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“Buying Customers” with Brad Sugars

When: October 6, 2014 from 18:00 to October 27, 2014 from 21:30
Where: Multiple locations across England

“There are no secrets in business or life - just information you don’t know. Yet.” “Buying Customers” is an innovative breakthrough in customer acquisition, lead generation, and customer service with strategies to drive repeat business to you.

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Boost Your Business - Tower Hamlets Mayor's Business Forum

When: October 28, 2014 from 17:30 to 20:00
Where: Tobacco Dock, Wapping, London. E1W 2SF

Following the success of last year's event, the Mayor's Business Forum again offers you the chance to network with local businesses, and tell us what your business needs to prosper.

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The Faster Route to Business Growth

When: November 3, 2014 from 17:15 to 19:30
Where: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN

A series of free executive briefings designed to show ambitious businesses how they can take the faster route to business growth. Since GrowthAccelerator’s inception in May 2012, the combined growth of client businesses stands at £1.5 billion: creating 36,752 new jobs in the process.

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Breaking Big - A Guide to Achieving Breakthrough Growth co-hosted by Business Doctors

When: November 4, 2014 from 7:30 to 10:00
Where: Boringdon Park Golf Club, 55 Plymbridge Road, Plymton, PL6 4QG

This free to attend seminar co-hosted by GrowthAccelerator and Business Doctors, could make the world of difference to you and your business.

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Fast Track To Growth – Wakefield – Free Interactive GrowthAccelerator Workshop

When: November 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Parsons & Co, Sandal Castle Centre, Asdale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7JE

GrowthAccelerator is a unique service led by some of the country's most successful growth specialists where you’ll find new connections, new routes to investment and the new ideas and strategy you’ll need for your business to achieve its full potential. GrowthAccelerator will get to the heart of the barriers that are holding your business back and help you identify the critical steps you need to take to achieve your next phase of growth – rapidly and sustainably.

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Financial Efficiency for Growth

When: November 4, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: Manchester Airport Marriott, Hale Road, Hale Barns, WA15 8XW

The session will be lead by Jennifer Lambden; with over 18 years’ experience of starting and growing businesses in the UK she will share her strategy on Financial Efficiency for Growth. Jennifer will take a holistic approach to growing your business, detailing why sales and cash flow are of equal importance. The aim of the session is to provide attendees with the necessary tools to significantly grow their business, while watching the bottom line.

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The Digital Media Revolution - Lancashire

When: November 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 11:30
Where: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0AG

In association with GrowthAccelerator, and Geeky Group. Digital Media specialist and Internet Entrepreneur Phil Crowshaw will be delivering a series of free to attend Digital Marketing Masterclasses across the North West. Part one will begin by making you aware of why and how the Digital Media Revolution is changing the way we do business on a huge scale. Part two will then drill down into each area in more detail and include interactive discussion and exercises related to the six topics.

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Remember, Remember - Bad Apples or Toffee Apples

When: November 5, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Mercure Bolton Georgian Hotel, Manchester Road, Bolton, BL6 5RU

Remember, not all apples are toffee apples! Discover how to safeguard your service users from 'bad apples' in your care homes. Pam Day will help you understand how you can avoid having bad apples in your business, and the actions you should immediately take to safeguard your team.

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Fast Track to Growth- Growth Matters

When: November 5, 2014 from 9:15 to 11:00
Where: Lamont Jones, Park House, Titan Centre, Bradford Road, Birstall. WF17 9PH.

GrowthAccelerator is a unique service led by some of the countries most successful growth specialists where you'll find new connections, new routes and new ideas you need to help your business reach it's full potential.

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Peak Performance - How Fast Can You Grow?

When: November 6, 2014 from 9:00 to 13:30
Where: St Mary’s Stadium (Southampton FC), Britannia Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 5FP

A series of free half-day conferences designed to show ambitious businesses how they can maximise performance and take a faster route to business growth. Since its inception just two years ago, the government-backed GrowthAccelerator service has helped over 15,000 businesses to generate combined growth of over £1.5 billion and create 35,000-40,000 new jobs. So it is perfectly placed to know what really works in the SME sector. These exclusive half-day events will provide valuable advice on unlocking the potential in your business, presented by successful entrepreneurs and independent specialists that are already helping businesses just like yours.

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Are you in control of your cash? Are you ready for growth?

When: November 6, 2014 from 18:30 to 19:45
Where: Metro Bank, 2 Eden Walk, High Wycombe, HP11 2AW

Join business experts and co-hosts GrowthAccelerator, Metro Bank, Ministry For Growth and ARM Credit Control for a series of presentations at this FREE TO ATTEND seminar that will ensure that your business is financially ready for the expected growth within your business.

