Past Events
Wed, Aug 05
This is an online session
Social Enterprise Awareness Meeting - Perth and Kinross
GrowBiz and SENS are inviting those that are working in social enterprise in the Perth and Kinross area, whether they are part of the Social Enterprise Network or a GrowBiz client or neither, to come along to find out about support and meet other social entrepreneurs.
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Mon, Aug 03
This is an online session
Peer Support For Creatives, Online
Making time to check in with yourself and your creative business isn’t always top of the to do list. Perhaps you have too many potential paths to explore, are stuck creatively or simply looking for ways to help set, prioritise and achieve your goals.
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Thu, Jul 30
This is an online session
GrowBiz XChange Networking Event, Online
GrowBiz networking meetings are informal and friendly events open to all and a great opportunity to (virtually) meet other local businesses and hear the latest news from GrowBiz.
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Wed, Jul 29
This is an online session
Using Twitter For Business, Learning Session
Ever wondered what people are talking about when they're talking about tweets, hashtags or followers? Join us to find out.
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Mon, Jul 27
This is an online session
Introduction To Podcasting, Learning Session
Podcasts are soaring in popularity and are a cost-effective way for businesses & individuals to form a deeper connection with their audience.
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Thu, Jul 23
This is an online session
Understanding and Using Website and Social Media Analytics, Online Learning
How can your website and social media analytics help you to dig deeper into your data? Do you have the data but you’re not making the best use of it to help grow your business?
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Wed, Jul 22
This is an online session
Peer Support for Creatives, Online
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives.
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Wed, Jul 22
This is an online session
What is SEO and how do I make it work for me? Online Learning
Take a deeper dive into the mysterious world of search engine optimisation (SEO) and understand its importance and its benefits to your business.
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Mon, Jul 20
This is an online session
Pricing Your Product or Service, Online Learning
During this learning session we'll help you to discover how best to price your products and services.
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Fri, Jul 17
This is an online session
Taking Compelling Videos & Photos On Your Phone, Online Learning
Recording video and taking photographs has never been so easy or effortless with the powerful camera in your smartphone, and with a little practice and a few top tips, you can start recording great promotional footage, and quality photographs with just your smart phone
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Wed, Jul 15
This is an online session
Introduction To Blogging, Online Learning
Have you toyed with the idea of writing and featuring a blog on your website? Most website templates have this functionality but are you using this feature to get maximum benefit?
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Tue, Jul 14
This is an online session
Do I Need Terms & Conditions? Online Learning
In this learning session, we’ll look at some of the contracts that might be relevant to your business or enterprise whether you are a sole trader or employ staff.
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Thu, Jul 09
This is an online session
Advanced Zoom, Online Learning
Zoom is ideal for one-off or regular meetings with clients, for use within a group or as a virtual classroom. In this learning session we'll look at how to create an interactive session using whiteboards, polling and breakout rooms.
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Wed, Jul 08
This is an online session
Peer Support for Care & Wellbeing Practitioners, Online
This group provides vital support to self-employed practitioners and is open to anyone who works alone and who wants to connect with other professionals and service providers.
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Mon, Jul 06
This is an online session
Get Your Business Ready To Open Based On A Thorough COVID-19 Risk Assessment, Online Learning
UK and devolved Governments have stated that businesses wanting to reopen as lockdown measures are eased, will be required to adapt infection control strategies based on a thorough Covid-19 specific risk assessment.
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Tue, Jun 30
This is an online session
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Online
The GrowBiz Women's Enterprise Network meetings are designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Scotland or even for those who are thinking about it.
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Mon, Jun 29
This is an online session
Mentoring Awareness, Online Session
Join us online on the 29th June at 1pm to hear about our award winning Mentoring Programme. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Mentor or joining the programme as a mentee come along and learn how our programme works.
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Mon, Jun 29
This is an online session
Introduction To Podcasting, Online Learning Session
Podcasts are soaring in popularity and offer a cost-effective way for businesses and individuals to form a deeper connection with their audience. Learn about the different ways a podcast can add value to your marketing strategy and get an overview of how to create your own podcast in this session.
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Thu, Jun 25
This is an online session
GrowBiz XChange Networking Event, Online
GrowBiz networking meetings are informal and friendly events open to all – at our June online event we’ll be celebrating the launch of REDS and we’ll hear from Colin Munro from Miconex about the benefits gift cards can bring to your business.
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Thu, Jun 25
This is an online session
Advanced Facebook, Online Learning Session
This online workshop is designed to help you optimise your Facebook account for business and build further engagement using videos and planned content.
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Wed, Jun 24
This is an online session
Delivering An Effective Online Course/Workshop, Online Learning Session
As we all respond to the current situation delivering workshops or training online has become an essential part of the delivery of services for many businesses and practitioners.
