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Economy update

Date
Monday, October 5, 2020
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

This event kicks starts Darlington Business Week 2020 with key note speaker, Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen who will be giving an overview of the Tees Valley economy and DBC’s Mark Ladyman talking about developments in Darlington.


Business Support Workshop

Date
Monday, October 5, 2020
Time
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost
Free

Exclusive offer of a fully funded online Business Regeneration Planning workshop, online toolkit and support session - LIMITED PLACES

Email business.support@darlington.gov.uk to register your interest


Covid-19 Health and Safety update

Date
Monday, October 5, 2020
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost
Free

Make sure you are up to date with the latest Government guidelines for keeping you, your employees and customers safe from Covid-19. Delivered by Darlington Borough Council's Environmental Health Team.


Darlington Business Week

Date
Monday, October 5, 2020 - Friday, October 9, 2020
Time
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost
Free
Website URL

💼Bookings for #Darlington's first ever virtual Business Week Mon 5 – Fri 9 Oct are now open.

💻More than fifteen FREE online workshops seminars and events are available to help local businesses.

🗒️You can:

✔️Find out more about exporting, and how engage with new and existing customers.
✔️Get support and advice to help you start your own business
✔️Find out more about funding available for your business
✔️Take part in specialist support workshops including Save the High Street and Business Doctors.
✔️Find out more about trading in a Covid safe way
✔️Find out more about doing business with the public sector.

👍️The Week will bring together professional skills and experience from local companies as well as: Tees Valley Combined Authority , Tedco LTD Darlington College and North East Jobs.

For more details and how to book visit www.investindarlington.co.uk/events

View the BROCHURE ONLINE.


Organisational Risk and Resilience in a COVID-19 Era

Date
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost
Free

Presentation designed to support and assist delegates in understanding the risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, how they can impact organisations future business activities, and sensible steps that can be taken to minimise an organisations exposure to the negative effects whilst identifying opportunities for growth and development. 


Growing your international sales in turbulent times

Date
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cost
Free

Following the successful “Building-in Resilience into your Export Strategy” series of webinars, the Department for International Trade North East is presenting an overview of how to be best placed to grow international sales despite COVID-19 and turbulent market conditions ahead including:

  • Are you selling to the right markets?
  • Are you selling the right products or services?
  • Are you still fit to export?
  • Managing external variables 

To register your interest please contact natasha.jessop@tradene.org


Digital City Showcase

Date
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

Showcasing the support that DigitalCity offers digital/tech businesses and those from traditional sectors wanting to explore the opportunities and impact that digitising certain aspects of your business could have. Includes presentations from Darlington-based businesses.


Building Your Business Through your Workforce

Date
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

Consider your recruitment and business strategy  by identifying skills gaps, training needs and opportunities to help make your business more robust and discover the support available. 


'Build build build’ your brand

Date
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Time
1:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

Boris Johnson plans to help the country build its way out of the recession, but building isn’t just important for physical infrastructure. At times like this, it’s more important than ever to build your brand and reputation too. 


Marketing Insights

Date
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cost
Free
Booking URL

Workshop aimed at the retail, leisure and hospitality sector, focusing on the best ways to use websites and social media to attract customers, old and new