We hold regular free working lunches and networking events throughout the year across South Lakeland. These events help us engage with businesses in South Lakeland and provide a forum for businesses to discuss issues that directly affect them. They also provide a ideal opportunity to network with other businesses and make new contacts.
Google Digital Garage on tour
South Lakeland District Council with Google are holding a free Business Event on Wednesday 13 July at Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal.
Doors will open from 9.45am for networking, refreshments and registration and the event will start at 10am.
10:00 Welcome by Tim Farron MP
10:10 Tell Your Story (session)
The first step towards making the most of the internet is to show off the best of your business online. Make your website shine, on computers and mobile devices, develop rich content, and learn about the importance of measuring success with analytics.
10:45 Questions & Answers
11:00 Reach New Customers (session)
Take the next step and make your business more visible online so that new customers can find you. Understand the cornerstones of digital marketing, and learn how to use online marketing tools to reach prospective customers.
11:45 Questions & Answers
This free event is open to any South Lakeland businesses. Please note that places are limited to 2 attendees per company and you need to register prior to the event.
In the meantime please feel free to look at the online resources on the Digital Garage website
Previous topics have covered:
The Future High Street
Marketing your business effectively online and social medial for business
Business Crime, minimising the risks
Business Skills for Growth: Retail special
Reduce your Business Costs and Business Rates Update
Green Deal Opportunities
Improving Your Business Retail Revitalisation
Employment sites and how these can be brought forward
Environmental advice and waste management for businesses
Advice and help available to South Lakeland businesses
Help with finding and accessing finance
Superfast Broadband and Connected Cumbria - to keep up to date visit Connecting Cumbria
Business Skills for Growth: Higher Education Special
Exporting your goods around the world
You can view the presentations from our previous events at Invest in South Lakeland.
Please visit Invest in South Lakeland for full details of up and coming events.
If you would like to receive details of our events and be kept up to date with news, opportunities, grants and business advice please visit Invest in South Lakeland and complete our very short online registration form. To submit your business event visit Invest In South Lakeland event business page.
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