BNI INSPIRE NETWORKING
Venue: Best Western Plus, Aston Hall Hotel, Worksop Road, Sheffield, Aston, S26 2EE
Time: 6:30am – 8:30am
About: BNI’s weekly business breakfasts are a fantastic chance to network with other like-minded business people. By creating a friendly environment where introductions, referrals and the sharing of contacts are commonplace, BNI have a healthy weekly attendance and we’re sure that you’re likely to return.
NEW YEAR NEW YOU REGIONAL TRAINING
Venue: Beighton Welfare Recreation Ground, 52a High Street, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1ED
Time: 12pm – 4pm
About: As the owner of Rosie’s Craft Shop, Roselyn Wragg is hosting an event to help get your business up and running in the new year. This four-hour workshop will teach you how to start to build your business.
REAL NETWORKING BRUNCH CLUB
Venue: Mercure Sheffield, Parkway Hotel, Britannia Way, Catcliffe, S60 5BD
Time: 10am – 12pm
About: Catering for those who can’t commit to the earlier breakfast meetings, REAL Networking’s Brunch events are the next best thing. The first section of the event is an opportunity to network freely with the group before selecting two other attendees you’d like to speak with 1-2-1.
I DO LIKE MONDAYS
Venue: Sheffield Water Works, Cambridge House, Sheffield, S1 4GF
Time: 7pm – late
About: This is a casual, weekly and free networking event designed to connect you with your ideal role. The rules are simple; be courteous, wear something red, and bring your best banter with you.
ENTREPRENEUR MASTERMIND GROUP
Venue: St Catherines House, Tickhill Road, Doncaster, DN4 8QP
Time: 8am – 11am
About: Networking, but not as you know it. Take the opportunity to share time, ideas and resources in a small group to help each other to keep growing.
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU, NEW GOALS ‘THE SERIOUS EDITION’
Venue: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, Sheffield, S1 2JA
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: £75 inc vat
About: It’s not just the turn of the year but the turn of a century as 2020 fast approaches. unLTD columnist Helen Williams of Helping Entrepreneurs Win says it’s time to get serious with your goal setting!
COFFEE AND NETWORKING
Venue: The Robin Hood, Millhouses Lane, Sheffield, S7 2HB
Time: 10am – 12pm
About: These fortnightly events are valuable to local businesses, but also to those in the wider South Yorkshire area. With the opportunity for each attendee to introduce themselves individually to the room, you can establish who your ideal business connections are.
MACRAME HANGING BASKETS
Venue: The Great Escape Game, 3-7 Sidney Street, Sheffield, S1 4RG
Time: 6:30pm – 9pm
About: No experience is needed for this basic introduction into creating your very own Macrame Plant Hanger. You will be given step by step guidance on how to create your piece and all equipment is provided.
Contact: 0330 088 3032
‘HOW TO SATISFY YOUR CUSTOMERS’ – BUSINESS & IP CENTRE SHEFFIELD
Venue: Business & IP Centre, Sheffield Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ
Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
About: High-quality products and services often as the foundation for many profitable and successful businesses but maintaining customer and client satisfaction is becoming increasingly difficult. This event focuses specifically on how to consistently satisfy your customers in such a competitive era.
DIGITAL MEET MANUFACTURING – DIGITAL TWIN
Venue: Sheffield Technology Parks, Arundel Street, Cooper Buildings, Sheffield, S1 2NS
Time: 12pm – 1:30pm
About: Join Jonathan Eyre, the Digital Twin Lead at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), to fully understand the role a digital twin plays in a manufacturing business. This session is intended to connect digital and manufacturing together in a way that benefits both sectors.
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SECTOR TENDERING
Venue: Digital Media Centre, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW
Time: 8:45am – 1pm
About: Bidding for public sector contracts is becoming a common route for SME’s to win business, and this event at the Digital Media Centre in Barnsley will give you the introduction you need to start going to tender. From where to find tender opportunities, to understanding their requirements; this course is invaluable for those new to tender writing.
DONCASTER BUSINESS INSIGHT BREAKFAST BRIEFING
Venue: Best Western Premier, Great N Road, Rossington, Doncaster, DN11 0HW
Time: 7:45am – 9:30am
Cost: Members – Free, Non-members – £15 + VAT
About: This breakfast briefing will be an opportunity to hear and discuss the results of the latest Doncaster Business Insight Survey. Attending this event will allow business-leaders across Doncaster and South Yorkshire to keep up-to-date with all economic and investment conditions.
DONCASTER MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING FORUM – GREEN GROWTH & PRODUCTIVITY
Venue: National College For Advanced Transport & Infrastructure, Carolina Way, Doncaster, DN4 5PN
Time: 08:30am – 11:30am
About: The morning session will cover issues surrounding Green Growth and will provide some insight into the support available from the various Government and Private Sector providers.
PATHWAYS TO IMPACT
Venue: Workroom 1, Ground Floor, The Diamond Building, Sheffield, S10 2TN
Time: 1:30pm – 4pm
About: Drafting a grant proposal is a daunting task and Pathways to Impact provides specialised workshops to help you approach your research proposal. These workshops are tailored specifically to researchers with a specific research proposal in mind so would, therefore, not suit those looking for a more general introduction to proposal writing.
THE LITMUS STORY
Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG
Time: 12:00pm- 2:30pm
About: This is one of our inspirational events with David Smalley, Co-Founder of Litmus and Entrepreneur in Residence for Connect Yorkshire. David will talk through his story and the formation of Litmus.
