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Business Events and Workshops

A guide to business events and activities in and around Mendip, Somerset and the South West.

 

BUSINESS EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
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Google Analytics : Setting it up, understanding the basics and analysing data

 

Shepton Mallet19th September 201816:00 - 18:00

Join Digital Carrot's Tamsin Hewer for this informal session and get your head around the report contents and meanings.

If you have a Google account, and your analytics set up, Tamsin can look at your website's stats and if you don't she can help you set one up.

Open to all businesses with a base within the Mendip District Council area.

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Growing Traditional Businesses

 

Frome25th September 201818:00 - 20:00

Discuss & Do is a free and unique programme of events in business administration to support local enterprises.

The events are organised by Frome and District Chamber of Commerce, Frome Town Council and supported by Enterprise Mendip.

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Somerset SOUP

 

Glastonbury27th September 201817:00 - 18:30

Budding entrepreneurs in Somerset looking to set up a business or who have been trading for less than a year are being asked to step up to the microphone to give their business a boost.

Somerset SOUP is a great opportunity for all start ups to pitch their ideas to a business audience, gain valuable feedback and win investment and prizes.

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Frome Retail Group

 

Frome2nd October 201818:00 - 20:00

Frome Retail Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month to discuss issues affecting retailers and other businesses in the town centre.

The meeting is convened by the Chamber and the Town Council. The agenda is informal; they discuss what's happened, what's coming up and help plan how to make the town centre better.

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Self Employed? Get your returns in order, on time

 

Shepton Mallet17th October 201810:00 - 13:00

If you're self employed, you need to complete your returns on time. Join Free Range Business Services' Jo Murray to look at what you need to submit, how and when.

Bring along any information that you have about your existing accounts / registration and any questions that you may have.

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Networking Breakfast : 'Block chain business tech is coming: WTH?'

 

Gurney Slade18th October 201807:30 - 09:30

Join us for a delicious breakfast and informal networking while we all try and grasp the concept of block chain tech and what it means for our businesses.

Block chain tech is the future of business and will eventually will become the norm, stay ahead of the game and join us for a beginner's insight into the future. Plain english, no jargon and plenty of coffee!

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Wellness Programme and Wellness Culture

 

Frome23rd October 201818:00 - 20:00

Discuss & Do is a free and unique programme of events in business administration to support local enterprises.

The events are organised by Frome and District Chamber of Commerce, Frome Town Council and supported by Enterprise Mendip.

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Recruitment for small business; Employer branding

 

Wells31st October 201809:30 - 12:30

Join Mployable's Rosie Stevens for help with your recruitment. The workshop will look at:

  • How to position yourself as an 'employer of choice'.
  • How to build an employer 'identity'.
  • How to align your employer brand with your company brand.
  • How to build a talent pool of candidates.
  • How to attract candidates that fit with the culture you are trying to build.
  • Social recruiting/LinkedIn
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Frome Retail Group

 

Frome6th November 201818:00 - 20:00

Frome Retail Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month to discuss issues affecting retailers and other businesses in the town centre.

The meeting is convened by the Chamber and the Town Council. The agenda is informal; they discuss what's happened, what's coming up and help plan how to make the town centre better

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Recruitment for the Sole Trader -

going from I to us

 

Shepton Mallet14th November 201810:00 - 13:00Growing your business through employment can be a daunting task. Join Mployable's Rosie Stevens to look at how you can go from sole trader to small business. Book Here

 

Let's look at your business social profiles

 

Shepton Mallet21st November 201816:00 - 18:00

Join professional digital marketer - Digital Carrot's Tamsin Hewer - to look at the way you share your business and brand with the world.

Examine your existing social pages and get some free advice on what to keep and what to stop doing, as well as top tips on what content you should be sharing.

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Worried about Tax

 

Frome27th November 201818:00 - 20:00

Experienced local professionals will host practical group sessions answering your questions on the major business taxes including Personal Income Tax, Corporation Tax, VAT and Payroll.

They will share popular tips and tricks and help you to answer the question 'am I paying too much tax?'

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From lead to customer; sealing the deal

 

Wells28th November 201809:30 - 12:30

Rightly a lot of emphasis is put on marketing and lead generation when it comes to business growth. But what good is a lead if you're not converting it into a customer ?

Join Level Up's Graeme Crosbie's workshop to look at how a sales process works to turn an opportunity into a sale, and pinpoints ways in which you can sharpen your sales skills and knowledge to ensure the best possible return on your marketing investment.

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Time saving apps for your business

 

Shepton Mallet16th January 201910:00 - 13:00

There are a wealth of apps available to help you save time and manage more customers. Join Digital Carrot's Tamsin Hewer to look at the top performing apps and how to use them.

You can download the apps during the session and start straight away.

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Digital Marketing Strategy

 

Wells23rd January 201909:30 - 12:30

This workshop will bring together web design, ecommerce, social media, email marketing and online advertising principles to help you develop an achievable long-term approach to digital marketing for your business.

For those with existing online presence as well as those who are thinking about developing a digital marketing strategy.

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Grow your FB audience - running effective competitions & campaigns

Shepton Mallet20th February 201916:00 - 18:00

With an ever decreasing amount of free post visibility, it's important to gain as many quality and relevant followers as possible.

Join Digital Carrot's Tamsin Hewer at this informal drop in session to discuss how your business can effectively run campaigns to increase the awareness of your profile and therefore the number of people you broadcast to when you post.

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Mendip's Chambers Business Breakfast

Shepton Mallet4th April 201907:30 - 09:30

Members of Frome, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet and Wells Chambers will be attending to meet and network with businesses from across our locality and find out what is going on it our neighbouring towns.

Each chamber is different and they will have a chance to tell us about what initiatives and issues they are currently involved with. Somerset County Chamber also hope to attend.

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Last modified: 09 August 2018