Business Events and Workshops

A guide to business events and activities in and around Mendip, Somerset and the South West.

 

BUSINESS EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
EventWhereWhenDetailsWebsite
Know Your Cyber and Fraud Risks WebinarN/AAnytime

Watch the recording of the Specialist Client Solution cyber fraud webinar.

A free training resource for businesses and cyber security by Barclay's bank.


E-LEARNING RESOURCE

TechshedEdventure,
The Welsh Mill, Park Hill Drive,
Frome BA11 2LE

7pm-9pm

Every Wednesday

Weekly, to share knowledge and work on projects and ideas.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

CIM - Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation

Bath and West Rural Enterprise Centre,
The Showground,
Shepton Mallet,
BA4 6QN

9am - 12pm

Thursday 23rd January 2020

This interactive SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) workshop, is designed to provide SME's with practical, and relatively low-cost, ideas to improve their search engine rankings on Google and other search engines to ultimately generate traffic. 

Reduced price of £40 for Mendip residents / businesses. To book call 01628 427340 quoting code MDCSW1                    

 

 

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Let's look at your business social profilesCommittee Room,
Mendip District Council,
Shepton Mallet,
BA4 5BT

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Tuesday 28th January 2020

Get a fresh perspective on your social media profiles to help attract more followers and increase engagement.

A free drop in session for Mendip businesses.

 

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Wells Business School for EntrepreneursSomerset Skills & Learning,
Portway Avenue,
Wells
BA5 2QF

6-9pm

Tuesday 4th February 2020

Session 1: Entrepreneurial thinking, how to network effectively and business law & GDPR.

£100 grants for professional fees, free Chamber membership and business mentoring available for those attending all 3 sessions (4th February, 7th April, 2nd June).

Free for businesses and residents in the Mendip District Council area.

 

 

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Email Marketing with MailchimpCrispin Hall,
Street,
BA16 0EZ

10am-1pm

Tuesday 11th February 2020

 

Learn how to expertly create email campaigns that drive traffic and increase sales.

A free workshop for Mendip businesses.

 

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Introduction to Pay Per Click advertisingCommittee Room,
Mendip District Council,
Shepton Mallet,
BA4 5BT

10am-1pm

Thursday 20th February 2020

An introduction to PPC for small businesses.

A free workshop for Mendip businesses.

 

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Digital Know-How Workshop with Lloyds Bank and Google 

Crispin Hall,
Street,
BA16 0EZ

9am-1pm

Thursday 27th February 2020

Lloyds Banking Group in Partnership with Enterprise Mendip will host a free event centred on building your presence online and building a digital marketing plan.

Join this interactive and collaborative session, where we will be looking to not only highlight the benefits of digital adoption, but also to provide digital skills via our partners at Google.

 

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Email Marketing with Mailchimp - follow up session

Mahalia's Whole Food Cafe,
77 High St,
Street,
BA16 0EG

15:30pm - 17:30pm

Tuesday 17th March 2020

This is a follow up session from the workshop held on 11th February.

A free drop-in session.

 

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Introduction to Adobe InDesignCommittee Room,
Mendip District Council,
Shepton Mallet,
BA4 5BT

10am-1pm

Thursday 19th March 2020

Learn how to lay out text, images and shapes, use colour and fonts, and produce print-friendly, professional looking leaflets.

A free workshop for Mendip businesses.

 

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Wells Business School for EntrepreneursSomerset Skills & Learning,
Portway Avenue,
Wells
BA5 2QF

6-9pm

Tuesday 7th April 2020

Session 2: Business planning, basic bookkeeping and renting business premises.

Free for businesses and residents in the Mendip District Council area.

 

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Creative effective Facebook promotions for your businessCrispin Hall,
Street,
BA16 0EZ

10am-1pm

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Learn how to expertly create Facebook ad campaigns to increase your reach and your sales.

A free workshop for Mendip businesses.

 

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Creative effective Facebook promotions for your business - follow up sessionMahalia's Whole Food Cafe,
77 High St,
Street,
BA16 0EG

3.30pm-5.30pm

Tuesday 19th May 2020

This is a follow up session from the workshop held on 21st April.

A free drop-in session.

 

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Wells Business School for EntrepreneursSomerset Skills & Learning,
Portway Avenue,
Wells
BA5 2QF

6-9pm

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Session 3: Marketing, PR and maximising customers.

Free for businesses and residents in the Mendip District Council area.

 

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Local Entrepreneur's Forum - Citizen led economic change in FromeCheese and Grain,
Market Yard,
Frome,
BA11 1BE

7pm-9pm

Thursday 15th October 2020

4 entrepreneurs will pitch their projects to the local community. This is a great opportunity to raise the profile of your venture, as well as to gain financial and or/non-financial investment and support. Our criteria for choosing ventures to pitch:
  • enterprise is ethical, sustainable and appropriately local
  • enterprise helps address our local response to the climate emergency
  • demonstrates competence through business plan and/or track record
  • business model does not rely on donations or grant funding
  • 'investment' required would allow venture to 'get to the next level' - investment could be financial and/or non-financial
  • contributes to the long-term resilience of the community

 

 

 

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