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Our business skills workshops will equip ambitious businesses, like yours, to grow successfully.

The Growth Hub’s interactive workshops cover a range of skills and topics you tell us you want to improve. All workshops are run by professional consultants and trainers, experienced in a range of industry sectors.

You will leave the workshop with new skills, knowledge and tools for you to take back and use in your business. 

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Embedding Sustainability into your Business Strategy

Embedding Sustainability into your Business Strategy

Venue: NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

Address: 300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AZ

Date & Time: Thursday 25th April 2019, 9:30 - 13:00

Description: During this interactive 3-hour workshop, delivered in partnership with local business Green Steps Consulting, we will help you to develop sustainable ...

Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money

Venue: Cranfield Eagle Lab

Address: 1 Medway Court, Cranfield University, MK43 0FQ

Date & Time: Thursday 9th May 2019, 08:30 - 10:30

Description: Join us for this informative workshop, delivered in partnership with Swoop Funding and Barclays Eagle Labs, where we will take you through the complex...

Working Smarter: How to boost your business’ productivity

Working Smarter: How to boost your business’ productivity

Venue: Bedford Heights

Address: Brickhill Drive, Bedford, MK41 7PH

Date & Time: Thursday 16th May 2019, 9:30 - 12:30

Description: Using real-life examples, this short practical session is designed to help you increase your productivity, gain greater control and clarity over your ...

Cutting Energy Costs: A Best Practice Workshop for SMEs

Cutting Energy Costs: A Best Practice Workshop for SMEs

Venue: The University of Northampton Innovation Centre

Address: Green Street, Northampton, NN1 1SY

Date & Time: Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 9:30 - 12:30

Description: This workshop, delivered in partnership with the Carbon Trust Green Business Fund, will help you to understand where you can achieve real savings on y...

Meet the Fund Managers: MEIF-SEMLEP Briefing Event

Meet the Fund Managers: MEIF-SEMLEP Briefing Event

Venue: Park Inn by Radisson Northampton

Address: Silver Street, Northampton, NN1 2TA

Date & Time: Tuesday June 11th 2019, 8:15 - 12:30

Description: The British Business Bank and South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) are holding a briefing event to raise awareness of the £250m ...

Webinar: How to Drive a Culture of Innovation and Creativity in your Business

Webinar: How to Drive a Culture of Innovation and Creativity in your Business

Venue: N/A - Webinar

Address: N/A

Date & Time: Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 9:30 - 11:00

Description: Innovation is a buzzword that can mean something different depending on who you ask, so how do you define your strategy for innovation? This webinar, ...

Sharpen up your Selling Skills: How to convert more enquiries into orders

Sharpen up your Selling Skills: How to convert more enquiries into orders

Venue: Daventry Council Offices

Address: Lodge Road, Daventry, NN11 4FP

Date & Time: Thursday 11th July 2019, 12:30 - 16:00

Description: Why waste lots of your marketing spend by not maximising the orders you get from it? Come along and learn the skills and strategies to sell more effec...

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UPLOAD YOUR OWN EVENT

This External Events page is for organisations from across the South East Midlands to publicise business networking events and workshops. When you upload your event details, the information will go through to the Growth Hub team who can authorise publication. If you have any queries, please get in touch on growthhubevents@semlep.com

    Business Buzz Networking – Aylesbury

    Business Buzz Networking – Aylesbury

    Venue: The Snug

    Address: 36 Market Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1TS

    Date & Time: Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

    Description: 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...

    Daventry Business Network Meeting

    Daventry Business Network Meeting

    Venue: De Vere Staverton Estate

    Address: Daventry Road, Daventry, NN11 6JT

    Date & Time: Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 9:30 - 11:30

    Description: Our Daventry Business Network meeting is an opportunity for all businesses, sole traders, limited companies and PLC’s to meet other members of the n...

    Making Tax Digital – Biztech seminar

    Making Tax Digital – Biztech seminar

    Venue: Xero

    Address: Bank House, 171 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EB

    Date & Time: Thursday 25th April 2019, 17:30 - 19:00

    Description: Making Tax Digital (MTD) is said to be the most fundamental change to the administration of the tax system for at least 20 years and it is coming into...

    Corby Business Network Meeting

    Corby Business Network Meeting

    Venue: Corby Climbing Centre

    Address: 11 Saint Mark's Road, Corby, NN18 8AN

    Date & Time: Thursday 25th April 2019, 9:30 - 11:00

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

    Business Buzz Networking – Flitwick

    Business Buzz Networking – Flitwick

    Venue: The Swan

    Address: 1 Dunstable Road, Flitwick, MK45 1HP

    Date & Time: Friday 26th April 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

    Description: 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...

