Seminars and Networking Opportunities

Throughout the day there are a number of seminars and networking opportunities open to aanyone to attend.  Whether you are just starting out or already have a successful business, these sessions are designed to give you the latest information a great chance to network with other local businesses. 

Pre-registration for the seminars has now closed, but on arrival please book your place at the registration desk. 

Seminar 1: Social Media strategy that turns conversations into clients

Speaker: Tanya Filer

Time: 10.30 - 11.15

Delivered by Tanya, a Bishop's Stortford based online marketing consultant and coach, who has been working with business owners in the area for the past 7 years. Her area of speciality is helping them develop, implement and analyse their social media strategy to increase their presence and bottom line. Find out how you can make your social media strategy work for your business. 

Seminar 2: Hertfordshire & BEST Growth Hubs - Can we help your Business?

Speaker: David Zerny & Jacqui Stimpson

Time: 11.30 - 12.00

Hertfordshire Growth Hub are here to help established businesses with real potential for growth to access the support they need to achieve even more. Hear from the Partnership Development Manager about the support that is available for businesses in Hertfordshire. The BEST Growth Hub offer a free and impartial support service for registered businesses in Essex.  After learning more about your business, your ambitions and your barriers the BEST Team will let you know what support is out there to help you get to where you need to be or to help open up new possibilities.

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Speed Networking

Time: 12.30 - 13.30

This session is designed to help you meet a number of business contacts face to face in just one hour. Your opportunity to put your business in front of potential new clients. 

Seminar 3: The English Classroom - Confident speaking for business

Speaker: Ellie Louis

Time: 14.00 - 15.00

Ellie, a Bishop's Stortford language expert, who runs The English Classroom and The French Room, from Launchpad, is running a short, free Confident Speakers workshop at BSMB. This is a taster session for a course run by The English Classroom to help business people speak with more confidence. As Ellie explains; "If you come across as a confident speaker, people will want to listen to what you have to say in all kinds of situations; at work, with friends in any situation really.