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Sales and Marketing Seminar


Who should attend? Anyone who has responsibility for delivering sales & marketing strategy.

In this special 2 hour seminar, you will be provided with some insight into the role of sales & marketing within your organisation.  Find ways in which sales & marketing interact to form the pattern for growth within your organisation and explore ways in which to make it different and to grow more strongly.


Free- Member Rate

£25.00- Non-Member Rate

Price excludes VAT



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Business Startup Seminar


Thinking of starting or just started a new business? Attend a FREE business start-up seminar. The event will provide tailored help and support to individuals who want to set up and run their own successful new business.

The event will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Is it right for you?
  • Business Planning
  • Legal status and legalities
  • Taxation
  • Next steps

Aimed at individuals thinking of, or just starting a potential business, the seminar offers a structured approach to identifying opportunities, planning for success and ensuring a better chance of survival.

There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.


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Growth Hub Largest

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Planning for Small Business Improvement


This workshop, led by a local business expert, cuts through financial jargon and gives you the techniques you need to be more in control of your business finances and improve profitability.

Business starts here is a service within Dudley Library that can direct you towards the free support, information and facilities that can help turn your idea into a fully-fledged business.

This service was awarded with the FSB ‘Highly Commended Best Small Business Friendly programme or campaign’.


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Business innovation support drop in sessions


The drop in sessions offer Small to Medium size businesses (SME’s) the opportunity to participate in one-to-one reviews with a business solutions advisor to discuss innovation support and funding available through the University of Wolverhampton.

Please note you will need to pre-book your place prior to your visit.


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Marches Growth Hub Shropshire

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Getting the best out of your WordPress website


This is a one day hands-on training course designed for people who want to learn to build their own website in WordPress in just one day, as well as those that have a current Word Press website and wish to understand it better and get the most out of it!


To build your own website or to learn how to manage your existing word press site.


  • What is WordPress? The basics of how websites work and how WordPress can help.
  • Fundamental concepts – what are themes, plugins and widgets?
  • Setting up a WordPress site
  • Publishing content to your website – how to add and amend content, adding links, images and more.
  • Customising the look of your website – using themes and customising them to get the ‘look’ you want
  • Adding new functions to your website by installing plugins
  • Making your website ready for search engines – the importance of the title tag, using WordPress for SEO*, tracking your results using Google Analytics
  • Integrating social media into your site – pulling in Facebook & Twitter feeds, posting from WordPress to social media
  • Keeping WordPress safe – upgrades, security, passwords and spam.

Key Benefits

  • A year’s hosting for your new WordPress site (normally £100)
  • A £75 Google AdWords voucher to promote your new site (subject to availability)
  • An hour’s phone support in the 30 day period immediately following the course (worth £50)
  • Our very own ‘WordPress in a Day’ training manual (Priceless!)

What do you need to bring?

  • Yourself! (+ if you bring a friend there’s a 10% discount for booking 2 places at once)
  • A laptop (Don’t have one? We may be able to help, give us a shout)
  • Your ideas of what you want on your website.


£260 – Non Member Rate

£160 – Member Rate

Price excludes VAT


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Meet the Expert in Shropshire


Next Up: The Business Start Up Show

Book your appointments at the Department for International Trade Shropshire flagship Meet the Expert event where you have the opportunity to have 1:1 meetings with leading experts who will be housed in four zones including Finance, Funding, Digital and Practical.

Online bookings for 1-2-1 meetings are now open and booking up fast. Please register your interest in this event and you will then be sent an email with information on how to book your 1-2-1s.

You will have the opportunity to meet 1:1 with a range of experts including:

Practical Zone


– Language & Culture

– Export Docs

– Food & Drink Regulations/Labelling Packaging

– Intellectual Property

– Cyber Security

– Enterprise Europe Network

– IntaTrade

– Business Solutions (Innovation Support and Graduate Support Scheme)

Finance Zone

– Economic Growth Solutions

– Export Finance

– Getting Paid

– Get Set for Growth

– Accountant

Funding Zone


– Marches Growth Hub

– Business Innovation Programme

Digital Zone

– Website Internationalization

– Selling Online