Partnership Events

 

 Erewash Partnership Events Calendar


 

 


Thinking of starting your own business?

Do you want to be your own boss?

 
Do you have the beginnings of a business idea that could make you money?
 
Erewash Partnership Ltd will be delivering the programme on behalf of East Midlands Chamber of Commerce throughout Erewash and Amber Valley.
 
What do I need to do first?
 
Whatever state your business idea is at, this programme can offer you all the support you need to become a successful entrepreneur and enable you to get your business started!
 
We need you to enrol and register in the first instance. We will discuss with you a package of support tailored to meet your individual needs and will arrange the most suitable workshops for you to attend in line with your skills and experience.
 
To be eligible for this initiative, you must be live in and be a resident of Erewash or Amber Valley.
 

D2 Business Starter Drop In Sessions

To book your space click the button below:

Ilkeston - Wednesday 3rd May 2017 10am - 6pm

Eventbrite - D2 Business Starter Programme Drop In Session - Ilkeston

Erewash Valley Golf Club Breakfast Event - Tuesday 16th May 2017 - 7.15am - 9:00am

(Please select D2 ticket option)

Eventbrite - B2B Networking Breakfast - Tuesday 16th May 2017 - 7:15am - 9:00am
Erewash Partnership Summer Networking Event - Friday 14th July 2017 - 11.30am - 2.30pm

(please select D2 ticket option)

Eventbrite - Summer Networking Event -  14th July 2017 - 11.30am - 2.30pm

Ilkeston Community Hospital Summer Fayre - Saturday 15th July 2017 - 1pm - 4pm

Eventbrite - Business Starter Programme Drop In Session - Ilkeston Community Hospital League of Friends Summer Fayre

 

D2 Business Starter Workshops

WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE TO BOOK SOON. All workshops will be held at Erewash Partnership Ltd, Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 1NL

Your Business – Getting the Basics Right (1) - Thursday 1st June 9am - 1pm

Trainer Graham Howarth
•    Understanding what is involved in establishing and running a successful small business.
•    Explaining your product and potential customers to a wider audience.
•    Reviewing and developing a customer focused process for running your new business.
•    Being clear on what your priorities are in the business planning / start up process.

Eventbrite - D2 Workshop 1 - Your Business getting the basics right - Long Eaton


Understanding Your Market and How to Reach It (2) - Tuesday 13th June 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Trainer Graham Howarth
•    Undertaking meaningful Market Research for your new business.
•    Undertaking meaningful Competitor Analysis for your business.
•    Understanding the marketing messages that will best promote your products.
•    Identifying the most cost effective ways to get your messages across to potential customers.

Eventbrite - D2 Workshop 2 - Understanding your market and how to reach it - Long Eaton
Business Planning for Start Up and Beyond (3) - Thursday 29th June 9am - 1pm

Trainer Graham Howarth
•    How a business plan will help you launch your new business and manage the development of the business in future years.
•    Identify and analyse the factors that might affect the success of your business.
•    Produce a working business plan that can be easily updated on a regular basis.

Eventbrite - D2 Workshop 3 - Business planning for start-up and beyond - Long Eaton

Bookkeeping (4) - Tuesday 11th July 1pm - 4pm

Trainer Sarah Pykett
•        Keeping Financial Records
•        Tax returns
•        Allowable Expenses
•        Non-allowable Expenses
•        Capital Expenditure
•        Basic bookkeeping exercise

Eventbrite - D2 Workshop 4 - Bookkeeping - Long Eaton

Getting started with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (5) - Thursday 27th July 9.30am - 1pm

Trainer Catherine Simpson
•        How to set up an account on each of the platforms
•        The basics you must get right for each platform and why they are different from each other
•        Terminology and jargon
•        Creating Bio’s (biographies) that have impact
•        Understand the difference between created and curated content and why you don’t have to write everything from scratch
•        How to post on the different networks
•        Why, when and how to use hashtags

Eventbrite - D2 Workshop 5 - Get started with Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin - Long Eaton

 

 

B2B Networking Breakfast Event

Tuesday 16th May 2017 - 7.15am - 9:00am

Erewash Valley Golf Club, Golf Club Lane, Stanton-by-Dale, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4QR

Our next Business Breakfast event will be held on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at Erewash Valley Golf Club.

The event will commence at 7.15am and finish around 9:00am. Breakfast cobs will be served from 7.30am. Please notify us as soon as possible of any special dietary requirements. Now is a crucial time to develop and maintain your business network. What better way than to attend an Erewash Partnership event and enjoy a relaxed environment where you can catch up with your fellow members and make new contacts. 

Elevator Pitches - We will also select six member businesses to provide an elevator pitch – this is not compulsory!

Your pitch time is only 90 seconds ("dead") and we can already feel those nerves jangling!

Free to Partnership Members only – one per business – additional & non-members £9.95 each

Parking is available at the venue.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW:

Eventbrite - B2B Networking Breakfast - Tuesday 16th May 2017 - 7:15am - 9:00am

CANCELLATION POLICY

We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Friday 12th May 2017, after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers. 

Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £15 inc VAT. Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices stand. If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.

 


Erewash Partnership's Summer Networking Event

Friday 14th July 2017 - 11:30am - 2:30pm

Novotel Hotel, Bostock Lane, Sandiacre, NG10 4EP

The Erewash Partnership’s SummerNetworking Exhibition & Business Showcase event is taking place on Friday 14th July 2017 at Novotel Nottingham East Midlands.

The event will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  You may arrive and leave at times to suit your diary commitments - or stay for the whole event.

A FREE buffet lunch will be available at 12.30 pm.  Please make us aware of any special dietary requirements as soon as possible.

The event aims to facilitate contact amongst local businesses and other organisations generally by providing an opportunity for relaxed conversation with people from the local business community, to meet old friends and to make new contacts. Additionally, the event provides information that can help you develop and grow your business. 

Whatever your business and whatever market you are aiming for, this event could provide the springboard, inspiration and contacts that you are looking for.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW:

Eventbrite - Summer Networking Event -  14th July 2017 - 11.30am - 2.30pm

To book an exhibition stand at the event please call 0115 946 8839 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Monday 10th July 2017, after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers.  
 
Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £15 inc VAT.  Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices standIf you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.
 
 
 
 
 

Spring 2017 Event Pictures