L8.45 Doors open for registration
9.30 Welcome and round the room introductions
9.40 Notices, announcements & news
10.00 Make connections and a quick loo break.
This meeting we will have the following speakers:
Matthew Holmes from Newsquest will give a 5 minute talk on how to make the most of your local newspaper.
LEP /GROWTH HUB
Our main guest speakers will be Sam Hoad, Growth Hub Development Manager for GFirst LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) and Richard Peers, Business Navigator from The Growth Hub at Stroud.
Sam and Richard will give some background to the creation and vision of The Growth Hub and the subsequent development of the network model across the county. The aim of The Growth Hub is to help Gloucestershire businesses to maximise and accelerate their growth potential by providing free unbiased support across a wide variety of topics.
Kevin Hamblin, Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Principal:
“SGS College is delighted to host the Stroud Growth Hub opening in January 2020. It will provide locally accessible support for individuals and businesses to identify and reach their business growth potential and will drive business ambition across the district. The Hub will create opportunities for businesses to work together for greater overall benefit and it will seed and de-risk new business ventures.“
No need to book just turn up!
Please feel free to bring guests along to the meeting; they attend a free taster of our meetings by just signing in on arrival.
The venue is The Old Lodge, Minchinhampton GL6 9AQ. Parking is free.
Coffee will be available from 8.45 am,; business to begin at 9.30 am.