Throughout 2020 we are continuing to offer our events on a “no cost or low cost” basis and don’t forget that some of our events offer additional value with opportunities for complimentary, bespoke follow up sessions at no cost.
That Friday Feeling At Five!
6th & 20th November, 4th December
FREE EVENTS Join us online in our ‘virtual pub’ every fortnight for the opportunity to raise a glass to the weekend with business friends – no pitches, no formal introductions – just a great chance to catch up what’s new in the local business community and to meet some of the people behind our wonderful local businesses – have your glass of something chilled at the ready!
How well is your website working for you? ‘The Secrets of SEO’ FREE online session
10th November 10am – 11am
FREE EVENT Your business website may look great, but how do you make sure that it works as well as it looks? Join Taunton Chamber of Commerce and our industry experts to learn the ‘Secrets of SEO’.
Explained in easy to understand terms, Pam Knight from White Knight Marketing and Tim Church from Somerset Web Services will help you understand how SEO works and where you can start. They will demystify the process and share with you some quick wins that will improve the visibility of your website.
You will find out the 4 key areas you need to cover off to have a great website.
- On-Page SEO
- Technical SEO
Attendees will also have the opportunity to sign up for a FUNDED* one to one follow on to help their business website perform better.
*limited funded follow on places available
‘Mental Health at Work SME Toolkit Workshop’
FUNDED and SUBSIDISED places available
16th November 9.15am – 12.30pm
We are delighted to be offering a second opportunity to benefit from this exclusive workshop on how to promote the well being of your team and support good mental health at work, providing you with a SME Toolkit for Mental Health and Wellbeing. This workshop has now received CPD
This three-hour online interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to understand:
• What is mental health?
• What is stress?
• Tips and techniques to stay well at work
• Factors that affect mental health stigma and the impact
• Types of mental health conditions – spotting the signs
• Useful statistics and resources to access, Mental Health First Aid overview
• Practical steps to provide assistance to others and toolkit of support for you and your employees
Becky Wright, New Leaf: “We are pleased to announce that our course has been independently evaluated for Continuing Professional Development purposes by The CPD Certification Service. This means our course complies with universally accepted principles of Continual Professional Development (CPD) and has been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans”.
Bookings at a subsidised rate of £30 per person can be made via the ‘Book your place at our events’ button, or to secure THE LAST remaining FUNDED place, please email Bethan [email protected]
‘Facebook Advertising – Reach your Ideal Customer with Brand Awareness’ FREE Interactive workshop
19th November 10am – 11am
FREE EVENT Facebook Advertising – find your ideal customers with Brand Awareness!
Social Media experts Purely Personal Marketing will take us through this interactive online session around attracting ideal customers through the use of Facebook Ads. Expect lots of practical advice, step by step guidance and plenty of opportunity for asking questions.
All attendees will also receive a free social media content prompt to help with their posting ideas, and Taunton Chamber are funding a FREE one to one follow up session for each attendee to discuss specific social media advertising questions and advice.
‘Leadership in the Face of Adversity’ Online Panel Discussion with Industry Experts
23rd November 2pm – 3.30pm
FREE EVENT Join Taunton Chamber and our local industry experts as we discuss the importance and characteristics of inspired leadership – particularly in the light of the current challenging times for business.
The event will take the format of a panel discussion, with ample opportunity for attendees to ask questions of the panel – either in advance via the ‘contact the organiser’ button or during the event itself.
‘Cyber Security – keeping you and your team safe online’ FREE webinar with Q&A
26th November 10am – 11am
FREE EVENT Keeping you and your team safe online is now more important than ever before – so much more of our business tasks and operations are done digitally, and more of our teams are working remotely in light of the pandemic.
Join Taunton Chamber of Commerce and Avon & Somerset Police for expert and up to the minute advice and guidance to ensure that your business data and operations are safe online.
This session will be ideal for both business leaders and their individual team members and attendees will come away with simple, practical steps they can take to ensure cyber safety.
Book your place at our FREE events by visiting the events page here on our website