aids, subsidies, what else?
As you know, the presence of your company on social networks and the web has become essential to reach your audience effectively and without having to deploy large financial resources. Nevertheless, the digitalization of your company can be tedious and therefore, costly.
As a digital agency, Mamoot is often confronted with potential clients who understand the interest of this transition but the budget required to achieve it tends to scare them. Today, the Walloon Region has put in place various incentives for the digitalization of your SME.
Among the different vouchers that exist within the framework of the economic recovery via the digital, some will be very useful to you:
Provided that it concerns and serves your current project, it will allow you to establish a balance sheet of what will be put in place during your transition.
Strategic Action Plan” cheques
The latter will help you to set up or reinforce your digital positioning strategy for your project or to reinforce the security around it.
In fact, if you meet their eligibility criteria, these two subsidies could cover up to 90% of your bill excluding VAT!
Strategic Action Plan” cheques
The Region is ready to cover 75% of your invoice (excluding VAT) to allow you to benefit from an external consultancy to upgrade your system.
Growth and development support” vouchers:
Through this check, the Region will cover 50% (excl. VAT) of your E-marketing consultancy costs in order to improve or develop the organizational methods and commercial performance of your company.
Here are the conditions of eligibility for all these aids:
- Be registered with the ECB;
- To have its headquarters in Wallonia;
- Being an SME;
- Be part of the relevant sectors (all except aquaculture, primary agricultural production or fisheries);
- Do not exceed the ceiling of the minimis (ceiling of 200 000 € over 3 years).
Even more recently, some Walloon municipalities, in collaboration with the Province of Walloon Brabant, have decided to provide their merchants with up to 6,000 € to help them in their digital transition. The link to check if your town is part of it is at the end of the article! If this is the case, do not hesitate to fill in the attached form and contact your local authority to find out more about the procedures.
Please note that these vouchers allow you to access assessments or to establish strategies. Unfortunately, they won’t cover the executive work of your digital partner. The creation of graphic and textual content will be your responsibility. However, based on an effective strategy, you can create your own content or get help from time to time.
You will have understood, if you fit these conditions, it is a great opportunity for you to upgrade your business and this, without any consequent costs. Each case being different, do not hesitate to enter a file to verify your eligibility. To do this, nothing could be simpler: establish your strategy alongside your partner certified by the Walloon Region and go to cheques-entreprises.be to enter your file online. Don’t delay, you have until August 2023 to register!