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August 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pmFREE
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.
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.
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.