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EVENTS

We run business skills workshops, webinars, information and networking events throughout the year to equip ambitious businesses, like yours, to grow successfully.

You can also find local events below organised by partners and local business support organisations.

Please note: Many events on this page are organised by partner and local business support experts. Check with them directly regarding cancellations etc at this time. 

If you are a local organisation in the South East Midlands that would like to publicise an event on this page please fill in this form here:

UPLOAD YOUR OWN EVENT

This External Events page is for organisations from across the South East Midlands to publicise business networking events and workshops. When you upload your event details, the information will go through to the Growth Hub team who can authorise publication. If you have any queries, please get in touch on [email protected]

    EU Exit: Food & Drink Sector Regulation Changes

    EU Exit: Food & Drink Sector Regulation Changes

    Arc Growth Hubs

    25 Jan 2021 - 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

    This is a webinar to help all SME food companies to understand the changes that have happened and answer some of queries that are occurring as compani...

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    Innovation Local: Profiting by Innovation South East Midlands

    Innovation Local: Profiting by Innovation South East Midlands

    Innovate UK

    26 Jan 2021 - 9:00 am-5:00 pm

    The South East Midlands has one of the country’s most innovative and dynamic economies; whether fintech and smart cities in Milton Keynes, high valu...

    Webinar

    The FSE Group+ BBB: Alone Together Entrepreneurship and Diversity in the UK

    The FSE Group+ BBB: Alone Together Entrepreneurship and Diversity in the UK

    The FSE Group

    27 Jan 2021 - 10:00 am-11:00 am

    discuss the impact and shape actions from BBB's report “ Alone, Together: Entrepreneurship and Diversity in the UK"...

    Webinar

    Grants, Finance and Support

    Grants, Finance and Support

    Green Business Network

    27 Jan 2021 - 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    Find out what free and subsidised support you can access ...

    Webinar

    Growth Curve, Leading your business forward

    Growth Curve, Leading your business forward

    SEMLEP Growth Hub

    28 Jan 2021 - 10:30 am-4:30 pm

    Come up with the strategies to stabilize your business, working on the main priorities and finding your way forward....

    Workshop / Seminar

    Finding Your Next Business Opportunity

    Finding Your Next Business Opportunity

    STC

    28 Jan 2021 - 11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Identify new opportunities generated by changes in the wider business environment...

    Webinar

    EU Exit Surgeries

    EU Exit Surgeries

    SEMLEP Growth Hub

    29 Jan 2021 - 9:00 am-4:00 pm

    Have you an EU Exit issue that you are finding it hard to get answers for? 

    Do you require a detailed action plan to continue trading ...

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    Northampton BID Business Event – Step into the Future 2021 – 2026

    Northampton BID Business Event – Step into the Future 2021 – 2026

    Northampton Town Centre Ltd

    29 Jan 2021 - 10:30 am-12:00 pm

    Step into the future 2021 - 2026...

    Webinar

    Export Customs Declaration & Procedures

    Export Customs Declaration & Procedures

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    1 Feb 2021 - 9:15 am-12:45 pm

    Export Customs Declarations, Exports to EU and ROW, Procedures for Permission to Export, Proof of Removal for Zero VAT, Overview on Tariff Classificat...

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    UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) explained

    UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) explained

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    2 Feb 2021 - 9:15 am-12:45 pm

    Join us on this half day course to learn what is known so far about the impact of the agreement on exporters and importers and the movement of goods....

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    EU Exit: Managing financial risk and getting paid when trading internationally

    EU Exit: Managing financial risk and getting paid when trading internationally

    Buckinghamshire Business First, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, New Anglia Growth Hub, OXLEP Growth Hub, SEMLEP Growth Hub

    3 Feb 2021 - 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    How exporters can minimise the risk of not getting paid when trading with overseas markets...

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    Accelerate your Business with Apprenticeships

    Accelerate your Business with Apprenticeships

    STC

    4 Feb 2021 - 11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Highlight how your team could benefit from taking on an apprentice...

    Webinar

    Import Customs Declarations & Compliance

    Import Customs Declarations & Compliance

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    9 Feb 2021 - 9:15 am-4:30 pm

    Whether you import components for manufacture, or you purchase finished products to onward sell, or offer a repair / upgrade service, join us to under...

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    EU Exit: Developing overseas markets and managing international partners

    EU Exit: Developing overseas markets and managing international partners

    Buckinghamshire Business First, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, New Anglia Growth Hub, OXLEP Growth Hub, SEMLEP Growth Hub

    17 Feb 2021 - 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    A closer look at some of exciting emerging markets and the opportunities they present to UK exporters...

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    Import Procedures, Customs & Transport Processes

    Import Procedures, Customs & Transport Processes

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    18 Feb 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    A refresher on the procedures involved or for those new to import procedures who want to learn about what is involved in the process....

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    Africa Week 2021

    Africa Week 2021

    DIT

    22 Feb 2021 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Identify where the opportunities lie for your company in Africa....

    Webinar

    Rules of Origin: Non-Preference and Preference

    Rules of Origin: Non-Preference and Preference

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    22 Feb 2021 - 9:15 am-4:30 pm

    Rules of Non-Preference Origin, Preference Origin, EUR-1s, Low Value Declaration, Approved Exporter Status, GSP Form A, ReX Scheme, ATR, EU Free Trade...

