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London Growth Hub Business Roadshow: City Hall (Southwark)

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London Growth Hub Business Roadshow: City Hall

If you're looking to grow your business, this is the event for you!

It's no secret: businesses that receive support, grow faster and stronger. Hosted by the London Growth Hub, the London Business Roadshows are a one-day event offering practical workshops, 121 mentoring sessions, inspirational speakers and exhibitors with solutions that will boost your business.

Top 5 reasons why you must attend:

  1. Hear from Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, on his plans for entrepreneurship in the city.
  2. Hear the inspirational story of British award-winning entrepreneur Debbie Wosskow
  3. Practical workshops on how to pitch to buyers, trademarks, building a team, PR, and much more.
  4. Book in a free 121 mentoring sessions with a business adviser
  5. Learn about the different methods to raise funds for your business



Agenda:

There are two rooms with simultaneous talks as well as an exhibition area and 121 mentoring zone all day. You're welcome to choose which talks to attend so you maximise all the support on offer!


Keynote Room One - Chamber of London (third floor):

9:30am: Registration

9:45am: Welcome to the event

10am: Welcome speech from Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

10:10am: How I made it by British entrepreneur Debbie Wosskow OBE
Debbie Wosskow co-founded AllBright, a club and community that celebrates and connects women at work. Debbie is an experienced innovator, business founder, investor, Board advisor and entrepreneur. Debbie founded her first business, the communications agency Mantra aged 25 and is the founder and former CEO of Love Home Swap, which she sold for $53m in 2017.

10:30am: Beat the buyer: The 5 P’s of pitching to buyers
Paul Durrant, expert sales and pitching consultant, talks about the 5 P's of pitching to buyers and how your business can incorporate this method to gain more sales and contracts than ever!

11am: How to raise funds for your business
A panel talk on the different ways you can raise funds for your business, as well as their pros and cons, including:

  • Nick Howe, NatWest Bank
  • Philippa Sturt, Joelson Law
  • Ross Kelly, Seedrs
  • Steve Aslet, British Business Bank
  • Anna Slemmings, MMC
  • Kala Desai, FSE

11:30am: Coffee break

12pm: How to become a productivity badass using the 888 Formula
In this session, Abigail Barnes will show you how to understand your relationship with time, prioritise your to-do list for results and use the 888 Formula to avoid entrepreneur burnout and become more productive. You'll learn how to reinvent your relationship with time, maximise your time with the traffic light formula and use the 888 Formula to create a better work-life balance.

12:20pm: How I made it: Jack Waley-Cohen, founder of What 3 Words - the app that can save your life.

12:40pm: Preparing your business for Brexit

1pm: Lunch

2pm: How I made it: Lee & Radha, founders of FlashPack

2:30pm: Protecting your IP with the Intellectual Property Office
Every business will own intellectual property - the name you trade under, the look or the function of products you make or use, even the brochures you create to promote your business. The Intellectual Property Office can help you understand how your IP can be protected effectively.

3:00pm: Marketing your business: tips for success
When you had that idea to start your business, chances are you didn’t think you’d have to become a marketing expert. But marketing is crucial to your success and it isn’t as complicated as you might think. Join Minal Patel of Marketing by Minal and she’ll talk you through the route you need to take to become your very own marketing expert.

  • The impact of marketing for your small business
  • How to approach marketing for success
  • Tips to save you time and money

3:30pm: Networking

4pm: End of event



Keynote Room Two - London Living Room (top floor):

10:30am: How to manage your business' finances
A session on how to manage your small business' day to day finances, covering cash flow, tax and VAT, payroll, and much more, expenses.

11am: Online security: Key to a successful business
Delivered by Police National Cyber Lead, Neil Sinclair

11:30am: Coffee break

12pm: How to build and motivate a team
Learn about the best practices on hiring and onboarding new team members, developing a successful business culture and retaining key staff

12:30pm: How to grow your business through PR
Small and growing businesses understand the need to get their brands recognised not just in social media, but also print media, as well as radio and TV. This session will tell you how to do just that, but without the need for expensive agencies




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About London Growth Hub

The London Growth Hub brings together the capital’s vast business support offer into a single online resource, bringing you closer to other businesses through our online forum and case studies. It is easy and free to join the community, just register your details and you will be able to access a personalised dashboard and a range of free business support events.

Your registration details will be shared with our delivery partner Enterprise Nation to help them run the event. The London Growth Hub is also required to share their business support data with BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) for research and evaluation purposes only. Business data will not be published or referred to in a way which identifies any individual or business.

The information you are providing will be used only for the purpose for which you provide it. Your personal data will be handled in accordance with LGH privacy policy.



Cancellation policy

Please note, in the event you are unable to attend this event due to cancellation from yourself, London Growth Hub or Enterprise Nation, we are unable to refund any associated costs such as hotel or travel.

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