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  • 13 February 2013 2:55 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
    Are you an ex-student of WHS Worthing High School?

    Current Year 11 Student Leaders are looking to develop a program whereby ex-students are invited back to the school to support careers provision and help students with their choices for further education. Ex Students would be given the opportunity to talk to current students about their Higher/ Further/ or Vocational experiences. This would provide our current students with more first-hand information when looking to make important decisions during their education, for example when making their year 9 option choices or choosing their pathways for higher education.
    If you would like some more information about the project then please contact Karen Hayler at khayler@worthinghigh.net  Tel: 01903 229275 by the end of February 2013.
  • 13 February 2013 2:55 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
    CALLING ALL GOLFERS!!!

    Charity Golf Day in aid of the Mayor of Worthing's charity - the Worthing and Adur Fund. 

    Date: Friday 19 April  
    Cost: £50 to include a bacon roll and dinner. 


    If you or anyone you know plays golf it will be a truly great day and it would be great if you would join in and support us.   You can either enter a team of 4 or let us know you are interested and we can pair you up with others.  

    Please click here for more details and a booking form.

    If you are interested please call Paul or Sarah Howard on 01903 212210, or email completed Entry Form to sarah@howardestateagency.co.uk.
  • 13 February 2013 2:53 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
    Enterprise Week  - 18th - 22nd March Northbrook College

    Enterprise Week is aimed at local emerging and established small businesses to offer a welcome boost with invaluable advice from a series of FREE
    events, presentations and workshops.
     
    A variety of relevant topics will be covered from 
    * Sales techniques 
    * Branding & Design 
    * Marketing 
    * Financial support 
    * Business Growth 
    * 'Gear Up for Success' workshop. 

    Fresh Egg will be opening their doors and running an in-house seminar
    Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce will be running a taster session of their popular Peer to Peer Mentoring.

    The week begins with an 'Ask the Panel' open session with key business figures from the area including Andy Sparsis from Food Restaurant, Mike Jones of Michael Jones and Zoe Clark of Euphoric,

    The week concludes with a Business Showcase event from
    Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce which aims to highlight the larger companies within the area whilst again running more detailed workshops for attendees.

    Northbrook College will be running its own industry week in tandem with Enterprise Week, demonstrating the benefits which its courses offer. 

    Pre-booking for all workshops and talks will be essential and this will be available soon via the Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce website. 
  • 12 February 2013 12:29 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
  • 12 February 2013 12:27 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)

    BilliBusiness Lunch Club

    Thursday 14th February
    from 12.45pm until 2pm

    Our BilliBusiness Lunch Club will be meeting from 12.45pm until 2pm in the Thai Cuisine, located in Jengers Mead.

    Members and non-members are invited to attend this sociable networking opportunity and self-promote their business services and products over lunch and a couple of drinks.

    The purpose of the BilliBusiness Lunch Club is to be a business referral forum rather than a “talking shop” gathering, and each month one member will be invited to give a presentation of their particular business lasting 5-10 minutes.

    The cost should be no more than £15 per head (depending on your choice from the menu) payable on the day. Drinks will be at your own discretion although jugs of water will be provided on each table.

    This is a great opportunity for you to meet and mix with other local business people in an informal and social setting, whilst building upon your contact list for local businesses.

    To confirm your attendance, in order to advise the restaurant of numbers in advance, we would appreciate you contacting the Chamber's Secretary on
    07984 959281 or by emailing secretary@billingshurstchamber.co.uk

    The BilliBusiness Lunch Club is free for Chamber members but there will be a charge of £2 for each non-member to attend.

     

    Business Networking and Social Evening

    Wednesday 20th February
    from 5.30pm onwards

    We invite you to join us for our local business networking and social evening at The Limeburners in Lordings Road, Billingshurst from 5.30pm onwards for a couple of hours or so.

    This informal networking evening, coupled with a relaxing drink after a hard days work, always proves popular.