Venue: Endcliffe Park Café, The Old Pavilion Endcliffe Park, Rustlings Rd, Sheffield S11 7AB
About: Contact Join for a networking walk – all welcome, with a focus on sustainable and ethical business, and health and wellbeing. Dust off the walking boots and the January blues for a walk to Forge Dam and back followed by a cuppa at the cafe.
Contact: 0114 250 9078, email@example.com
WHEN WOMEN SPEAK SHEFFIELD
Venue: Showroom Cinema, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX
About: Expect the unexpected as women come together to encourage, inspire and support one another to show up just as we are and uncover the power and simplicity of using our voice.
SHEFFIELD BUSINESS MARKET – BUSINESS MARKETS EVENTS LTD
Venue: Hilton Sheffield, Victoria Quays, Furnival Road, Sheffield, S4 7YA
Time: 9am – 1pm
About: Sheffield Business Market gives attendees four full hours of business networking for you to promote your business, sell products, and seal deals. With guest exhibitors and speakers; Sheffield Business Market gives you everything you could want from a networking event.
20TH – 21ST
2 DAY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE
Venue: Bhayani HR & Employment Law, 59 Shoreham Street, Sheffield , S1 4SB
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm (both days)
Cost: Watertight HR & Legal members – £300 + VAT, Others – £315 + VAT
About: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is designed to make a lasting difference in people’s knowledge and confidence in supporting colleagues, friends and family who may be struggling with their mental health. Over this two-day course, you will receive training by a qualified instructor on how to provide real, meaningful support to those close to you in their time of need.
Contact: 0114 3032300 / firstname.lastname@example.org
WORKSHOP: STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
Venue: SPP 3.05, 2 Saint Paul’s Place, Sheffield, S1 2JX
Time: 10am – 12pm
About: This interactive workshop is delivered by the Capability & Resourcing Team of the Operations Group and will be hosted in one of the many fantastic spaces in St. Paul’s Square. The workshop allows you to learn about, and practice applying, the theory of managing stakeholders.
SHEFFIELD CAREERS FAIR
Venue: Novotel Hotel, 50 Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PR
Time: 10am – 2pm
About: Events such as Sheffield Careers Fair are invaluable. You get to ask questions directly to employees and their employers, using your burning questions to gauge whether a company suits your needs or not. Use these valuable resources whilst you can, especially since they’re free.
MANAGING PEOPLE & LEADERSHIP
Venue: Mercure Sheffield Parkway hotel, Britannia Way, Catcliffe, Sheffield S60 5BD
Time: 7:30 am – 10:00am
About: An educational event on the subject Management & Leadership. The panel includes Kevin Parkin founder of Parkin Limited, Dame Julie Kenny ex CEO of Pyronix Ltd and Rita Howson CEO of Support Dogs.
BARNSLEY COUNCIL JOBS FAIR 2020
Venue: Digital Media Centre, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW
Time: 9am – 5:30pm
About: Discover the opportunities that Barnsley Council offers at this free job fair. With a variety of services offered by the council, take the time to speak with members from each department to gain a deeper insight into their roles.
27TH – 28TH
BUSINESS GROWTH ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME
Venue: The Keepmoat Stadium, Polypipe Stand, Stadium Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JW
Time: 9:15am – 4:15pm
About: Learn how to accelerate the growth of your business with this two-day workshop. The programme has been developed so that attendees leave these sessions with an outlined plan on how to implement improvements into your own business plan.
Contact: Craig Atkin – 01302 640103
STONEACRE VOLVO LAUNCH
Venue: Stoneacre Volvo, 280 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2FQ
About: At the launch of this new site, directors and representatives from both Stoneacre and Volvo will be in attendance to answer any questions you may have. You’ll also be able to enjoy a high-end Swedish themed buffet and wine as well as some fantastic live music.
Contact: 0114 553 7200
THE BIG READ – AN AFTERNOON WITH MENTAL HEALTH ARTIST CHRIS SAV
Venue: Adsetts Library Room, 6619, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, S1 1WB
Time: 2pm – 6pm
About: Chris Sav’s comic series ‘Dissappointman’ was created to highlight men’s mental health issues and has risen to popularity over the last few years, even exhibiting his illustrations, installations and films around the UK and Europe.
UNLTD BUSINESS SOCIAL
Venue: Virgin Money Lounge, 66 Fargate, Sheffield S1 2HE
About: The unLTD Magazine Business Social is back after a brief hiatus, and this month we are talking about what businesses in the region can do to modify the impact they are having on the planet – with speakers from Office Friendly and Utility Alliance.
Contact: email email@example.com by January 17th
BARNSLEY COLLEGE OPEN DAY
Venue: Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AX
About: This open day will include information from Student Services about fees, accommodation and student life and details of how to apply.
Contact: Call 01226 216 123/email firstname.lastname@example.org
INOX NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Venue: Inox Diner, Level 5 Students’ Union, Durham Road, Sheffield S10 2TG
Time: 7am – 9am
About: The opening Inox Breakfast Networking event for 2020 will be guest presented by Chris Whitehead, who will speak about Compassionate Leadership, its origins, benefits and current trajectory. Alongside Chris’ presence, there will be the usual company of other proactive entrepreneurs for you to forge lasting connections with.