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COMING SOON!! Darlington Business Week 2019.

COMING SOON!! Darlington Business Week 2019.

Date
Monday, October 07, 2019 - Friday, October 11, 2019
Time
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Cost
Free

Darlington Business Week is a week long series of free events aimed at supporting Darlington businesses to start, succeed and grow. 

More events will be added over the coming weeks. Make sure to register as some events have limited spaces. 

If you'd like to be kept in the loop and know as soon as event registrations go live, you can register your email address at business.support@darlington.co.uk or call the team now on 01325 406305. 

 

Contact Information

01325 406305


Darlington Economy Update

Date
Monday, October 07, 2019
Time
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

This event kicks starts Darlington Business Week 2019 with key note speaker, Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen

      

 

 

About this Event

The event will commence with an introduction from Councillor Alan Marshall from Darlington Borough Council, followed by Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen providing an update on what is happening in the Tees Valley and how it impacts Darlington. Mark Ladyman, Assistant Director for Economy at Darlington Borough will update attendees on new and upcoming developments in the Town including Central Park, Ingenium Park and the Town Centre.

The event will close with a talk from the National Horizons Centre and a tour.

Refreshments and a chance to network with other businesses will be provided.

 

Registration is from 8am.

Places are limited so early booking is recommended

Contact Information

01325 406305


Chamber Exchange in association with Darlington Business Week

Chamber Exchange in association with Darlington Business Week

Date
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

This is the Chamber's flagship networking event encouraging an exchange of experiences, ideas and offers between members; intertwined with multiple opportunities to network and build new contacts. This Chamber Exchange event is being held in conjunction with Darlington Business Week and will attract around 100 attendees representing members from various sectors and of various sizes.

A round-table networking event with two table changes. The first table 'Sharing a Success' – delegates are encouraged to share a recent business success. The second table 'Discussing a Challenge' – delegates are encouraged to discuss current or recent challenges, how you may have overcome this challenge or if someone is facing a current challenge, those around the table are encouraged to offer advice and guidance. Chamber staff including senior management and partners will lead each table.

 

The venue is kindly supported by Rockliffe Hall

The event is kindly supported by Clive Owen

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Fraud and scam awareness around digital safety

Date
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

The business seminar will be ran by Gareth Goddard (Barclays Bank) and there is a member of The North East Regional Cyber Crime Unit (NERCCU) attending. The NERCCU is a specialist police unit working within North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU), and is a collaboration between the three forces of Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland to tackle Cyber Crime. The NERCCU will also be presenting and supporting the event. As part of their display, they will be demonstrating a live hack to attendees. 

Special guest to be confirmed in September.

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Upscale Your Business

Upscale Your Business

Date
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Time
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost
Free
Website URL
Booking URL

Helping local businesses understand how they can develop and upskill their workforce and grow internationally.

  • Meet and greet,

  • Breakfast/ networking

  • Presentations from Darlington College, Darlington Council and the Department for International Trade.

  • Network and attend ‘market place’ offering with businesses offering grants/funding.

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Digital City Business Showcase

Digital City Business Showcase

Date
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost
Free
Website URL

 

Showcasing the support that DigitalCity offers digital/tech businesses and companies in the wider sectors via digital transformation activities.

 

Presentations from Darlington-based businesses, followed by one-to-one surgeries from the DigitalCity team.

 

To book, please contact Michelle Tanner on m.tanner@tees.ac.uk

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Practical Digital Marketing Solutions

Practical Digital Marketing Solutions

Date
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Time
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

Where’s the practical solution to video, content and email marketing? Here, that’s where!

Join us in Darlington Business Week as we debunk the myth that digital marketing is difficult. In this practical seminar, you will learn about three vital components of a successful digital marketing strategy –

• Video content

• Written content

• Email marketing

Not only that, you will walk away from the session with something you have produced yourself. Use it to promote your business – and use it as a template to deliver regular and successful digital marketing for your business

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Darlington Social Media Cafe: October 2019

Darlington Social Media Cafe: October 2019

Date
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

Are you looking for answers to your social media questions?

The monthly social media cafe is a place for people interested in using social media for their business to come together, get acquainted, share ideas, thoughts and lessons learnt.

The aim of the cafe is to help local businesses flourish with the use of all the latest social media tools, applications and platforms

The cafes have an informal structure, so whether you are a complete beginner or want to build on your existing knowledge then this session is for you.

Each cafe starts with open discussions allowing you to ask questions and share your thoughts. We wrap up the session with a focus topic.

 

 

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Business Exchange with Dr Ian Pearson

Business Exchange with Dr Ian Pearson

Date
Friday, October 11, 2019
Time
7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

 

This popular business breakfast event will feature futurist Dr Ian Pearson.

 

Ian has over 1800 inventions to his name, including text messaging and the active contact lens, and more recently a number of inventions in transport technology, including driverless transport and space travel.

 

He has written eight books and made well over 750 TV and radio appearances.

 

A Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and the World Innovation Foundation, Ian identifies and explains the key changes ahead in every sector of business and society that will arise as a result of rapidly changing technology - without the use of jargon!

 

 

Optional: delegates are invited to an exclusive tour of the new National Horizons Centre following this event (numbers strictly limited).

 

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