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October 2018

Back to Basics: Twitter for Business

31 October, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Lyndhurst Community Centre Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY + Google Map
£13 – £23
twitter workshop

Twitter can seem a bit intimating to newcomers. But this fast paced social media platform can be a great promotional tool for your business. It provides a terrific venue to connect with your target audience, and bring them tailored content that can convert them into customers. Plus, it’s a great tool for staying connected and engage with your business network. This workshop is aimed primarily at beginner-level users so if you’d like to learn more about this tool and get to…

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November 2018

Business Breakfast: Apprentices for New Forest businesses

8 November, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Brockenhurst College United Kingdom + Google Map
£20 – £30.00
apprentice

Government has pledged to create 3 million new apprentices by 2020 and as such there is much attention around this subject area at the moment. This business briefing will address two kew perspectives for New Forest businesses: What Apprenticeships can do for your business - find out more about the opportunities for having an apprentice in your business What your business can do for the provision of local training for apprentices - what does your business require in terms of…

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December 2018

Business Briefing: Supporting Food and Drink businesses in the New Forest

4 December, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thatched Cottage Hotel, 16 Brookley Road
Brockenhurst, SO42 7RR United Kingdom
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£5.00

Join us for NFBP's annual networking and discussion meeting for food and drink businesses in the New Forest on Tuesday 4 December. Tell your story, share your successes, raise your concerns and learn from each other. We will also hear updates from Anthony at Go New Forest on the New Forest Food City plan and from Adie at Appetite for Adventure (who represents the Food and Drink sector on the Board of NFBP) on how the food and drink landscape…

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Brilliance in Business Awards Evening

6 December, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Careys Manor, Lyndhurst Road
Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7RH GB
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£20.00 – £30.00

This year’s Brilliance in Business Awards Presentation Evening takes place on Thursday 6 December at Careys Manor Hotel in Brockenhurst. There are some fantastic finalists for this year's awards and on the night we celebrate their inspirational stories and successes. The overall winner of the New Forest Business of the Year will also be announced. This includes a networking buffet in the Cambium Restaurant following the ceremony. I look forward to welcoming you to this prestigious event. Matthew Lawson Chairman of the New Forest Business…

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Christmas Lunch

14 December, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rhinefield House Hotel, Rhinefield Rd
Brockenhurst, SO42 7QB
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£37.00 – £47.00
Christmas Lunch

Celebrate the Christmas season with your colleagues and clients at the New Forest Business Partnership Christmas Networking Lunch. Our Christmas Lunch will take place at Rhinefield House Hotel, one of the New Forest’s finest restaurants and NFBP member venues. This event sold out last year, so please book early to avoid disappointment! Please email your menu choices to becky.denby@nfdc.gov.uk at the time of booking.  Thank you. This event is only £37 for NFBP Members and £47 for non-members. Menu Starter Roast…

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January 2019

Marine Sector: Growing the New Forest’s marine businesses

8 January @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Stanwell House Hotel, 14-15 High Street
Lymington, SO41 9AA United Kingdom
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£13 – £23
marine

The UK has the largest marine sector in Europe, employing more than 360,000 people and contributing £19 billion gross value added, with Hampshire being right at the heart. With many marine businesses based here in the New Forest, ranging from shipping, boat building and marine engineering to marine technology and leisure marine. The New Forest’s location supports a thriving marine sector, the ongoing growth of which is a key focus as NFBP works to deliver the New Forest’s economic development…

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Cybercrime: Essential information to protect your business

24 January @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
49, South Efford House, Milford Road
Lymington, SO41 0JD
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£14 – £24
cybercrime

Would you know what to do if your business was affected by a virus? Do you know what a denial of service attack is? New Forest businesses are invited to our annual event on Cybercrime and Online Security where you will be given useful information and advice on how to protect your business from these threats and more. The cyber threat to New Forest businesses is significant and growing. Research shows that nearly 50% of small businesses have been a victim…

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February 2019

LinkedIn: Get the most out of this powerful networking tool

5 February @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Balmer Lawn Hotel, Balmer Lawn Road
Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7ZB United Kingdom
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£20 – £30
Linkedin Local

