6 key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in July 2023

From planning a social media strategy to an afternoon of crazy golf and a walking tour through the city of Gloucester, SoGlos handpicks some key dates for your business diary this July 2023.

By Sarah Kent  |  Published
Make sure your planner is up to date with SoGlos's pick of some of the best business events in Gloucestershire this July 2023.
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From a round of crazy golf, breakfast at the luxury Ellenborough Park hotel, a gathering at Gloucester Brewery's dock-side Warehouse 4 tap room to a guided tour of Gloucester's regeneration and a social media masterclass, there is plenty to keep business people busy this July.

SoGlos has teamed up with managed software experts, ReformIT, to handpick the events to get in your diary for the month ahead.

How to Create Your 12-step Social Media Strategy workshop with Tewkesbury Growth Hub

In a free workshop taking place at Tewkesbury Growth Hub on Tuesday 4 July 2023, this event will detail a 12-step social media strategy to help companies that are new to using social media for business and those looking to make improvements to their existing social media plans.

The event will cover branding; targeting the right audience; which channels to use; how to create a quick annual plan; how to create a monthly schedule; content creation; the use of software and plugins; and how to analyse social media statistics. 

Apply for tickets via the Growth Hub website or call (01684) 272073.

Cheltenham BID Networking at Mr Mulligans

Join Cheltenham BID on Wednesday 5 July 2023 for an afternoon of networking, crazy golf and a guest speaker at Mr Mulligans in The Brewery Quarter.

At this fun event, attendees will be able to mingle with fellow professionals, share ideas and swap contacts, all while enjoying a round of crazy golf! This month's guest speaker will be Demelsa Coleman from The Brewery Quarter who will discuss upcoming plans for the quarter and will showcase the Wimbledon Big Screen that will be in action from the 3 to the 16 of July 2023.

Tickets are free for Cheltenham BID members and £22 for non-members. Book via Eventbrite or AllEvents.

Networking Breakfast at Ellenborough Park in Cheltenham

GlosBiz, one of the county's largest business networks, is hosting a networking breakfast event on Wednesday 5 July 2023 at Cheltenham's luxury, five star Ellenborough Park hotel.

Starting at 7.20am, with a full English breakfast (with vegetarian and vegan options available) served at 8.10am, delegates will have the chance to chat, mingle and swap contacts, while a special guest speaker will be announced nearer the time. The event finishes at around 9.15am.

Tickets are open to all and cost £18.50 each but be sure to secure your place quickly as this event is usually sold out with a long waiting list! Book via Eventbrite.

Charities in a Digital Age Networking Event at Gloucester Docks

Taking place at Gloucester Brewery's trendy Warehouse 4 event space at Gloucester Docks, this event runs from 2pm to 4pm on Thursday 6 July 2023. In a free event aimed at the charity sector, the afternoon's itinerary includes advice on improving social media engagement, protecting sensitive data, digitising fundraising and much more on navigating the digital world.

Organised by Gloucester Brewery, this event is free for charities to attend. Non-charities can also attend for a small fee, which will be donated to a worthy cause. Book a spot via Eventbrite or AllEvents.

Gloucester Growth Hub Summer Networking event at the University of Gloucestershire

Hosted by Gloucester Growth Hub and taking place at the University of Gloucestershire's Oxstalls campus, the summer networking event offers breakfast baps, a 'power networking' session and a keynote speech by business coach Peter Milligan on 'The Magic of Leadership — Realising Potential and Raising Performance'.

This free event takes place on Wednesday 19 July 2023 from 8am to 9.30am. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite.

Gloucester Regeneration Walking Tour

Gloucestershire Young Planners is taking a guided walking tour of Gloucester to explore regeneration projects across the city on Thursday 20 July 2023, with town planners encouraged to join.

Starting at 10.30am at Rainbow Square, the tour then moves on to Kings Square and the former Debenhams building via the Forum before taking in the Cathedral and Heritage Action Zone. The tour will then walk past Gloucester Docks, including the new Gloucester Food Dock development, before finishing for a buffet lunch at 12.30pm at Brewhouse & Kitchen.

The walk will be led by University of Gloucestershire lecturer, Adam Sheppard, with other speakers to be confirmed nearer the date. The event is free to attend for Royal Town Planning Institute members and £6 for non-members. To sign up, visit the Royal Town Planning Institute's events page.

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