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Thursday 17th November

Friday 18th November


11.00 - 11.30

Gary Hickman

How To Get More Organic Reach On Facebook

If you are like most business owners you dread the weekly stats sent by Facebook that highlights you have only reach a few hundred people. I am going to show you a powerful strategy that will deliver you more targeted reach for your Facebook posts. At The end you can also get access to a free Facebook traffic course that will transform your social media marketing.


11.45 - 12.15

Matt Kitching

Green Business Fund – Funded support and capital contributions for SMEs

The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund provides small businesses (SMEs) in England, Scotland and Wales with fully funded training, advice and capital contributions to help lower their energy costs. The scheme makes use of the Carbon Trust’s 15 years of experience in delivering energy efficiency advice and finance to businesses around the world. This presentation will detail each of the funded services available and outline how to make an application.


12.30 - 13.00

Jonathan Dowden

Start your business in a Weekend

Do you have an idea for a business? Confused about where to start? Does the thought of writing a business plan fill you with dread? This is the seminar for you, we will show you an effective way to get started and develop your idea into a successful, sustainable business without extensive business plans and market research upfront. All you need is an idea, an iPhone and the determination to succeed.


14.00 - 14.30

David Knight

Drive Your Business Forward with SAP Business One from Codestone.

David will be presenting a whistle-stop tour of market leading Enterprise Resource Planning solution – SAP Business One. SAP Business One was specifically designed for the small to mid-sized business. It provides our customers with a comprehensive accounting and business management solution that is both affordable and easily configurable to the specific needs of their business. Codestone was SAP’s first SAP Business One Partner in the UK, the first to achieve Gold Status, a Master VAR and has one of the largest dedicated SAP Business One teams in the UK. We now support over 4,500 end-users across more than 300 UK sites and a further 100 international sites.


14.45 - 15.15

Lynne Hughes

Raising awareness of how vital luxury holiday homes are to sustaining small local business and creating jobs, whilst adding value to the holiday exper

Luxury holiday homes are a growing market, local people are hating these holiday homes being built and leaving them enough for half the year. Immaculette is turning that around by placing a luxury parcel full of locally sourced produce and good and ideas and recommendations of where to go and what to do in your area. We only recommend businesses that need the encouragement of extra business in sustaining them and encouraging them to grow which ultimately will create jobs. This list revenue is key to changing local people''s perspective on how luxury holiday homes can return massive income back into the community..immaculette is highlighting this fact and educating holiday home owners of how immaculette movement can change people''s lives, globally.


15.30 - 16.00

Mark Linton

Why My Marketing Doesn’t Work For Me

Mark Linton is the founder of The Business Growth Show and Intuitive Marketing Agency he tackles people''s understanding of marketing and challenges businesses to think again when it comes to their marketing. He has built a national exhibition and networking company and has helped businesses get more results for less with his digital marketing campaigns.