Schedule as follows:
12.00 Arrivals - lunch and networking
12.30 Introduction by Portobello Business Centre
12.35 Growing your business with events - and measuring the impact - Katie McPhee: Eventbrite
12.50 Optimising your business for online success - Jonathan Lloyd: Director, Media Street Apps
13.05 Calls still matter: Meet the digital apps which help you manage them - Joanna Swash: Sales & Marketing Director, Penelope
13.15 Create your business website your way using WordPress - Rafi Akbar: Founder and CEO, Luckywebs
13.45 Coffee and networking
14.00 Event ends
Lunch will be provided - please RSVP to let us know you're attending.
The hashtag for the event is #britelondon
Penelope is revolutionising the way in which start-ups and small businesses handle their calls. The Penelope app transforms mobile devices into a feature packed phone system so you can manage and answer office calls on the go. The latest development from Moneypenny personal assistant service, if you're unavailable your calls will divert to a colleague or Moneypenny PA. www.penelope.co.uk
Luckywebs help individuals, startups and small businesses make customised websites using WordPress. They run WordPress courses and training sessions online - and at various locations around London including Google Campus, The Prince's Trust and City Business Library. Luckywebs offer taster sessions and one-to-one training sessions and they also provide online video tutorials to help anyone looking to build and manage their own website. Find out more by visiting www.luckywebs.co.uk or by calling 020 8969 2018.
Portobello Business Centre is a business development agency based in North Kensington. A not for profit organisation, they offer a wide range of services for people who want to setup on their own and for already established businesses planning to expand. Many of their services are free or subsidised, and they offer ‘one to one’ business advice, courses, networking opportunities and consultancy. Find out more on their our website www.pbc.co.uk or by calling 020 7460 5050.
Media Street Apps is a digital media company providing local advertising, local online marketing, local SEO, online video and social media services. Learn more at www.mediastreetapps.com.
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share and join any event imaginable. We enable event creation, promotion and ticket sales. We help people discover events that match their passions. And we let everyone share the events they're creating or joining, bringing more people together around the world. www.eventbrite.co.uk
What is Brite London?
Brite London is a series of events held in various areas of London, organised by Eventbrite. Each one has a different theme and format depending on the locale: events and social media are generally on the agenda.
So far we've ran events in Shoreditch; Clerkenwell; Kensington; Brixton; Islington and Covent Garden. Follow @briteuk on Twitter to find out about the next one.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or @briteuk on Twitter.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - we love trees so bring your ticket on your smartphone (on email or the Eventbrite app) - or just a business card with your name on it, and we'll check you off when you arrive.
Eventbrite is a self-service ticketing platform and live experiences marketplace.
We make it easy for everyone to discover events, and to share the events they are attending - and we help people all over the world to plan, promote, and sell out events of all kinds.
Join millions of people on Eventbrite.
In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.