Social media is a double-edged sword for many business owners. On the one hand, it promises so much, but on the other hand, it can take up a lot of your valuable time - especially if you don't have a proven social media plan. But if you're mainly selling to other businesses, then there's one place you definitely need to be: LinkedIn. With more than 400 million users and the ability to connect with new leads, partners or influencers who…

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Terms and Conditions: Protect your business from the outset

21 February @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
New Forest Heritage Centre, Main Car Park
Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY United Kingdom
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£13 – £23
Terms and Conditions

For many businesses, this task may not be your first priority, but getting it right is crucial to ensuring healthy cashflow.  When you are in the early days of starting up your business, there’s a never-ending list of tasks to complete. Sorting out the terms and conditions of trade is not at the top of the list. Getting your product market ready, finding customers and marketing your product take priority in the startup process. Neglecting this less exciting part of…

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March 2019

Marketing: Kick-start and evolve your marketing

5 March @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Lyndhurst Community Centre Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY + Google Map
£15.00 – £25.00
marketing

Your Marketing Masterplan is a 3 hour action packed workshop, created for Business Owners of growing Businesses who are ready to move to the next level, to attract more customers and to grow your business. You will learn 6 high-performing Marketing Strategies and Systems built for Small Business Owners who don't have lots of time or money. Led by Marketing Directors Victoria and Claire. They have worked with 1000s of Small Businesses, making those Small Business Owners, confident and capable…

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Time Management: Become more productive

20 March @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Beaulieu Hotel, Beaulieu Road,
Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO42 7YQ United Kingdom
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£16.00 – £26.00
time management

Get more done by leveraging other people’s brainpower What percentage of your time do you spend making decisions that your team members should be making; or doing work that they should be doing? Clare Norman’s research suggests that leaders spend 30-40% of their time working on decisions and tasks their people should be doing.  Does that sound like you?  The way people lead is not working! In this session, Clare will recommend a new way of leading, which will enable…

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April 2019

LinkedIn Test Event – do not purchase

2 April @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
49, South Efford House, Milford Road
Lymington, SO41 0JD
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£9.95
Linkedin Local

#LinkedInLocal New Forest Group At our recent New Forest Business Partnership briefing on making better use of LinkedIn, it was announced that we would soon have our own LinkedIn Local Group here in the New Forest! Our first meeting is at 49, the new business/innovation centre at South Efford House between Lymington and Everton. #LinkedInLocal is a global movement to help us get to know the people behind the LinkedIn profiles and to connect face-to-face. The mission is to strengthen…

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Planning: How to future-proof your business

11 April @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Moorhill House, Shappen Bottom, Burley, Ringwood BH24 4AG United Kingdom + Google Map
£16.00 – £26.00
planning

Dealing with risk is a part and parcel of what it takes to grow a business. Many entrepreneurs who notch up multiple success stories will describe themselves as risk-takers. However, even the most maverick of business owners understand the downside of risk and how it impacts every part of a commercial operation. Threats to business exist in all shapes and sizes. They can bubble up within your company, your supply chain or even in changes to world politics and global…

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Growing the New Forest Visitor Economy

24 April @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
The White Hart, 17 Milford Road
Lymington, SO41 8DF
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£9.00 – £19.00
visitor

Tourism perhaps makes the most significant contribution of any sector to the New Forest’s economy. The last time the volume & value of local tourism was surveyed in 2015, it was estimated tourism related activities generated over £528 million annually and provided nearly 20% of all local jobs. Delivered by Go New Forest CIC, this breakfast briefing presentation will identify how all New Forest businesses, particularly non-tourism companies, can grow their own business by getting involved in the local visitor…

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May 2019

Luxury Sector: Update on global and local trends

8 May @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa New Milton, Hants BH25 6QS + Google Map
£20.00 – £30.00
luxury

Guest speaker, Professor Joanne Roberts, Director of the Winchester Luxury Research Group at the University of Southampton will be providing an interesting overview of the luxury sector together with the latest trends and the opportunities and challenges for our region. Joanne’s areas of expertise include creativity and innovation, knowledge management, luxury and international business. She has written extensively in the fields of business and management. The global luxury sector grew 5% in 2017 to nearly €1.2 trillion. The UK’s slice of…

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