GrowthAccelerator Coach Networking Event - South East
Wednesday, 4 March 2015 from 09:00 to 12:30 (GMT)
We would like to invite you to the Business Development Coach Networking event on 4th March designed for coaches who work in and around Brighton.
The event is titled “The new GrowthAccelerator contract, Business Growth Services and understanding what it means for you!”
This event will be hosted by Sue Sharpe, Business Growth Manager who has worked for Oxford Innovation for 3 years. In that time Sue has personally helped around 250 businesses between Southampton and Brighton and developed excellent relationships with many of you.
This uniquely designed networking event will not only provide you with valuable networking time with your fellow GrowthAccelerator coaches, as well as providing details of the new GrowthAccelerator contract, how it can help you grow your personal business and that of your GrowthAccelerator clients.
Topics during the morning will include;
- GrowthAccelerator – What has been achieved in nearly three years
- ‘Results Through Relationships’ an interactive experience by The Colourworks
- Learn more about the Manufacturing Advisory Service from a Manufacturing Advisor (www.mymas.org) and how the offer works alongside GrowthAccelerator and others within the Business Growth Service
- New GrowthAccelerator contract update and what it means for you
This is a must attend event for all coaches who work in and around the Brighton area and even if you attended other coach events recently, your knowledge and insights will be valuable to your coach colleagues so please ensure you attend and understand the activities planned over the next two years
9:00am Arrival & networking
9:30am Welcome & introduction
9:45am Results Through Relationships
10:30am Manufacturing Advisory Service
11:30am GA new contract update - Business Growth Services & what it means
12:00pm Question and Answer session
12:15pm Networking & lunch
Host: Susan Sharpe Business Growth Manager
The Colourworks: Ian Macknight
MAS: Gary Barr
When & Where
Business Growth Service Incorporating GrowthAccelerator
The Business Growth Service offers support to businesses who have the right level of ambition, capability and capacity to improve and grow. The service helps businesses to achieve their full potential by identifying their barriers to growth and providing tailored support to fit their needs.
Each business will work with a dedicated Business Growth Manager who understands the challenges they face. They will discuss the companies needs and barriers to growth, identifying the areas of support that are right for the business. Where appropriate, businesses will have the opportunity to be introduced to relevant experts from other services that can further support their growth, including UK Trade and Investment, UK Export Finance, Innovate UK and local growth hubs.
The Business Growth Service helps growing businesses to:
-Develop new ideas and market them.
-Build a business strategy and plan.
-Protect intellectual property.
-Build leadership and management skills.
-Improve manufacturing processes and building supply chains.
-Connect with a network of ambitious business leaders.
Businesses must be registered in the UK and based in England, have up to 249 employees and have a turnover of up to £40m.
For further information:
tel: +44 (0)1865 261 480