9 key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in September 2023

With the summer holidays ending, it's back to business in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos handpicking a selection of dates for your diary this September 2023, including social media workshops, eco-friendly merchandise showcases and the chance to question a politician — in partnership with ReformIT.

By Kaleigh Pritchard  |  Published
SoGlos rounds up a variety of business events taking place across Gloucestershire this September — helping you get the most out of yourself, your team and your business.
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From workshops on team wellbeing to chances to develop knowledge and connections in the property sector, there's a variety of unique networking and learning opportunities taking place across Gloucestershire this September 2023.

SoGlos handpicks a selection of the county's key business events coming up this month...

Develop a roadmap strategy for your business with The Growth Hub

This free workshop on Monday 4 September 2023 at Vantage Point Business Village in Mitcheldean is designed to break down the barriers to creating an easy-to-understand roadmap strategy for your business — whether you're facing a surge in demand or struggling with the effects of the opposite.

Aimed at business owners and senior leaders with responsibility for strategy and direction, the workshop is led by Clayton Manley of national agency Business Doctors, a former managing director with 30 years' experience in a commercial and sales environment.

Manage successful projects with the University of Gloucestershire

Join the University of Gloucestershire's Julian Grail for a free workshop designed to assist in developing your project delivery systems and strategy.

Taking place on Wednesday 6 September 2023 from 2pm until 5pm at Vantage Point Business Village in Mitcheldean, attendees can discover how their business can thrive in a competitive and fast-paced business landscape.

Free Gloucestershire Property Investor Seminar at Parabola Arts Centre

Hosted at the prestigious Cheltenham Ladies College in its Parabola Arts Centre, CGT Lettings is bringing together some of the county's property market experts for its Gloucestershire Property Investor Seminar.

Beginning at 6pm on Friday 8 September 2023, this free seminar is the letting agent's biggest event to date — with Cheltenham MP, Alex Chalk, set to make an appearance and take part in an exclusive question and answer session. Other topics to be discussed include making sense of the money market; how to become a savvy landlord; and possible future trends in the property sector.

Create an online marketing plan and strategy at SGS College

A strong social media presence can be the gateway to more sales, better brand recognition and a well-rounded, modern business.

In this free workshop, taking place on Tuesday 12 September 2023 from 10am until 1pm at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, participants will be shown the tools to building a rock-solid marketing from the ground up by Henny Maltby from Pink Elephant Media — covering everything from content marketing to social networking. Plus, gain insight into how you can adapt your newly-created digital plan in an ever-changing industry.

Interactive social media workshop in Cirencester

This interactive workshop takes place on Tuesday 12 September 2023 from 10am to 1pm at the Alliston Centre in Cirencester and provides participants with numerous ideas and templates to generate content for social media consistently and efficiently.

Free to attend, you'll be learning from experienced social media advisor Caroline McShane of Social Honeycomb, who provides training and management to a variety of businesses and individuals, predominantly within the sports, health and wellbeing industries.

Tayntons Solicitors Curry Club in Gloucester

Gloucester-headquartered Tayntons Solicitors is holding its popular Curry Club at the Nepalese Chef in Gloucester on Wednesday 13 September 2023 from 12pm until 2pm. Spice up your afternoon with good food and great company, with a chance to strengthen your existing business relationships and develop some new ones.

Tickets cost £25 per person including a starter and main course to enjoy and must be booked in advance, as there are limited spaces available for this long-running and popular gathering.

WSP Solicitors Tapas Tuesday in Gloucester

Enjoy a networking lunch over tapas as WSP Solicitors’s long-running business networking event, Tapas Tuesday, returns on Tuesday 19 September 2023 from 12pm until 2pm.

Join the team at Sebz in Gloucester and take in a presentation from the guest speaker, before tucking into a selection of Spanish specialties over intriguing and connecting conversation. Tickets to the event cost £15 including food and a beverage, and must be purchased online in advance.

Cyber security for small businesses at The Queens Hotel Cheltenham

Taking place at the illustrious Queens Hotel in Cheltenham, this event features insights from giants in the cyber sector, including North Green Security, WiTCH, the Cyber Resilience Centre and Risk Evolves.

Guarding the Gates: Cyber security insights for small businesses starts with welcome drinks and pastries at 8.30am on Wednesday 27 September 2023, before moving on to special talks from guest speakers, with themes ranging from cyber resilience to phishing, culminating in time for networking until 12.30pm. Tickets are free but must be booked via Eventbrite. 

Sustainable marketing event at Leonardo Hotel in Cheltenham

Head to the Leonardo Hotel in Cheltenham for a showcase of sustainable marketing materials for businesses across Gloucestershire from 10am on Thursday 28 September 2023.

Gloucestershire-based merchandise supplier, M&M, is shining a light on the greenwashing that takes place within the industry, offering solutions to help businesses align their marketing tools to their environmental values and ultimately uphold them — with a packed programme of networking, workshops and talks from experts. Tickets can be booked online in advance via Eventbrite. 

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