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Community and Events

Launchpad brings great businesses and people together and unites them in a culture of support, inspiration, and shared success.

We want people to feel like they are a part of something exciting and progressive – because they truly are! Surround yourself with inspiring individuals, experts, and resources that can help turn your innovative ideas into a successful venture.

By meeting and working with other driven entrepreneurs, you can find the perfect collaborator or mentor to help propel your business forward. That’s why Launchpad regularly offers free networking events and workshops where you can connect with like-minded individuals in your industry.

Upcoming Events

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Events

Growing Your Business with Net Zero

Zoom

Growing Your Business with Net Zero! Eager to harness the power of sustainability to drive growth? This event is designed for forward-thinking entrepreneurs, business leaders, and industry professionals eager for net zero business growth! Our expert speaker will guide you through practical strategies and actionable insights that demonstrate how integrating Net Zero principles into your ... Read more

Free

ACCELERATE 3: Accessing & Managing Finance for Your Business

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

Learn all things business finance- how to access funding for your business and manage it well to ensure it has the greatest possible impact! ACCELERATE 3: Accessing & Managing Finance for Your Business... In the third part of the Accelerate series, we'll be exploring the world of business finance. You'll learn about financing options from ... Read more

Southend Business Partnership Briefing 7th March 2024

Park Inn by Radisson Palace Park Inn, Church Road, Southend-on-Sea

Southend Business Briefing, where local entrepreneurs unite to share insights on local happenings and collaboration opportunities. Southend Business Partnership Briefing 7th March 2024 Join us for an exciting in-person event, the Southend Business Partnership Briefing! This gathering will take place at the Park Inn by Radisson Palace in Southend-On-Sea. Located on Church Rd, this venue offers a ... Read more

Digital Sustainability Webinar

Virtual

Uncover the impact the internet has on carbon emissions and how you can make a difference in that output today with this digital sustainability webinar.. Digital Sustainability Webinar Ever wondered what your digital carbon footprint is? Want to know more about how to measure and reduce your digital impact? Maybe you’ve heard about Digital Sustainability and ... Read more

Celebrate International Women’s Day with AWiE in Southend-on-Sea

Ocean Beach Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Celebrate International Women’s Day with AWiE in Southend-On-Sea! Join Ambitious Women, Winning Women International and Southend-On-Sea City Council as we bring you a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day! We’re delighted to co-host this occasion with our fellow community Winning Women. A group set up to support women in business. Spend the morning with us from 9.30am at Ocean ... Read more

Free

The South Essex Business Expo

The Brentwood Centre Doddinghurst Road Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood, United Kingdom

The South Essex Business Expo 2024 - 14th March  We are really pleased to announce a partnership between all the South Essex Councils! Brentwood, Rochford, Southend on Sea, Basildon, Thurrock Castle Point and Essex County Council. Along with Essex Wildlife Trust, fsb, Colbea, Global, DS Group and Networking Essex. What we hope to achieve the ... Read more

Free

Freeport East Innovation Cluster

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

Collaboration event with Ambitious Essex, including business networking lunch with Innovate UK Business Growth! Freeport East Innovation Cluster Networking Join Ambitious Essex (Essex County Council's Business Growth and Sector Development Team) and Freeport East at this exciting event for Essex innovators. This is a must-attend event for businesses of all sizes in the clean energy, ... Read more

Free

AI & Marketing: Building a cost-effective ‘team’ for small businesses

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

Join Better Agency at the Launchpad to learn how to utilise artificial intelligence for business marketing! AI & Marketing: Building a cost-effective ‘team’ for small businesses! In the age of artificial intelligence, small businesses have access to powerful tools that can revolutionise their marketing efforts. AI can handle a wide range of tasks, from researching ... Read more

Southend & Rochford Sales Club – Sell Like a Geek!

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

Sales Club at the Launchpad! Come join Sales Geek Essex for their brilliant Essex Sales Club, the home of free business growth and sales strategy masterclasses!! We will be exploring a range of topics designed to help you sell more stuff and change the way you perceive sales. This session is all about "How to ... Read more

Free

Navigating Net Zero: A Journey through Digital Transformation

Holiday Inn Southend 77 Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Net Zero by 2050 is now written into UK Law.  Emissions will need to reduce by at least two thirds by 2035 and by 90% by 2050  Navigating Net Zero: A Journey through Digital Transformation  Join Southend City Council, Made Smarter Data Hub and the Smart Manufacturing Alliance for this net zero roadshow to explore ... Read more

Word of Mouth: How to build a CRM referral engine for your business

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

Join Better Agency at the Launchpad to see how you can create a referral engine!  Word of Mouth: How to build a CRM referral engine for your business! In the world of small business, referrals and word-of-mouth marketing are crucial for success. By nurturing relationships with customers, prospects, suppliers, family, and friends, you can create ... Read more

Southend & Rochford Sales Club – Do you want fries with that?

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

Sales Club at the Launchpad! Come join Sales Geek Essex for their brilliant Essex Sales Club, the home of free business growth and sales strategy masterclasses!! We will be exploring a range of topics designed to help you sell more stuff and change the way you perceive sales. We currently have several venues across Essex ... Read more

Free

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