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July Business Growth Lunch (1)

Date: 29th July 2016
Location: Bredbury Hall Hotel, Osborne St, Bredbury, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 2DH
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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Join us at this month’s Business Growth Lunch which will be held at Bredbury Hall Hotel in Stockport to hear from guest speakers and network with business leaders from across Greater Manchester.

The discussion at this event will focus on digital technologies, their disruptive potential and opportunities that derive from them, both for new business ideas and sustainable business growth.

Guest speaker
Our guest speaker, Michael Wilde, Sales Director at EventBeat will explain how the company repurposed and developed a piece of existing software to create the first ever twitter wall and consequently a SaaS (software as a service) platform that now allows brands such as Coca Cola, Vodafone and Twitter manage their social media content live at their events.

What will you come away with?

Michael will share the company’s experience on how working with the Hub advisors helped bring the business idea to fruition, increase client acquisition, plan sales strategy and effectively scale the business up.

You will also hear from Katie Peate, Head of Digital, Creative & Technology on how the Hub can support the businesses in the sector and why it is vital to the growth of Greater Manchester.

There will also be an opportunity for informal networking with like-minded business leaders from across Greater Manchester and Hub advisors to find out more about the fully funded support available.

Who should attend?

Please be aware that while we welcome bookings from all companies, priority will be given to businesses that the Business Growth Hub are fully funded to support:

  •          SMEs with more than four employees or start-ups with potential to employ five staff within the first three years and/or have turnover in excess of £250,000 within three years
  •          Located in Greater Manchester
  •          Operating with growth potential.



11.30am – Arrival and Registration

12.00pm – Welcome and Introductions, Katie Peate, Head of Digital, Creative & Technology Business Growth Hub

12.05pm – Update from the Stockport Council, Sharon Mayo, Senior Growth Manager

12:10pm – Guest speaker: Michael Wilde, Sales Director, EventBeat

12.35pm – Questions & Answers

12.50pm – Closing Remarks, Katie Peate, Business Growth Hub

13:00pm – Lunch and Networking

14:00pm – Event Close

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