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Tue, Jun 23
This is an online session
Advanced Instagram, Online Learning Session
This online workshop is suitable for you if you are already familiar with and using an Instagram account and want to learn how to use if effectively to sell directly and upload stories and videos
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Mon, Jun 22
This is an online session
Peer Support for Creatives, Online Session
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives and discuss the current challenges, funding opportunities and support each other.
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Thu, Jun 18
This is an online session
How To Improve Your Instagram Engagement, Online Learning Session
This online workshop is suitable for you if you have an Instagram account but feel that you could be using it more effectively to encourage audience engagement and grow your audience.
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Tue, Jun 16
This is an online session
Completing Your 2019/2020 Self Assessment, Online Learning Session
This learning session is designed to help you overcome your fears and confidently submit your self-assessment tax return.
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Mon, Jun 15
This is an online session
Designing an Online Workshop, Online Learning Session
If you’ve decided to deliver a workshop or training online and you’re not sure what to include or how to design it this online learning session is for you.
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Thu, Jun 11
This is an online session
Managing Your Business Finances During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Learning Session
For many businesses the corona virus outbreak has significantly reduced sales and in too many cases resulted in the business being put on hold. During this session we’ll look at the help available and what you can do to prepare for the coming months.
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Wed, Jun 10
This is an online session
Introduction To New Social Media App.- TikTok, Online Learning Session
TikTok is the new kid on the social media block and there’s a lot of hype about it. But what is it exactly and should you be using it?
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Wed, Jun 10
This is an online session
Using LinkedIn To Build Your Network, Market Your Business and Collaborate With Others, Online Learning Session
In this online session, we'll look at how you can maximise the potential for LinkedIn to help you grow your business whether you have an account already or you are just starting out.
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Mon, Jun 01
This is an online session
Peer Support For Creatives, Online
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives and discuss the current challenges, funding opportunities and support each other.
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Thu, May 28
This is an online session
GrowBiz XChange Networking Event, Online Session
GrowBiz networking meetings are informal and friendly events open to all. A great opportunity to (virtually) meet other local businesses. At our May online XChange we are delighted to welcome Neil Bradbrook of Ahead Business Coaching.
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Wed, May 27
This is an online session
How To Effectively Market Your Online Products and Services, Online Learning Session
As many businesses move their sales and provision of services online, creating and delivering an effective and appropriate marketing strategy is key to helping you reach your target audience.
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Tue, May 26
This is an online session
Being Mindful in Disruptive Times, Online Session
Mindfulness is an approach to life which comes into its own when we experience disruption in our lives. In this short session we will: Explore what mindfulness is (and isn’t) Practice being mindful in a short guided practice Identify ways to be mindful in everyday life
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Mon, May 25
This is an online session
How To Use Canva To Create Engaging Content, Learning Session
Learn how to create awesome designs in Canva a free, easy to use, graphic design website/app where you can create professional images to use in your marketing materials and on social media and your website.
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Fri, May 22
This is an online session
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Online Session
The GrowBiz Women's Enterprise Network meetings are designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Scotland or even for those who are thinking about it.
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Thu, May 21
This is an online session
Moving Your Business Sales and Services Online, Learning Session
In this learning session we’ll look at e-commerce options and how you can develop your sales and services to be delivered online.
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Wed, May 20
This is an online session
Peer Support Meeting for Care and Wellbeing Practitioners, Strathearn, Online Session
This group provides vital support to self-employed practitioners who work alone and who are now facing many challenges currently.
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Tue, May 19
This is an online session
Mentoring Awareness, Online Session
Join us online on the 19th May at 1pm to hear about our award winning Mentoring Programme. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Mentor or joining the programme as a mentee come along and learn how our programme works.
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Tue, May 19
This is an online session
Introduction to Video Editing, Online Learning Session
Producing professional looking videos for websites and social media not only requires good filming techniques but also being good at editing. In this session professional film maker Kelly McIntyre will demonstrate how to edit short videos.
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Mon, May 18
This is an online session
Peer Support for Creatives, Online Session
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives and discuss the current challenges, funding opportunities and support each other.
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Thu, May 14
This is an online session
Health Check For Your Online Presence, Online Learning Session
Having a consistent, professional online presence accurately reflecting you and your brand is essential. Come along to this session and learn how to assess what your digital footprint looks like to others and how to improve it.
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Wed, May 13
This is an online session
Advanced Zoom, Online Learning Session
Zoom is ideal for one-off or regular meetings with clients, for use within a group or as a virtual classroom. In this learning session we'll look at how to create an interactive session using whiteboards, polling and breakout rooms.
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Tue, May 12
This is an online session
How To Use Pinterest For Your Business, Online Learning Session
This online workshop is suitable for you if you have a Pinterest account and want to learn how to use it effectively and grow your audience and direct traffic to your website.
