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Professional Services Social – Finetune Your Business in 2018

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The Business Xchange Hub

Marco Polo House

3-5 Lansdowne Road

Croydon

CR0 2BX

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Professional Services Social – Finetune your business in 2018

2018 is here! Are you ready for it?

We look forward to inviting you to the site of the UK's Second Tallest Building, One Lansdowne, The Business Xchange Hub.

So what should business owners be aware of in the coming 12 months? Are you up to date on HR practices? Is your accountant serving you effectively? Does your social media allow you to stand out? What is this GDPR talk all about? How can we make the most of onboarding apprentices and students in Croydon?

Join us, and all of these questions will be answered.

What you need to know:

Date: Wednesday, 31st January 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Xchange Business Hub, Marco Polo House, 3-5 Lansdowne Rd, Croydon CR0 2BX (Google Map Link)
Theme: Professional Services Social – Finetune your business in 2018

The Fun Stuff

Step foot on the future site of The UK's Second Tallest Building, One Lansdowne Road, and kickstart your 2018!

We'll be conducting a tour of The Business Xchange Hub, Croydon's newest managed office and hotdesking space, and exploring all of the most talked-about topics of the year ahead.

We've invited stall-holders, keynote speakers, and industry experts to join us for the event, to share insights into HR, Business Advice, Finance, Social Media, Apprenticeships, and much more.

Top up your knowledge on best practice for the months ahead, all while enjoying food and drinks on us.

Guest Speakers

Sharing with you their valuable knowledge and top tips, our speakers have been hand-picked from among Croydon's most established and successful directors. They'll each be sharing 5 minute updates to help you ensure 2018 is your best yet!

We look forward to welcoming to the stage :

Sophie Guilod - The Xchange Hub’s New Workspace Manager - Warm welcome & personal introduction

Kat Wczesniak - Director of XpertSM - Branding & reaching your target audience

Qamar Rehman - Managing Director of Q-Online - Reaching customers online

Karen Holden - Founder of A City Law Firm - Legislation changes from 2017 and ahead in 2018

James Dodd - Action Coach & Virgin Mentor - Ensuring your making the most of your numbers

Dr Yvonne Foster - Director of Lotus HR - Are you sure your self-employed are genuinely self-employed: don’t be a ticking time bomb

Maria Denton - Employment Engagement Coordinator at London Learning Consortium - Utilising Apprenticeships in your business

Jackie Wilding - Partner at Bryden Johnson - Understanding your financials in 2018

Laurence Grant and Robert O'Sullivan, Co-Directors of Shaking Hands – Sharing their insights into Croydon's development in 2017, and what Croydon can expect in 2018.

Barry Jenkins - Director of Guildhouse UK - The vision for One Lansdowne.

Itinerary for the evening:

6:00: Shaking Hands members and guests arrive

6:00 - 6.30: Initial networking among guests & stands

6:30: Xchange Hub Workspace Tour

7.00: Welcome

7:05 - 7:45: Guest speakers

8:15: Xchange Hub Workspace Tour

>9:00: Extended networking, conversation round-offs and final card swapping

9:00 Onwards - To The Bar! We’ll be exploring Croydon newest licensed venue, The Xchange Bar

***Shaking Hands events are designed for Business Owners and Decision Makers only. Unfortunately, this does mean we have to take a strict policy on product resellers.***

We look forward to hosting you, if not at this event, at one of our many others. View our Events Calendar on the Shaking Hands website here - Where could I be this month? Show me the calendar!

About us

Shaking Hands Interactive Partnership is the home of small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in Croydon. We are a partnership for small-medium business owners and decision makers to communicate, collaborate, and shape the future of good business in Croydon.

Our Partnership Informs, Smartens and Grows businesses in and around Croydon through weekly newsletters, professional events calendar, local discounts, introductions, two monthly Shaking Hands events and more.

Our mission is to connect 10,000 SMEs together in South London by 2020.

Anyone wishing to learn more about Shaking Hands, and what we do in Croydon aside from wacky events, feel free to get in touch with via:

Email: events@shakinghands.co.uk
Twitter: @CroydonSHIP
Facebook: @CroydonSHIP
LinkedIn: Laurence Grant and Robert O'Sullivan
Website: Shaking Hands Interactive Partnership

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The Business Xchange Hub

Marco Polo House

3-5 Lansdowne Road

Croydon

CR0 2BX

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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