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Cheshire East 'Growing Your Business' Lunch Event - Crewe

Date: 1st March 2017
Location: Legends by Bentley Motors, Sunnybank Road, Crewe, CW2 8WD
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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Please note this event is only available to businesses based within the Cheshire East Local Authority area – if you are unsure please check your business postcode here (this will state which local authority your business is in).

Cheshire East Council's Skills and Growth Company invites Cheshire East based organisations who are looking to grow their business in 2017 to attend this briefing event. The event will outline the business support available to local eligible SMEs.
 
You will hear about how specialist business advisors with specialisms in Access to Finance and Business Growth Services can offer a free and impartial advice on developing a strategy for growth, making sure your business is investment ready and selecting the finance you need to grow your business.
 
The invited guest speakers will explain how they have benefitted from the advice and support on offer.

Dr Mark Alan Pemberton, Co-owner and Director of Global MSDS Ltd
Mark is an industrial Regulatory Toxicologist with over 36 years’ experience of toxicology and global regulatory affairs. Since setting up Global MSDS over 15 years ago, which combined Mark’s experience and the latest technologies, the company has been providing SDS (Safety Data Sheet) authoring services and software to the chemicals related industries across the world. Global MSDS’s low costs products can now translate over 9800 phrases into 38 languages.
Mark will talk about the business concepts and opportunities he has explored since engaging with his Business Growth Advisor. He will also share his experience in overcoming barriers to trading internationally that a small business faces plus his plans and hopes for further international expansion. 

Tom Agar, MD of Nexus Dry Hire Ltd
This young and accomplished entrepreneur set up Nexus Dry Hire Ltd, providers of trade equipment dry hire solutions, in late 2015. From a standing start, the company has established itself within its industry sector and has supplied equipment for some of the biggest music concerts and international events over the past 12 months.
Tom will share with the audience how the coaching and support provided by an Access to Finance Specialist has helped him raise loan finance and gain an understanding of business angel investment.

There will also be an opportunity to engage with guest speakers and enjoy an informal networking lunch with other local attendees.

This event is funded by the Skills and Growth Company and is free to attend.

 

Agenda

11.30am – Arrival and refreshments
12.00pm – Welcome and agenda, Hilary Centeleghe, Senior Growth Manager, Business Growth Hub
12.05 pm – Welcome from hosts, Sally Hepton, Director of Government Relations and CSR, Bentley
12.10pm – Welcome and introduction to the Business Support offering, Philp Kerr, Senior Investment Manager, The Skills and Growth Company
12.20pm – Guest speaker: Dr Mark Alan Pemberton, Co-owner and Director of Global MSDS Ltd
12.35pm - Guest speaker: Tom Agar, MD of Nexus Dry Hire Ltd
12.50pm – Q&A
12.55pm – Closing remarks
01.00pm – Lunch and networking
02.00pm – Event close

Please note this event is only available to businesses based within the Cheshire East Local Authority area – if you are unsure please check your business postcode here (this will state which local authority your business is in).

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