Our Entrepreneurs' Network Events offer a monthly morning of insightful talks and top tips from inspiring local start-ups, professionals, and business owners, a valuable skills exchange session, and a good dose of networking for new and existing entrepreneurs and start-ups.
These brilliant events are FREE and are open to everyone who'd like to learn new ways to develop themselves as an entrepreneur and those with an interest in supporting local business.
Join us and build your network with an inspiring community of new and developing entrepreneurs!
We're pleased to say that our festive networking event will be held in person at The Forest of Dean Growth Hub in Mitcheldean.
This event is taking place at the brand-new Forest of Dean Growth Hub, Located at Vantage Point Business Village. The Forest of Dean Growth Hub offers workspace, free business support, and events.
This venue is fully accessible. Light refreshments are provided, and free parking is available on-site. Please let us know of any dietary requirements at least 5 days in advance of the event by emailing c3RhcnRhbmRncm93IHwgZ2xvcyAhIGFjICEgdWs=.
Staying Covid-19 safe
It is advised that you carry out a lateral flow test before arrival. Wearing a mask is not mandatory but is recommended in group settings. These measures help to keep yourself and others safe.
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Edward's presentation will give a brief introduction into the company, what covers we can source for new and growing businesses and what can happen if you do not have the correct insurance in place.
10.00am Event start time
10.05am Introduction to Start and Grow Enterprise
10.10am Guest talk
10.40am Around the room introductions
11.00am Open networking
12.00pm Event closes
Attending our free business support courses
Are you thinking of starting your own business, or do you want to know how to develop and grow your start-up?
Wherever you are on your business journey, Start and Grow Enterprise provides free training, events, expert support resources, and a powerful community to help turn your ideas into reality and grow a successful enterprise.
Simply join on our website to apply for our free support to help you start and grow your business.
For those who haven’t yet started their business…
Start-up Day Our start-up day is the first step on the way to building a successful business. You’ll cover the most important elements of getting ready and getting started, along with those roadblocks that we see so often when great ideas meet reality.
Our Business Planning workshop will introduce you to an invaluable tool that will get you well on your way to a full-length business plan. Our Business Registration workshop will guide you through the process of formalising, structuring, and registering your business.
For early-stage business owners…
Growth Day Take your business from good to great; hone in on your specialisms, your markets, and solve those challenges which have been building up in the background.
Growth Workshops After your Growth Day, you can hand-pick another 2 workshops that focus on a challenge specific to the growth of you and your business.
Growth Coaching The fastest-growing firms will be hand-picked for a package of free coaching, to help them keep the pace up and take their business even higher.
£1,000 Enterprise Voucher Apply for a reimbursed grant to grow your business!
The Entrepreneurs’ Network Events are offered by Start and Grow Enterprise; a University of Gloucestershire project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Start and Grow Enterprise supports the growth of Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and start-ups (trading up to 2 years) through free training, events, networks, and resources.
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Tickets for *In person* Entrepreneurs' Network Event with Start and Grow Enterprise can be booked here.
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