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Are you ready for Auto Enrolment? Do you really need an Accountant ?

When: November 7, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: Chamber of Commerce Blackpool, Unit 1-2 Lockheed Court, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, FY4 2RN

Chamber of Commerce invites you to a business growth seminar, featuring GrowthAccelerator, Sage Financial Management and The Melia Partnership. Auto-enrolment is the new pension procedure that government has confirmed as compulsory for virtually all employers.

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Work smarter, not harder to build your business

When: November 11, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Chill Factore, Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester, M41 7JA

10 top tips for easy selling. This breakfast seminar will be of interest to those people who find selling a problem; whose sales people are not bringing in the results; and who have great products & services and want to maximise their sales & profits.

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FUNDING SOLUTIONS FOR GROWING BUSINESSES

When: November 11, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: Felaw Maltings, South Kiln, 42 Felaw Street, Ipswich, IP2 8SQ

Are you growing your business? Do you need some help funding a project?

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Tendering for Growth

When: November 11, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:30
Where: The DoubleTree by Hilton - Chester, Warrington Road, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3PD

A quality tendering process is a key success factor to save you time, keep you organised and focused when writing bids. This event is aimed at the owners, managers and financial executives of Cheshire businesses who want to win more public sector contracts.

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Future Decoded: 'The SMB Hub'

When: November 11, 2014 from 10:30 to 17:00
Where: ExCel London

We would like to invite you spend the day with us and Microsoft at ExCel London on 11th November 2014, from 10.30am, to see how you can positively change your business today, to be better prepared for tomorrow.

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Optimising Your Workforce - A session by Propeller Training

When: November 11, 2014 from 18:00 to 20:30
Where: Grant Thornton, 30 Finsbury Square, London. EC2P 2YU

In an inspiring and interactive session, Propeller Training will take you through the fundamentals of the subject and demonstrate how both individuals and organisations alike benefit from Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy.

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Blast Off! The Business Performance Roadshow

When: November 12, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:30
Where: Etrop Grange Hotel, Thorley Lane, Manchester Airport, M90 4EG

Blast Off! In association with Affilius Group, Marketing Minds Academy and GrowthAccelerator. Tailored for Manchester businesses with a genuine passion for growth and best practice, Blast Off! brings together three of the most highly rated and experienced business growth specialists in a hyper-productive session. This event has been achieving 100% 9+/10 ratings throughout 2014. Reserve your FREE place to find out why.

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Manufacturing Seminar co-hosted by Barclays

When: November 13, 2014 from 12:00 to 14:30
Where: Barclays, Tagus House, Ground Floor, Ocean Way, Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 2ZP

A uniquely designed event for Owner/Managers in the manufacturing industry to discuss current industry affairs and to gain valuable information about service to help grow their businesses.

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Fast Track to Growth with GrowthAccelerator

When: November 13, 2014 from 17:30 to 19:30
Where: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Firth Street, Huddersfield. HD1 3BD

GrowthAccelerator is a unique service led by some of the country's most successful growth specialists where you’ll find new connections, new routes to investment and the new ideas and strategy you’ll need for your business to achieve its full potential.

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Social Media - Risk 2.0

When: November 14, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Mercure Norton Grange, Manchester Road, Rochdale, OL11 2XZ

Social Media - Risk 2.0: Social Media and the law in an anti-social world. Social Media is now mainstream, and whilst it presents a wealth of opportunity for businesses to develop and strengthen their brands and their bottom line - its also a legal minefield for the unprepared. Explore the use of social media in the workplace and understand they key issues for employers with Steve Kuncewicz and Adrian Fryer.

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Blast Off! The Business Performance Roadshow

When: November 14, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:30
Where: East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, Red Rose Court, Clayton Business Park, Accrington, BB5 5JR

In association with GrowthAccelerator, Affilius Group, Marketing Minds Academy & hosted by East Lancashire Chamber. This successful event has been achieving ‘100% 9+/10 ratings’ throughout 2014. Make sure you reserve your FREE place and find out why

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Fast Track to Growth - Wetherby

When: November 18, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Parkhill Business Centre, Walton Road, Wetherby, LS22 5DZ

Fast track your business to high growth with our free interactive workshop. This particular event is hosted by BiY Founder and one of the country’s leading small business mentors, Darren Shaw. He’ll share some thoughts and insights into how he has helped countless small business owners in the region to address some of the key challenges they face and to create the businesses they always wanted.

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How to raise £450k+ from investors in just 10 days

When: November 18, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Colmore Plaza, Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham. B4 6AT

EstatesDirect.com raised over £400k from investors in just 10 days! Find out how they did it and what alternative funding options are available to your business.

