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July 2018

IoD South West CPD – Double Session

Wednesday 18th July @ 09:30 - 12:45
Falmouth University Falmouth, Cornwall TR10 9FE United Kingdom + Google Map

This CPD morning session, consisting of two workshops, Top 5 Things every Director Should Know and Strategic Change - Making it Happen. Why we are running two CPD sessions back to back We had a lot of feedback that suggested that our members would prefer to bundle their CPD sessions, and do two classes in one morning. As such we have brought two different workshop together to run back to back on the same morning. You can either book onto one of the…

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SWBC Advisory and Statutory Board Meetings (Board Members only)

Monday 23rd July @ 09:00 - 13:30
Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Rd
Plymouth, Devon PL6 8BH United Kingdom
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The Advisory Board meets four times a year and helps shape SWBC's thinking and its key strategic priorities. The Board is made up of organisations and business representative groups including the local Chamber organisations, regional manufacturing groups, the FSB and IOD.

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August 2018
Free

Young actors to become suspects in a mysterious murder

Wednesday 1st August @ 10:00 - Thursday 2nd August @ 16:00
Cornwall College, Tregonissey Rd
Saint Austell, Devon PL25 4DJ United Kingdom
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Following last year’s success, young actors in Cornwall are to put themselves in the frame again for a mysterious mystery murder. The free, two-day summer school event will see keen young performer’s workshop a much-loved murder mystery scenario, before performing in front of friends and family. Taking place at Cornwall College St Austell in August, current year 8, 9, 10 and 11 students from the St Austell area and beyond who might be considering acting or a performing arts course,…

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September 2018
£149

Inform, Persuade, Inspire – Get The Skills!

Friday 14th September @ 09:00 - 13:30
City College Plymouth, Kings Road
Plymouth, PL1 5QG United Kingdom
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Business Communication Skills Training Workshop Successful business communication and marketing means being able to inform, persuade, inspire and motivate your colleagues and customers. In order to succeed you must know how to effectively communicate your message and effectively use different platforms. Our highly interactive half-day workshop will look at how you can identify the best story to tell for marketing, sales and other business purposes. Chris Slade, ex BBC Spotlight and ITV reporter, and brand communications expert, will give you…

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SWBC Quarterly Conference – Food & Drink; driving the regional strategy

Friday 21st September @ 09:30 - 13:30

The South West Business Council organise quarterly conferences, which link closely to our strategic priorities. Keynote speakers are often from outside the region, delivering insights from a national and sometimes international perspective.

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October 2018

SWBC Annual Dinner

Wednesday 10th October
Woodbury Park, Woodbury
Exeter, Devon EX5 1JJ United Kingdom
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We're delighted that Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency, will be our guest speaker at this year's black tie event. Emma joined the Environment Agency board in July 2009. She currently serves on various other boards and advisory committees, including Future Cities Catapult, ShareAction, Menhaden Capital PLC and the 30% Club.

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November 2018

SWBC Advisory and Statutory Board Meetings (Board Members only)

Monday 12th November @ 09:00 - 13:30
Foot Anstey, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens
Exeter, Devon EX1 1NT United Kingdom

The Advisory Board meets four times a year and helps shape SWBC's thinking and its key strategic priorities. The Board is made up of organisations and business representative groups including the local Chamber organisations, regional manufacturing groups, the FSB and IOD.

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December 2018

SWBC Quarterly Conference – SW2050 : Future Cities

Thursday 6th December @ 09:30 - 13:30
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford Exeter EX6 7XS United Kingdom + Google Map

The South West Business Council organise quarterly conferences, which link closely to our strategic priorities. Keynote speakers are often from outside the region, delivering insights from a national and sometimes international perspective.

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