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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

ACCELERATE 2: How to Build a Business – Business Plans & Practical Tips

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

Want to learn how to build a robust business plan and get advice on how to register a new business and understand the legal and tax responsibilities? How to Build a Business - Business Plans & Practical Tips! Join us at Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway to learn everything you need to know to get your business off ... Read more

LinkedIn: How to build an exceptional personal brand for business growth

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

Join us at the Launchpad on the 25th January, for an hour workshop to learn how to leverage LinkedIn to enhance business growth. LinkedIn: How to build an exceptional personal brand for business growth! In today's competitive business landscape, a strong personal brand is not just a luxury; it's a necessity. For business owners, LinkedIn ... Read more

Free

StartUp Show: The UK’s biggest start-up event of the new year

Kings College London Kings College London, 30 Bush House, Aldwych, London

Whether you want to be your own boss, have a business idea or simply want to improve your entrepreneurial skills, UK biggest Start Up Show is for you. The biggest start-up show of the new year is back for its 10th anniversary! The StartUp Show is an absolute must for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. It’s ... Read more

Digital Skills – Driving traffic to your website

Online

Need help driving traffic to your website? This course, organised by Colbea, will help with your SEO and grow your business online! During the workshop, you will gain vital knowledge on a range of skills that will aid you in attracting customers to your website. With no previous marketing experience required, the course will give ... Read more

Free

Digital Skills – Website Development

Online

A short course introducing web design and development to anyone looking to expand their business to the world wide web. Digital Skills - Website Development OPEN TO ALL BUSINESSES & RESIDENTS WITHIN ESSEX WHAT'S COVERED? This course will cover the following topics; The essential elements of effective websites How to plan your website - tools ... Read more

Digital Skills – Online Sales & E-Commerce

Online

Transform how you sell online with this e-commerce course. Learn digital skills to help you smash your sales targets this 2024! Digital Skills - Online Sales & E-Commerce OPEN TO ALL BUSINESSES & RESIDENTS WITHIN ESSEX What's covered? How to attract and convert customers online Basic principles of effective online sales Insight into some of ... Read more

Digital Skills – Social Media

Online

Master your social media! Course in how to get the right kind of social reach and achieve better brand awareness! Digital Skills - Social Media OPEN TO ALL BUSINESSES & RESIDENTS WITHIN ESSEX What's covered? Exploration of what you can achieve with social media How to develop persuasive social media marketing How to get the ... Read more

Southend & Rochford Sales Club – Accelerating Sales in a Slowing Economy

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

Sales club is a Sales Geek creation to support the growth of local business with great sales strategy and networking FREE EVENT! Southend & Rochford Sales Club - Accelerating Sales in a Slowing Economy Join Sales Geek Essex for their brilliant Essex Sales Club, the home of free local business growth and sales strategy masterclasses!! ... Read more

ionic. Lunchinars with SAVS

Online

A free digital series of bite-sized learning lunchinars to boost your business skills and knowledge! Ionic Digital Lunchinars with SAVS! Lunch + Webinars = Lunchinars Lunchinars are bite-sized learning sessions. They are 1 hour long, from 12-1pm and are free to anyone that would like to join online. Designed and delivered by SAVS, we work ... Read more

How to Scale Up Your Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

Zoom

Are you a UK small business seeking growth?  How to Scale Up Your Small Business: A Step-by-Step Guide! Join our webinar tailored for UK small businesses seeking growth. Learn strategic steps for scaling up, from optimising operations, financing insights for sustainable growth and how to build a robust team. Maximise your business potential with practical ... Read more

YES (Young Entrepreneurs Southend) Network

Launchpad Southend Launchpad Airport Business Park, Rochford

The YES (Young Entrepreneurs Southend) Network has been established to foster and encourage the countless young talent in Southend City. YES ~Young Entrepreneurs Southend~ Network! The YES (Young Entrepreneurs Southend) Network has been established to foster and encourage the countless young talent in Southend on Sea City! A networking event for young business minded individuals ... Read more

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

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