NEW SCHEDULE FOR 2018 SHOW COMING SOON
Schedule for November, 2017 show below
Elected this year, Alex Burghart, MP Brentwood & Ongar will welcome exhibitors and visitors to the Opening of the Brentwood Business Showcase
Welcome Address / Brentwood: A Great Place to Invest and Do Business, Leader of Brentwood Borough Council, Cllr Louise McKinlay and Essex County Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, Skills, Infrastructure and Digital Economy, Cllr Kevin Bentley
Growth, Technology and the SME, Ask the Experts Panel
The Future of the Workplace, Microsoft by Simon Farrell, Strategic Account Executive at Microsoft UK
The Impact of Digital Transformation, Sol-Tec, Paul Collins
Marketing MOT- an interactive session for new and existing businesses, Sarah Brockwell, Director of sarahBee Marketing
Is your M.O.T. due? Just like a car, your business needs checking and re-calibration to ensure that your marketing is firing on all cylinders. In this interactive session, Sarah Brockwell, Director of award-winning sarahBee marketing, gets under the bonnet of your company to check that what you are doing for marketing is roadworthy.
You’ll look at brand, public relations, market research, advertising, social media, online and strategy. At the end of the session, you’ll either pass or fail your Marketing MOT. So, if you think your marketing is in need of a refreshing ‘oil’ change then belt up and
get ready for a ride through what you SHOULD be doing to help your business do better.
Communicate & Influence with Confidence Style & Ease for Your Business (and Life) Success, Kay White
Reach New Customers Online, Lucia Asanache, Google Digital Garage
In this lively and information-packed workshop, you will hear a wealth of practical tips on how to improve your digital visibility; helping your site to be found through the major search engines and understanding the benefits of online advertising.
Key learning areas include:
Understand the power of search marketing and improving your visibility online
Get your business listed on Google and be found by local customers
Optimising for mobile
Learn how to get started with paid advertising online
Mind to Market, James Murray, Founder and Director of KFIT
How to Grow Your Business and Profits, James Sinclair
Social Media Strategy, Lucia Asanache, Google Digital Garage
Discover exactly where your small business needs to be seen and heard on the web in this workshop designed for aspiring social media marketers. You will receive a rundown of the best social media platforms to use in 2017 and how to create a social media strategy that delivers the right goals for your business.
– The importance of defining marketing guidelines so you can stay on brand and on message
– Learn how to build a plan to engage an audience
– Understand best practice for social media strategy
– Find new customers through social media channels
Complementary Drinks Reception in The Bean Café, sponsored by Brentwood Chamber of Commerce
This is just a taste of the opportunities to learn, network and boost business at the Showcase. Please bear in mind that, as with all events, this may be subject to change