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There are expert business seminars throughout the event. These seminars are free of charge to attend and you can find out more details below. If you'd like to attend an event, please click the appropriate orange Eventbrite button found below each seminar. We expect these events to be popular and there are limited seats, so if you book in and later find that you cannot attend, please do free up your seat again (easily done through eventbrite), thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 1: Social Media Strategy

Time: 10.00am - 10.30am

Speaker: The Digital Garage by Google

Venue: Seminar Theatre 1

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Seminar 1: Social Media Strategy: Learn how to build a plan to engage an audience or find new customers online through social media strategy and best practice

 

BIO: The Digital Garage, a major new skills programme from Google, is the place where

anyone can come to give themselves a digital tune-up -- to pick up the skills they need to

make the most of the web, and grow their business or career.

We have worked with a wide range of government, education and industry partners to

produce the programme, which focuses on key digital marketing skills, from how to build

and optimise a high-performing website, to being found online, managing your presence

through social media, and tracking performance. The full training programme is

delivered online, through interactive bite-sized lessons, and we supplement it with

in-person training at our pop-up Digital Garages and events around the country. All

training is provided free of charge and covers an objective range of industry platforms

and products. Individuals who complete the full learning course online will receive a

certificate endorsed by Google and the IAB Europe.

 

 

Continue to develop vital knowledge for your business by attending this seminar on Social Media Strategy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 2 (Room 2):  How can you win that bid ?

Time: 10.00am - 10.30am

Speaker: Denise O'Leary

Venue: Seminar Theatre 2

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How can you win that bid?

 

Denise O’Leary of multi-award winning Purpol Marketing is an experienced bid professional, winning projects across different business sectors. She will share knowledge on how businesses can realise their potential and win critical bids. The presentation will focus on 3 Top 3 key points – the attributes of consistently successful bids, how your team can recover from a lost bid and golden rules to deliver repeatable bid success.

As well as defining essential elements in the bidding approach, Denise will also provide hints on where to look for opportunities and an overview of the alternative procurement processes, allowing you to focus on the strengths of your business.

 

Bio:

Denise O’Leary is the founder and owner Purpol Marketing and is a board level Marketing Director who has maintained her ongoing accreditation as a Chartered Marketer with the Chartered Institute of Marketing every year since 2005. Denise also holds both a Master’s Degree specialising in Marketing with Business Strategy and a First Class Honours Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration. As well as her academic credentials, she has 17+ years of marketing experience in demanding business environments, within the Construction sector.

Denise is an experienced keynote speaker. By engaging with UK government at No10, the Cabinet Office and the House of Lords she will share knowledge on how businesses can realise their potential and win critical bids. She will define critical elements in the bidding approach and showcase the attributes of consistently successful bids. Denise measures her business success by how much her clients win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 2 (Room 1): Online Security for Business

Time: 10.45am - 11.15am

Venue: Main Seminar Theatre

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Seminar 2:  Online Security for Business: Stay aware of potential cyber threats and learn how you can prevent your business from being compromised online.

 

BIO: The Digital Garage, a major new skills programme from Google, is the place where

anyone can come to give themselves a digital tune-up -- to pick up the skills they need to

make the most of the web, and grow their business or career.

We have worked with a wide range of government, education and industry partners to

produce the programme, which focuses on key digital marketing skills, from how to build

and optimise a high-performing website, to being found online, managing your presence

through social media, and tracking performance. The full training programme is

delivered online, through interactive bite-sized lessons, and we supplement it with

in-person training at our pop-up Digital Garages and events around the country. All

training is provided free of charge and covers an objective range of industry platforms

and products. Individuals who complete the full learning course online will receive a

certificate endorsed by Google and the IAB Europe.

 

 

 

Continue to develop vital knowledge for your business by attending this seminar on Online Security for Business.

 

 

 

 

Seminar 3 (Room 2): Business Support for Digital/Creative businesses

Time: 11.30am - 12.00pm

Speaker: Gabriella Cox

Venue: Seminar Theatre 2

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Find out about the business support options available for digital/creative businesses. Book your free place at this seminar.

 

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Gabriella Cox is Sector Lead - Digital and Creative - Enterprise Europe Network - Business West

 

 

 

     

 

 

Continue to develop vital knowledge for your business by attending this seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 4 (Room 1): Expert Talk on GDPR

Time: 12.00pm - 12.45pm

Location: Seminar Theatre 1

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Expert Talk on GDPR - book your free place and get insight into the GDPR legislation coming into force in May.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continue to develop vital knowledge for your business by attending this seminar.

 

 

 

 

Seminar 4 (Room 2): Support for Scale-up Businesses

Time: 12.15pm - 12.45pm

Speaker: Briony Phillips

Location: Seminar Theatre 2

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Supporting Scale-up Businesses

Briony Phillips, Scale-up Enabler will provide an overview of the challenges faced by fast growth companies in the West of England from availability of office space to access to finance. She will give an outline of some of the resources and initiatives that exist to support business growth. If you are a scale-up founder, or responsible for developing strategy and support for fast growth businesses, you will leave this session with insights, information and potential opportunities for collaboration.

 

Biography: Briony is the Scale-up Enabler for the West of England, a role funded by the Local Enterprise Partnership, University of Bristol, Business West and Engine Shed. A relative newcomer to Bristol, she has worked for nearly 15 years in innovation, education and consultancy. In her spare time, she’s studying a diploma in Nutritional Therapy and is an enthusiastic novice baker.

 

 

 

Picture Credits: Candour Creative 2016 for Engine Shed HQ and Boomsatsuma

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 5 (Room 2): The key to making business improvements work

Time: 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Speaker: Tony Mattravers

Location: Seminar Theatre 2

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Tony will show how applying Lean Thinking can improve productivity in any Manufacturing business.

The core idea is to identify what the customer values, and then offer propositions that align to these customer values.  Although aimed at Manufacturing businesses, the principals highlighted can apply to any category of business.

 

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Tony Mattravers is from Exelin, an experienced team of business improvement professionals, and the South West Manufacturing Advisory service, who have supported over 2000 Manufacturers in the South West since 2002.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 5: West of England Mayor Tim Bowles

Time: 1.45pm - 2.15pm

Location: Seminar Theatre 1

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Seminar 5: ‘‘The Future of the Region’ - a short presentation on the issues being addressed in the region followed by a Q & A session’’

 

 

 

Continue to develop vital knowledge for your business by attending this seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 6: Linkedin Seminar

Time: 2.30pm - 3.00pm

Speaker: Mark Stonham

Location: Seminar Theatre 1

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Seminar 6: Linkedin Seminar. Mark Stonham will present the latest news and tips on using Linkedin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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