Events & Seminars

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Social Media On Toast

Everyman Cinema, Trinity Leeds

08 October 2018

08:00 - 11:00

Join us on Monday, 8 October at Everyman Cinema Leeds for a breakfast networking session and an opportunity to learn the advantages that online and self-published platforms can bring to business.

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Partner Events Monday

08 October 2018

TBC

Go Digital Live Conference

Aspire 2

08 October 2018

10:00 - 17:30

On 8th October 2018, Digital Knowledge Exchange will be hosting the third ‘Go Digital Live’ Conference at Aspire - Leeds.

This conference will focus on the customer experience in the digital world covering sessions on e-commerce, marketing automation, e-communications (vlogs, blogs, podcasts and webinars), augmented and virtual reality, chatbots, cyber security, SEO, voice search, GDPR, plus much more!

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With only 15 places available, this exclusive seminar is for business owners of established B2B companies to learn how to increase their new business opportunities from the UKs biggest businesses!

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The Full Alpaca Experience!

Platform

08 October 2018

16:00 - 18:00

AHQ Free Co-working Week

Avenue HQ

08 October 2018

09:00 - 06:00

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Yorkshire Mafia Womens’ Networking

Dakota Deluxe Hotel Leeds

08 October 2018

13:00 - 16:00

Join us at Dakota Deluxe Leeds for afternoon of relaxed and friendly networking. This women-only event is back by popular demand after it was introduced to the agenda in 2017.

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The Customer Conference

Cloth Hall Court, Quebec St, Leeds LS1 2HA

09 October 2018

08:00 - 17:00

Held on Tuesday 9th October, The Customer Conference is a day dedicated to ‘The Customer’ – this is where you can learn how to get more clients, increase spend, how to create customer journeys and accelerate your business to take it to the next level.

Made up of over 30 seminars and a 30+ stand exhibition, The Customer Conference has the capacity to seat 2000 individuals on the day. All seminars are free to attend! Book now to secure your place, as spaces are limited and fill up fast.

Idea Time

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

09:00 - 09:45

This fun and interactive session, hosted by the Big Bang Partnership, could potentially transform your business.

Countless studies show that companies that embrace creativity outperform peers and competitors on key business performance indicators, including revenue growth, market share, and talent acquisition. Yet many British businesses admit that they don’t make sufficient time for creativity or reward innovation.

Dr Jo North will share innovation tools and techniques to help you think more creatively about how to move your business forward and become even more successful.

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Become a Great Networker in Just One Hour!

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

09:15 - 10:40

Are you anxious about face-to-face networking? Not sure what to do? Are you and your company missing out on valuable long-term business?

Colin Tweedie’s engaging and much acclaimed session makes sure your networking is successful every time!

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How to Improve Your Website SEO – LIVE Demonstration!

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

10:00 - 10:45

A poorly performing website can have a negative effect on your business. They will talk through the basics of website SEO and carry out LIVE demonstrations with attendees’ websites.

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Reduce Your Tax and Increase Your Wealth

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

10:00 - 10:45

In this seminar we look at various scenarios and the solutions available to help you reduce tax and increase wealth.

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Creating a Culture We Want to Work In

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

11:00 - 11:45

Hear the story of cultural change at Robertson Baxter, an independent financial adviser business based in Huddersfield. It’s a process that’s still evolving but the team are proud of the progress they've made! The format will comprise a presentation from the Operations Manager, and Q&A session to follow.

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How to Grow an Ongoing Pipeline of New Business

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

11:00 - 11:45

Understand how to harness the power of LinkedIn to increase your success with new business opportunities.

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Best practice simply isn’t good enough these days. To be leaders in your field you need to truly empathise with your users.

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Speak Out! Mastering the Art of Effective Communication

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

13:00 - 13:45

Learn how to become an incredible public speaker with this engaging and interactive presentation from Eaglei

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Hyper personalised communications: Marketing made simple

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

13:00 - 13:45

Understanding Chinese Customers

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

14:00 - 14:45

You can’t afford to ignore this large, and growing, group of consumers in Leeds! Come along for information and inspiration to help you cater for the Chinese community in our city and find out how they can be good for your business.

