Are you looking to start a new business? Have you recently launched? Or are you an established business who would like to access business support from some of our leading experts?
If so, why not join us at this incredible FREE networking lunch! Listen to a series a talks from local business advisors who can help take your business to the next level, take advantage of a unique opportunity to network with like-minded business people and enjoy a tasty buffet lunch!
Do you run a business and are confused by Instagram? Don’t know what or how to use Instagram for business? What is a hashtag? Step into this Instagram experience and come away with hidden tips and hacks to implement straight away on your own Instagram account.
Danielle Fletcther, a Certified Social Media Marketer specialising in coaching businesses to use Instagram as a marketing tool, will guide you through this no-jargon session to help you feel uber confident.
Join Warwickshire County Record Office at this informative event which will explore how digitisation can improve your agility and responsiveness as a business. The session will provide an overview of the digitisation of records, the process involved and the benefits accrued from doing so.
The MiFriendy Cities Programme supports skilled refugees and migrants to find employment opportunities across Coventry and Warwickshire. Employers often overlook the possibility of recruiting skilled refugees and migrants due to misconceptions around their ‘Right to Work’ status. This untapped talent pipeline may offer solutions for employers looking to fill long-term skills gaps and this informative workshop will offer information and guidance around this, including current legislation.
Very Light Rail (VLR) is a new rail sector focused on vehicles which are both lightweight and self-propelled (battery-powered). They are an environmentally friendly, low-cost form of public transport. Coventry City Council will use VLR to solve its public transport needs and to ease congestion on the city’s roads. There is an opportunity for local businesses to work with the scheme promoters in the development of new VLR technologies which will also result in an innovation ‘boost’ for SMEs in the region.
Teams that are confident, productive, innovative and engaged can increase the overall effectiveness of your organisation by 100%! This session will give hints and tips on how to engage with your teams more effectively which will ultimately improve your company's effectiveness.
The event is aimed at anyone who works in a team or has responsibility for a team. You will gain ideas and techniques on how to improve your team's performance.
This event will examine how a Coventry-based charity – the Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre - utilised its employees and clients’ expertise and passion to create an easily replicated, self-sustaining business that offers a solution to a sector-wide problem. Attendees to this event are invited to participate in this 1.5 hour interactive, innovative and intrapreneurial workshop, led by Social Enterprise professionals.
With 2 top 15 universities in Coventry, there are over 50,000 students between them. This event is designed to discuss the economic and social value of the students to the local area, the student pound and how to engage your business with them. The event is aimed at any business that wants to improve their engagement with students. This can be economic or social based, looking at how to encourage students to spend with a business for a share of the valuable student pound, or are looking to engage with students on a social and community level; from volunteering to placements and beyond.
The Chamber is well known for the strength of its networking opportunities, offering the chance for businesses across Coventry & Warwickshire to make new connections, build sustainable relationships and cement existing ones. As part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival, we are delivering the LARGEST speed-networking event in our region to facilitate an opportunity to bring people together and do business!
Speed Networking is high energy, fast-paced and offers an unrivalled opportunity to meet many contacts in a short period of time.