Tuesday 27th October at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, WC1N 1HT

About the Business Growth Workshop

We have brought together three thought leaders from different business disciplines to share their insights, methodology and practical steps that you can take to ensure sustainable growth and increased revenue for your business. This Business Growth Workshop has been designed for business owners and managers looking to thrive in the most competitive of business environments.

On the Day:

Brian Doubleday - ActionCOACH

9.00-10.00

How do you prepare for the innevitable change that your business will be going through?

To be successful and to grow your business, you need to be both entrepeneur and business manager. Brian has helped many businesses to bridge the gap between these two skill sets using widely acknowledged business strategies and the Action Coach methodology. Brian will illustrate the power of his business growth model which he uses with his clients. Taking the 5 essential elements as your starting point, Brian will show you how to project and leverage these numbers to drive your business and optimise your business results.

10.00-10.15  refreshments

Kevin Penn - EssentialNET

10.15-11.15

The world of IT is changing faster now than ever before. In order to keep ahead of your competitors and give your business the chance to reach it's full potential the decision to invest in IT is more crucial than ever. Kevin knows the methods of keeping your overall investment to a minimum whilst maximising effectiveness.  Kevin's team explores how IT can be deployed within a business to help it grow, and to invest wisely in IT infrastructure so that it will yield a return on your investment. Right-sizing architecture for future business growth and expansion will pay dividends in future years. Kevin will help you to see your IT strategy from a business growth perspective.

11.15-11.30  refreshments

Steve Pailthorpe - Iconic Digital

11.30-12.30

Businesses around the world have moved online. But with so many companies competing for the same customers, your marketing needs to be unique, compelling and stand out from the crowd. In this session, Steve will show you how to make the most out of the digital channels available to your business. Using best practise techniques Steve demonstrates how to get your website to the top of Google's search rankings, how to utilise the Internet to promote your business, and how to develop a social media presence to get more customers. All of this will be backed by a proven strategy that guarantees ROI from your marketing activity.

12.30-13.00

Refreshments, Q&A session and feedback forms.

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed to help SMEs ranging from £1m - £2.5m in turnover who are looking towards the next stage of their growth, taking them to £5m - £10m within the next three to five years. This will give the bussiness owners and managers the tools they require to make this quantum leap to the elusive 'next level'.

Event runs from 8:30am-13:00pm and includes free tea and coffee and biscuits.

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