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How to build a brand

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

14:00 - 14:45

In this seminar Kayla Herbert, managing director of Branswer, will share the top five lean branding tips to help you connect with your customers and generate more sales.

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The 7 Stages to Achieve Marketing Success

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

14:00 - 14:45

There are so many elements to digital marketing, but how do you go about getting the best return on your investment?

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Google never forgets: Brand reputation in the digital age

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

14:00 - 14:45

Partner Events Tuesday

09 October 2018

TBC

Mercedes-Benz of Leeds Networking Event

155 Gelderd Road Leeds LS12 6BZ

09 October 2018

08:00 - 09:30

A brilliant, well known networking event that always sells out - sign up now to avoid disappointment

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Our People, Our Success no longer bothers with the question of "do you address mental health at work?", but rather "how do you address mental health at work?".

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AHQ Free Co-working Week

Avenue HQ

09 October 2018

09:00 - 18:00

90 Minutes in the Cloud

Firstnet Data Centre

09 October 2018

09:30 - 11:30

Designed for Business Owners and Key Decision makers, Logical Telecom in conjunction with Firstnet Data Centre and Avaya are holding short informative sessions to demystify what the cloud is and what it can do for your business, followed by a short Tour actually inside the cloud.

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Networking Lunch with Leeds Law Society

Fazenda

09 October 2018

12:30 - 14:00

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The Festival of Business

Cloth Hall Court, Quebec St, Leeds LS1 2HA

10 October 2018

08:00 - 17:00

Held on Wednesday 10th October, The Festival of Business is a day dedicated to everything you need to know about running a business successfully – you can expect staff training, HR support, Financial advice, GDPR and legal advice as well as much, much more. Made up of over 30 seminars, and a small exhibition, The Festival of Business has the capacity to seat 2000 individuals. Sign up to the seminars you're interested in as soon as possible to secure your place.

Over the next few months, we'll be adding more and more seminars to this event, so make sure to come back and take another look!

How to make your business work for your personal wealth!

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

10:00 - 10:45

One of the biggest mistakes people make when they become self-employed is leaving behind valuable assets and failing to put yourself first in your new financial world.

In this seminar, Rob Pentelow of The Pentelow Practice will be sharing real life examples of how to tie up your financial trail, regardless of how long ago you became self-employed.

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Destination Export

Cloth Hall Court

09 October 2018

12:00 - 12:45

Richard Coulthard, Director of Oakwood Solicitors, will explore key legal issues facing local SME’s and will in particular focus on costly mistakes made by many business owners who do not appreciate issues surrounding legal compliance and the interaction between business owners business based assets and the owners personal lives.

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Building Athletic Organisations: Embedding Innovation for Growth

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

09:00 - 09:45

Future-ready organisations have many of the characteristics of great athletes: they sense the environment better, process information faster, and respond with speed and agility. Tom Cheesewright will give insight on some of the skills he teaches top multi-national businesses including FTSE250 organisations on how to beat the competition, and remain innovative and agile.

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Make practical progress towards up-to-date HR, payroll, line management, recruiting and analytics wherever you are currently at. Bring your context to market-leading experts for immediate suggestions about how to take at least one positive step forward to help bring your employees, your support services and your technology closer together. Digital people strategy is a great aspiration and few have quite got there yet!

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Working Smart – Living Pain Free

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

10:00 - 10:45

Join Myofascial Release specialist and author Amanda Oswald for this seminar to discover what’s really going on in your body, how to solve your back pain, and what you can do to help yourself stay fit and pain free. Come along prepared to take part as she’ll be sharing some simple, practical stretches and self-help techniques you can use practically anywhere!

