This is a must attend event for any West London small business who wants tips and ideas from professional marketing advisors on how to increase customer engagement and grow their business in the run up to Christmas. It combines practical sessions with our inspirational key note speaker, Cath Kidston MBE, and the chance to meet and network with fellow local businesses.

The Agenda

6:30 - 7:15pm join us for light refreshments and networking

From 7:15pm Julian Worricker, BBC journalist and news presenter, will chair three sessions:

  • Paula Hutchings, Founder and Director, Marketing Vision Consultancy will share how to write a winning small business marketing plan that you could implement to increase sales in the run up to Christmas 
  • Alison Battisby, Social Media Consultant & Founder, Avocado Social will give us her top tips for getting the most out of key social media platforms to raise the profile of your brand and enhance customer engagement
  • Michelle Ovens MBE, Founder and Director of Small Business Saturday UK in panel discussion with two businesses, will share ways to use the Small Business Saturday campaign to 'boost your business'.

In discussion with Chiswick resident and visionary business woman Cath Kidston MBE, Julian Worricker will explore how she built Cath Kidston from small beginnings to the globally succesful retailer it is today.

9:00 - 9:30pm time to network with the other small business delegates and meet the exhibiting Chiswick Club Card businesses.

About Chiswick Talks Business

Chiswick Talks Business is a group of local entrepreneurs who have a mutual passion for supporting other small businesses to grow and develop through networking and knowledge sharing; Martha Keith (Founder, Love Give Ink), Rowena Hughes (Founder, Rosy Rosie), Bridget Osborne (Founder, The Chiswick Calendar) and Jeannie Shapiro (Founder, Think Jeannie). The 'Boost Your Business' series of events is designed to offer practical tips, inspirational ideas and networking opportunities, as well as showcasing local small business talent.


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