Events

These events are open to companies enrolled on the Business Growth Programme. We publish them here to give you a flavour of the support available. If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme.

Brexit Resilience Roundtable

16 January 2020

Workshop

Join us to explore how Brexit, a changing global economy and local consumer insights could result in changes for your business – and how you can get ahead of the competition.

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Raising Capital with Joelson

21 January 2020

Workshop

This workshop will unpack the journey an SME can expect when raising capital, from finding the right investor, to understanding the terms that can be expected and the negotiation process.

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Collaborating with Corporates, is it right for you?

22 January 2020

Workshop

Many large companies have some sort of ‘start-up’ initiative. Why is it happening, what does it mean, and is this the right approach for you and your business? This workshop with Venture Agenda focuses on sharing experiences and providing an action plan for engaging with larger organisations. Working with a large corporate can feel like all your dreams are about to come true, but don’t jump into a ‘collaboration’ without having completed your own due diligence.

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The Future of Fashion and Retail - Accelerating Innovation

23 January 2020

Workshop

Are you the founder building the future of fashion? Now's your chance. Join London & Partners, FashHack and Dream Assembly to this unique opportunity to learn from the leaders at the forefront of the disruptive fashion tech revolution.

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The PR Power Hour

23 January 2020

Workshop

This session will run in two parts. In the first half, the PR Power Hour, attendees will learn about the value of public relations, how to develop a successful strategy to get your business into the media, how to measure KPIs from a PR campaign.

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Raising Angel Finance

28 January 2020

Workshop

Join Colin Spiller from Angels Den for a workshop on raising investment and angel finance. This session is designed to help you consider whether angel investment is an appropriate source of funding for your business compared to other finance options and provide practical advice on how best to find, approach and maximise your relationship with angel investors.

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Developing A Clear Sales Message

29 January 2020

Workshop

The session is designed to help any person in any industry with any type of offering to communicate more clearly. Whether you are an experienced sales professional or an "I'm not a sales person" person, there is something for everyone.

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Why Your Customers Buy & How to Get the Market to Buy More

4 February 2020

Workshop

No matter how well your idea is executed, the quality of the service you provide or how much time your software saves people, it’s all for nothing unless you understand why your customers want it.That's the challenge we will help you both understand and overcome, so you can inject some rocket fuel into your growth strategy.

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How to Build Your Team & Protect Your Business

5 February 2020

Workshop

Join Business Growth Programme Partner Joelson for a masterclass on employment risk and reduction. Covering a range of initiatives that will enhance the way you recruit, engage, manage, retain and develop your employees to securely grow and protect your business.

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Pitch For Business

6 February 2020

Workshop

Pitch For Business is a hands-on workshop aimed at business owners who need to pitch to customers and potential partners. If you want to take your business to the next level, it’s vital you know how to pitch your business to sell more to existing customers, sell to new markets, sign partnerships and convince the best talent to join you.

* Please speak to your Business Growth Manager for more details.

Raising Capital for Early & Growth Stage Companies with Silicon Valley Bank

11 February 2020

Workshop

London & Partners and Silicon Valley Bank have joined forces to develop an insightful session on capital raising for early and growth stage technology companies.

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Sales Acceleration with The Client Key

11 February 2020

Workshop

Effective new business and sales campaigns are often a challenge. In London’s crowded, hyper-competitive, market place how can you cut through the noise and reach the right clients? What is the best way to engage and convert them to drive predictable revenues for your business?

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How to Find Your Sales Sweet Spot, Make Your Mark & Destroy the Competition

12 February 2020

Workshop

Today’s businesses operate in some of the most fiercely competitive and challenging conditions in the history of commerce. Not just because of the noise you've got to compete with. But because people have become adept at tuning the din out. To win in this environment, your marketing must have the power to penetrate the noise and grab the attention and interest of your market.

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Mindful Productivity with The Practical Balance

12 February 2020

Workshop

One of the biggest challenges faced by founders is that feeling of so much to do and so little time to do it. In this session with Vix Anderton from The Practical Balance, you’ll learn how to manage your energy and attention by working with your natural rhythms, how to plan and prioritise work, rest and play, and how to deal with the twin plagues of perfectionism and procrastination.

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Meet the Investor: True Global

19 February 2020

Workshop

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 looking at how to increase your network with the investor community.

*Please contact your Business Growth Manager for more details.

BGP Roundtable: Neil Roberts, Chief Operating Officer, SEHTA

20 February 2020

Workshop

We are pleased to invite you to this informal roundtable with Neil Roberts, Chief Operating Officer of SEHTA (South East Health Technologies Alliance) and one of our valued mentors.

*Please speak to you Business Growth Manager for more details.

Creating Successful Engagement Strategies

25 February 2020

Workshop

Having defined and prioritised your different audiences this workshop invites you to create the best strategies to reach, interest and engage them. 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.

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Roundtable: Leadership

27 February 2020

Workshop

What kind of leader are you? By understanding how you fit into the team, whatever size, you will start to generate the skills to be a better leader. Join Business Growth Programme Strategic Partner Laura Capell-Abra from No More Ifs Or Buts for this interactive discussion exploring the challenges around leadership as you scale your business.

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How to access the Greater London Investment Fund

27 February 2020

Workshop

Join us to learn more about the Mayor of London’s new initiative, the Greater London Investment Fund, a £100 million investment pot for companies in industries identified as important for the capital’s economy. These include cultural and creative industries, financial and business services, life sciences, low carbon and environmental goods and services, tech and digital, and tourism.

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Business Planning for Growth

3 March 2020

Workshop

A sound business plan should reflect a business' present reality and its future potential. In this workshop Bill Cogan of Invictus Strategy Associates will discuss how to develop the strategies, necessary assets and growth plans to help you thrive in today’s disruptive markets and scale your business towards an exit.

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How to Improve Cash Flow & Boost Business Value

10 March 2020

Cash flow is a key indicator of where there are opportunities for improvement in the way you run your business. In this practical and interactive workshop with Bibi Martin from BMIM Cash Flow you will learn how to look at your business through the lens of cash, gain an insight into what really makes money in your business and learn how to work out what your business is worth.

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Evaluating & Scaling Your Digital Engagement Activities

11 March 2020

Workshop

By understanding the value and measuring the impact of your digital marketing activities and how insights can be applied, you will feel more confident in making decisions about your engagement strategies and potential returns on investments.

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Validating Your Business Model

15 March 2020

Workshop

Good decision-making is well informed and based on a true and accurate understanding of customers, competitors and performance. Identifying and validating your business model is a key step towards building and sustaining a successful business.

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Meet The Investor : Edge Investments

3 April 2020

Workshop

Our sessions with Hannah Williamson from Edge Investments allow you to discuss your pitch deck or business proposition in a neutral setting to seek advice and guidance.

* Please speak to your  Business Growth Manager for more details.

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