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Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00

North Warwickshire Start up Support & Networking Lunch (CWBF 2019)

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Red Lion Hotel (The Long Room)
99 Long Street, Atherstone CV9 1BB
United Kingdom
GB

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!

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Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 17:00

Innovation in Action (CWBF 2019)

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Advanced Propulsion Centre/Warwick Manufacturing Group
university OF Warwick CV4 7AL
United Kingdom
GB

Would you like to increase manufacturing efficiency and grow profits?

Do you want to evolve your business?

Are you interested in learning from your peers?

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This exclusive, invite-only event is a unique opportunity to share knowledge with businesses like you, as well as learning from the research and support centres who are helping innovation happen.

Please register to acknowledge your interest in attending this event. You will then be contacted by Sarah Pagan, CW Growth Hub, to confirm if you have been successful in qualifying for a place.

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Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

Insta-your-Gram for Beginners - Leamington (CWBF 2019)

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The Star and Garter
4-6 Warwick Street, Leamington Spa CV32 5LL
United Kingdom
GB

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.  

My interactive session will cover:

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Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00

Scanning the Horizon: Using digital solutions to future proof critical records (CWBF 2019)

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Warwickshire County Record Office
Off Cape Road CV34 4JS
United Kingdom
GB

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.

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Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00

Refugees and Migrants - Untapped Talent (CWBF 2019)

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Meeting Room CC1.3, Coventry University Enterprises Ltd
The TechnoCentre, Coventry University Technology Park, Puma Way, CV1 2TT
United Kingdom
GB

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.

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Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 08:00 to 09:30

Very Light Rail Opportunities (CWBF 2019)

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Coventry City Council, Dame Ellen Terry Suite
Council House CV1 5RR
United Kingdom
GB

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.

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Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 08:00 to 09:30

Improving Team Performance (CWBF 2019)

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Coventry & North Warwickshire Cricket Club
Binley Road CV3 1HB
United Kingdom
GB

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.  

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Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:30

Intrapreneurship: Solving Organisational Problems By Utilising Your Own Resources (CWBF 2019)

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Coventry Conferences
Techno Centre, Coventry University Tech Park, Puma Way CV1 2TT
United Kingdom
GB

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.

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Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

150 million reasons to engage with students (CWBF 2019)

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Coventry University, Charles Ward Building, Room CW 152
Cope Street CV1 5FD
United Kingdom
GB

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.

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Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 17:00

Coventry & Warwickshire's LARGEST Speed Networking (CWBF 2019)

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Best Western PLUS Manor Hotel
127 Main Road, Meriden CV7 7NH
United Kingdom
GB

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.  

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