    Digital Northampton Early Bird: AR and the future of retail

    Digital Northampton Early Bird: AR and the future of retail

    Venue: Learning Hub

    Address: One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, NN1 1ED

    Date & Time: Friday 26th April 2019, 08:00 - 09:00

    Description: Andy Wise from award-winning Northampton-based creative agency Engine Creative provides an introduction to AR (augmented reality) and talks about how ...

    Wellingborough Business Network Meeting

    Wellingborough Business Network Meeting

    Venue: Glamis Hall

    Address: Goldsmith Road, Wellingborough, NN8 3RU

    Date & Time: Monday 29th April 2019, 9:30 - 11:00

    Description: Your chance to meet other members of the network and to find out what's happening in your local business community....

    Kettering Business Network Meeting

    Kettering Business Network Meeting

    Venue: Kettering Park Hotel & Spa

    Address: Kettering Parkway, Kettering, NN15 6XT

    Date & Time: Wednesday 1st May 2019, 9:30 - 11:30

    Description: 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...

    Northampton Business Network Meeting

    Northampton Business Network Meeting

    Venue: Northampton International Academy

    Address: 55 Barrack Rd, Northampton, NN1 1AA

    Date & Time: Wednesday 1st May 2019, 9:30 - 11:30

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

    Foresight Investment Readiness Workshop

    Foresight Investment Readiness Workshop

    Venue: EMW Law LLP

    Address: Seebeck House, 1 Seebeck Place, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8FR

    Date & Time: Wednesday 1st and Thursday 9th May 2019, 08:30 - 16:00 each day

    Description: Foresight is hosting a 2-day investment readiness event in Milton Keynes aimed at small and medium enterprises (SMEs) seeking equity investments who r...

    Business Buzz Networking – Bedford

    Business Buzz Networking – Bedford

    Venue: Auction Room

    Address: 1 Duke Street, Bedford, MK40 3HR

    Date & Time: Wednesday 1st May 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

    Description: 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...

    NatWest Entrepreneur Network Event – Marketing

    NatWest Entrepreneur Network Event – Marketing

    Venue: NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

    Address: 300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AZ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 1st May 2019, 9:30 - 11:30

    Description: Do you want to demystify the world of marketing? Without a good marketing strategy, potential customers may not be aware of your business, restricting...

    Making growth inclusive, creatively!

    Making growth inclusive, creatively!

    Venue: UK Centre for Carnival Arts

    Address: 3 St Mary’s Road, Luton, LU1 3JA

    Date & Time: Thursday 2nd May 2019, 9:15 - 13:30

    Description: How do we harness the power of the arts to inform local inclusive growth? Join us for debate and strategy-setting workshops on key themes: Diversity a...

    The Power of Lead Generation – Turn Why into Wow

    The Power of Lead Generation – Turn Why into Wow

    Venue: NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

    Address: Silbury House, 300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AZ

    Date & Time: Tuesday 7th May 2019, 09:15 - 12:30

    Description: Is Your Marketing Achieving The Results For Your Business?
    NatWest invite you to this complimentary event hosted by Luv4 Marketing....

    #FSBConnect Bedford Networking

    #FSBConnect Bedford Networking

    Venue: Corner 5 Restaurant

    Address: Box End Road, Bedford, MK43 8RQ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 8th May 2019, 10:30 - 12:00

    Description: The event will give you the chance to meet some great local contacts and develop your knowledge of topical business issues in a relaxed and friendly e...

    How to Design and Test Agile Business Models

    How to Design and Test Agile Business Models

    Venue: Cranfield Eagle Lab

    Address: Medway House, Cranfield University, Cranfield, MK43 0FQ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 8th May 2019, 08:30 - 10:00

    Description: The presentation will set out how to build and test agile business models to stay engaged with today’s constantly evolving marketplace. We will dis...

    Diagnostics for Health and Wellbeing – ACTIS event

    Diagnostics for Health and Wellbeing – ACTIS event

    Venue: Woughton House

    Address: Newport Road, Woughton on the Green, Milton Keynes, MK6 3LR

    Date & Time: Thursday 9th May 2019, 9:30 - 13:45

    Description: This free to attend event is held as part of the ACTIS programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, click here to ...

    Business Buzz Networking – Luton

    Business Buzz Networking – Luton

    Venue: Beefeater Brache

    Address: Osborne Road, Luton, LU1 3HJ

    Date & Time: Friday 10th May 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

    Description: 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...

    Employment Law Seminar: What Small Businesses need to know

    Employment Law Seminar: What Small Businesses need to know

    Venue: Bedford i-Lab

    Address: Priory Business Park, Bedford, MK44 3RZ

    Date & Time: Tuesday 14th May 2019, 11:30 - 13:00

    Description: The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in partnership with Bedford Borough Council invite you to a seminar on employment law aimed specifically at s...

