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Award-Winning Local Digital Agency Backs Hunter Young Professionals

Redback Solutions have made a significant contribution to the development of local young professionals by collaborating with the peak local body that represents them, Hunter Young Professionals (hyp), to redevelop their website.

hyp President Lauren Armstrong said the organisation, run by a committee of 12 volunteers, is thankful for the support of Redback Solutions who worked with them to bring their ideas to life.

“Not only does Newcastle have a thriving creative community, but there is a real culture of collaboration here. Everyone just wants to see each other, and our region as a whole, succeed,” Lauren said.

“We are so appreciative of organisations like Redback Solutions that see the value in investing in local young professionals to advance our region into the future.”

The hyp Board of Directors initially identified the need for a new website, which better positions the organisation and communicates their vision and values, through a strategic planning process. With the support of Redback Solutions and funding from a City of Newcastle economic development grant in 2018, hyp were able to achieve this strategic goal.

Redback Solutions Managing Director Dave Eddy said that effective online platforms are essential for community organisations to connect with their audiences and thrive in the digital world.

Dave said, “As one of the longest-standing digital agencies in Newcastle, Redback have now served over 1500 businesses in the local community since being founded way back in 1999. We now have 17 ‘mostly young’ professionals of our own here at Redback HQ in the Newcastle CBD and the team are grateful for the opportunity to support such a fantastic organisation like Hunter Young Professionals.”

Redback Solutions won best website of the year and best educational solution of the year at the 2019 NEWi Awards.