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Wigan Breakfast Sept 2016

Date: 14th September 2016
Location: The Pier Centre, Pottery Road, Wigan, WN3 5AB
Time: 8:00am - 10:30am
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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Join us for the next 'Helping your business grow' breakfast event which will be held on Wednesday 14 September at the striking and contemporary Pier Centre in Wigan.

This month our guest speaker is Dave Grime, managing director of Glazing Systems & Installations, a business established in October 2013 to supply glazed roof lights to the commercial, retail, education and health sectors.

Dave will talk about his business journey and how, developing a sales strategy focused on the company’s core USP resulted in an increase in sales of close to a £1m. He will also explain how improving profitability and identifying new markets has increased the company’s capacity for future growth.

Dave also has first-hand experience of working with the Business Growth Hub, and will be sharing his experiences of how this support benefitted the company and helped create eight new jobs.

You will also hear from the Hub’s Jo Walker, who will provide an update on the fully-funded support that’s available and how you can access it.

Our breakfast events are a great opportunity to understand how the Business Growth Hub can support your business, whether it is growing, a start-up or merely a great idea.*

There is also a chance to engage and network with the growing community

* Eligibility criteria will apply for certain services

of SMEs and partner organisations that work in your region.


8.00am Arrival and refreshments

8.30am Welcome and introductions, Jo Walker, Start Up Manager, Business Growth Hub

8.35am Business Growth Hub update, Jo Walker, Business Growth Hub

8.45am Guest speaker – David Grime, Director, Glazing Systems & Installations Ltd

9.00am Questions and Answers

9.15am Kathy Leyland, Business Engagement and Development Manager, Wigan Council

9.25am Closing remarks, Jo Walker, Business Growth Hub

9.30am Networking and refreshments

10.30am Event closes

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