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Business events

Derbyshire Dales Business Improvement Workshops

500 wide ERDF DDDC and BPD no 12

A choice of dates for our next free Business Improvement Workshop

  • 27 June (5.30 – 8.30pm) Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell Book place
  • 4th July (5.30 – 8.30pm) Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mills  Book place.

Workshop topics include: 

  • Sales and Marketing Masterclass - how to plan for growth
  • Better Financial Management for your Business
  • Digital Growth Programme - how your business can benefit
  • Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme - grants for improving your connectivity

NOTE: This event is open to Derbyshire Dales businesses only. 


 EBusiness Club courses

13 Digital Growth D22 Growth Hub ERDF 500 wide for DDDC website

Two new ebusiness club events in August offer an introduction to selling online and a workshop in social media marketing.

An Introduction to Selling Online
August 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm: New Bath Hotel, Matlock Bath, book here.

Social Media Marketing – 2 Day Workshop
August 16 & 23 Full day event: East Lodge Hotel, Rowsley. Book here.


Growing and Developing the Visitor Economy in Derbyshire courses


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Visit Peak District

As part of a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project – Growing and Developing the Visitor Economy within Derbyshire, Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire offer the following business support workshops. 

These events are FREE for visitor economy businesses (accommodation, attractions, activity providers, cafes, pubs, restaurants etc) based in Derbyshire. As this programme of events is funded via ERDF you will be required to complete an eligibility enrolment form.

6th July - Marketing your accessibility - how to make the most of the purple pound!

So many businesses in the area have amazing accessibility facilities and yet they are our best kept secret! Now is the time to shout to the world about the facilities that you have.  Join us to find out where and how you should be marketing yourselves; it's a £12.1 billion market after all!



Growing Rural Enterprise - Working for Yourself



A focussed session for people thinking of starting a business or working for themselves;

Where are you now?

Where do you want to be?

How will you get there?

Make an action plan.

Tuesday 27th June 5.30 - 8.30pm at Growing Rural Enterprise, Main Road, Sudbury DE6 5HS.

To book, call Julie on 07971 666474 or email info@growingruralenterprise.co.uk





Forthcoming events to help support your business

Economic Development

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761 211
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