Upcoming events

The following events are open to companies on the Business Growth Programme.  If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme here.

Business Planning Surgery with Kingston Smith

Time: 10:00 – 14:00

Kingston Smith are an accountancy firm whose origins go back 95 years with many client relationships spanning decades, remaining our clients’ authentic and trusted advisers through tough times and good times. Our robust, structured accountancy training strengthens our strategic offering while our care and willingness always to go the extra mile create added value.

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Identifying and prioritising your different audiences

Time: 14.00 - 17.00

This workshop with Louise Kavanagh from Purposeful Marketing invites you to consider and prioritise the different audiences you need to engage with to achieve business growth.

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How To Write The Perfect Pitch

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Starting a business can be overwhelming especially if you have been bootstrapping since inception. This workstream will take you on a journey to help you understand the types of investment available, as well as getting investment ready and how to increase your network with the investor community.

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Meet the Corporate: AstraZeneca

, London & Partners, 2 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2RR

This Meet the Corporate event will provide an opportunity for life sciences companies from the Mayors International Business Programme and Business Growth Programme to meet with senior contacts at AstraZeneca to learn about their open innovation programme and how they partner with start ups, hear successful case studies and assess the best way to engage.

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Sales Toolkit Workshop with Collider

Time: 9:30 – 11:30

Join London & Partners Business Growth Programme and Collider to a workshop to help you to answer a common question on everyone’s lips: How do you retain and upsell to your customers? This session will cover just that, as well as the end-to-end sales process, best practice, tips and tricks.

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Sales Acceleration for Creative Businesses with Rob King

Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Join the Business Growth Programme & The Mayor's International Business Programme in this interactive session with Rob King, Founder Director at The Client Key. Rob will share insights to overcome challenges to help creative and technology businesses to deliver more effective new business and sales campaigns.

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Alumni Connect

Time: 18:00 – 20:30

Join Nina Iles, Head of EdTech at British Education Suppliers Association (BESA) for an informal discussion about the opportunities in the UK education sector.

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Roundtable: Nina Iles, British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA)

Time: 09:30 – 11:30

Join Nina Iles, Head of EdTech at British Education Suppliers Association (BESA) for an informal discussion about the opportunities in the UK education sector.

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HR Surgery with HR Revolution

Time: 10:00 – 14:00

HR Revolution are an out-sourced HR solution offering everything from contract support, to audits, to payroll and have joined forces with London & Partners to offer office hour services to our cohort members.
These 30 minute 1:1 sessions will be with Wendy Read, one of the Business Growth Programme mentors, who is the Founder of HR Revolution.

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Roundtable: Sales Confidence with James Ski

Time: 09:30 – 11:30

James Ski, the founder of Sales Confidence, a fast-growing community of the UK’s SaaS founders, sales leaders and the next generation of SaaS sales talent; co-organiser of SaaS Growth www.saasgrowth.co and the CRO of Opogo, a community platform designed to help schools attract and retain the talent that’s right for them. Hear from the expert and have an opportunity to discuss your company’s offer - you may be still developing software, trying to design your sales process or looking to extend your solution to new markets.

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Creating Successful Engagement Strategies

Time: 13:30 – 16:30

Having defined and prioritised your different audiences this workshop invites you to create the best strategies to reach, interest and engage them.
In this workshop, lead by Sila Nur Isik from Mind the Ad, introduces you to the key marketing channels available and how they can be used to your advantage. You will be able to assess their value and develop affordable strategies that will drive your business forwards.

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Office Hours with Octopus Ventures

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Starting a business can be overwhelming especially if you have been bootstrapping since inception. This workstream will take you on a journey to help you understand the types of investment available, as well as getting investment ready and how to increase your network with the investor community.

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Challenging Your Business Plan

Time: 13:30 – 16:30

This workstream will help you to reflect on your current assumptions about your business model and how it aligns with your growth plans by encouraging you to explore emerging models that could validate future plans. It will also assist you to better connect your business model with your business plan.

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Digital Channels and Branding Office Hours

Time: 13:30 – 16:30

These 30 minute 1:1 sessions will be with Sila Nur- Isik, an experience mentor who will be providing her expertise in the field.
Sila Nur- Isik, Director of Mind The Ad
Sila has 9+ years of experience in multiple marketing disciplines, delivering projects to leading brands and startups to help with their digital journeys. She recently came back from a world trip bringing a global network and perspective, she is now aiming to connect different worlds to deliver impactful and innovative solutions.

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Raising Investment: From Start-up to Scale-up

For a founder, navigating fundraising can often be complex and is one of the early challenges they face when looking to grow and scale their business. This invite-only event will bring together the most innovative companies across London and a select group of investors to share expertise and build connections. If you’re interested in attending please email Kash Kingthorne; kkingthorne@londonandpartners.com

HR Surgery with HR Revolution

Time: 13:30 – 16:30

HR Revolution are an out-sourced HR solution offering everything from contract support, to audits, to payroll and have joined forces with London & Partners to offer office hour services to our cohort members.
These 30 minute 1:1 sessions will be with Wendy Read, one of the Business Growth Programme mentors, who is the Founder of HR Revolution.

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Business Planning Surgery with Cruxy & Co

Time: 10:00 – 14:00

Following their previous workshop on 'Challenging your Business Plan' Cruxy & Co have joined forces with London & Partners to offer office hour services to our cohort members.
Cruxy & Company have reinvented commercial strategy for ambitious, complex & disrupting technology companies & investors. They believe results come from fighting the status quo & delivering results, not just decks. They relentlessly challenge & get to the root of issues such as sales, pricing, internationalisation & commercial growth.

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Evaluating and Scaling Your Digital Engagement Activities

Time: 13:30 – 16:30

By understanding the value and measuring the impact of your marketing activities, and how insights can be applied, you will feel more confident in making decisions about your engagement strategies and potential returns on investment.
In this workshop with Eren Kocyigit, founder of Next Big Thing and marketing lecturer, you will have a chance to learn why evaluation is important to do from the beginning and on a continuous basis; the different ways to evaluate your activities and how insights can be used to refine your marketing strategy, product/offer and customer proposition.

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Office Hours with Octopus Ventures

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Starting a business can be overwhelming especially if you have been bootstrapping since inception. This workstream will take you on a journey to help you understand the types of investment available, as well as getting investment ready and how to increase your network with the investor community.

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Roundtable: Expanding a Team with Makers Academy

Time: 09:30 – 11:30

As a SME looking to grow, your people are your business so recruiting and retaining the right talent is imperative. This workstream is designed to help you develop your people strategies and give you the confidence to scale your team in London and beyond by exploring the importance of leadership and company culture and improving your understanding of recruitment options and processes.

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