StartEast hosts a range of events, from practical workshops, networking opportunities, online webinars and one-to-one meetings.

In Conversation with the Arts Council

Join StartEast Director, Rachel Tarkenter, and ACE Relationship Manager for Theatre and Touring, Rebekah Jones, in conversation during this lunch time seminar.

Members will have the opportunity to ask questions during the session.

DanceEast, Ipswich

October 25, 2018

Business Planning for Growth

Suzie from MetaValue will show you how to use simple financial analysis and plans to take your enterprise to the next level of growth. Includes managing cashflow, budgets and financial plans, pricing and using simple financial analysis to spot opportunities to grow.

Online Event

November 5, 2018

Customers – attracting, selling to and delighting!

In this webinar, you’ll learn all about how to get to know your customers, how you can use this intelligence and how to gather this information in the first place. We’ll share some customisable templates that you can use for your business. You can ask questions specific to your business and any barriers you may be facing in growing your customer base.

Online Event

November 21, 2018

Website building – Guide and Toolsets

This is a practical guide to building your website. We will share different approaches you can take, the pros and cons of each, the things you need to consider when planning your website, hidden costs you need to be aware of and how to get the most out of your website. We will also share practical tools and resources as well as a jargon-buster guide so you are ready to start your journey.

Online Event

November 28, 2018

Access to Investment

This webinar will look at the type of finance available and how to go about finding investors. It is suitable for both commercial organisations and social enterprises.

Online Event

December 3, 2018

Social Media Strategy

The session will help you to create an efficient social media strategy for your personal or business pages so you can build an engaged community of followers and achieve your business goals.

This will include templates to help run your social media platforms efficiently.

Online Event

December 5, 2018