether it’s bio-metric devices for healthcare, or unifying smart hubs
  • Explore how you can capitalise on this burgeoning industry
Phylip Morgan, MD, NBG Limited

15:10 – 15:30 Videoconferencing & ‘smart’ technologies for business 

  •  In the office of the future, ever more sophisticated communications hardware and apps will change the way we do business
  • Find out what’s on the horizon and how you can capitalise on the future by setting up the UK’s upgraded, tech-laden workplaces

15:40 – 16:00 DIY: Working Together with the Custom Install Channel

  • Controlling the home digitally through the cloud is no longer a sci-fi fantasy, and tech dealers are in prime position to bolster their revenue with the associated products
  • Learn about systems which control the thermostat from half the world away to having a fridge order groceries when it auto-senses you’ve run out