Torfaen businesses set to benefit from comprehensive programme of online business support events

Businesses in Torfaen are being urged to take advantage of the upcoming Spring 2021 programme  of virtual online business support events provided by Torfaen council’s Economy & Enterprise team.

Having successfully developed and delivered a number of online one to one business support clinics, business club networking events and sector specific support meetings throughout the past year, the team has now published their exciting calendar of events for the coming weeks and months. All events take place via Microsoft Teams.

Monthly One to One online Business Support Clinics:

Following the successful  introduction of these online events over the past few months, these events will continue into the Spring. Any existing business or new start up within Torfaen looking for impartial advice and support can book a free and confidential 20 minute consultation with members of the business support team at these monthly support clinics. For more information and to book a place please click on the dates below

 Business Club Events

Torfaen Business Voice is a popular business networking club in south east Wales, with over 100 members and run by a committee comprising a number of local business. Throughout the Pandemic  the club has adapted its offering and continued to hold its regular and highly popular networking meetings online. These have enabled attendees to feel part of a larger business community whilst providing opportunities to give support and advice to each other during these unprecedented times. There have also been plenty of chances to network and make new connections. ‘Breakout’ rooms have additionally been used for smaller group discussions.

Regular member networking meetings will continue to be held online throughout 2021 and these will offer the ever popular networking activities along with additional features such as guest speakers.

  • Thursday 25th March
  • Thursday 29th April
  • Thursday 24th June
  • Thursday 30th September
  • Thursday 25th November

Membership of Torfaen Business Voice is currently being offered for free until end of April.

For further information about TBV, becoming a member and booking a place please visit:

Torfaen Business Voice (Business Club) - Torfaen Economy & Enterprise (

Sector Specific Support events:

The past year has presented many challenges for the business community.  Over the coming weeks and months, online events offering COVID-19 support and advice are being held for sector specific businesses as the current lockdown starts to ease.

Guidance with COVID-19 cases in the workplace Events                        

These events hosted by the Test Trace Protect (TTP) and Torfaen Council’s Public Protection team will feature:  

  • An introduction to the TTP system locally, regionally and nationally and an outline of how the system works
  • How TTP can help you with your  business
  • Key steps for businesses to take to ensure an efficient and effective response to COVID-19 when cases are identified in the workplace
  • Lessons learnt from past clusters and outbreaks
  • Q & A

The first of these events will be for Torfaen’s Manufacturing sector and will take place on Wednesday 24th March

More information and booking your place visit:



Posted on: Monday 22nd March 2021