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We run business skills workshops, webinars, information and networking events throughout the year to equip ambitious businesses, like yours, to grow successfully.

You can also find local events below organised by partners and local business support organisations.

If you are a local organisation in the South East Midlands that would like to publicise an event on this page please fill in this form here:

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    Working with an NHS Trust – Innovation and Business Collaboration

    Working with an NHS Trust – Innovation and Business Collaboration

    Medilink

    24 Sep 2019 - 9:00 am-1:30 pm

    In partnership with Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this free to attend event is being held as part of the ACTIS programme, a projec...

    Information / Briefing EventNetworking

    Sales Fundamentals with Simon White

    Sales Fundamentals with Simon White

    Barclays Eagle Lab

    24 Sep 2019 - 8:30 am-10:00 am

    Join Cranfield Eagle Lab and Simon White to learn the fundamentals of good sales....

    Workshop / Seminar

    FSB Business Insights Roundtable with Andrew Lewer MP

    FSB Business Insights Roundtable with Andrew Lewer MP

    FSB East Midlands

    24 Sep 2019 - 12:00 pm-1:45 pm

    FSB Business Roundtable - Andrew Lewer MP for Northampton South
    Attendees will have the chance to discuss their business and their challenges f...

    Networking

    Get ready for Brexit: export event

    Get ready for Brexit: export event

    Department for International Trade

    24 Sep 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    These are practical sessions to help exporting businesses prepare for Brexit.

    Join us for presentations from 12:00 - 13:30, with a netw...

    BrexitInformation / Briefing Event

    Business Breakfast with Active Luton

    Business Breakfast with Active Luton

    Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    25 Sep 2019 - 8:00 am-10:00 am

    Recent guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence highlights how employers can and should be encouraged to support employee h...

    Networking

    Entrepreneur Network Event – Celebrate Success

    Entrepreneur Network Event – Celebrate Success

    NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

    25 Sep 2019 - 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

    When did you last have the license to reflect on the failures and celebrate the successes of your business.
    This event gives you that license!...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    The Power of Linkedin – It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You…

    The Power of Linkedin – It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You…

    NatWest Boost

    25 Sep 2019 - 8:45 am-12:00 pm

    Is Your Marketing Achieving The Results For Your Business? Leads drive growth. We will take you through the power of Linkedin and how to drive leads t...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Let’s Talk Marketing

    Let’s Talk Marketing

    SEMLEP's Growth Hub

    26 Sep 2019 - 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    Learn how a marketing strategy that puts customers first can improve your business. SEMLEP's Growth Hub have partnered with Lewis English at Underpin ...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Using Facebook and Twitter for Business: the Basics

    Using Facebook and Twitter for Business: the Basics

    Business and IP Centre Northamptonshire

    26 Sep 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    This free workshop is an introduction to using Facebook and Twitter for business. It is aimed at those prior to start-up and new businesses only....

    Workshop / Seminar

    Getting Ready for an Electric World:  A look at emerging technologies for a changing future

    Getting Ready for an Electric World: A look at emerging technologies for a changing future

    Silverstone Technology Cluster

    26 Sep 2019 - 8:30 am-1:30 pm

    A Design, Simulation & Metrology Special Interest Group Event
    Join us for a fascinating look at some of the emerging technologies in our incre...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Corby Business Network September 2019 Meeting

    Corby Business Network September 2019 Meeting

    Corby Business Network

    26 Sep 2019 - 9:30 am-11:30 am

    The Corby Business Network meetings are open to all businesses, sole traders, limited companies and PLC’s!...

    Networking

    SEMSUP Showcase Networking

    SEMSUP Showcase Networking

    SEMSUP

    26 Sep 2019 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    Join us for our SEMSUP Showcase Networking, boost your business, expand your network whilst enjoying a breakfast brunch....

