Get Skills Cornwall

Cornwall Business Week 2018 will kick off with an injection of skills thanks to Get Skills Cornwall, our brand new FREE event to help businesses work smarter and thrive.

Taking place on Tuesday 17 April from 8am to midday at The Headland Hotel in Newquay, it will bring together a line-up of private sector experts who will inspire, share valuable know-how and get businesses thinking about how they can boost productivity and effectiveness through training and staff development.

There will be practical tips to help businesses maximise the potential of their team, as well as sessions on sales strategy, leadership and digital marketing. Delegates will also hear first-hand the impact that apprenticeships can have on business success and get advice on accessing the funding and support that is available.


8am: Welcome and breakfast

8.30am: Introduction

8.45am: Maximising the Potential of Your Team – Sue Hook, Sapience HR

9.15am: How to Make your Sales Strategy Awesome – Trevor Lee, Trevor Lee Media

9.45am: Coffee and networking

10.15am: Get Results from Digital Marketing – Sara Pugh, 8Wire

10.45am: Top Leadership Tips – Michael Danes, Corbeau Consulting

10.15am: Making Apprenticeships Work – Lisa Hutchings, Skills Hub

11.45am: How the Skills Hub Can Help Your Business – Josh Hoole, Skills Hub

12pm: Close


“Cornwall Business Week is the perfect opportunity to not only get businesses talking and thinking about skills but also actively benefit from training,” said Josh Hoole, Project Manager of the Skills Hub.

“Get Skills Cornwall promises to be an info packed morning and will offer businesses the chance to find out about the free and impartial skills and training brokerage service that the Skills Hub offers.”

The event is hosted by the Skills Hub in partnership with the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce. Mel Colton-Dyer, Chief Operating Officer, adds: “We have a fantastic mix of speakers lined up to join us at Get Skills Cornwall. Being private sector businesses themselves they know first-hand the challenges that businesses face and are experts in their fields so are well-placed to share insight that will be of real value to local businesses.

“We want businesses to come away inspired and motivated to invest in skills and staff development within their business.”

Get Skills Cornwall is completely free to attend and includes breakfast and valuable networking opportunities.

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