Are you thinking of starting your own business?
Do you want some advice?
Edeal (Eastbourne & District Enterprise Agency Ltd) is working in association with Wealden District Council to deliver business start-up workshops throughout Wealden.
The workshops are FREE to Wealden residents or anybody who is starting a business in Wealden. The workshops cover the fundamental points of starting a business and include
Writing a good business plan
Managing cash flow
Meeting your legal obligations
Taxation & Vat
To book a place on this workshop please call 01323 641144
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crowborough, Sussex, Eastbourne, Seaford and Uckfield Chambers of Commerce will bring together companies from all sectors to enable them to explore new business opportunities and provide many new contacts. Using an innovative format of seated 3-way targeted speed networking, together with social networking and a networking wall to share information, this event will prove both invaluable and great fun!
Members £7.00 Non Members £10.00
Come along and give it a try. Bring plenty of business cards for sharing and arrive early, you won’t be disappointed.
Light refreshments will be provided together with FREE parking. Don't miss out - Please contact the Secretary to book your place.
This event will be held in association with: Sussex, Eastbourne, Seaford and Uckfield Chambers.
Friday 10 May 12:00 – 2:30
Free networking event
Includes a free lunch, tea and coffee plus a talk from Andrea Barker on confidence in the workplace. Don't miss this brilliant opportunity to network with other businesses in the community. Click HERE to book your place.
Care for the Carers is looking for people with diverse skills and experience who can work with them to ensure no one in East Sussex is left to care alone. You will be helping a dynamic and developing charity, which makes a huge difference to local people’s lives, often at the time when they need it the most.
For more information, please visit their website HERE
Share your career journey and insights with young people in schools and colleges in your local community.
Your unique industry knowledge and experience as someone who owns or works for an SME can make a difference to the options a young person considers for their careers.
You could be the person who changes the life of a young person, just by showing them what is possible.
For more information on how to get involved please click HERE
If any local restaurants or businesses would be willing to donate a raffle prize for this event please contact
For the second consecutive year a sponsored Darts Marathon is being held at the Crowborough Constitutional Club to raise money for the Williams Syndrome Foundation. Last year £5,000 was raised through the darts marathon, just giving page, raffle and silent auction.
William Syndrome is a rare congenital disorder that occurs randomly and affects around 18,000 people in the UK.
This year the Darts Marathon will take place at the club on 11th May, in conjunction with a raffle and silent auction of a variety of prizes
The latest edition of Sussex Business Times can be viewed HERE
In partnership with Action in Rural Sussex, Business East Sussex has organised the following business breakfasts.
Marketing Essentials - How to promote your business - Monday 18th March, Ringmer Village Hall, 8.30am to 10.30am. For more info and to book click HERE
Digital Marketing – Wednesday 24th April, Herstmonceux Village Hall, 8.30am to 10.30am. For more info and to book click HERE
Fit for Business – Wednesday 22nd May, Robertsbridge Village Hall, 8.30am to 10.30am. For more info and to book click HERE
Wednesday 3rd April 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Crowborough Community Centre, Pine Grove, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 1FE
This Pro-actions Business Seminar will explore how to go about building your business plan into a powerful piece of clear thinking that charts your map to success. This planning process will encourage you to take the time to think thoroughly about your business and how to make it work for you.
There is a £25.00 charge for Pro-Actions Seminars. However Chamber members can attend free of charge. If you are interested in this offer, please email Leon Banks at Pro Actions.
For more information please click HERE
Crowborough Acorns for Cancer Research UK invite you to The Mayor’s Lunch
Sponsored by Coppards & The Health Insurance Specialists
Wednesday 10th April at the Crowborough Beacon Golf Club 12.00 for 12.30pm
A two course lunch followed by a Cancer Research UK speaker
Ticket price £25 Please contact the Chamber Secretary for booking details
A free service for local people with memory loss, Alzheimer’s or other dementias and their carers.
Everyone Welcome at Woodlands & Heatherview, Beacon Road, Crowborough
Last Thursday of the month 2 – 4pm
31st January – Woodlands
28th February – Heatherview
28th March – Woodlands
25th April – Heatherview
30th May – Woodlands
27th June – Heatherview
Some examples of the type of activities you can be part of:
African drumming, Sensory Flowers, Singing, New Age Kurling and Boccia.
For more information please call 01892 653178 or 01892 653634 or go to www.wealden.gov.uk/dementia
The Ammex Stadium, June 13th 2019
Now celebrating its 16th successful year, the Let’s Do Business exhibition is the leading business to business exhibition in Sussex. The exhibition is all about good old-fashioned face-to-face networking, bringing hundreds of business people together in one place at one time.
For more information and to book a stand please click HERE
Join your fellow Chamber members from across Wealden; Crowborough, Hailsham, Heathfield & Uckfield for a summer BBQ at the picturesque Crockstead Farm hotel. An opportunity to network in a social setting with business talk allowed so long as it's accompanied by a burger and a beer!
Hopefully, the weather will be kind in mid-June; meet directly from the office, shop, factory or other workplace at 6.00pm for a BBQ with cash bar available throughout the evening.
Tickets for your food are £8.00, please email the Secretary to book and with any vegetarian or other dietary requirements.
Crowborough Community Centre
10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Whether you are a sole trader or national company, a start up or long established business, exhibitor or visitor - The Crowborough Business Expo will be of interest to you.
For more information and to book, please visit our dedicated Expo page HERE
Thursday 21st March, East Sussex National, 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
With over 60+ Exhibitors, the business expo is an informative and invaluable event for you, a true insight into the power of networking and marketing, yet different in the way they encourage a relaxed, informal atmosphere.a chance to network.
Chamber members receive 25% off their stands.
For more info and to register please click HERE
New member Cappure Video Production is offering 10% discount off any video project to all Crowborough Chamber Of Commerce members.
Please call 01892 862489 or contact them through their website HERE to discuss your project.
See our Member 2 Member page for more offers.
Crowborough Chamber is holding a networking event on Tuesday 12th March from 5.30 pm at The Crowborough Community Centre Cafe, Pine Grove, Crowborough. This event is open to all and is FREE for members with non members being charged just £5.00.
Our networking evenings are relaxed, no pressure events designed to allow businesses the chance to promote themselves and services to other companies as well as socialise with others in an informal atmosphere.
If you wish to attend please inform the Secretary
The latest map showing the projected route of the BML2 Project's three distinct phases., London, Kent and Sussex.
For more detail of each phase, click on the links below:
Uckfield to Lewes
Crowborough Chamber Members can now benefit from a 10% discount on holidays at Catalan Adventures, this offer is thanks to ex Chamber Member Nick Tunstill.
Kay and Pascoe LLP have also added a Member2Member offer of 10% discount on their hourly rate plus an initial consultation offer of about an hour for £75 plus VAT of £15 (£90 in total).