    Networking

    Digital Northampton Early Bird: Supporting New Staff Through e-Learning

    Digital Northampton Early Bird: Supporting New Staff Through e-Learning

    Digital Northampton

    27 Sep 2019 - 8:00 am-9:00 am

    Phil Spokes from Northamptonshire-based e-Learning provider Spokes Education will talk about how to utilise e-Learning and blended learning to create ...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Business Buzz Networking – Flitwick

    Business Buzz Networking – Flitwick

    Business Buzz Bedfordshire

    27 Sep 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this award winning vibrant drop-in network event and make new business connections. Located in Flitwick and meeting on the 4th Friday of every m...

    Networking

    Google Digital Garage

    Google Digital Garage

    Daventry District Council

    1 Oct 2019 - 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

    Google Digital Skills Garage 

    Google is bringing its Google Digital Garage to Daventry Leisure Centre on 1st October 2019, offering lo...

    DigitalNetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Business Buzz Networking – Bedford

    Business Buzz Networking – Bedford

    Business Buzz Bedfordshire

    2 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this award winning vibrant drop-in networking event and make new business connections. Centrally located in Bedford town and meeting on the 1st W...

    Networking

    Kettering Business Network Meeting

    Kettering Business Network Meeting

    Kettering Business Network

    2 Oct 2019 - 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Your chance to meet other members of the network and to find out what’s happening in your local business community.
    The Kettering Business Ne...

    Networking

    Northampton Business Network Meeting

    Northampton Business Network Meeting

    Northampton Business Network

    2 Oct 2019 - 9:30 am-11:30 am

    Come and join us for our October meeting and meet business owners from the Northampton area, do business together and learn more about the Northampton...

    Networking

    An Introduction to LinkedIn seminar

    An Introduction to LinkedIn seminar

    Business and IP Centre Northamptonshire

    3 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Exploring how to set up a compelling profile, connect with your audience and post content which will attract the right attention.
    ...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Business Basics Workshop

    Business Basics Workshop

    Business & IP Center Northampton

    3 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    For anyone thinking about starting a business, this workshop provides an opportunity to explore the basic principles and procedures required to establ...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Women In Business Network – Kettering

    Women In Business Network – Kettering

    Women In Business Network

    8 Oct 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK's leading member-only women's business group. We're a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 members w...

    Networking

    The Power of Facebook Lead Generation

    The Power of Facebook Lead Generation

    NatWest Boost

    8 Oct 2019 - 8:30 am-12:00 pm

    Leads drive growth. We will take you through the power of Facebook and how to drive leads to your business, running profitably from Month 1....

    Workshop / Seminar

    Get ready for Brexit: export event

    Get ready for Brexit: export event

    Department for International Trade

    8 Oct 2019 - 9:00 am-2:00 pm

    These are practical sessions to help exporting businesses prepare for Brexit.

    Join us for presentations from 12:00 - 13:30, with a net...

    BrexitInformation / Briefing Event

    Business Buzz Networking – Biggleswade

    Business Buzz Networking – Biggleswade

    Business Buzz Bedfordshire

    9 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this award winning vibrant drop-in network event and make new business connections. Centrally located in Bedford town and meeting on the 2nd Wedn...

    Networking

    #FSBConnect Bedford Networking

    #FSBConnect Bedford Networking

    FSB East of England

    9 Oct 2019 - 10:30 am-12:00 pm

    Join us for #FSBConnect networking in Bedford! Meet some great local contacts and develop your knowledge of topical business issues in a relaxed and f...

    Networking

    Become Your Own Boss – An Introduction to Starting your own Business

    Become Your Own Boss – An Introduction to Starting your own Business

    UN Business Support Team

    10 Oct 2019 - 9:30 am-1:00 pm

    Join us for a half day workshop dedicated to help those thinking of starting their own business or who have recently set one up....

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Bedfordshire Chamber – Network with the Neighbours

    Bedfordshire Chamber – Network with the Neighbours

    Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

    10 Oct 2019 - 9:15 am-11:00 am

    Enjoy coffee & croissants while introducing yourself to like-minded people who could be the connection your business needs to grow....

