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Business events

Growing the Visitor Economy in Derbyshire

15 PDNP MPDD ERDF DDDC 500pxls wide

A wide range of business support workshops are available aimed at helping you and your business achieve its full potential and introduce you to new markets and visitors, boosting your competitiveness.  Workshops will include marketing and PR, how to benefit from the growth in cycle tourism and how to make your business more accessible. 

 For more information and to book a free place on a workshop see here.



Social Media for Rural Tourism

16th November, 10.00am - 12.30pm, Devonshire Dome, Buxton

Inova Consultancy and Google Digital Garage are hosting 'Social Media Marketing for Rural Tourism', an interactive workshop to show you how to use online tools to improve your business. During this workshop, Inova will be demonstrating the EKIT*** platform, which has been developed across Europe to help rural tourism providers




Pre Start and New Business Workshops - SCR Launchpad

2 DDDC ERDF SCRLaunchpad 500 pxls wide


Friday 24th November at the Community Room Arc Leisure, Matlock DE4 3AZ 12.30 - 5.30pm

2 free workshops aimed at both pre start and early stage businesses (under 24 months) who are either looking to grow and take their business to the next level or are looking for help to get their ideas off the ground.

Run by Growing Rural Enterprise , places on these well regarded workshops can be booked by ringing Julie White on 07971 666474

email: info@growingruralenterprise.co.uk  or contact them via facebook



General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - Getting Ready

18 Digital Growth ERDF and BPD 500 wide

8th December 2017, 8.00am - 11.30am, Buxton Palace Hotel

Are you GDPR Compliant? Your organisation must be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by May 2018 and this seminar will guide you through the key changes introduced by the Regulation.

Delivered by the  Digital Growth Programme this breakfast seminar will help you prepare your business for the upcoming changes. It will demonstrate the key steps your business will need to take to ensure it is both protected and prepared for when the new regulations take effect.

This seminar is ideal for individuals within SMEs who are looking to ensure they are aware of the impact the new GDPR will have on their business and understand the consequences of non-compliance (huge fines up to £20m or 4% of your global turnover whichever figure is larger).

For more information and to book a place see here.



2016/2017 DDDC business workshop presentations:

June/July 2017

February/March 2017



Forthcoming events to help support your business

Economic Development

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