New ERDF business growth workshops launched

24 August 2017

As part of our business support offer, today we officially launch the Autumn / Winter ERDF business growth workshops. 

These fully-funded workshops are for small and medium businesses across the South East Midlands that aspire to expand and grow. The workshops topics were decided by local business leaders and managers and cover growth challenges and business skills you tell us you want to improve.

The workshops form part of a comprehensive business support programme delivered by Velocity advisers who are on-hand to assist you to develop and deliver your business growth plans.  

The first five workshops, are:

Enhancing your brand: Why brands matter and how to develop your brand – 19 September – 9am-1pm  |  Kings House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ – BOOK NOW

Digital strategy: website and search – The Bronze, Silver and Gold of websites and how can your website work for your business?  –  22 September – 9am-1pm    |  Innovation Centre, Cranfield University Technology Park, Bedford, MK43 0BT – BOOK NOWpart funded by ERDF

Reviewing your business plan: How to avoid one-size fits all – develop your tailored business plan checklists –  26 September – 9am-1pm  |  Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7AA – BOOK NOW

Write a marketing plan: Where you are and where you want to be & how to make your marketing plan deliver on time and on budget  –  28 September – 9am-1pm      | MK Conferencing, Strudwick Drive, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes, MK6 2TG – BOOK NOW

Sales: Overcome sales obstacles by knowing the  psychology of buying – how to research and meet your customer’s needs –  4 October – 9am-1pm  |  Aylesbury College, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 8PD – BOOK NOW

Velocity business advisers will be on hand to work with you and provide ongoing support and information to help you implement your plan developed at the workshops.

Bookings are on a first-come-first served basis.  Please note that we want to keep workshop sizes small so you can get the most out them so unfortunately, only one person per business can attend each workshop.