    Networking

    Women In Business Network – Northampton

    Women In Business Network – Northampton

    Women In Business Network

    10 Oct 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group.

    We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with...

    Networking

    Business Buzz Networking – Luton

    Business Buzz Networking – Luton

    Business Buzz Bedfordshire

    11 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this award winning vibrant drop-in network event and make new business connections. Located in Luton and meeting on the 2nd Friday of every month...

    Networking

    #FSBConnect Northampton Networking

    #FSBConnect Northampton Networking

    FSB East Midlands

    11 Oct 2019 - 7:00 am-9:00 am

    Join like-minded Northampton business people to chat about business and get involved in a friendly and supportive business network, open to all whethe...

    Networking

    Business Start-up Day: how to manage your portfolio career

    Business Start-up Day: how to manage your portfolio career

    11 Oct 2019 - 11:00 am-11:45 am

    Ruth Roan of Building Business Consultancy will explore the pros and cons of the 5 to 9 ‘side-hustle’!”...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Women In Business Network – Towcester

    Women In Business Network – Towcester

    Women In Business Network

    15 Oct 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group. We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 mem...

    Networking

    FSBConnect Cambridge Networking

    FSBConnect Cambridge Networking

    FSB East of England

    15 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-11:30 am

    LAUNCH OF #FSBConnect Cambridge Networking - 3rd Tuesdays!
    Your opportunity to network and effectively develop and grow your business....

    Networking

    Women In Business Network – Wellingborough

    Women In Business Network – Wellingborough

    Women In Business Network

    16 Oct 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group. We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 mem...

    Networking

    Business Buzz Networking – Northampton

    Business Buzz Networking – Northampton

    Business Buzz Northamptonshire

    16 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this vibrant, award winning, drop-in networking event and make new business connections. Our monthly business networking events will sit comforta...

    Networking

    Succession Planning Seminar

    Succession Planning Seminar

    MacIntyre Hudson

    17 Oct 2019 - 8:00 am-10:00 am

    MHA MacIntyre Hudson and NatWest are pleased to invite you to our joint seminar on the subject of Preparing for Growth and Realising Value from your B...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Business Buzz Networking – Milton Keynes

    Business Buzz Networking – Milton Keynes

    Business Buzz Buckinghamshire

    18 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this vibrant, award winning, drop-in networking event and make new business connections. Set in the centre of Milton Keynes and meeting on the 3r...

    Networking

    Business Buzz Networking – Aylesbury

    Business Buzz Networking – Aylesbury

    Business Buzz Buckinghamshire

    22 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this vibrant, award winning, drop-in networking event and make new business connections. Set in the centre of Aylesbury and meeting on the 4th Tu...

    Networking

    NatWest Boost – Milton Keynes Business Networking Breakfast

    NatWest Boost – Milton Keynes Business Networking Breakfast

    NatWest Boost

    23 Oct 2019 - 8:00 am-10:00 am

    Join us for a bacon roll, tea or coffee and meet other members of the local business community. This is an informal event to allow local business peop...

    Networking

    Social Media for Business

    Social Media for Business

    SEMLEP Growth Hub

    23 Oct 2019 - 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    Social Media Workshop

    Digital marketing is an essential part of a business strategy and social media is the perfect way to engage with ...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Business Buzz Networking – Flitwick

    Business Buzz Networking – Flitwick

    Business Buzz Bedfordshire

    25 Oct 2019 - 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Join this award winning vibrant drop-in network event and make new business connections. Located in Flitwick and meeting on the 4th Friday of every m...

    Networking

    How to Launch Your E-Commerce Store and Increase Conversion Rates

    How to Launch Your E-Commerce Store and Increase Conversion Rates

    Wenta

    28 Oct 2019 - 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

    What you need to have ready prior to launching your e-commerce store....