    Business Buzz Networking – Northampton

    Business Buzz Networking – Northampton

    Venue: The Optimist

    Address: 23-25 Saint Giles' Street, Northampton, NN1 1JA

    Date & Time: Wednesday 15th May 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

    Description: Join this vibrant, award winning, drop-in networking event and make new business connections. Meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of every month BUZZ is must...

    Cranfield University VentureDay 2019

    Cranfield University VentureDay 2019

    Venue: The Vincent Building

    Address: Cranfield University, Cranfield, MK43 0AL

    Date & Time: Thursday 16th May 2019, 8:30 - 18:30

    Description: VentureDay is our one-day annual conference and networking event for entrepreneurs, investors and all those interested in cutting-edge entrepreneurial...

    Business Buzz Networking – Milton Keynes

    Business Buzz Networking – Milton Keynes

    Venue: Revolution De Cuba

    Address: 21 Savoy Crescent, Milton Keynes, MK9 3PU

    Date & Time: Friday 17th May 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

    Description: 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...

    Inspiring Entrepreneurs Screening – Recipes for Success

    Inspiring Entrepreneurs Screening – Recipes for Success

    Venue: Hunsbury Library

    Address: Overslade Close, Northampton, NN4 0RZ

    Date & Time: Tuesday 21st May 2019, 18:45 - 20:30

    Description: Hear from the names behind some of the UK’s most successful food and drink brands, including Praveen Vijn, co-founder of Eat Natural and Guy Singh...

    NatWest Boost – Milton Keynes Business Networking Breakfast

    NatWest Boost – Milton Keynes Business Networking Breakfast

    Venue: NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

    Address: 300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AZ

    Date & Time: Thursday 23rd May 2019, 08:00 - 10:00

    Description: 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...

    Driving your business’ profit – Where am I going wrong?

    Driving your business’ profit – Where am I going wrong?

    Venue: Cranfield Eagle Lab

    Address: Medway House, Cranfield University, Cranfield, MK43 0FQ

    Date & Time: Thursday 23rd May 2019, 8:30 - 10:00

    Description: Profit Improvement should be one of your key priority focus areas. Are you looking for ways to improve your cash balance and to help increase your rev...

    Cranfield Eagle Lab – Early Bird Breakfast

    Cranfield Eagle Lab – Early Bird Breakfast

    Venue: Cranfield Eagle Lab

    Address: Medway House, Cranfield University, Cranfield, MK43 0FQ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 29th May 2019, 9:00 - 10:00

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

    NatWest Entrepreneur Network Event – Team

    NatWest Entrepreneur Network Event – Team

    Venue: NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

    Address: 300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AZ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 29th May 2019, 16:30 - 18:30

    Description: As an entrepreneurial leader building and growing a business, you can’t do it all, so it’s important that you build a great team around you with c...

    Making Tax Digital

    Making Tax Digital

    Venue: Northamptonshire Central Library

    Address: Abington Street, Northampton, NN1 2BA

    Date & Time: Wednesday 5th June 2019, 10:00 - 11:30

    Description: Are you ready for Making Tax Digital? If you are a VAT registered business with turnover over £85,000 you need to be! This workshop will cover what ...

    Investment Opportunities in Africa 2019

    Investment Opportunities in Africa 2019

    Venue: Jury's Inn

    Address: Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HP

    Date & Time: Saturday 8th June 2019, 10:00 - 18:30

    Description: This event that will showcase the many investment, import and export opportunities that Africa has to offer. Come and meet delegates from across Afri...

    How to stand out in a crowded Digital Marketplace

    How to stand out in a crowded Digital Marketplace

    Venue: Cranfield Eagle Lab

    Address: Medway House, Cranfield University, Cranfield, MK43 0FQ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 12th June 2019, 08:30 - 10:30

    Description: With the demand for our attention as consumers being so high with social media, technology and the latest media trends, how are you going to get the a...

    Merged Futures 2019: Unlocking Digital Innovation

    Merged Futures 2019: Unlocking Digital Innovation

    Venue: Learning Hub

    Address: Waterside Campus, University of Northampton, Northampton, NN1 5PH

    Date & Time: Friday 14th June 2019, 10:00 - 18:00

    Description: Merged Futures brings together experts in emerging technologies to showcase the great work taking place in Northamptonshire and explore the potential ...

    How to Grow your Business

    How to Grow your Business

    Venue: Northampton Central Library

    Address: Abington Street, Northampton, NN1 2BA

    Date & Time: Wednesday 26th June 2019, 10:00 - 11:30

    Description: Ruth Roan of Building Business Consultancy is delivering a session that will look at how to successfully grow a business, tools to support planning an...

    NatWest Entrepreneur Network Event – Funding

    NatWest Entrepreneur Network Event – Funding

    Venue: NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

    Address: 300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AZ

    Date & Time: Wednesday 26th June 2019, 9:30 - 11:30

    Description: Exploring funding options available, the requirements and when it is right is crucial for your business to support in planning for future expansion. T...

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