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Managing your people to deliver high organisational performance

When: November 18, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:30
Where: Vale Royal Abbey, Whitegate, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2BA

Grow your revenue by improving the performance of your people. This event is aimed at the owners, managers and financial executives of Cheshire businesses for whom the delivery of quality services and products is essential to long-term success

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Making your business stand out

When: November 19, 2014 from 7:30 to 10:00
Where: Great John St Hotel, Great John Street, Manchester, M3 4FD

It is rare that a company find themself in a market selling a product or service without competition. It is essential that you and your business stays on its toes and doesn’t become part of the crowd. Neil Clough, star of the BBC’s The Apprentice will be delivering his high impacting motivational speech, sharing with you how he managed to stand out against the toughest of competition.

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Fast Track to Growth By Investing in Your Leaders and Managers

When: November 19, 2014 from 8:30 to 10:30
Where: Azure Consulting Ltd, 4 Lakeside, Calder Island Way, Wakefield, WF2 7AW.

Azure Consulting, specialists in Leadership and Management development, will be co-hosting a growth workshop on 19th November at their Wakefield offices, alongside GrowthAccelerator.

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Breaking BIG - It's all about you!

When: November 20, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Ashton Village Hotel, Pamir Drive, Tameside, OL7 0LY

Written by The Business Doctors, Breaking Big is the new no nonsense guide to achieving breakthrough growth for you and your business. Dave Blakey, of the Business Doctors will share with you some of his key components to achieving breakthrough growth. Steven Nathaniel of the Greater Manchester of Commerce will also be in attendance to take attendees through the Campaign for Business 2015 and the current Greater Manchester Chamber Membership offer.

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Lacking the confidence to grow your business?

When: November 20, 2014 from 9:15 to 12:00
Where: Chill Factore, Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester, M41 7JA

Running your own business is a marathon, not a sprint. And, like a marathon, you can train and prepare as much as you like, but it’s mindset that’s the difference between success and failure. Learn the six-secrets to re-boot your appetite for growth and become a growth athlete

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Breakfast & Networking

When: November 20, 2014 from 9:00 to 12:00
Where: Vale House, Vale Park, New Brighton, Wirral, CH45 1Lz

Effective sales and marketing: How to find, win and grow profitable customers. If you a business owner looking to grow your business and expand your customer base, this workshop is for you! GrowthAccelerator have teamed up with Elaine Owen of Designated Associates and Alan Woods of Woods Squared to offer this free breakfast workshop for local businesses with genuine growth aspirations.

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Access to Business Finance – opportunities within the Tees Valley

When: November 20, 2014 from 17:30 to 19:00
Where: Riverside Stadium, Middlehaven Way, TS3 6RS

Tees Valley Business Compass is partnering with GrowthAccelerator to reach out to find and support growing companies from the region that are seeking external finance to support their growth.

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Improving compliance within the healthcare sector

When: November 21, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:30
Where: Blackpool Council, Solaris Centre, New South Promenade, Blackpool, FY4 1RW

GrowthAccelerator in association with RKMS present: Easing the burden of compliance in Healthcare & Social Care Who should attend? Owners and managers of Lancashire based health & social care providers. Why is this event different? For the first time we can provide a holistic package to the healthcare sector.

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An Essential Guide to Growing Your Business

When: November 25, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel, Chorley Road, Standish, Wigan, WN1 2XN

All businesses need a strong cash flow solution to make their plans a reality, whether that’s paying staff wages, fulfilling orders, buying new equipment or simply investing in new opportunities. Learn the top tips on managing cash flow, credit control and sales from successful businessmen Mike Calvert of Bibby Financial Services and Mike Starkey of Mike Starkey Wealth Management.

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FUNDING SOLUTIONS FOR GROWING BUSINESSES

When: November 25, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: nights Hill Hotel, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 3HQ

Are you growing your business? Do you need some help funding a project?

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Peak Performance - How Fast Can You Grow?

When: November 25, 2014 from 9:00 to 13:30
Where: Horsley Park De Vere Hotel, Ockham Road South, East Horsley (near Guildford), Surrey, KT24 6DT

A series of free half-day conferences designed to show ambitious businesses how they can maximise performance and take a faster route to business growth. Since its inception just two years ago, the government-backed GrowthAccelerator service has helped over 15,000 businesses to generate combined growth of over £1.5 billion and create 35,000-40,000 new jobs. So it is perfectly placed to know what really works in the SME sector. These exclusive half-day events will provide valuable advice on unlocking the potential in your business, presented by successful entrepreneurs and independent specialists that are already helping businesses just like yours.

