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Surrey Chambers Power Breakfast: Spelthorne

22nd March 2017

Surrey Chamber of Commerce will be hosting one of their power breakfasts in Spelthorne.

Location:
Mercure London Staines Upon Thames Hotel (Thames Lodge)
Thames Street
Staines
TW18 4SJ

Map: Click here

Ian Smith from Shield Associates will cover the key aspects of Personal Protection, specifically highlighting how your staff can benefit from the knowledge he provides on being safe while operating on the move. Come and find out how you can make sure your staff are safe.

This continues our series of Power breakfasts which consist of a speaker presenting a  topic which is then discussed over breakfast. This is a fantastic way to get clued up on a certain subject learning from somebody who is an expert in the field.

It is a great opportunity to start the day on a productive note by being able to walk away with some real tips on how to be more productive as well as meeting and discussing a topic with some great business people

07:45am – Arrival with teas and coffees
08:00-08:20am – Speaker
08:30am – Breakfast and discussion
09:00am -Further networking
09:30am – Close

Hounslow Festival of Business

26th January 2017

Hosted by Hounslow Chamber of Commerce the 2017 Hounslow Festival of Business takes place at the Hilton Hotel Syon Park on 26th January 2017 10am – 5.30pm. Created to support Hounslow and West London’s vibrant economy the Festival of Business provides businesses of all types and sizes with an opportunity to showcase their products and services, attend a unique opportunity to network and make valuable connections, and get an insight how to grow in 2017.

We expect the Festival of Business to become a hugely important annual event that celebrates the depth and diversity of business in Hounslow.  The Festival of Business offers something for every business, no matter how big or small.

The Festival is FREE TO ATTEND and you can book by clicking on the link on the home page of this website. Or why not reserve a stand and really give your sales an early boost in 2017!

 

Bulldog Breakfast

19th January 2017

This is a joint networking business breakfast brought to you by the Spelthorne Business Forum, Surrey Chambers of Commerce, Hounslow Chamber of Commerce and Ashford Chamber of Commerce and is an excellent opportunity to make some new contacts.

This is a very special event combining four different networking groups and is very well attended as a result. The breakfast is a perfect opportunity for you to make business contacts and for first timers we let you stand up and introduce yourself, and your business.

There is no registration needed, just turn up on the day.

The cost for attending with a full breakfast or continental breakfast is £5 and includes coffee and tea. Monies to be paid direct to the Bulldog on the day.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact members@spelthornebusinessforum.uk

Surrey Chamber of Commerece: Access to Business Funding

13th October 2016

A complete guide to traditional and alternative finance for SMEs

Does your company need to finance growth, development, expansion, asset purchases or working capital?

Getting the right finance to support your aspirations is one of the main challenges facing every business, whether your turn-over is £1 million – £10 million or whether your business is high-tech or main street.

Surrey Chambers of Commerce and the University of Surrey’s Business School are sponsoring an interactive forum for SME’s seeking funding which will up-date you on the latest products and trends in the markets today and let you ask questions to a panel of experts to find the most suitable product.

The panel of traditional and alternative finance experts will cover a range of funding niches including the following:

  • Asset-based leased finance
  • Bank loans
  • Crowdfunding
  • Equity-based finance
  • Invoice financing
  • Peer-2-peer lending
  • Trade finance

This event will provide practical information for SME’s including an overview of alternative finance, a panel discussion by companies funded through alternative finance and access to a range of finance providers.

Aim of the event

Aimed at any size company that wishes to grow and would like to understand the different funding options that are available.

Key Note Speaker to be announced soon.

Details:
5.30pm – 6.00pm: Arrivals/Drinks
6.00pm – 6.15pm: Introduction by Jim Sears
6.15pm – 6.45pm: Keynote Speaker
6.45pm – 8pm: Expert panel discussion with Q&A
8.00pm – 9.00pm: Drinks

To book this event click here

Bracknell Enterprise Breakfast

6th October 2016

thames valley logoThe town of Bracknell has seen considerable investment in the past 10 years. This has enabled it to attract and retain a significant number of global headquartered businesses. Coupled with an ambitious town centre regeneration project, the future for Bracknell is bright. This breakfast event will provide an insight into that success and be supported with messages from companies who have made Bracknell their home.

For more information please click here 

The J6 Business Breakfast – Slough

30th September 2016

thames valley logoThe J6 Business Breakfast provides businesses the opportunity to meet with likeminded individuals to promote their organisation as well as being inspired by high quality guest speakers.

Taking place on a monthly basis, the J6 Business Breakfast provides businesses with the opportunities to network with a variety of companies including start-ups, SME’s, corporate and long standing companies.

Each month features a keynote presentation that will help advance businesses as well as keeping them informed of the key issues that affect businesses.

Timings
07:30 – Arrival and Networking
08:00 – Breakfast
08:30 – Welcome and Introduction
08:35 – Guest Speaker
09:00 – Q&A
09:10 – Summary
09:15 – 09:45 Further networking

For more details please click here 

SME Surrey Awards Workshop

15th September 2016

sme surrey masterclass

This event is for businesses who are thinking of entering the SME Surrey awards, they will hear top tips on what to put in their application and advice from previous winners about what awards have done for their business. 

Chambers Power Breakfast: The Perfect Business Leader

7th September 2016

Surrey, Chamber of CommerceIan Windle MD of LiveChange and Group Chair with Vistage, where he works with over 40 CEOs and executives in Surrey and the Thames Valley, will share his experiences and insights on the key skills that business leaders need to develop. He will cover 7 essential areas that Leaders and their teams must excel in:

  1. Know your numbers
  2. Inspire a shared vision
  3. Get the right people on the bus
  4. Be the Chief Engagement Officer
  5. Create a Customer Centric culture
  6. Lead…let others manage
  7. Take care of yourself

This engaging session will by supported by an interactive Q & A.

For more details please click here 

Leatherhead Chamber – Business Networking Breakfast

17th August 2016

Please do join us for this networking opportunity over a delicious breakfast – and remember to bring plenty of business cards with you!

ENTER OUR BUSINESS CARD DRAW and be in with a chance to present your business for five minutes to everyone in the room!

Bookings must be made and paid-for online ahead of the event. Ticket sales for this event will end at 6:00pm on 16th August.

To book this event please click here