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London Growth Hub Business Roadshow: Richmond

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London Growth Hub Business Roadshow: Richmond

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

It has been proven over and over again, businesses that receive support to grow their businesses, grow faster and stronger. Hosted by the London Growth Hub, the London Business Roadshows are here to show you the support that exists to help your business grow in 2019. Meet successful entrepreneurs, get expert one-on-one advice for your business and meet exhibitors with solutions that will boost your business.

As a small business owner, you will receive the expert advice and the inspirational talks you need to grow your business faster and stronger!



What happens at a London Growth Hub Business Roadshow?

There's a whole host of benefits to attending the event:

  • Discover the vast business support that's available in the capital
  • Hear from successful entrepreneurs who've been there and done it on their business journeys and their top tips to help your business succeed
  • Receive expert advice with our free one-on-one meetings with business experts and mentors
  • Explore the exhibition zone and meet providers who can help boost your business
  • Refreshments will be provided



The agenda:

9am: Registration

10am: Welcome

10:10am: Welcome from Richmond Leader's Office

10:40am: 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!

11:20am: Coffee break

11:40am: How to raise funds with equity crowdfunding
A representative from Seedrs, an equity crowdfunding platform for investing in start-ups and later-stage businesses, will share their top tips on how your small business can raise money with equity crowdfunding

12:20pm: Stories of growth: How to balance a thriving business with mental wellbeing
Guy Tolhurst, small business champion, mentor and leading practitioner on SME finance and alternative investment, discusses the challenges of balancing a thriving business with your mental wellbeing.

1pm: Lunch break

2pm: How small businesses can take advantage of messenger marketing
Messenger Marketing and chatbots are growing exponentially. in 2018 there were 2bn+ monthly messages between business and users. In this Intro session to Chatbots, Caroline Summers, founder of marketing agency Fifty One Degrees and She Means Business trainer, will cover why and how you should be using Chatbots, why you should build on Facebook messenger first and evaluating where to start.

2:40pm: Why SEO is a business essential
In this talk, Rachael Dines co-director of award-winning creative agency Shake It Up Creative will cover the basics of SEO and how this is key for your business.

  • Why & how to do key phrase research
  • How to implement your chosen phrases on your website
  • A quick guide to the free Google tools available
  • What else is important when looking to optimise for search?

3:20pm: 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.

4pm: How to raise and manage money with ICAEW

5pm: Event closes


Exhibitors:
Learn about the different business support available in your area:

  • London Growth Hub
  • Enterprise Nation
  • Paul Durrant
  • Journolinks
  • Fifty One Degrees social media
  • CPG Executive Consulting
  • Seedrs
  • More to be announced!


Navigating Brexit workshop: 12-3pm

As part of the London Business Roadshows, we are also offering a handy, free three-hour training session for SMEs on navigating Brexit for your business. If you want to discover how Brexit could affect your business and what steps you can start taking now to protect yourself, join us at this free training session. This session runs 12-3pm at the same venue. You can book your free ticket using the green 'register' bottom on the top.


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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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