    This is a great opportunity for you to meet and mix with other local business people in an informal and social setting. We stress that this is not a formal event and require no notice of attendance. Please turn up when convenient, with or without a guest, and you will be made to feel most welcome.

     

    Our aim, as always, is to make these events active, informative and entertaining along with offering you the opportunity to network with other like-minded business owners. We hope that you decide to join us!

    Kind Regards

    The Executive Committee
    Billingshurst Chamber of Commerce - Achieving a prosperous Billingshurst

  • 06 February 2013 3:02 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
    Enterprise Week 2013
    Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce are working with Northbrook College to facilitate Enterprise Week, which runs from the 18th – 22nd March and is aimed at emerging and existing small businesses.  The week will see a great variety of FREE events, from workshops to presentations, all culminating in the Business Showcase, highlighting the region’s larger businesses, and run by the Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce.
    Workshops include How to write your Marketing Plan, Sales Techniques,  Design and Branding, Getting your Press Releases published and seminar and talks on financial issues which surround small businesses.  There will also be a taster peer to peer session from the Chamber and a focus on Apprenticeships, Business Growth and International Trading.
    Enterprise Week starts on  Monday 18th with an expert Ask the Panel session, where local business people Andy Sparsis of Food Restaurant, Zoe Clark of Euphoric and Mike Jones of Michael Jones & Co, to name a few, will be answering questions on business sustainability in the local market, and continues with days covering Business Growth and Sustainability.
    It should be a great week for local business so make sure you save the dates!
     
  • 29 January 2013 12:01 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)

    As you may be aware Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce have launched a tourism and hospitality group.  Let Us Entertain You is the new initiative developed by a working group to highlight the venues and attractions available for business users in the area.

    “Tourism and Hospitality are vital in our region”, says Sheryl Tipton, Executive Member and Group Lead, “and this group has worked hard to develop a range of events to really promote all the venues and attractions that make our area so appealing – particularly those not so well known.  In the current economic climate we all need to keep our business local and support one another, so this initiative really aims to do just that”.

    The first event will be on Thursday 28th February at West Street Loft in Shoreham’s High Street.  Networking will start at 5.30pm following by a cinema evening at 7.30pm.  To register to attend and find out more about this FREE business networking event please contact us at the Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce on www.worthingandadurchamber.co.uk.

    Special thanks must go to the following businesses for giving their time to support the venture and forming the working group; Kiddie Coupons, Essentially Worthing, Thunderbolt Events, The Burlington, Northbrook College, Yoohoo Creative, Scerri Solutions, Pavilion Bowling Club, S & C Travel, SandersWhite, Nic and Ben’s Entertainments, Harries Coffee, Michael Jones Limited, Goring Conservative Club, Adur and Worthing Councils, Stage Door Travel, Henry House Hydrotherapy Centre, Clear Computing, Eat Food Love Food, Bennett Griffin LLP, 4Below Productions , The Ardington Hotel and Roy Bishop.

    Attendees are welcome from all Members and their guests; sponsorship is available – please do let us know if you are interested - and we look forward to seeing you there!

    Click here to Book Now!!

  • 29 January 2013 11:28 AM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
  • 29 January 2013 10:58 AM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
    Following up from the event with Southern Water on 23rd November2012 at the Charmandean Centre, please find below links to the summary of the feedback received at the workshop and an overview of the feedback received from all the stakeholder workshops which we held in late November / early December 2012 across our region.

    >> Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce Southern Water Workshop Feedback Summary

    >> Southern Water Planning for the future November/December Workshop Feedback Summary

  • 12 December 2012 4:13 PM | Tracie Davey (Administrator)
    It must be Christmas!

    Saturday 15th December Steyne Gardens at 4:30 – 5:30pm
    Carols Big Brass Band Hot mince pies Mulled wine

    Come and join us for a festive sing along of Christmas carols all in aid of the Mayor’s charity - Worthing and Adur fund

    £5:00 per person includes mulled wine and mince pie

    To reserve a carol sheet and to be sure you get a mince pie and some mulled wine !!
    Please call 01903 230451 to book & pay


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