Mon, 19 August 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Basepoint is thrilled to invite you to a wine & cheese tasting experience at Basepoint Crowborough. You’ll be treated to selection of cheeses and wines, all provided by trusted local suppliers. Expect a relaxed and informal evening, all in aid of Children's Respite Trust.
Tickets are free, and donations will be gratefully accepted on the night, for a wonderful cause.
For more information and to book please click HERE
There are a range of recruitment services that can help an employer available through Jobcentre Plus, these include recruitment advice, work trials, advice on work experience and apprenticeships, for more information please visit their website HERE
1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem at some point in their life and 1 in 6 adults has a mental health problem at any one time, three out of five employees report experiencing mental health issues because of work. Attend this conference to better understand mental health and the impact of poor mental health at work. The conference is hosted by East Sussex County Council (and partners) and is being held at the new Welcome Centre at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. More information is available HERE
Edeal (Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency Ltd) is working in association with Wealden District Council to deliver free business start-up workshops, the next workshop is in Heathfield and will cover the fundamental points of starting a business including; writing a good business plan, sourcing finance, managing cash flow, legal obligations, taxation & VAT and marketing.
For more information please click HERE or contact EDEAL on 01323 641144
Hospices of Hope is holding a charity event at Bar Trend, Crowborough on 5th December and they are looking for a sponsor for the event.
The sponsorship would include logo on the flyers and posters and on social media and also a mention at the event, they are looking for £250 so that they can cover the costs of the event which will enable them to send more of the money raised to their beneficiaries.
Taking place on Thursday 5th December, the night will start with a brilliant cocktail making demonstration for two different cocktails. After this, you will have the chance to make your very own cocktail. As well as the two cocktails, the night will also include a welcome drink and nibbles!
For more information please contact Jay Finch: email@example.com
Held on the 26th of September at the East Sussex National Hotel, and organised by ACES (The Alliance of Chambers in East Sussex) with support from East Sussex County Council, the East Sussex Business Awards will showcase those businesses that have shown exceptional growth, are supporting the development of their teams and have shown commitment to the region.
Nominations are now open for the ACES 2019 East Sussex Business Awards. This is your opportunity to nominate your business or a third-party business that has impressed you. There are ten categories to choose from including SME Business of the Year, Outstanding Team of the Year and Business Person of the Year. To complete the application for yourself or another Chamber business please click HERE
Nominations close at 11pm, Friday 23rd August 2019
To book tickets for The Gala Awards night on Thursday 26th September 2019 at The East Sussex National please click HERE
The latest edition of the Sussex Business Times is availble to view on line HERE
Wednesday 25th September 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Basepoint, Pine Grove Enterprise Centre, Pine Grove, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 1DH
Whether you’ve been running a business for a while or you are just starting up, this event could transform your level of success.
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.
In this Pro-actions Business Seminar you will explore:
Why you need a business plan
Who your plan is intended for
What you need to include in your plan, why it’s important and what it means
How often you should review and update your plan
Booking is essential as there are limited places. Don’t delay and use the three hours to make a real difference to your future!
To book and for more information please click HERE or call Leon Banks on 07818 061189
Crowborough’s Christmas Fair, organised by the Town Council, is scheduled to take place on Friday 22nd November.
The Fair will start at 4.00pm and will finish at approximately 6.00pm when the Christmas lights will be switched on by a celebrity from this years’ Tunbridge Wells Panto. There will be a road closure in place from 1.00pm and stall holders will have staggered access to their stalls from 2.00 - 3.00pm onwards.
Stalls will be available to businesses at £15.00 per stall and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
If you would like to book a stall please contact the Town Council HERE
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel,
8am, Tuesday 23rd July
A free, informative taster session in Brighton to hear about a new initiative by Enterprise Nation that will support businesses around the UK that have real ambition for growth. For more information and to book please click HERE
Edeal has 13 business consultants used for business advice but they need more general business consultants and trainers who can deliver start-up workshops.
