Embracing digital: from survival to thriving in a COVID-19 world

Date: Thursday 20 May 2021

Panellist: David Byrne, Head of Events & Social Media, BOXPARK and Tashia Cameron, PR Manager, BOXPARK

Where: Zoom (link will be sent following registration)

The event is free to attend, but all donations fund Legacy Youth Zone’s vital services and support for Croydon’s young people.


We’re incredibly excited to announce that we will be hosting our first ever virtual Business Breakfast Webinar!

Inviting local business people of all varieties to network and gain important skills and insights on how to operate in the digital sphere post-lockdown.

The session will cover the following topics:

  • Importance of having a flexible business model and being reactive in order to adapt to changes
  • Shifting to a digital world of hospitality and creating a contactless experience
  • Power of social media and digital marketing/PR to stay relevant during a pandemic

Guest Speakers:

We’re pleased to have members of BOXPARK guest speaking at this event and talking to you about embracing digital technology, marketing and systems to benefit them, their tenants and customers.

David Byrne – Head of Events and Social Media

David joined BOXPARK five years ago as Marketing & Events Manager, and has been creating some of the company’s most iconic moments ever since. Now as Head of Events & Social Media, David is at the helm of BOXPARK’s events strategy and responsible for leading the development and delivery of its diverse programme, including both commercial and community-led events. With 10+ years of experience in marketing, social media and events, David is a passionate content and brand professional who is constantly aware of the latest trends to ensure the brand stays relevant in such a fast-paced world. 

Tashia Cameron – PR Manager

Tashia joined BOXPARK in December 2019 as PR Manager, responsible for coordinating the brand’s public relations strategy and building its reputation. After spending most of her career in PR and marketing agencies, Tashia decided to put her passion and energy into BOXPARK, as a fast-growing and ambitious brand. With over 8 years’ experience in PR and brand communications, Tashia is committed to creating positive relationships with key stakeholders and telling BOXPARK’s story through both digital and traditional PR activity.

Why attend?

Attending our webinar will give you the opportunity to connect and network with likeminded business people in Croydon, all whilst learning expert knowledge on how to operate digitally from our inspiring panellist. You will also get the chance to engage with one of our talented young people, meet the Legacy fundraising team and learn how Legacy is transforming the lives of the young people in Croydon.

What will I get from attending the Business Breakfast Webinar?

  • Hear from local business leaders
  • Find out how we are supporting the young people in your local area
  • Raise your profile and make new connections
  • Receive your very own welcome pack including a delicious treat from Crosstown Doughnuts!
  • Get the chance to ask our expert panellist questions

So come along, bring your sweet treat and enjoy a business breakfast from home, until we can meet in person.

If you have any questions about the event, or Legacy Youth Zone then please do get in touch with Grace on grace.dench@legacyyouthzone.org.