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Ask The Expert

 

An exciting new feature for the 2020 Expo is the 'Ask The Expert' area.

 

'Ask the Expert' is a dedicated area within the Expo where Visitors can sit down with experts from many different areas of business expertise for a free one-to-one 15 minute consultation.

 

It will let business people explore new ideas and avenues in running their businesses and give them valuable take-away advice and ideas on a wide range of business topics, including (but not limited to):

 

Marketing eg Websites; Apps; automated selling; ecommerce; social media; conversion; analytics; PPC; using print

Technolgy eg VOIP, communications equipment; business broadband

Finance eg cashflow control; procurement; raising business finance; FD input

Personal Development eg Leadership; motivation; mentors; wellness

Business Development eg exporting; recruitment/HR; leadership & management; Sales training;

 

 

How it works...

 

Visitors don't have to pre-book to arrange these consultations prior to the Expo, they can simply turn up on the day and explore the advice available by visiting the Exhibition Stand of the appropriate Expert (indicated in red below) and arranging a sit-down meeting with them in the 'Ask The Expert' area either immediately or later in the day (subject to availability of Expert and space available in the 'Ask The Expert' area). If visitors would like to pre-book an appointment, please send an email to  team@getconnectedexpos.co.uk with the title 'Ask an Expert' along with the Topic and name of the Expert business and we'll put you in touch with each other prior to the expo to arrange.

 

Below we've listed the current Ask The Expert subject areas currently available (this list will grow in the run-up to the Expo, so please check back regularly for the latest updates)

 

 

Consult: Sarah L Coward, SLC Digital Marketing

Topics:

Social Media for B2B - Management, Strategy, Content Creation

SEO Copywriting & Copywriting for all Marketing Literature

Blog writing and evaluation / strategy

Improving (and creating) LinkedIn Profiles and Company Pages

Writing effective News Releases and getting print media coverage

How to Improve your Marketing Materials - evaluation of brochures, newsletters , flyers etc

 

Consult: Greg Cooper, Front of Mind Expert Linkedin Coaching

Topics:

1. Get an All Star Profile

2. Fine tune your profile to attract potential customers

3. Optimise your criteria for connecting

4. Define your target audience

5. Improve engagement on your posts

6. Find new opportunities in groups

7. Get advice on free v paid account

 

Consult: Jacquie Pinagli, Pinagli Telemarketing

 

Areas that can be discussed include:

• appointment-making

• lead generation

• invitations to events

• follow up to marketing initiatives

• list building

• 20 ways to use telemarketing

• planning a telemarketing campaign or activity

• 10 Top Tips for telemarketing

• sourcing data

 

Consult: Pete Bangham, OMMEC DIRECT

 

My business is 'Production experts to the Creative and Marketing departments '

producing Direct Mail products whether its a targeted postcard campaign to a letter or polythene wrapped mailing - we can now also offer paper wrap mailings

We also provide help in finding the right postage solutions

 

 

 

More experts/topics to be announced shortly

 

 

 

Consult: William Wood, Datasharp Integrated Communications

 

Topics:

voice/data/mobile/video communications and collaboration, to help businesses benefit from modern technology.

 

We are vendor agnostic, so employ a consultative approach to aid people through the massive range of technologies now out there.

 

 

 

Consult: Helen Gore, Gore Consulting Ltd

 

Data and Business Intelligence Expert

Topics:

• Microsoft specialist – SQL Server, Azure, Power BI, Dynamics

• Reporting and analytics - including Finance, Sales and Marketing

• Advice on data visualisation tools (e.g. Power BI vs Tableau)

• Aligning data from multiple different sources

• Data Warehouse and ETL programming

• Data strategy and architecture

• Power BI training

• Interim CTO/CIO cover

 

 

 

More experts/topics to be announced shortly

 

 

Consult: PG Owen Chartered accountants & financial advisors:

Topics: cashflow control; procurement; raising business finance; FD input; cloud accounting software and integration with other software

 

Consult: PSG SIPP LTD

 

• Flexibility and control over your pension investments coupled with the means to boost growth in your company with our Small Self-Administered Schemes (SSAS). These pensions offer clear and measurable advantages for UK business owners who could save tens of thousands every year while growing a retirement fund.

• Tax-efficient ownership of commercial property and the means to better manage succession planning.

• Use existing pension funds or start a pot from scratch to help manage expansion and debt.

• Technical Consultancy - When an ‘off the shelf’ solution won’t cut the mustard, even savvy clients and professional advisers need a little help finding the ideal way to meet business-orientated objectives via smart pension arrangements. This is where we come in.

 

 

 

 

More experts/topics to be announced shortly

 

 

 

Area of Expertise: Business Development

Topics:

 

More experts/topics to be announced shortly

 

 

Area of Expertise: Personal Development

Topics:

 

More experts/topics to be announced shortly