Edeal already has several marketing, graphic design, HR and social media consultants but have great demand for general advice and more consultants who can help with:
Cash Flow Forecasts
If you are interested in these paid roles please contact The Chamber Secretary, your details will then be passed on to Edeal and you will be invited to an assessment morning.
Thu, 25 July, 16:00 – 18:30 Holiday Inn Hotel London-Gatwick Airport
If you are interested in finding out how you may be able to access Gatwick airports supply chain this event may be for you. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is holding a free event at the Holiday Inn where the Head of Gatwick Procurement will be speaking about the procurement process and how to become part of the supply chain. Numbers are limited and booking is essential, please click HERE
This event is a chance for both members and non members to attend a shortened Chamber Meeting followed by the opportunity to enjoy a delicious BBQ on the terrace between the Community Centre and the Pine Grove Enterprise Centre (Basepoint).
The menu includes three meats (burger, marinated chicken and sausages) alongside a selection of sides and salads. A complimentary glass of wine, selected by Alteus Wines, will be available and soft drinks will also be provided.
There is a small charge for this event which will be payable on the night, with Chamber members receiving a 50% subsidy:
Non Members £10
Please confirm your attendance by Friday 12th July.
Please note: We will be catering based on confirmed attendees. If you book but do not attend you will still be charged.
The evening will comprise a shortened Chamber Meeting from 6.00 pm until 6.30 pm followed by a BBQ.
Redroaster Cafe, Brighton
6pm, Tuesday 16th July
An evening dedicated to business growth where you'll meet business advisers, hear talks from experts on how to scale your business and meet local entrepreneurs. Please click HERE for more info and to book.
The Sussex PA Network is a free group for PAs, EAs and Admin support. They hold development, training, social and networking events. You get the chance to meet other like-minded professionals in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. This is an excellent way to strengthen existing relationships, make new contacts, create business opportunities and develop professionally. For more information on the group please see their website HERE
The next event is at Ridgeview Wine Estate on Tuesday 16th July from 5.30pm until 7.30pm for more information and to book please click HERE
Friday 5 July 11:30 – 15:00
Brilliant opportunity to network at Basepoint Crowborough, with guest speakers from the premier support agencies in the county! Free food, tea and coffee provided.
For more information and to book please click HERE
South East Creative is a newly launched programme from the South East Creatives Cultural Digital Sector (SECCADS) that includes fully-funded specialist mentoring support aimed at businesses in the Creative, Cultural or Digital Sectors, which have significant growth potential. Specialist mentors will be matched to eligible business to work alongside you to achieve your growth potential. There are four strands of support available including workshops and training, business growth, grants and interns support. For more information visit the South East Creatives website HERE
The MHCLG has recently launched a European Regional Development Fund focused on enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs. The funding aims to promote entrepreneurship, support the creation of advanced capacities for products, services and development and to support the capacity of SMEs to grow into regional, national and international markets. There is budget of approx. £10m to be allocated with bids expected to be for £500K and above. The funding round closes on 30th September 2019 with projects being delivered by June 2023. For more information please visit the .gov website HERE
This event will enable participants to get to know other businesses; their motivations, their needs and their unique offer to others. Whilst business to business sales are an inevitable outcome of this event, the goal is to help you build strong and long lasting relationships, and even partnerships into the future. More information can be found HERE
In partnership with the Green Growth Platform (University of Brighton) Sussex Chamber is holding a Clean Growth Innovation 2 day workshop at Barnsgate Manor, Herons Ghyll on the 4th June and 2nd July.
These are free to attend. There are limits to the number of attendees so this will be on a first come first served basis – please contact the Sussex Chamber on 01444 259 259 to book a place.
For more information please click HERE
Sunday, 18 August 2019 from 10:00-16:00
Crowborough Rugby Football Club
Local business Summer family fun day & boot fair designed at supporting local businesses and individuals as well as giving families a fun affordable day out. For more information please click HERE
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