Torfaen Economy & Enterprise hosts successful PopUp Business School event

Between 21st July and 23rd July, a number of businesses from across Torfaen along with budding entrepreneurs looking to start a business attended a FREE ‘virtual’ 3 day event held in partnership between Torfaen Economy & Enterprise and PopUp Business School.

Sponsored by Torfaen Economy & Enterprise, Torfaen Foundation Economy and Torfaen Business Voice networking club, the event consisted of live streamed webinar sessions aimed at helping businesses power up, put their creative ideas into practise, adapt to the new business environment and gain increased confidence to tackle the road ahead.

Topics included How to Start a Business for Free, Making Your Business Survive, Maximising Your Online Presence and Boosting Sales.

Gaynor Wakeling, Business Support Manager at Torfaen Economy & Enterprise said “This was a fabulous event and the line- up of sessions was inspiring and motivating. I am sure businesses and individuals would have benefitted from this unique opportunity provided by Torfaen Economy & Enterprise.”

Councillor Joanne Gauden, Executive Member for Economy, Skills & Regeneration at Torfaen council said, “It was a pleasure to open this event and to welcome attendees to this opportunity aimed at supporting their business and start up aspirations. I am sure the exciting, packed agenda would have provided much food for thought and many ideas for how to adapt and survive in the current circumstances. I wish all of those who attended the very best in the future.”

The team at Torfaen Economy & Enterprise will be examining the feedback from attendees and identifying any needs in order to provide them with ongoing support.

Posted on: Monday 17th August 2020