    Workshop / Seminar

    Digital Northampton Early Bird: Immersive Healthcare

    Digital Northampton Early Bird: Immersive Healthcare

    Digital Northampton

    1 Nov 2019 - 8:00 am-9:00 am

    Rebecca Gill, founder of VR Therapies, will be discussing the latest advances in immersive healthcare and how they are improving lives around the worl...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Women In Business Network – Kettering

    Women In Business Network – Kettering

    Women In Business Network

    5 Nov 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK's leading member-only women's business group. We're a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 members w...

    Networking

    Building a Bulletproof Business

    Building a Bulletproof Business

    SEMLEP Growth Hub

    7 Nov 2019 - 9:30 am-12:30 pm

    Learn from the experts and gain access to the information that will help you make your organisation robust, protected from external & internal ‘surp...

    NetworkingWorkshop / Seminar

    Be Your Own Boss

    Be Your Own Boss

    Wenta

    7 Nov 2019 - 9:00 am-1:00 pm

    This 3-hour course will be the first step towards running your business and an introduction to all the support, advice and training available through ...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Cranfield Eagle Lab – Early Bird Breakfast

    Cranfield Eagle Lab – Early Bird Breakfast

    Barclays Eagle Lab

    13 Nov 2019 - 8:30 am-9:30 am

    Our monthly Early Bird Breakfast is a chance for start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs to meet other entrepreneurs and professionals in a friendly and sociable e...

    Networking

    Be Your Own Boss

    Be Your Own Boss

    Wenta

    13 Nov 2019 - 9:00 am-1:00 pm

    This training course is for anyone who is thinking of starting their own business or has recently set one up. It is an introduction to the various a...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Women In Business Network – Northampton

    Women In Business Network – Northampton

    Women In Business Network

    14 Nov 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group.

    We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with...

    Networking

    Franchising – Growth Strategy for Your Business

    Franchising – Growth Strategy for Your Business

    NatWest Business Growth Enabler

    14 Nov 2019 - 9:45 am-12:00 pm

    NatWest, EMW Law and The Franchising Centre are delivering a FREE event for business owners, giving a detailed introduction to franchising. ...

    Workshop / Seminar

    Women In Business Network – Towcester

    Women In Business Network – Towcester

    Women In Business Network

    19 Nov 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group. We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 mem...

    Networking

    Women In Business Network – Wellingborough

    Women In Business Network – Wellingborough

    Women In Business Network

    20 Nov 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group. We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 mem...

    Networking

    NatWest Boost – Milton Keynes Business Networking Breakfast

    NatWest Boost – Milton Keynes Business Networking Breakfast

    NatWest Boost

    21 Nov 2019 - 8:00 am-10:00 am

    Join us for a bacon roll, tea or coffee and meet other members of the local business community. This is an informal event to allow local business peop...

    Networking

    Women In Business Network – Kettering

    Women In Business Network – Kettering

    Women In Business Network

    3 Dec 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK's leading member-only women's business group. We're a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 members w...

    Networking

    Medilink East Midlands Business Awards 2019

    Medilink East Midlands Business Awards 2019

    Medilink

    5 Dec 2019 - 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

    The Medilink EM Business Awards are a night of celebration to highlight the best of the best in the Life Sciences sector for the East Midlands....

    Awards

    Women In Business Network – Towcester

    Women In Business Network – Towcester

    Women In Business Network

    10 Dec 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group. We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 mem...

    Networking

    Women In Business Network – Wellingborough

    Women In Business Network – Wellingborough

    Women In Business Network

    11 Dec 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group. We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with over 2,000 mem...

    Networking

    Cranfield Eagle Lab – Early Bird Breakfast

    Cranfield Eagle Lab – Early Bird Breakfast

    Barclays Eagle Lab

    11 Dec 2019 - 8:30 am-9:30 am

    Our monthly Early Bird Breakfast is a chance for start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs to meet other entrepreneurs and professionals in a friendly and sociable e...

    Networking

    Women In Business Network – Northampton

    Women In Business Network – Northampton

    Women In Business Network

    12 Dec 2019 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    WIBN is the UK’s leading member-only women’s business group.

    We’re a friendly and relaxed nationwide networking organisation with...

    Networking

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