Professional Smartphone Photography Workshop

 

 

LEARN THE SECRETS OF CREATING PROFESSIONAL IMAGES TO TELL YOUR STORIES, SELL YOUR PRODUCTS AND PROMOTE YOUR SERVICES.
LONDON WORKSHOP BOOKINGS NOW OPEN
THURSDAY 25TH JANUARY 2018
9:30AM TO 12:30PM
PDT ENTERPRISE CENTRE
59 ELGIN AVENUE LONDON W9 2DB
5 MINS FROM WESTBOURNE PARK TUBE

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Create A Vision Board

Come along to this interactive workshop that will help inspire, uplift and encourage you to start achieving your goals. The workshop will involve creating your own vision board using pictures, magazine images and typography.

 

What to expect at the workshop:

  • Short presentation on creating a vision board/book
  • Various magazines with images, texts to help you make a start to creating your own vision and goals (you can bring along pictures/texts you would like to add)
  • Scissors, glue, coloured pens and flipchart paper for creating your vision and goals
  • Light refreshments

Judy Toorie

Organiser of Create A Vision Board
I am a qualified teacher, mentor and exercise to music instructor who is passionate about seeing people achieve their dreams and goals. Worked for the last six years as a mentor encouraging, supporting and empowering women within the community to achieve their goals and dreams. I have also spent some time writing for an online women magazine inspiring, motivating and empowering woman in the areas of health, nutrition and well-being.

16th November from 7pm – 9pm


Very pleased I came”  “Thank you for your generosity in sharing your skills”  “Really enjoyed it”  “A fantastic evening, I came up with great ideas for my vision board”

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Virgin StartUp StepUp – for Female Founders only! 

Virgin StartUp StepUp – for Female Founders only! 
Are you ready to take your business to the next level? StepUp is a 2-day pre-accelerator for start-ups looking to scale. The programme focuses on the key areas that we feel are critical to a start-up’s development – sales and funding/investment. Over the course of the two days, participants will hear from a host of expert speakers and entrepreneurs who have successfully scaled their start-ups in the last few years.
Launched earlier this year, StepUp has become so popular that we now receive 14 applications for every place available on the programme.
Apply now to be considered for a place – exclusively for female founders!
https://www.virginstartup.org/step-up

Women in Business

Virgin StartUp: Female Founders Networking Breakfast 
Following on from the success of our female networking event earlier in the year, we’re hosting another networking opportunity just for amazing female entrepreneurs.
Please join us for a relaxed morning of networking, with breakfast and the opportunity to meet many of our interesting and influential female mentors.
This time, in addition to bringing together all our UK-based female founders, we’ll also be welcoming a delegation of female founders all the way from Australia! Startup Catalyst run a series of missions to start-up hotspots across the globe and their destination for November is London.

Westminster Enterprise Week 2017

Westminster Enterprise Week

Date: Monday 13th November 2017
Time: 13:00 – 14.30
Location: Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC, 1 Sutherland St, Pimlico, London SW1V 4LD

Westminster Enterprise Week 2017 takes place during 13th – 19th November as an official partner of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest entrepreneurship campaign.

Working with the business community and enterprise support landscape it supports young people to raise aspiration, develop an appetite for success, broaden their horizons and explore the world of business and entrepreneurship.

Join us over lunch to celebrate the launch of this year’s programme with an opportunity to network with Westminster’s entrepreneurs in the making.

You will hear from Cllr Lindsey Hall, Deputy Cabinet Member – Business Culture & Heritage, Dr Margaret Mountford, Chair of Trustees of Bright Ideas Trust and former aide to Lord Alan Sugar and Tim Campbell MBE, Founder and Trustee of Bright Ideas Trust and winner of the first series of BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’.

Agenda:
13:00 – 13:15 Registration
13:15 – 13:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 – 14:30 Speeches and Pitching Competition Results
To confirm your attendance please RSVP to businessunit@westminster.gov.uk by Monday 6th November

How to become a Street Market Trader

Do you want to be a market trader? Set up your stall to sell fried chicken using your grandma’s secret recipe? Or perhaps you’re a baker and cakes are your speciality? Whatever you want to sell, organic fruit and veg, vintage clothes or jewellery or homemade soap, you will need a licence to trade.

Street Trader

Presented by Westminster Licensing Department

This seminar will tell you how to go about applying for a licence to be a market trader, with an overview of the licence procedure and information you need to make your application valid. It will also cover issues you need to consider regarding health & safety requirements and food hygiene standards.

So come along to start your business as a market trader and find out about the street markets available to you in Westminster

Church Street Library
Tuesday 3rd October, 5 – 6.30pm

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Centre for Fashion Enterprise programmes open for application

Fashion Production

Fashion Production 1:
Fashion P1 empowers London-based fashion businesses with the best tools and practices to successfully navigate their way through the production process – from finding the right manufacturer to meeting that delivery date.

