- Tuesday, 11 September 2012 11:34
Marketing and social media are the themes of two upcoming free events in the Peak District for local businesses, organised by Business Peak District.
The Royal Hotel in Hayfield is the venue on Wednesday 19 September for a morning packed with informative and helpful advice for local businesses on marketing. For anyone looking to use their website and email marketing campaigns to attract new customers, this event will help you bring your website alive and promote your business.
Duncan Wright, of BSA Marketing and Business Peak District will introduce the seminar. The Royal Hotel event on 19 September runs from 9.30am to 1pm and other speakers include Dina Holland and Anna Brown of Derbyshire Retail Help who will help with online selling skills, and David King of David John King who will show you how to pep up your website with video and images.
Booking is essential by 17 September as places are limited and FREE. Bookings can be made online
The following week, Bakewell is the location for a social media event. On Wednesday 26 September, the Agricultural Business Centre hosts a morning to help businesses promote themselves through social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and blogging. The seminar, run by Business Peak District in association with Henmore Marketing, will explain why and how businesses are maximising social media tools and how you can join in the action.
Just complete the Booking Form by 24 September to reserve your FREE place at the social media event.
Business Peak District's Chair Jim Harrison, said:
"The Peak District is a terrific brand and these events are designed to help local firms better promote their business and engage new and existing customers.
"They are part of a series of Business Peak District events for which we have a great list of guest speakers to help and inspire local businesses to take the next step."
The National Park Authority's rural business advisor will both be on hand to provide advice on both days, and Derbyshire Dales Business Advice will be at the Bakewell event to talk to any local businesses with growth ideas.
Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council Councillor Lewis Rose OBE, said:
"Economic development is one of the top two priorities for the District Council and this series of seminars is timely in widening the reach of our business advice service, which is helping local businesses with growth plans."