Upcoming events in the Solent area

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Browse the list of our upcoming GetSet events in the Solent area, which you can book on to directly using the links below.

Our events are fully funded by the Regional Growth Fund and open to all local businesses, however you will need to complete our registration and enrolment forms in order to participate. You can do this online prior to attending or alternatively, please turn up to your chosen event 15 minutes early to finalise in person.

 

Business Planning for Growth - Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch

Welcome to the GetSet For Growth program for trading businesses, in Poole, Christchurch and Bournemouth, looking for support to grow their businesses. Our marketing and finance support is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enterprise Hub,
63 Darracott Road,
Bournemouth,
BH5 2AY

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Facebook for Business - Southampton

This practical workshop is designed to help you and your business get social! We'll deep dive into the main platform and offer you tips and tactics for growing your audience, building your profile, measuring your efforts and getting better results for your business.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5FE

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Ask The Expert - PR and Content - Southampton

This masterclass is in collaboration with Amplify PR

Monday, 10 April 2017
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5FE

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Business Planning for Growth - Southampton

Many businesses are daunted by the prospect of writing a business plan, but the benefits to your business are clear. A good business plan focuses the mind as well as helping to secure finance, support and business growth. In this workshop we'll discuss these benefits in more detail and focus on the key elements you'll need to create including your executive summary, operational plan and cash flow forecast.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5FE

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LinkedIn for Business

Are you making the most of LinkedIn? As one of the world’s most popular social networks it provides a fantastic opportunity for your business. This detailed seminar takes an in-depth look at the platform, including how to build a first-class personal profile and company page, how best to reach your target audience and measuring the ROI of your efforts. You’ll leave empowered to develop your LinkedIn plans further, in order to generate measurable leads for your business.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

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Marketing Strategies for Growth - Southampton

This seminar covers the key challenges that increased competition can cause for your business and how to overcome them. Whether it’s choosing the right channels and tactics to maximise your results, getting personal with your prospects or repositioning your brand, this session will help you put an effective marketing strategy in place.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017
9:30 am – 12 noon

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5FE

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Twitter For Business

How to make twitter work for your business

Wednesday, 19 April 2017
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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Alternative Sources of Funding - Southampton

Traditionally, if you were looking for additional business funding your first port of call would be to your bank. But, as traditional bank lending has been in decline, a number of alternative funding companies have entered the market, offering you far more options. This workshop will cover some of alternative finance options available to your business including crowdfunding, invoice trading and angel investment and whether they would be a viable choice for your business.

Monday, 24 April 2017
10:00 am – 12 noon

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5FE

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Introduction to Branding - Southampton

What does your brand say about your business? This engaging workshop looks at the importance of a businesses’ brand as the core part of a wider marketing strategy. We'll cover tone of voice, brand management, positioning within the marketplace and how to find your niche to ensure you build a winning brand for your business.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
10:00 am – 12 noon

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5FE

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Digital Marketing Demystified

Digital marketing offers a lot of great opportunities for your business but if you don’t have a strong plan in place or aren’t using the right tools, it can also take up time, without delivering the right results. We’ll cover building an effective online brand, using social media for your business, the free tools and resources available and how to reach your customers more effectively through the power of digital. 

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Search Engine Optimisation

Gaining strong visibility and authority and positions on search engines can feel a bit like putting together a jigsaw puzzle, with many elements needing to work together effectively - and often over many months - to gain you exposure. In this practical session, we will guide you through good SEO practices to help you boost your business's online profile. 

Thursday, 4 May 2017
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Basepoint Southampton,
Unit 37,
Andersons Road,
Southampton,
SO14 5PE

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