To qualify, you need to:

– Be registered and operating in a London borough
– Have been trading for at least 12 months

Application deadline: 22nd Sep 2017 I Apply now: Fashion Production 1

Workshop Dates: 18th & 19th October

 


 

FashTech Pioneer

FashTech Pioneer:

The FashTech Pioneer programme is designed for businesses working at the intersection of fashion, technology and digital, who want to redefine the future of the industry.
To qualify, you need to:

– Have a unique idea and been trading for up to 6 months

– Have the potential to disrupt existing industry models

– Be based in a London borough

– Actively seeking early stage investment

Application deadline: 1st October 2017  I  Apply now: Fash Tech Pioneer

Programme commences November 2017

 


 

Jewellery Production

Jewellery Production 1:

Jewellery P1, is a 2-day intensive workshop, created to help small jewellery designer-maker businesses ready themselves to work with larger scale suppliers. Covering a range of topics, businesses will be empowered with the knowledge and tools to help respond to the changes in the jewellery market today.

To qualify, you need to:

– Be registered and operating in a London borough
– Have been trading for at least 12 months

Application deadline: 22nd Sep 2017 I Apply now: Jewellery Production 1

Workshop Dates: 18th & 19th October

www.fashion-enterprise.com

For more information please contact: +44 (0)20 7514 2295

StepUp with Virgin StartUp

Virgin Step Up

Are you ready to Step Up with your business?

StepUp with Virgin StartUp is a 2-day programme, consisting of a series of workshops and networking opportunities that will help to develop the skills and knowledge founders need in order to take their business to the next level.

The programme focuses on the key areas that we feel are critical to a start-up’s development – sales and funding/investment.

Over the course of the two days, participants will hear from a host of expert speakers and entrepreneurs who have successfully scaled their start-ups in the last few years. Participants will also get the chance to network with prospective mentors and investors.

Virgin Set Up

Apply Here Step Up with Virgin Start Up

Kindred Studios coming to W9

 


Kindred Studios
  are a not-for-profit organisation, currently based in Ladbroke Grove, supporting 90+ artists and makers by providing affordable studio spaces and bringing creatives together in a supportive, community-focused environment. We are going to be moving to a new larger site in Queens’s Park in the next couple of months – taking over the site of City of Westminster College, Queen’s Park Campus – and opening up the space to 100 new artists/creatives.

We also have a few bursaries available for young emerging creatives, providing free studio space for a year, and a subsidy thereafter.

For more information please contact Leena Patel on 07779 327 535

Summer networking event

Date: 29th June 2017 (Thursday evening)
Venue: Westminster Enterprise Centre, 59 Elgin Avenue, London W9 2DB (entrance located on Chippenham Road).
Time: 06.pm registration until 08.pm
To register please email: kim@pdt.org.uk
or  for more information please contact us
020 7266 06365

This will be an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues.

Guest speaker on the evening will be Grace Ge

Grace Ge, a strategist, business and personal coach. In her many years’ career as a strategy consultant for the world’s top consulting firms, she helps clients across industries such as consumer, telecom and media, banking, and private equity, solve their most critical problems and help them outperform their competitors. She is passionate about business problem solving, and helping individuals clarify their vision, uncover their strengths, and build their passion-driven businesses.

Topic of her speech: Why most start-up businesses can’t reach the scaling point in their first 3-5 years and what you should do to avoid that.

We do ask that if you book a place and find you are unable to attend on the evening you let us know as soon as possible.

Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with a local business owner & meet other entrepreneurs.
Please book your free ticket here on eventbrite

Ready Steady Grow with Virgin StartUp

Are you an entrepreneur who wants to take the plunge and start up something amazing?

Virgin StartUp is the not-for-profit Virgin company for entrepreneurs, founded by Sir Richard Branson, providing support for Westminster entrepreneurs looking to start, fund and scale a business. With decades of entrepreneurial experience behind us, it’s time we supported the next generation of British entrepreneurs that want to take the plunge and start something amazing.  So if you want to learn how to turn your business idea into reality, come and learn how to start-up – the Virgin Way.

Gain the knowledge and insight you need to kick-start your business: from initial idea, to action plan all the way to sustainable success.

Virgin StartUp will cover:

–       Top tips for putting together a business plan;

–        How to validate your business idea;

–        Funding options for start-ups.

Who is it for?
Entrepreneurs considering starting a business.

Website link – https://www.virginstartup.org/

Date: 26th June 2017 (Monday)
Venue: Westminster Enterprise Centre, 59 Elgin Avenue, London W9 2DB (entrance located on Chippenham Road).
Time: 9.45 registration until 12.30 pm
If you are a Westminster business or resident please book your free ticket on eventbrite
or  for more information please contact us
020 7266 06365 or email kim@pdt.org.uk

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