Seminars

Billibiz-The Show 2017 is finished now!

The Billingshurst Chamber of Commerce website is the place to find out more about us.


In addition to the wide range of businesses exhibiting at BilliBiz-The Show 2017, you can take advantage of the fantastic FREE seminars on the day too.

Seminars last approximately 30 minutes and include an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

There is no need to book either, just turn up!


Seminars at the 2017 Show

10.30 to 11.00amDigital Marketing for the Terrified – Presented by Tim Fifield, Business Development Director, Britweb Ltd, Horsham

A humorous and insightful look at how businesses are using social media to engage and influence their target customers. In a single minute online 3.8million searches are carried out on Google, Facebook receives 3.3 million posts, Twitter 448,800 tweets and nearly 66,000 photos are uploaded to Instagram. So in this deluge of data how do you get your message seen?

And crucially how do you convert this into business?

Tim Fifield, Business Development Director at Britweb Ltd, explodes some myths and reveals some top ways to cut through the white noise and deliver real results from your digital marketing campaigns.


 11.30 to 12.00pm5 Top Tips for Start-up Businesses – Presented by Gareth Sear, Business Start-Up Manager, Dome Enterprise Centre, University of Chichester Business School

In this information-packed, interactive seminar, Gareth will be sharing 5 top tips of things to do when starting a business. Drawn from the acclaimed Business Start Up Hot House programme, these 5 top tips will get you thinking about your business start-up in a different way, with the aim of getting you to ‘Just Do It’.


12.30 to 1.00pmWhere is the money? Access to Finance – Presented by Amanda Geel, Business Adviser, Coast to Capital Business Navigator Growth Hub

This is a hot topic for businesses needing to invest for growth, make more sales or achieve more profit.

The Business Navigator is often asked if there are any grants or funding available to help expand a business, commercialise a new product or service or simply help kick start a great idea.

In this popular seminar Amanda will help you identify the type of grants and finance available to start-ups, small and medium size enterprises.

She’ll give you some helpful tips: “where to look for the money, who to go to, what to consider and how to apply to win grant funding”.


1.30 to 2.00pm – Benefits of Networking – Presented by Alice Chambers, Sarah Riley & Michelle Betts from Women in Business Sussex

Networking is the way forward for many businesses. Learn how to maximise the benefits of networking, whether you are new to networking or already have some experience. We guarantee you will leave this seminar with new skills to put into practice immediately!