Events

There’s always something going on here at The Business Village. Events range from networking and information meetings in conjunction with our tenant businesses, to specialist workshops and seminars via our many partners across the area and connected city regions.

We’re always looking for new ideas and topics to share with our many businesses, friends and partners. If you would like to host an event of your own, please get in touch with Kevin Steel our Business Development Manager, he’d love to have a chat.

You can call him on 07970 930560 or email ksteel@BarnsleyBIC.co.uk 

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Jun 1
8:15 am-10:00 am

First Friday Networker at The Business Village… The importance of proper financial planning.!

In this interactive presentation about the power of proper planning, Andy will focus on planning for what is really important, and why establishing what is REALLY important to you is vital!

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Jun 4
9:00 am-11:00 am

Safeguarding Drop in clinics at The Business Village

If you have a safeguarding concern or query, drop in and join Adele Gladman in the Bistro… Have a safeguarding concern or query? Want help knowing what to do with a concern about a child or adult at risk? Seeking reassurance that your organisation is doing all it should be to comply with safeguarding legislation […]

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Jun 7
9:30 pm-3:30 pm

Is Public Sector Tendering Right for Your Business: A Commercial Opportunity?

This one-day Masterclass provides an essential introduction to public sector tendering for small and medium -sized enterprises (SMEs) and an opportunity to evaluate if tendering is right for their business.

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Jun 12
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Free innovation and branding clinic…

These barristers specialise in intellectual property, technology, media and entertainment and competition law. 

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Jun 14
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Growing Your Sales Masterclass: Skills, Tools and Techniques

Learn how to develop specific communications and customer relationships with this Enhancement Project Masterclass.

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Jun 19
10:00 am-12:30 am

See your business grow with advice from our FREE Marketing surgery!

Having worked with businesses ranging from utility companies, business parks and music festivals to dog photographers, business advisers, charities and many others, Brett is in a perfect position to advise you on all areas of your marketing.

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Jun 21
9:15 am-4:45 pm

Learn, engage & discover with a Google Digital Garage workshop @BarnsleyBIC: Day One

Join us and the Google Digital Garage team for a FREE day of three intensive and highly informative sessions to help you increase your Digital Marketing skills… Plus 1:1 coaching for your career or business. Book a coach who can offer practical advice tailored to help you reach your goal.

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Jun 26
1:00 pm-4:30 pm

Chamber Coffee Club…

Would you like to find out how Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber can support your business? Pop in to the Bistro and have an informal chat with Sarah Hattersley, Membership Executive for the Barnsley area to find out about the Chamber and the many services and benefits they can provide to help support you and your […]

Jun 28
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Video Marketing, Including Live Streaming Action Planning Workshop

An insight into how valuable video is to businesses both on their website or across their social media channels. With the continued improvement in technology it has never been easier to produce video content.

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Jun 28
9:15 am-4:45 pm

Learn, engage & discover with a Google Digital Garage workshop @BarnsleyBIC: Day Two

Join us and the Google Digital Garage team for a FREE day of three intensive and highly informative sessions to help you increase your Digital Marketing skills… Plus 1:1 coaching for your career or business. Book a coach who can offer practical advice tailored to help you reach your goal.

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Jun 29
9:00 am-11:00 am

Safeguarding Drop in clinics at The Business Village

If you have a safeguarding concern or query, drop in and join Adele Gladman in the Bistro…

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Jul 6
8:15 am-10:15 am

Personal growth and well-being of employees within the workplace….

Vicky Haywood, a life coach from tenant business Yorkshire Psychotherapy will be discussing how Business Coaching will help organisations to achieve and build on their successes by supporting the personal growth and well-being of employees within the workplace.

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Jul 12
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Data and Making the Most of your Business Relationships

Handing and managing data is a challenge for any organisation but failing to influence your existing contacts either through up-selling, referrals or introductions, can cost SMEs thousands every year. This introductory workshop will provide you with a better understanding to allow you to make the right decision for your business.

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Jul 16
9:00 am-11:00 am

Safeguarding Drop in clinics at The Business Village

If you have a safeguarding concern or query, drop in and join Adele Gladman in the Bistro…

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Jul 17
9:30 am-3:30 pm

Writing a Winning Public-Sector Bid: How to Respond and Submit a Tender

This one-day Masterclass provides an essential introduction to public sector tendering for small and medium -sized enterprises (SMEs) and what is involved in formulating and writing a public sector bid response.

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Jul 17
10:00 am-12:30 pm

See your business grow with advice from our FREE Marketing surgery!

COME AND JOIN BRETT FOR OUR HANDS-ON MARKETING SURGERIES ….. As a strategic marketing consultant Brett is able to draw on his experience to see where you are currently, compared to where you would like to be and give you advice on how to achieve this vision

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Jul 23
8:30 am-12:30 pm

Chamber Coffee Club…

Would you like to find out how Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber can support your business? Pop in to the Bistro and have an informal chat with Sarah Hattersley, Membership Executive for the Barnsley area to find out about the Chamber and the many services and benefits they can provide to help support you and your […]

Aug 2
9:00 am-4:30 pm

An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising

Social media advertising (or paid social) provides organisations the chance to reach, engage and convert new customers that would not normally see their organic posts.

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Aug 14
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Planning an Effective Website

Whether you’re starting from scratch or have an existing site on the web, you need to understand the fundamentals of a successful website. With support from Digital Growth Programme expert consultants, you’ll be able to confidently plan and develop a website that more than meets your business objectives and customer focus.

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Aug 28
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Developing Effective Content for the Web

Content is King, in all forms, from the visuals you present to the words that represent your business. Everything matters from a marketing point of view. Discover how to create content that achieves your business objectives, whether that’s brand promotion or explicit sales.

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Sep 11
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Effective Search Engine Optimisation

SEO – it’s a foreign language to many, but not nearly as complicated as you may think. With the help of the Digital Growth Programme, we’ll give you the insider knowledge on how to get your website content written and structured in such a way that proves search engine effective whilst being reader-friendly and relevant to your visitors.

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Oct 11
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Integrating Social Media Into Your Business (2-Day FREE Workshop)

Nowadays it’s highly likely that you’ll have used some form of social media on a personal level – but what are the benefits of social media for business? From Facebook to Twitter, through to LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest and blogs, businesses across the world are utilising social networks to raise brand awareness, manage their reputation and most importantly of all – gain new customers.

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Nov 6
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Understanding Google Analytics (Free Workshop)

Understand and manipulate visitor data from your website and learn how to capitalise on the information.
FREE 1 Day Workshop

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Nov 15
9:00 am-4:30 pm

Blogging for Business

Businesses that use blogs generate over 67% more leads than businesses who ignore the value of blogging. With that figure in mind, the Digital Growth Programmes’ blogging experts have devised an action-planning workshop to enable you to appreciate the benefits of effective blogging and how it can increase traffic to your website while boosting your search engine rankings.

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