27 December 2014

Jan 2015 Norwich

This is just a selection of the business events, training, and seminars happening around Norwich in January …..

Mindspan Open Programme

Tuesday 13 January and Wednesday 14 January   0930  to 1630

If you have challenges in your business, your career, your relationships, or you lack clarity, direction, confidence, or time, then this course could help you to make a quantum leap in your performance and results.  This two-day training event will help you immerse yourself in one of the most powerful mind-training programmes available today, where you will learn and understand how peak performers, in all fields, use brain-training to achieve goals and dreams.

To discover more about Mindspan visit their website, or telephone 01603 819131.

Book tickets here

Expanding into Nigeria

Tuesday 20 January – 1545pm to 1845pm

Barnham Broom Hotel, Norwich

Nigeria is a middle income, mixed economy and emerging market, with expanding financial, service, communications and entertainment sectors.  As of 2012 Nigeria is the second largest economy within Africa and is on track to become one of the 20 largest economies in the world by 2020.

Norfolk Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be working with experts covering high growth markets of which Nigeria is one. Invited guests and speakers will be made providing you with a great deal of information, to help with your decision on whether to take steps to begin trading with this dynamic market.

Speakers include:

  • James Houston, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce
  • Kevin Bunting, Lovewell Blake (taxation)
  • Chantelle Rowe, XDS Solutions Ltd (inspection issues)
  • Susannah Poulter, UKTI (cultural awareness)
  • and a Local Case Study ill be outlined

If you have never exported before, or dabbled a little or are an experienced exporter, please come along. This could be a market that makes a huge difference to your business.

The event is free to attend however there is a need to cater for all delegates, so please ensure to book your free place here.

Website Design and Development Training Course – WordPress Part 1

Wednesday 21 January – 1000 to 1300

Business Revolution Workhub, Kings Centre, King St, Norwich

First of a 2 part course (second part on 25th February).  This course is aimed at businesses wishing to create a new website.  On the first day delegates will design their website.  This will include:

  • What makes a good website
  • Choosing a domain name
  • Email & Forms
  • Logo Design and Colour
  • Front page design
  • Call to action
  • Blogs and Social Media on your site

Business Equip will then develop the site ready for the second day when training will be given in how to keep your site up-to-date.  It is essential you attend both dates.

For more information and to book a place visit the website.

Cutting Edge Employment Law

Wednesday 28 January – 1400pm to 1700pm

Dunston Hall, Ipswich Road, Norwich

Join the Norfolk Chamber for an afternoon of accessing specialist knowledge essential for any HR Professional or business owner.

Employment law is a fast paced and constantly changing area of law that requires those involved in the sector to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments. This HR Forum aims to help by focusing on cutting edge developments in Employment Law to ensure you are up to date on the latest developments. It will provide an overview of the changes throughout the last year and their impact, and will look ahead at what is on the horizon. Delegates will be actively encouraged to get to grips with issues that arise and affect their sector in an interactive and enjoyable way.  Sponsored and delivered by Cozens Hardy LLP.

Book here.  Member Rate: £25 VAT and Non-Member Rate: £50 (both + VAT)

Decommissioning – From Planning through Execution

Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 January – 0900 to 1700

Holiday Inn, North Cromer Rd, Norwich

Decom North Sea, in partnership with Strategic Decom, have created a new training course focused on Offshore Decommissioning. This course is aimed at both Members and Non-Members of Decom North Sea who want to learn more about offshore decommissioning. The overall objective is to inform participants of the background, and scope of a project, and cover some of the key issues associated within the decommissioning sector, over a two day period:

  • Overview • Cost • Legislation & Approvals • Safety Aspects • Stakeholder Engagements • Preparation & Operating Interface • Wells P&A Overview • Cleaning & Hook Down • Subsea & Pipelines • Removal & Lift • Onshore Dismantling • Ongoing Liability

Lessons learned from previous decommissioning activity will be used throughout.  The training will be led by 3 industry personnel who have a vast wealth of knowledge on the Decommissioning Industry in the Oil and Gas Sector.

Please see website for more information and to book places, or contact Jennifer Mann on jmann@decomnorthsea.com if you have any further queries.

East of England AV EXPO – EEAV

Thursday 29 January – 1000 to 1700

The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich

EEAV EXPO 2015 where you can see, touch, and be changed by the products and trends driving education and corporate technology, finding the right type of advanced and fundamental tech to help you overcome and profit from changes in industry.

Covering audio, video, control, automation, networking, energy management, and more, this event will be of interest to all technology professionals, no matter their service focus.

Register here.

Search Engine Optimisation (How to Increase your Google Ranking)

Thursday 29 January -1000 to 1300

Business Revolution, King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich

Course Outline

  • What is SEO?
  • The Basics
  • Improving Site Structure
  • Optimizing Content
  • Dealing with Crawlers
  • Promoting your site
  • Analysis

3hr Workshop.  Book via website.

Break the Rules and Close More Deals

Wednesday 28 January – 0930 to 1130

St. Andrew’s House, St Andrew’s Street, Norwich

A challenging and thought-provoking workshop for CEOs, Managing Directors, Owners and Sales Managers:

  • Cultivate new ideas about professional selling
  • Network and connect with other executives and leaders
  • Take initiative and explore new sales concepts
  • Learn how to break free from negative stereotypes

Contact Ermine Amies, Managing Director of Sandler Training in East Anglia by email: ermine.amies@sandler.com or telephone 01485 525 220

For more information and to reserve your place visit the Sandler Training website.

Twitter and Linked-In

Wednesday 28 January

  • 1000 to 1300   Twitter and Hootsuite
  • 1400 to 1700   Linked-In

Centrum Building, John Innes Centre, Norwich

£79 per half day workshop. Book a half day or a whole day.

If you have any events in the Norwich region in January that you’d like to promote please let us know in the comments below ….

Written by Davina Young @ Nwes



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