Ten Reasons to attend The Business Exchange South West Charity Conference & Expo

By Anita Jaynes on 4 September, 2021

The Business Exchange South West Charity Conference and Expo in partnership with Milsted Langdon accountants and law firm Stone King is taking place virtually from Monday 13th- Friday 17th September.

The event which is now in its third year, is being extended from a day of activities to a week-long schedule of networking, seminars and expert panel sessions which are all free to attend.

The week is being hosted using the event platform Hopin and the jam-packed schedule tackles a whole host of subjects of benefit to both our business and not-for-profit community. Here’s why you should attend…

Ten reasons why businesses should attend 

  1. Monday 13th September – An opportunity to find out what’s going on in our community and how you can make a difference. Hear from James Carlin BEM, Director of 3SG (Third Sector Group for B&NES who will talk about the power of a Compassionate Community. Sign up here.
  2. Monday 13th September – #UpgradeYourSocial and learn about new social media trends with Natalie Sherman and the team at Naturally Social. Sign up here.
  3. Tuesday 14th September – Make new connections. Network with our South West community from 12-1pm using Hopin’s networking tool. Sign up here.
  4. All week – Browse the expo stands and find a cause which is close to your organisation’s hearts to support in the coming year.
  5. Wednesday 15th September – Hear from sustainability expert Robert Barnard-Weston, Director of Transform ESG Ltd, who will highlight how small steps can deliver tremendous impact. Improving profit, people engagement and benefitting the planet. Sign up here.
  6. Thursday 16th September – Learn how to present online with confidence with Chris Dawes, Open Dawes Training. Sign up here.
  7. Thursday 16th September – Are you looking to set up a charitable arm of your business? Learn from someone who’s been there and done that, with Laura Phillips, Founder of local cancer charity We Get It. Sign up here.
  8. Friday 17th September – Improve how your people work together in hybrid teams with Louise Carver and Kate Harper from Resolution Space. Sign up here.
  9. Friday 17th September – Find out about The Egg Theatre Wonderfund – An insight into the brand new major campaign from the Egg Theatre in Bath, an initative to bring more schoolchildren to live theatre at The Egg for FREE. Sign up here.
  10. Be inspired! Here’s what a past attendee said… “It was superb to meet so many people who actively make a positive impact on our community. Their passion and drive is evident and infectious.” Mark Bradbury, Fidelius Group

Ten reasons why charities and not-for-profits should attend 

  1. Monday 13th September  – Learn how public services can be improved by partnership working with Stone King’s Julian Blake. Sign up here
  2. Monday 13th September – #UpgradeYourSocial and learn about new social media trends with Natalie Sherman and the team at Naturally Social. Sign up here
  3. Tuesday 14th September Digital Wonderlab discuss the power of User Experience and data flow to improve supporter experiences and engagement. Sign up here.
  4. Tuesday 14th September – The Charities Bill: Everything you need to know with Tim Rutherford Head of Charity & Social Enterprise at Stone King. Sign up here.
  5. Wednesday 15th September – Finance FAQs with Gill Freeman, Head of Charity & Not-For-Profit at Milsted Langdon. A drop-in session to answer any burning accountancy questions or issues affecting your organisation. Sign up here.
  6. Wednesday 15th September – How to build your organisation’s best brand story with Robin Worrall, Creative Director at Rednine Design and Brand Consultancy. Sign up here.
  7. Thursday 16th September – Fundraisers, learn how to perfect your online pitch and present online with confidence. Sign up here.
  8. Thursday 16th September – Learn how to turn your charity idea into a reality with Laura Phillips Founder of local cancer charity We Get It and Robin Worrall, Creative Director at Rednine design and brand consultancy. 
  9. Friday 17th September – Improve how your people work together in hybrid teams with Louise Carver and Kate Harper from Resolution Space.
  10. All Week – Make new connections. Network with our South West community from using Hopin’s networking tool with set times scheduled throughout the week.

Attendance

The South West Charity Conference & Expo is free to attend but registration is essential. Please register for each day using the links above. If you have not used Hopin before you will need to set up your user profile at the point of registration. Watch this attendee demo to get a feel for the Hopin experience: Hopin Demo (Attendee Experience) (loom.com)

We look forward to welcoming you and helping you and your organisation connect, learn and grow.