Torfaen Economy & Enterprise supporting local businesses and start ups with FREE 3 day 'Business Power Up' event

Posted on: Friday 17 July 2020

Existing businesses in Torfaen and budding entrepreneurs looking to start up a business in the borough are being offered the opportunity to truly power up their business and creative ideas and emerge from the current health crisis and its impact stronger by attending  an inspiring and motivating event taking place between 21st  - 23rd July.

Developed in partnership between Torfaen Economy & Enterprise (Torfaen council) and PopUp Business School, the UK’s leading alternative to the traditional way of starting and growing a business, the FREE event will take place via the ‘Teams’ platform and will consist of a number of live streamed webinar sessions delivered by PopUp Business School.

Webinar sessions aimed at empowering business owners to take those all important steps in adapting their business to operate in the new world, pivoting to a new audience, learning how their business can thrive online, optimising their website and social media game and maybe even re-training their mind set to tackle the road ahead will prove invaluable for any existing business in the borough; whilst anyone looking to start a business, PopUp's  start up sessions will ensure attendees gain the confidence and practical skills needed  to start a business from scratch, take action, develop their creative ideas, or just explore the option or test the business before they  dive in.

Councillor Joanne Gauden, Executive Member for Economy, Skills & Regeneration at Torfaen council said “This 3 day event is a fantastic opportunity for the local business community within Torfaen, including anyone who wants to start up a business in the borough. Business support like this is crucial at this time. By attending, business owners and budding entrepreneurs I am sure will feel they can emerge stronger, be more able to adapt to and maximise their potential in the new environment.”

The line up of Business Power Up webinars to help businesses get going and adapt in the new business world include:

Tuesday 21st July:  Day 1
(sponsored by Torfaen Foundational Economy)
Ideal for start ups and budding entrepreneurs

  • How to Start a Business for Free
  • The Quickest Way To Get Going

Wednesday 22nd July:  Day 2
(sponsored by Torfaen Economy & Enterprise)
Perfect for existing businesses (and start ups who want to get the most out of the 3 day event)

  • Make Your Business Survive
  • Protecting Your Business

Thursday 23rd July: Day 3
(sponsored by Torfaen Business Voice business networking club)                  
Perfect for  existing businesses (and start ups who want to get the most out of the 3 day event)   

  • Maximise Your Online Presence
  • Use Your Marketing Mindset to Boost sales

It’s easy to book your place at this event Don’t miss out! 

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