Halifax Digital Festival: Business Planning and Growth Advice


20th September 2019 9:15 am - 3:15 pm

Halifax Digital Festival: Business Planning and Growth Advice

Have you started up in business and are now looking to grow? Have you thought about the challenges that growth can present and do you have a plan in place to help you overcome them?

In this 2 hour one to one appointment, held as part of the Halifax Digital Festival, you will be given opportunity to discuss your plans for growth, and seek advice on topics such as funding for growth, operations, taking on employees and how you can avoid the common pitfalls with experienced consultant Mark Copsey.

Mark Copsey

Mark Copsey is an experienced consultant and academic who has worked with more than two hundred small and medium sized enterprises to deliver a range of consultancy and training services relating to marketing, business culture, operational systems and HR. Mark was previously CEO of a Chamber of Commerce before going into consultancy specialising in growth strategy and investment.

Am I eligible?

The AD:VENTURE project is aimed at providing support to young and growing businesses with an eligibility focus on:
• SMEs under 3 years old
• Based in the Leeds City Region
• Trading in an eligible sector (this generally excludes primary agriculture, banking and financial services, activities related to education or social care. And those sectors trading directly with consumers e.g. retail and hospitality)
• Commitment and plans for achieving growth in turnover and creation of jobs


Date and Time

Fri, 20 September 2019

09:15 – 15:15 BST

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University Business Centre – Halifax

Piece Mill

25-27 Horton Street



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Organiser of Halifax Digital Festival: Business Planning and Growth Advice

Leeds Beckett University is a partner in the AD:VENTURE programme, an ERDF-funded project which brings together Universities from across the Leeds City region with local Councils, Chambers and with private sector partners. The AD:VENTURE partners offer a diverse range of expertise and services to support young businesses with an ambition to grow.  The funded support programme includes access to masterclasses, peer-to-peer learning opportunities and expert one-to-one advice.

Find out more at:www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/adventure

To contact us, email adventure@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or ring (0113) 812 4860