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PONTOON FESTIVAL

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

FREE

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY, WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST

Start your Own Business

Peter Grant, WSX Enterprise

10:00 – 12:00

Starting a new business or working for yourself is exciting, but it can be scary too. You’ve so many new skills to learn and so many questions to ask. This introductory workshop covers the basics of self-employment, looking at developing your business idea into a clear plan for success, understanding legislation and finances, and improving your sales and marketing skills.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/start-your-own-business-with-wsx-tickets-64165315185

Selling Online

Angela Chick, Etsy Group

14:00 – 16:00

Run by experienced creative business owner and illustrator Angela Chick, learn how easy it is to take a product to market these days. Angela will tell you a little bit about her experiences as well as the diverse routes to market the internet offers such as ‘Etsy,’ ‘Not on the High Street,’ and promotion on social media. This is an opportunity to hear first-hand from someone who has been through the process, and to take part in an interactive group session where you will build your own business idea.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/selling-online-with-angela-chick-tickets-64165499737

Promotional Video Workshop for Businesses

Rob Ulitski, Pastel Wasteland

10:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 16:00

Content is king. This course will introduce you to the basic technical knowledge you need to shoot video on your mobile. In this practical workshop designed for those with small businesses and enterprises, you will learn how to create a short promotional video for sharing on websites and social media accounts.

For 10:00 – 12:00 session, book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/promotional-video-workshop-for-businesses-with-rob-ulitski-tickets-64165353299

For 14:00 – 16:00 session, book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/promotional-video-workshop-for-businesses-with-rob-ulitski-tickets-64165450590

PONToon Fiesta Networking Event

16:30 – 19:00

The PONToon team and our project ambassadors would like you to join us for our Networking Fiesta to celebrate the hard work of participants and workshop leaders. Held at the Outside In Food Court, this evening is the chance to meet project partners, local business owners, community groups and discover more about the project.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pontoon-fiesta-networking-event-tickets-64166061417

Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Website:
https://www.port.ac.uk/news-events-and-blogs/events/pontoon-festival

Organiser

University of Portsmouth
Phone:
023 9284 8484
Email:
info.centre@port.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.port.ac.uk/

Venue

University of portsmouth
Eldon Building
Portsmouth, po1 2dj United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.port.ac.uk/news-events-and-blogs/events/pontoon-festival