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Online: Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – August 2021

August 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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August 11, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Start and Grow Enterprise



Our free Entrepreneurs’ Network Event runs monthly and is aimed at Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and SMEs. Each month, we feature a different guest speaker and a change in theme.

These brilliant networking events offer a chance to gain valuable tips and insights from professionals and experts, and other start-ups and entrepreneurs.

You’ll connect and share skills, and hear about the support available to your new or growing business from Start and Grow Enterprise, University of Gloucestershire, and more.

This is an online event, held on Zoom. Get ready by Downloading Zoom to your computer. You’ll get an email to register and then a link to join the meeting. This online course involves exciting discussion, interaction, and practical activities with others in your shoes.

This Entrepreneurs’ Network Event is open to everyone. If you’re not already signed up with Start and Grow Enterprise, get your free ticket here.



09.45am Enter Zoom waiting room

10.00am Event start time

10.20am Introduction to Start and Grow Enterprise

10.30am Guest talk

10.50am Q&A

11.00am Open networking & breakout rooms

12.00pm Event closes


Details of this month’s speaker…

Alan Blunt is a senior business leader in the South West and supports a wide range of growing enterprises. Alan has successfully led diverse business development models, including start-up, scaling, IPO, and M&A, and transforming underperforming businesses, programmes and projects into high performing units ensuring measured reporting transparency and operating efficiency.

Selling expertise and capability is core to every business. Whether the focus is product or service delivery, a clear model for engaging and preparing for delivery to clients/customers is key, not only to secure immediate tactical success, but also to allow strategic knowledge capture, improvement and provide structure for future scaling.

Alan Blunt will look at a consulting model approach to selling expertise and then will facilitate a discussion about your experiences in this area.






Entrepreneurs’ Network events are offered by Start and Grow Enterprise, a University of Gloucestershire project with funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Start and Grow Enterprise supports the growth of Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and start-ups (trading up to 3 years) through free training, events, networks and resources.

To take part in the Start and Grow Enterprise project, you will need to complete a short joining form.