Learnlight Takes Part in Global Innovation Day 2018

Bethany Ashcroft

7 Jun 2018

Learnlight is delighted to be taking part in the Basque Country’s Global Innovation Day 2018. The annual event, which showcases top innovation practices in the region, will take place in San Sebastian on 13 June 2018.

The focus for this year is Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs), of which there are more than 200,000 in the Basque country. The event provides an important networking opportunity as well as a chance to share innovation challenges and best practices with other SMEs.

The program for the day includes the presentation of the Innobasque Innovation Report, a panel discussion and talks from innovation experts like Eduardo Anitua, President and Scientific Director of the BTI Biotechnology Institute and Digital Transformation Expert, Silvia Leal.

One of the highlights of Global Innovation Day will be the “The Challenges of SMEs” workshop. The session looks to find solutions to the innovation challenges facing SME’s through presentations and industry leader success stories.

The workshop will focus on five areas:

  • Financing innovation
  • Leading companies as a source of innovation
  • New business models
  • People: knowledge management, training and talent
  • New Marketing strategies

Learnlight, as a leading SME operating in the Basque Country, will share its expertise on the crucial role of innovation in business growth and market competitiveness.

Declan Mulkeen, Learnlight’s Head of Global Marketing, will discuss the marketing challenges posed by the changes in buyer behavior and relay how Inbound Marketing can help SMEs adapt to this new type of consumer.

As an SME working in the Basque Country, we are delighted to participate in this event and be able to share ideas and solutions about innovation with other companies in the region. Declan Mulkeen, Head of Global Marketing at Learnlight

Other companies that will be attending the event along with Learnlight are Iberdrola, Mondragón, Euskaltel, Sener, Laboral Kutxa and the Basque Government. The event is an ideal opportunity to review your company’s innovation strategy and connect with other SMEs.

Want to attend Global Innovation Day 2018? Register here.


Learnlight is an EdTech company that provides language and skills training to learners in more than 150 countries. The company has developed an award-winning learning platform to deliver blended virtual, face-to-face, and digital training programs to employees of regional and global businesses. Clients include blue-chip companies such as Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, PWC, GlobalEnglish, Coca-Cola, Siemens, Oxford University Press, SEAT, Ricoh, Orange, and Inditex. Learnlight employs 220+ staff and 1000+ trainers worldwide.

More information can be found at learnlight.com

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