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Business Events and Workshops

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

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BUSINESS EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
EventPlaceDateTimeDetailsWebsite
Digital Future Trends - What's Your Strategy?GlastonburyTuesday 12th December 201709:15-12:30This workshop will help participants: discover what's new in the world of apps and cloud solutions; explore the latest website trends; learn about GDPR and cyber-security issues; and identify the current and upcoming social media platforms. It will draw on latest thinking about digital and technological innovation, and provide some useful tools and tips for those planning for the future.Book Here
Business basics free 'drop in' sessionsPlymouthWednesday 20th December 201713:00-15:00Free Business Advice 'Drop in' sessions take place monthly at Plymouth Central Library. Drop in between 1pm and 3pm to talk to and get advice from a range of business experts including Plymouth PATLIBBook Here
Getting your branding rightWellsThursday 11th January 201817:00-19:00Join Louisa from Ilona Designs to talk through all things branding - including colours, fonts and how your potential customers perceive these. Bring along your logos and branding for dicsussion or talk through any ideas you may have about new images for your new or existing business.Book Here
Discuss Digital: Can you improve your Google ranking? - FREE sessionShepton MalletTuesday 16th January 201816:00-18:00Join Tamsin Hewer, for an informal and open discussion about anything related to getting found on Google AKA Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Repeatedly looking at your own website can give you the impression that it appears high on Google, but this isn't always the case. Carry out an independent search for your website and pick up tips on how to be found by more potential customers. Bring along your queries, share your experiences and learn from each other. Tamsin will be serving up her professional advice alongside light snacks to help you get stuck in.Book Here
Know Yourself, Know Your Strategy (Better Leaders = Better Business!)GlastonburyThursday 25th January 201809:15-12:30This workshop will help participants: identify their own leadership style; clarify the differences between leading and managing teams; and identify key areas to develop skills, experience and confidence, with a focus on organisational strategic development. It will draw on social enterprise case studies, best practise and the latest thinking about Leadership, and provide some useful tools and tips for those in leadership roles.Book Here
6 Steps to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)StreetFriday 26th January 201810:00-12:00

Come to this session to learn how to keep your organisation safe, secure and compliant. Follow our 6 practical Steps to start getting your organisation ready for the change. We will cover:

1. Data reviews

2. Identifying data types

3. Planning data

4. Data cleansing

5. Data storage

6. Breach response plan

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Better Business Branding: Logos & BeyondWellsThursday 1st February 201809:30-12:30What is your brand actually about? What does your logo signify? And is it attracting the kind of people you want to do business with, while retaining the people already loyal to your business? In this workshop we dig deeper into what makes one logo more successful than another, so you can avoid costly mistakes and start attracting the right customers. We also look beyond logos and discover ways of applying branding principals across your entire business.Book Here
6 steps to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) FREE workshopShepton MalletThursday 8th February 201810:00-12:00

Come along to our session to learn how to keep your organisation safe, secure and compliant. Follow our 6 practical Steps to start getting your organisation ready for the change. We will cover:

1. Data reviews

2. Identifying data types

3. Planning data

4. Data cleansing

5. Data storage

6. Breach response plan

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5 Ways To Grow Your Business - Shepton MalletShepton MalletFriday 9th February 2018 09:30-12:30

Understand the FIVE ways to increase profits in any business, Take away practical, cost-effective strategies that can be implemented immediately to benefit your business. Although not everyone attends this event to gain motivation, everyone who has attended past events has reported that they feel a real sense of clarity and are motivated to take action! You'll be one step ahead of your competition. Clear direction of what you need to do to grow your business by over 61% in the next 12 months

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Discuss Digital: IT Anything - FREE SessionShepton MalletTuesday 20th February 201816:00-18:00Join Simon from Green Man Computers, for an informal and open discussion about anything related to your business IT questions. From connectivity and apps to software, hardware and selling online. Simon is a fountain of information with a friendly smile - no question too big or small and everything explained in plain English - no computer jargon! Improve your efficiency, learn about free and paid for resources, find out where you can save money or find out about any IT related purchases and questions you can think of. Simon will be serving up his professional, impartial advice for any problems you've encountered or anticipate alongside light snacks to help you get stuck in.Book Here
Social Enterprise - What's The Vision? (Better Leaders = Better Business!)GlastonburyThursday 22nd February 201809:15-12:30This workshop will help participants: explore ways to communicate that vision to a range of audiences; explore stakeholder engagement and relationship development; and consider social impact - gathering evidence, reporting and reviewing on your performance and difference made. It will draw on social enterprise case studies, best practise and the latest Leadership thinking, and provide some useful tools and tips for those in leadership roles.Book Here
Marketing Automation Made EasyWellsThursday 1st March 201809:30-12:30Email campaigns done right. Learn how to expertly create automated emails, so your business is still working even when you're not. Keep your customers engaged by sending targeted emails using easily created automated sequences in Mailchimp. You will learn how to nurture a loyal email subscriber base and create sales without being sales-y. Book Here
Discuss Digital: Planning your Social Media Marketing - FREE SessionShepton MalletTuesday 20th March 201816:00-18:00Join Tamsin Hewer, for an informal and open discussion about planning out your social media marketing. Discuss your ideas for any upcoming marketing campaigns, how to implement them, what works well and any other queries you may have. Tamsin will be serving up her professional advice alongside light snacks to help you get stuck in.Book Here
Strategic Marketing for Social Enterprise Leaders (Better Leaders = Better Buisness!)GlastonburyThursday 22nd March 201809:15-12:30This workshop will help participants: consider the Unique Selling Point of their social enterprise; revisit the role of the leader in developing marketing and growth plans; and explore as leaders how to consolidate their social enterprise through influence, partnerships and collaboration. It will draw on social enterprise case studies, best practise and the latest thinking about Leadership and marketing, and provide some useful tools and tips for those in leadership roles.Book Here
Discuss Digital: How to get the most out of your online shop - FREE SessionShepton MalletTuesday 17th April 201816:00-18:00Join Simon from Green Man Computers, for an informal and open discussion about how to get the most out of your Ebay, Amazon or other online stores. No question too big or small and everything explained in plain English - no computer jargon! Simon can also offer impartial advice on anything business IT related. Simon will be serving up his professional, impartial advice for any problems you've encountered or anticipate alongside light snacks to help you get stuck in.Book Here
Leading in Transition, and Staying the Course (Better Leaders = Better Business!)GlastonburyThursday 26th April 201809:15-12:30This workshop will help participants: explore strategies to make your business agile and responsive; and discover tips and tactics for developing personal resilience to sustain you as a social enterprise leader. It will draw on social enterprise case studies, best practise and the latest thinking about Leadership, and provide some useful tools and tips for those in leadership roles.Book Here
Digital Marketing MasterclassWellsThursday 3rd May 201809:30-12:30The complete marketing package to create sales from your online audience. This workshop teaches you everything you need to know to make a splash in the digital world. Covers goal setting, ideal client avatars, sales funnels, planning, tracking, analysing and much more. You will be armed with all the knowledge you need to start your own flourishing digital marketing campaign.Book Here

 

Last modified: 30 November 2017