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Overcoming barriers to SME scale-up

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Hear from industry leaders and those who have successfully grown their businesses. During this event, you will have the opportunity to listen to successful business leaders speak about the different elements of scaling up your business, with a specific focus on the barriers they have faced and how they overcame them. Topics such as the following will be covered:

  • Access to markets – procurement strategies, how to work with large corporates and selling into government.
  • Skills and talent – How to get people with the right skills for your business.
  • Leadership capacity - developing your leadership and management skills, as well as others who can help with this.
  • Finance – how to get funding that matches your ambitions and works for your business.
  • Business infrastructure – how to make the most of your local business infrastructure.

 

This will be followed by plenty of time to network with fellow SME and the speakers.

Time

21 Nov 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Calendar
Add to Calendar 11/21/2019 18:00 11/21/2019 21:00 Overcoming barriers to SME scale-up Hear from industry leaders and those who have successfully grown their businesses. Castle View, Forstal Rd, Maidstone ME14 3AQ, UK

Organiser

Strategic Engagement and Partnerships

Reasons to attend

This event will give you the opportunity to learn from fellow SME leaders about how they scaled up their businesses and overcame barriers that they found along the way. It will be an interactive sessions that will allow you plenty of time to ask questions and network with other SMEs in your area.

Location

Village Hotel

Castle View
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 3AQ
United Kingdom

Programme

 

18:00

Arrival and food

18:30

Welcome

18:40

Skills and talent and Leadership capacity

Simon Teague, High Growth Coach, New Levels Results Ltd

Case study - Malcolm Clarke, Managing Director of Baxall Construction

19:00

Access to markets and Business infrastructure

Steve Mason, Mason Consulting Ltd

Case study to be confirmed

19:20

Finance and funding

Rebecca Partridge, Castle Corporate Finance Ltd

Case study to be confirmed

19:40

Panel Q&A with case studies

20:00

Networking and refreshments

21:00

Close

Programme subject to change

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