Event: Spring into Action - Joint event with GrowBiz & Rotary Club of Auchterarder & District

Join us for a joint event with the Rotary Club of Auchterarder & District - Spring Into Action 2018, where small businesses & community organisations will be exhibiting all day and you can drop into any of the interesting workshops throughout the day

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Thu 19 Apr 2018
11:00am–5:00pm

Spring into Action - Joint event with GrowBiz & Rotary Club of Auchterarder & District

Join us for a joint event with the Rotary Club of Auchterarder &  District - Spring Into Action 2018, where small businesses & community organisations will be exhibiting all day and you can drop into any of the interesting workshops throughout the day.

Pop up café – all day Exhibitions – all day  Workshops – see below  Guest Speaker & networking

PROGRAMME:

11:00 – 12:30 Workshop 1 – Social media strategies for your business Exploring the different ways you can be more strategic with the use of social media. Do you need to be on all of the platforms and how do you manage it all? Led by Jennifer Lindsay-Finan from GrowBiz

12:30 – 14:00 Workshop 2 – Mentor relationship roleplay the GrowBiz way GrowBiz has a unique, award winning approach to business mentoring. This is an opportunity to see it in practice and decide if you’d like to get a mentor or become one. Led by Alan Garratt from GrowBiz

14:00 – 15:00 Workshop 3 - The Modern Credit Union – How can we help? The Credit Union is a great local source of funding, find out how it can benefit you. Led by Anne Walker from Credit Union

15:00 – 16:00 Workshop 4 – Lessons in innovation – From Idea to reality Partnering businesses with academics is a powerful way to drive innovation and Lorna Watson from Interface will share practical experiences and insights gained from such partnerships.

16:00 – 17:00 Workshop 5 – Bringing ideas to life – and protecting them Do you have an idea that you think could be a commercial success? Local man Andrew Jackson did, and he shares his experience of getting support from the Innovate Product Design Company.

18:00 – 20:30 How I grew my business: The story of People’s Energy Company People’s Energy is a new Scotland based renewable gas and electricity supplier that returns the profits to the customers and has grown to a £5m turnover business in itsfirst six months. David and Karin want to bring back trust in the energy market, by putting their actions and money where their mouth is. Come and listen to them share their journey, including an opportunity to network with other local businesses.

For more details: Denise: denisej@uwclub.net Estelle: 07879 481014 Bravo: 07710 506526

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