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Making your business stand out

When: November 26, 2014 from 7:30 to 10:00
Where: The Park Royal Hotel, Stretton Road, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4NS

It is rare that a company find themself in a market selling a product or service without competition. It is essential that you and your business stays on its toes and doesn’t become part of the crowd. Neil Clough, star of the BBC’s The Apprentice will be delivering his high impacting motivational speech, sharing with you how he managed to stand out against the toughest of competition.

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Blast Off! The Business Performance Roadshow

When: November 26, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:00
Where: Burnley Business Centre, Business First, Ribble Court, Meadway, Padiham, Burnley BB12 7NG

In association with GrowthAccelerator, Affilius Group, and Marketing Minds Academy ‘100% 9+/10 ratings’ throughout 2014. Make sure you reserve your FREE place and find out why.

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The Faster Route to Business Growth

When: November 26, 2014 from 17:15 to 19:30
Where: Heritage Motor Centre, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 0BJ

A series of free executive briefings designed to show ambitious businesses how they can take the faster route to business growth. Since GrowthAccelerator’s inception in May 2012, the combined growth of client businesses stands at £1.5 billion: creating 36,752 new jobs in the process.

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Blast Off … for Business Growth - Liverpool

When: November 27, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:30
Where: Business First Liverpool, 23-25 Goodlass Road, Speke, Liverpool, L24 9HJ

Business Performance Roadshow - In association with GrowthAccelerator, Affilius Group, and Marketing Minds Academy. Andrew Dewhurst, founder of Affilius Group will share his experience of starting and growing businesses in the UK, Europe and the USA

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Breaking BIG - The no-nonsense guide to achieving breakthrough growth for your business

When: November 28, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: The Centre @ Birchwood Park, Warrington, WA3 6YN

Simple steps to take your business to the next level. If you are an SME business owner looking to grow your business, expand your customer base, engage your staff or increase your profitability, this workshop is for you!

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Blast Off! The Business Performance Roadshow

When: December 2, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:30
Where: Mercure Dunkenhalgh, Blackburn Road, Clayton Le Moors, Lancashire, BB5 5JP

In association with GrowthAccelerator, & Lloyds Bank Plc. Tailored for Lancashire businesses with a genuine passion for growth and best practice, this event brings together three of the most highly rated and experienced business growth specialists in a hyper-productive session Make sure you reserve your FREE place and find out why

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Attracting the best talent to accelerate business Growth

When: December 3, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: QHotels Park Royal Hotel, Stretton Road, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4NS

Hiring exceptional talent is critical to your business growth. In today’s knowledge driven economy, what separates successful organisations from the rest is the ability to attract talent. You will gain an understanding of the challenges and the impact that effective recruitment and selection has on your Talent Acquisition Strategy.

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It doesn't just happen - it won't just happen

When: December 4, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Ashton Village Hotel, Pamir Drive, Tameside, OL7 0LY

How do you grow your business to become the success you've always dreamed it would be? This event is ideal for those working within the sports and leisure sectors. The event will be hosted by Sport and Activity Professional Mark Rasche. Guest speakers will include Iestyn Harris, Head Coach of Salford City Reds Super League and Simon Hartley of Be World Class. Attendees will gain insight into building winning teams to achieve significant and sustainable growth.

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How fast can your business grow?

When: December 5, 2014 from 8:30 to 11:00
Where: Wychwood Park, Weston, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 5GP

THINK DOUBLE! This event is aimed at Cheshire business owners and senior managers who plan to double their business growth in 2015.

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Blast Off! The Business Performance Roadshow

When: December 10, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:00
Where: Blackpool FC Hotel & Conference Centre, Bloomfield road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 6JJ

In association with GrowthAccelerator, Affilius Group and Marketing Minds Academy. This successful event has been achieving ‘100% 9+/10 ratings’ throughout 2014. Make sure you reserve your FREE place and find out why.

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Unsure how to use the power of your people to help grow your business?

When: February 5, 2015 from 9:15 to 12:00
Where: Chill Factore, Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester, M41 7JA

Running a business is a team event, and you’re the captain but, just like the Relay, the baton can be easily dropped. Understand the top 7-ways to get your people working hard for growth and get them thinking like business athletes

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Overwhelmed and pushed for time?

When: March 12, 2015 from 9:15 to 12:00
Where: Chill Factore, Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester, M41 7JA

It’s never quiet when running your own business - if you don’t run the day, the day runs you. Just like an athlete, you need to focus on what matters most - what will get you results? Find out more about the 5-keys to making time for growth and thinking like a business athlete.

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