Hartlepool Business Forum events 2011/2012

John Megson.
John Megson.

A new season of business forum meetings has been unveiled.

The Hartlepool Business Forum kicks off its calendar for 2011/2012 with a networking safari.

Like all of the meetings this season, they will take place at Hartlepool College of Further Education’s conference centre starting with a buffet at 5.15pm followed by presentations from 6pm.

Tour guide John Megson will lead the safari.

The rest of the calendar is as follows;

Thursday, October 20: Top 10 marketing tips with Chris Grieveson from the Hartlepool Mail, Samantha Lee from Publicity Seekers and others to be announced.

Thursday, November 24: Social media revealed with Pascal Fintoni from the Centre for E-Business.

Thursday, January 26: How to win contracts with Graham Frankland from Hartlepool Borough Council, Elaine Wyllie from NE Procurement Services for NHS and others.

Thursday, February 23: How to fund your business with representatives of banks, local authority and other organisations.

Thursday, March 29: How to get more for less with representatives from Sora Consultants and Hartlepool College of Further Education.

Thursday, April 14: An event called An Audience With in which a high-profile speaker yet to be announced will talk about their experiences.

For more information contact Mr Megson via the Hartlepool Enterprise Centre in Brougham Terrace, Hartlepool, TS24 8EY, tel (01429) 867677, fax (01429) 264304 or email john.megson5@ntlworld.com. For more details visit www.hartlepoolbusinessforum.co.uk