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ONLINE: Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – January 2022
January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
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
10.05am Introduction to Start and Grow Enterprise
10.10am Guest talk
10.40am Around the room introductions
11.00am Open networking
12.00pm Event closes
Ingenuity 2022: Find Solutions to Problems workshop
This event is taking place directly before the Find Solutions to Problems workshop, which will provide key skills and idea generation for those who are applying for the Ingenuity 2022 competition. This workshop will be held at The Growth Hub from 1pm-2.30pm. If you’d like to stay for the afternoon and take part in the workshop, you can find more details and book your place here.
Ingenuity is a national programme looking to invest in the next generation of impact-driven start-ups that will transform society and the environment. If you have a great business idea that could help drive the UK’s recovery and rebuild a better society post-coronavirus, apply today!
Details of this month’s speaker…
Target 2030: Support for businesses to tackle their energy use in a low-carbon age
James Clarke from Severn Wye Energy Agency will introduce their Target 2030 grant funding and business support programme, designed to help Gloucestershire SMEs to make improvements that lower your energy bills, reduce your carbon footprint and improve your business’ environmental impact. With such strong emphasis on everyone making progress towards ‘net zero’ – making sure your business is as energy efficient as possible is more important than ever. Without expert support (and some financial incentives) it can be hard for small and growing businesses to keep up. Find out about the support available for your business here in the county.
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.