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Black & Asian Business Network event

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Metro Bank

40-46 Broadmead

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BSWN is delighted to invite you to our upcoming Black & Asian Business Network event. It is themed around business skills and professional, entrepreneurial development with three guest speakers bringing a varied range of experience and practical advice to the audience.

In addition to this, BSWN is now partnering with NatWest to deliver a Pre-Accelerator course for BAME entrepreneurs, which will equip you with all the fundamental knowledge to start a successful business. To find out more about this opportunity and how to apply, join us on the 9th October at 5 pm at MetroBank.

WHEN: 9th October 2019 between 5.00 and 7.30pm

WHERE: Metro Bank, 40-46 Broadmead, BS1 3HB

5:00 Networking & Refreshments

5:20 Welcome & BAME Pre-Accelerator Launch by Sado Jirde, Director at BSWN.

5:30 Learning session with Imelda Fossu, Founder/CEO of Fossu Ltd.

5:40 Learning session with Rashid Majothi, Director of Bristol Sweet Mart.

5:50 Learning session with Mursal Hedayat, Founder/CEO of Chatterbox.

6:00 Q&A with the audience

6:25 Business Pitches exercise with Joyann Boyce, Founder of The Social Detail

6:45 Networking

7:30 Close of event

SPEAKERS:
Imelda Fossu is the Founder of Fossu Ltd; a niche agency which specialises in creating high growth companies. Imelda has accumulated invaluable experience in business development and learned first-hand how to navigate adversities and re-utilise the learning to set up highly profitable businesses.

Rashid Majothi is Director at Bristol Sweet Mart; the biggest supplier of Ethnic Foods and Spices in the South West UK, to the general public and to the Indian Restaurant trade. It is a family run business based in the heart of Easton, it has been providing high quality and diverse products to its customers since 1978.

Mursal Hedayat is the Founder/CEO of Chatterbox; a multi-award winning language learning service employing refugees to teach their skills to people who want to learn. The aim of this initiative and Mursal's overall strategic approach to business development is to investigate entrepreneurial solutions to social problems.

The Black and Asian Business Network was launched by Black South West Network (BSWN) on the 9th of November 2018 to aid the development of effective networking, collaboration and innovation amongst BAME entrepreneurs in the South West of England. To find out more about the Launch event, please see our website here.



About BSWN

BSWN is a BAME-led infrastructure organisation that delivers race equality work through undertaking robust, BAME-led research into the social and economic issues that affect BAME communities; the development of voice and influence mechanisms that locate BAME people in an equal dialogue with decision-makers; the brokering and development of relationships and collaborations that deliver real race equality work on the ground and in the corridors of power; and the development of mechanisms and projects that facilitate BAME communities utilising their own agency in social and economic development.

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