London Growth Hub Business Roadshow: Havering
If you’re looking to grow your business, this is the event for you!
It has been proven over and over again, businesses that receive support to grow their businesses, grow faster and stronger. Hosted by the London Growth Hub, the London Business Roadshows are here to show you the support that exists to help your business grow in 2019. Meet successful entrepreneurs, get expert one-on-one advice for your business and meet exhibitors with solutions that will boost your business.
As a small business owner, you will receive the expert advice and the inspirational talks you need to grow your business faster and stronger. Please click here to get your free ticket now!
What happens at a London Growth Hub Business Roadshow?
There’s a whole host of benefits to attending the event:
Discover the vast business support that’s available in the capital
Hear from successful entrepreneurs who’ve been there and done it on their business journeys and their top tips to help your business succeed
Receive expert advice with our free one-on-one meetings with business experts and mentors
Explore the exhibition zone and meet providers who can help boost your business
Refreshments will be provided
10:10am: Welcome from Havering Leader’s Office
10:40am: Beat the buyer: The 5 P’s of pitching to buyers
Paul Durrant, expert sales and pitching consultant, talks about the 5 P’s of pitching to buyers and how your business can incorporate this method to gain more sales and contracts than ever!
11:20am: Coffee break
11:40am: How to start and grow an agency business
Serial entrepreneur and CEO of both Cactus and Agencynomics, Spencer Gallagher is passionate about helping agency owners successfully scale their businesses and achieve their ambitions. Spencer started his agency business in 1999. He will help you understand the journey from having the idea of going alone through to starting your own creative, marketing or digital agency business and scaling it up!
12:20pm: Your brand is not your logo: Why you need brand thinking in everything you do
Matt Davies, brand strategist, entrepreneur and author of book Storyategy, explains why your brand is not just about your logo and how you need to think about branding in every aspect of your business, from customer service to website and product.
1pm: Lunch break
2pm: How small businesses can take advantage of messenger marketing
Messenger Marketing and chatbots are growing exponentially. in 2018 there were 2bn+ monthly messages between business and users. In this Intro session to chatbots, Caroline Summers, She Means Business trainer, will cover why and how you should be using chatbots, why you should build on Facebook messenger first and evaluating where to start.
2:40pm: Digital Marketing and how it can grow your business
3:20pm: How to grow your business through PR
Small and growing businesses understand the need to get their brands recognised not just in social media, but also print media, as well as radio and TV. This session will tell you how to do just that, but without the need for expensive agencies.
4pm: How to finance a growing business
A session on how to finance your small business, covering raising money and managing your finances and cashflow. The talk will be delivered by Andrew Henderson, managing partner of HACL and a fellow of the ICAEW with over 15 years’ experience. Previously, Andrew worked at Deloitte and Grant Thornton. Now at HACL, he provides advice to entrepreneurs, fast-growing and owner-managed business who are looking to better manage cashflow and raise finance.
5pm: Event closes
Learn about the different business support available in your area:
London Growth Hub
Caroline Summers social media
Havering Council Procurement
Talk Talk Legal
First Call Accounting
More to be announced!
Navigating Brexit workshop: 1-4pm
As part of the London Business Roadshows, we are also offering a handy, free three-hour training session for SMEs on navigating Brexit for your business. If you want to discover how Brexit could affect your business and what steps you can start taking now to protect yourself, join us at this free training session. This session runs 1-4pm at the same venue. You can book your free ticket using the green ‘register’ bottom on the top.