Launches 'Get Online' Competition To Support The Great Exhibition 2012
on: October 08, 2010, 7:38 am
Internet Ltd, a founding Technology Sponsor of The Great Exhibition 2012, recently
launched a competition that encourages individuals and businesses to get online.
To support and celebrate The Great Exhibition 2012, each month for 25 months,
Fasthosts will provide a worthy applicant with infrastructure they need to be
successful online. Every month, the company will also award a substantial package
of internet services to help people promote any company, sport, hobby or community
project to the rest of the nation. Fasthosts invites any UK individual or company
to nominate their project for support. Participants can enter The Great Exhibition
2012 competition online.
the start of The Great Exhibition 2012 festival on 1st June 2012, Fasthosts
will each month award a First Prize of a DELL laptop, 3 years free Business
Premium hosting package (including software to build, optimise and monitor
a website), a domain name
and Microsoft Exchange email. Furthermore, Fasthosts will support 20 further
projects every month that will receive 3 years free business web hosting.
take part, entrants need only complete a quick online application. During the
Great Exhibition, there will be a special award to recognise and celebrate the
best new online business and best online community project from all the participants.
Holford, Marketing Director at Fasthosts Internet Ltd, said "The 'Get Online'
competition is a great opportunity for those individuals or organisations with
great ideas but limited resources. In the spirit of the festival, we aim to
provide the Internet as a way to champion as many great new British endeavors
Great Exhibition 2012 event, which is billed as the biggest of its kind in more
than a generation, will open on 1 June 2012 and will echo similar events held
in London in 1851 and 1951. The festival will showcase the advances and innovations
that put Britain at the forefront of digital development, celebrating British
creativity and entrepreneurialism. Live events and performances will take place
throughout the 77-day season on the site at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.
addition to The
Great Exhibition 2012 competition, Fasthosts recently pledged support for
'Race Online 2012', a Government-backed project that aims to make the UK the
first nation in the world where everyone can use the web. Fasthosts has pledged
help to get more people online throughout the UK by training its resellers in
how best to educate end-users about the benefits of using Internet solutions.
To achieve this, the company will deliver a series of instructional webinars
on the subject, running from October 2010 through to February 2011. This commitment
is in addition to the Fasthosts pledge of support with The Great Exhibition
to support 25 businesses going online in the run up to the festival and to provide
hosting to dozens of runners up.
Fasthosts is a leading web
hosting provider. Based in the UK and operating 24x7 from their dedicated
UK data centres, Fasthosts keeps over 1 million domains running smoothly and
ensures over 42 million emails are delivered safely each day. All Fasthosts
services can be self-managed through the award winning Fasthosts web-based control
panel that provides customers with unparalleled online control, enabling them
to manage hosted services including domain registrations, shared web hosting,
business-class email, virtual servers, dedicated servers, software-as-a-service,
internet merchant accounts and unlimited broadband. Fasthosts maintains an award-winning,
highly successful reseller channel.
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