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NatWest Boost Your Business - Manchester

Date: 14th November 2017
Location: The Point, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Talbot Road, Stretford, M16 0PX
Time: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Operational efficiency, Digital & Technology, Access to finance

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NatWest understand that the success and growth of small businesses are the heartbeat of our economy. You provide investment, employment and benefits to our local communities and they want to be central in helping you achieve this.

From this need, NatWest have created ‘Boost Your Business’ to help support you and your business in a way that goes beyond just financial services. This series of events brings together a carefully selected and unique set of speakers to offer inspiration, experience and masterclasses in new skills – all with the aim of helping you to grow, progress and succeed. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, as well as discuss your challenges and opportunities with like minded business owners.

NatWest's dedicated team of local Business Growth Enablers will be on hand to help connect you to the right people and resources to best meet your business needs. The Business Growth Hub team will also be present at the event, here to help you with any enquiries or queries and connect you with our wide range of services for your business. You will also be able to hear from the Business Growth Hub during the Q&A panel.

Agenda

8:30 Networking breakfast
9:10 Welcome and introductions with Mark Winters, Regional Managing Director for Business Banking in the North of England
9:30 Hear from a local entrepreneur about their journey, sharing their business experience and learnings (TBC)
10:00 Benefit from a pitching masterclass delivered by Entrepreneurial Development Manager Matt West, in collaboration with Entrepreneurial Spark
10:25 Presentation from Daren Pickering, lead innovation architect at Worldpay. Hear how the growth of cashless payments will impact your business and the options now and in the future as to how your customers can pay you.
10:50 Morning coffee break
11:30 Get inspiration from FreeAgent CEO Ed Molyneux, who will discuss digital accounting and the future of financial management for your business
11:55 Experience a masterclass from Jayne Rogers at UpSkill Digital, Google delivery partner, on how to develop your digital skills and reach new customers online
12:35 Seize the opportunity to ask any of our speakers a question in a Q&A and live panel discussion
13:05 Lunch with the opportunity to network with hundreds of like-minded businesses and make new connections
14:00 Close

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