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    Community Grants Information Webinar

    Community Grants Information Webinar

    SEMLEP

    23 Feb 2021 - 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Thinking of applying for a Community Grant? Find out about the programme, eligibility and application process during this free webinar.
    ...

    Webinar

    Sustainable Production Innovation Network (SPIN)

    Sustainable Production Innovation Network (SPIN)

    WMG Business

    24 Feb 2021 - 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

    Present and discuss solutions and challenges surrounding all aspects of sustainability. ...

    Networking

    Community Grants Information Webinar

    Community Grants Information Webinar

    SEMLEP

    25 Feb 2021 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Thinking of applying for a Community Grant? Find out about the programme, eligibility and application process during this free webinar.
    ...

    Webinar

    Building Resilience in 2021: Change, Adapt and Access New Markets

    Building Resilience in 2021: Change, Adapt and Access New Markets

    SEMLEP Growth Hub

    25 Feb 2021 - 11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Adapting is fundamental in times of changes. Join this webinar to find out about the financial support and advice for your business....

    Webinar

    Customs Data, Procedures, Check and Financial Audits

    Customs Data, Procedures, Check and Financial Audits

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    25 Feb 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    A refresher or those who due to Brexit may be new to this area of work ...

    BrexitWebinar

    Export Customs Declaration & Procedures

    Export Customs Declaration & Procedures

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    2 Mar 2021 - 9:15 am-12:45 pm

    Export Customs Declarations, Exports to EU and ROW, Procedures for Permission to Export, Proof of Removal for Zero VAT, Overview on Tariff Classificat...

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    Import Customs Declarations & Compliance

    Import Customs Declarations & Compliance

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    3 Mar 2021 - 9:15 am-4:30 pm

    Whether you import components for manufacture, or you purchase finished products to onward sell, or offer a repair/upgrade service, join us to underst...

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    EU Exit: Effective international supply chain management

    EU Exit: Effective international supply chain management

    Buckinghamshire Business First, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, New Anglia Growth Hub, OXLEP Growth Hub, SEMLEP Growth Hub

    3 Mar 2021 - 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    To understand how you can better manage the supply chain process and reduce the downstream strain on your business...

    BrexitWebinar

    Customs Special Procedures to Delay or Reduce Import Duties

    Customs Special Procedures to Delay or Reduce Import Duties

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    4 Mar 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    A refresher on the special customs procedures involved or for those new to import procedures. ...

    BrexitWebinar

    Incoterms 2020

    Incoterms 2020

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    8 Mar 2021 - 9:15 am-12:45 pm

    Delivery Terms – We cover what’s changed with the new Incoterms 2020, terms removed / changed / added; how these updates will affect you, Delivery...

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    Free Trade Agreements – What are they and how do they work?

    Free Trade Agreements – What are they and how do they work?

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    11 Mar 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    Gain a better understanding of what a Free Trade Agreement is,...

    BrexitWebinar

    Tariff Classification

    Tariff Classification

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    12 Mar 2021 - 9:15 am-12:45 pm

    This masterclass covers Harmonised System, Combined Nomenclature, TARIC Measures, Explanatory Notes, Classification Guides, Court Rulings, Binding Tar...

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    UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) explained

    UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) explained

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    16 Mar 2021 - 9:15 am-12:45 pm

    Join us on this half day course to learn what is known so far about the impact of the agreement on exporters and importers and the movement of goods....

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    Get going in 2021: tools to revise your business focus

    Get going in 2021: tools to revise your business focus

    SEMLEP Growth Hub

    18 Mar 2021 - 11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Get going in 2021with tools and guidance to revise your product portfolio, target markets and business model....

    Webinar

    Export Procedures and Getting Your products to Market

    Export Procedures and Getting Your products to Market

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    18 Mar 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    A refresher on the procedures involved or for those new to export procedures ...

    BrexitWebinar

    Customs Special Procedures focusing on Inward Processing IP and Outward Processing OP

    Customs Special Procedures focusing on Inward Processing IP and Outward Processing OP

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    24 Mar 2021 - 9:15 am-4:30 pm

    Inward Processing (IP), Authorisation by Declaration (“Simplified IP”), Full IP, Potential Debt Guarantees, Eligible Disposals, Bills of Discharge...

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    Import Procedures, Customs and transport processes

    Import Procedures, Customs and transport processes

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    25 Mar 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    A refresher on the procedures involved or for those new to import procedures ...

    BrexitWebinar

    Customs Data, Procedures, Check and Financial Audits

    Customs Data, Procedures, Check and Financial Audits

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    1 Apr 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    This webinar is aimed at individuals from businesses currently involved in imports and exports who want a refresher or those who due to Brexit may be ...

    BrexitWebinar

    Customs Special Procedures to Delay or Reduce Import Duties

    Customs Special Procedures to Delay or Reduce Import Duties

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    8 Apr 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    This webinar is aimed at individuals from businesses currently involved in imports who want a refresher on the special customs procedures involved or ...

    Brexit

    Free Trade Agreements – What are they and how do they work?

    Free Trade Agreements – What are they and how do they work?

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub & Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    15 Apr 2021 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    This webinar is aimed at individuals from businesses currently involved in the imports and exports of ‘goods’ who want a better understanding of w...

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