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Each Event

  • Seminar/business workshops before THE networking lunch - Coffee and networking from 10am and seminar starts at 10.30am (optional,always rewarding, included in the price and a great networking opportunity!)
  • Informal networking with drinks from 11.45am
  • Sit down for 2 course, served and structured networking lunch, every table is hosted, with drinks and coffee, from 12.30pm
  • Lunch speaker
  • Event finishes at 2pm
  • Getting the most from Business Network SW events

Your Investment - Covering seminar, coffee, 2 course lunch with drinks (wine available) and coffee, numerous senior decision makers, event programme with delegate list and post event follow up details. 2019 events £32 and £38

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20 February 2019 - The Bristol Hotel

Seminar host

Andy Weeks - The Planet Mark

An introduction to The Planet Mark

An internationally-recognised and trusted sustainability certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. It is awarded to businessesproperties and new developments that are committed to reducing their carbon emissions.

The aim of the Planet Mark™ Certification Programme is to ensure every organisation grows economically by improving its environmental and social performance. Through rigorous carbon footprint measurement and reporting, The Planet Mark™ provides assurance that an organisation is addressing its corporate sustainability impact meaningfully. The programme builds employee and stakeholder engagement and creates positive environmental and social change. Uniquely, it develops knowledge and communication skills so as to embed sustainability within organisations.

Attendees to this seminar have the opportunity to gain certification for their business.

Venue Details

The Bristol Hotel - parking available in adjacent NCP at 50% discount for those attending - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate.  Alternatives here


Speaker: Acorn Health and Safety

27 March 2019 - The Cowshed


Seminar before lunch being hosted by Digital Construction Technology

"An App in 90 mins" - showing businesses how an app can benefit any business!

Digital Construction Technology are specialists in

  • Intelligent Assistance - building new ways to interact with technology - using voice and text conversation.
  • Computer Vision -enabling mobile devices to measure physical spaces, recognise their environment and identify things.
  • Virtual Reality- bringing amazing experiences to everyone.
  • Machine Learning - injecting artificial intelligence into business.

Leading to lower costs, lower carbon emissions and faster delivery




Venue details

The Cowshed Bristol - parking available in Clifton Down Shopping Centre - up to 4 hours is £5.00  Alternatives here


Speaker: Mark Leveridge - Professional Strolling Magician

17 April 2019 - Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel

Seminar Hosts - Elixel

Elixel create award winning apps and websites that benefit businesses and their customers. Whether you’re a company that is struggling to adapt to a digital world, or you’ve already got a fantastic idea for a new app or website, we have the methods and experience to help drive your business forward.

A great example here....

Solving the office tea round

We wanted to solve one of the major office arguments and with over 7000 drinks made in the first 6 months we think we may have done it



Venue details

Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel - Parking available, discounted (by 25%) in the Queen Charlotte Street NCP Car Park - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate..  Alternatives here


Speaker: Inge Dowden

15 May 2019 - The Bristol Hotel

Seminar hosts - GWS Media

Subject TBC

GWS Media are here to help you to transform your online marketing and branding, assisting you in reaching your business goals.

Established in 2000 by father and son team Richard and David Graves, who remain the directors today, they have over 17 years’ continuous experience serving the needs of our clients.

They've remained agile by developing and growing their digital marketing strategies with the changing technologies and best practices of the times, helping businesses succeed in the competitive online marketplace.

They believe in building and nurturing authentic relationships and partnerships with clients, based on listening to their needs, responding with creative proposals to meet them, and reliably delivering on promises. 


Venue details

The Bristol Hotel - parking available in adjacent NCP at 50% discount for those attending - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate.  Alternatives here


Speaker: Matt Richardson - Recognition Express

26 June 2019 - The Cowshed

Winning Tenders

Subject TBC

YOUR ‘UNFAIR’ ADVANTAGE FOR WINNING BIDS AND TENDERS

How many formal bids and tenders do you currently win? Probably less than 50% of the ones you pitch for.

What if you could increase that win rate to 75%, or more? How much extra revenue and profit would that mean for your business?

What if you had the skills and processes to attack larger tenders with confidence… what would that do for your revenue and bottom line?



The Cowshed Bristol - parking available in Clifton Down Shopping Centre - up to 4 hours is £5.00  Alternatives here


Speaker: TBC

24 July 2019 - Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel

Spider Group


Subject TBC

Spider Group provide the right technology tools to run your business. With a solid infrastructure keeping operations running, we then propel your business growth with digital marketing and website design.

Digital transformation is impacting every business, small to large, in each sector globally. Adopting modern digital technology to improve operations and enable growth can be done through small strategic changes or a full company overhaul. SpiderGroup work with you to make this process easy for your business: so easy you may not even recognise we are transforming you!

Whether you’re after our full-suite of technology services or just our digital expertise, we provide the full package of digital technology tools to grow your business so you can keep your whole business strategy under one roof. We're based in Bristol but operate throughout the UK



Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel - Parking available, discounted (by 25%) in the Queen Charlotte Street NCP Car Park - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate..  Alternatives here


Speaker: TBC

28 August 2019 - The Bristol Hotel

Seminar Host - Peter Prater

Subject TBC


Peter is a very experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Coaching, Entrepreneurship, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).


The Bristol Hotel - parking available in adjacent NCP at 50% discount for those attending - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate.  Alternatives here


Speaker: TBC

25 September 2019 - The Cowshed

Seminar Host - Inge Dowden

Bristol's business growth and happiness expert.

Subject TBC

Venue details

The Cowshed Bristol - parking available in Clifton Down Shopping Centre - up to 4 hours is £5.00  Alternatives here 


Speaker: TBC

30 October 2019 - The Bristol Hotel

WPA


Health insurance can be confusing, it should be simple and transparent.

From funding cancer drugs not readily available on the NHS, the first benefit of its kind, to being recognised by the World Health Organisation as leading in the development of new policies that reduce costs for our members.  WPA are pioneers and this session will give you informed and expert advice on health insurance and whether it is for you and your business



The Bristol Hotel - parking available in adjacent NCP at 50% discount for those attending - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate.  Alternatives here


Speaker: GWS Media

27 November 2019 - The Cowshed

TBC

The Cowshed Bristol - parking available in Clifton Down Shopping Centre - up to 4 hours is £5.00  Alternatives here 

Speaker: Inge Dowden - Bristol's business growth and happiness expert.

18 December 2019 - Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel

Resilience - what it is and how you can use it to your advantage

Session Overview: This  90 minute session explores what Resilience is, what research tells us about how best to invest in it and the practical steps we can take to build resilience in our own lives. There will be a particular focus on:

  • meaning 
  • character strengths
  • positive emotion 

Session Outcomes:  Participants will leave with some take away actions and 'experiments' to carry out, to build on and action their learning in day to day life.

Bio: Director of Light Box Leadership, Fellow of the Wellcome Trust and a pioneer in public mental health promotion, Lucy Duggan coaches and trains companies in the UK and internationally on a variety of leadership subjects, her specialism being resilience.  Lucy Duggan - Light Box Leadership on LinkedIn.

"Resilient business people are able to cope with challenging situations, to spring back and often succeed against what might seem to be insurmountable odds. Resilient leaders make resilient organisations."



Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel - Parking available, discounted (by 25%) in the Queen Charlotte Street NCP Car Park - up to 4 hours is £9.38 at discounted rate..  Alternatives here


Speaker: The Jessie May Trust