Enterprise event to support High Streets

February 27 2015

HIGH street traders will be able to take advantage of an event being hosting by leading business support organisations and the council this month.

HIGH street traders will be able to take advantage of an event being hosting by leading business support organisations and the council this month.

'Bristol’s Enterprising High Streets' will take place on March 12 at City of Bristol College, and will feature industry experts such as the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Destination Bristol and the Business Growth Service.

With a focus on how to develop and grow a business, there will be presentations on topics such as the importance of effective marketing and making a business more sustainable, tying in with Bristol Green Capital 2015 and the Go Green initiative.

In addition to showcasing several small businesses from across the city, the event will provide opportunities for networking, with a range of exhibitors’ on-hand to provide support and advice.

Ken Simpson, chair of the FSB’s Bristol branch, said: “We are so pleased to be able to support this important event, which will help highlight and celebrate Bristol’s crucial high street and independent sector.

“It will also be an excellent opportunity for local small businesses to see how they can benefit from the many opportunities that will flow into the city as a result of the Bristol Green Capital award.”

For more information or to book a place on the event, visit: bristolshighstreets.eventbrite.co.uk or email business@bristol.gov.uk.