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DISCover Your Work Personality

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

10:00 - 10:45

If you love personal development and have never had a DISC profile before, this is for you. Join Business Coach, Melissa Makan in this seminar to uncover:

• What DISC is and what the letters refer to
• An idea of your own work personality style
• What to consider when you work and communicate with other styles

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Biblical Billionaires

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

10:00 - 10:45

This talk - Biblical Billionaires - identifies characters of huge wealth in the Bible. Not a religious presentation or a sermon, it looks at how they got their money, what we can learn from them and where there are modern day examples in the business world.

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Creating consistent cash in your business

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

10:00 - 11:00

In this session, attendees will understand why their business is struggling to generate the financial rewards, how you can build the right business and the top tips to start to implement for immediate implementation.

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The Key to Success – How to Manage and Maximise Your Cash Flow!

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

11:00 - 11:45

Corp & Comm will present a fast paced, entertaining seminar using film clips and real-life anecdotes, to leave you feeling confident and equipped to maximise your chances of invoices being paid.

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Top Tips on Tech to Make You More Effective

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

11:00 - 11:45

This seminar by Wokati is set to be highly informative about current technologies available to SME’s today, and how you can practically make use of these technologies to enable their business.

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Your financial future – is your business doing enough?

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

11:00 - 11:45

This session will take you through all of the above and demonstrate how careful and sensible financial planning can help you use your business to your best advantage, both now and in the future.

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Machine Learning – not just for the giants

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

12:00 - 12:45

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is all over the media. SMEs will automatically think all this technology is for bigger organisations, the giants, and is too expensive for them.
The objective of the seminar is to dispel that myth

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Set your working world alight with your very own Dragon!

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

13:00 - 13:45

Come along and see a 'live' demonstration of the speech recognition solution – let VoicePower show you how you can save time and money, improve your client service and have an overall less stressful working life, all through using your voice!

Come along and let us show you the power of your voice, with a little help from our Dragons and VoicePower!

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Don’t Let a Bad Debt Drag Your Business Down

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

13:00 - 13:45

Any business owner interested in proactively preventing and sustainably managing bad debt recovery, should add this seminar to their schedule. We look forward to meeting you on the day and helping you to keep your business solvent.

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How to overcome what keeps entrepreneurs awake at night

Cloth Hall Court

10 October 2018

15:00 - 16:00

In this presentation, you will understand the main reasons causing this, how you can build a business that will free you and the top tips to start for immediate implementation. 

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Partner Events Wednesday

10 October 2018

TBC

Brand Bootcamp Taster Session

Munro House

10 October 2018

TBC

AHQ Free Co-working Week

Avenue HQ

10 October 2018

09:00 - 18:00

Pop-up Positive Ageing

Novotel Leeds

10 October 2018

15:00 - 19:30

Pop-up positive ageing event for women in the work place.

Behind the Woman is a midlife health and wellbeing meetings & event group based in Ilkley.

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Cloud Accounting and Artificial Intelligence

Fusion Court

10 October 2018

18:00 - 20:00

Technology is moving so fast, it’s hard to keep up. In this workshop attendees will learn how Cloud Accounting and Artificial Intelligence will change the way you work.

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Partner Events Thursday

11 October 2018

TBC

The 5 Essential Soft Skills Every ‘Techie’ Needs

Wizu Workspace

11 October 2018

09:00 - 11:30

Join this innovative workshop that turns you from more than just a techie, to a great people-person too!

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AHQ Free Co-working Week

Avenue HQ

11 October 2018

09:00 - 18:00

How to make money by improving your I.T.

West One

11 October 2018

10:00 - 11:00

Expo and Networking Leeds

Grosvenor Casino

11 October 2018

10:00 - 14:00

Tools to Focus Small Business Owners

Lupton Fawcett, Yorkshire House, East Parade, Leeds, LS1 5BD.

11 October 2018

10:30 - 12:00

Business admin getting you down? Join our interactive workshop for female business owners to learn about the key systems and tools to help you manage your admin, stay organised, and promote your business online.

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Yorkshire Music Forum

Belgrave Music Hall

11 October 2018

11:30 - 18:30

A free day event aimed at artists, producers, creators and more who are all looking to develop business opportunities in music

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