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Mon, May 11
This is an online session
Delivering an Effective Online Training Course/Workshop, Learning Session
As we all respond to the current situation, delivering workshops or training online has become an essential part of the delivery of services for many businesses and practitioners.
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Fri, May 08
This is an online session
How To Improve Your Instagram Engagement, Online Learning Session
This online workshop is suitable for you if you have an Instagram account and want to learn how to use if effectively and grow your audience and engagement.
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Thu, May 07
This is an online session
How To Use Zoom To Stay Connected With Your Customers, Online Learning Session
In this online learning session, we'll discuss how to use Zoom effectively and keep connected with your customers and clients
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Mon, May 04
This is an online session
Peer Support for Creatives, Online Session
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives and discuss the current challenges, funding opportunities and support each other. In this session, we'll brainstorm some ideas on what you can do as a creative in resp
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Wed, Apr 29
This is an online session
GrowBiz XChange Networking Event, Online
GrowBiz networking meetings are informal and friendly events open to all – and a great opportunity to (virtually) meet other local businesses. At our April event we are delighted to welcome Enterprise Iain a witty, stimulating speaker who is always full of sensible enterprise advice.
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Wed, Apr 29
This is an online session
Pricing Your Product or Service, Online Learning Session
Setting the right price for your products or services is integral part of your marketing strategy and your ‘brand’ placement You need to know which markets you’re targeting – i.e. who are your customers, what are their expectations and do you know your competition.
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Tue, Apr 28
This is an online session
Looking After Yourself During the Coronavirus Crisis, Online Session
For many of us the Coronavirus outbreak has significantly impacted on our daily routines and during the lock-down period our patterns or exercise and relaxation have been also been disrupted. Now more than ever taking time to look after yourself is crucial.
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Fri, Apr 24
This is an online session
Facebook For Business, Online Learning Session
This interactive workshop is suitable for you if you already have a personal Facebook account, but haven’t set up or would like to update your business page.
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Tue, Apr 21
This is an online event.
Peer Support for Creatives, Online Session
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives and discuss the current challenges, funding opportunities and support each other.
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Mon, Apr 20
This is an online event.
Women's Enterprise Meeting, online
The April Women's Enterprise Networking event is online and brings together our four geographic networks providing an opportunity to "virtually" meet other like-minded women and hear from our inspirational speaker Rebecca Dawes from the Rural Youth Project.
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Thu, Apr 16
This is an online session
Zoom advanced, online learning session
Zoom is ideal for one-off or regular meetings with clients, for use within a group or as a virtual classroom. In this learning session we'll look at how to create an interactive session using whiteboards, pairing and breakout rooms
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Wed, Apr 15
This is an online session
Zoom Online Learning Session
Zoom is ideal for one-off or regular meetings with clients, for use within a group or as a virtual classroom. GrowBiz invite you to come along to this session where you can ask our trainer, Alison Finlay how best to use the Zoom online tool for your business.
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Thu, Apr 09
This is an online session
How to use Zoom, an online tool to stay connected with your customers
In this online learning session, we'll discuss how to use Zoom effectively and keep connected with your customers and clients.
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Wed, Apr 08
This is an online session
Zoom Online Learning Session
Zoom is ideal for one-off or regular meetings with clients, for use within a group or as a virtual classroom. GrowBiz invite you to come along to this session where you can ask our trainer, Alison Finlay how best to use the Zoom online tool for your business.
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Tue, Apr 07
This is an online session
Peer Support for Creatives, Online Session
The Creatives Peer Support Group is for anyone involved in the creative services sector where you can connect with other creatives and discuss the current challenges, funding opportunities and support each other. At this meeting, we'll focus on social media for creatives.
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Wed, Apr 01
This is an online session
Zoom Online Drop-in Learning Session
Zoom is ideal for one off or regular meetings with clients, for use within a group or as a virtual classroom. GrowBiz invite you to come along to this short 45 minute session where you can ask our trainer, Alison Finlay how best to use the Zoom online tool for your business.
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Mon, Mar 30
This is an online session
Peer Support Meeting for Creatives, Online Session
The Creatives Peer Support Group is an informal meeting where you can share information, experiences and ideas. At the March meeting, we'll focus on supporting each other during the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Fri, Mar 27
This is an online session
How to use Zoom, an online tool to stay connected with your customers.
Come and find out everything you need to know about Zoom. This session will cover some useful hints and tips that will ensure that you demonstrate your professionalism using this platform.
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Tue, Mar 24
This is an online learning session
Maketing Strategy, Online Learning Session
This will be a practical session to help you to get clear about what your overall marketing objectives might be for your product or service business.
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Mon, Mar 23
This is an online session
Trading On the High Street. Is It For You? Online Learning Session
Do you have a bricks & mortar store, or are you thinking of opening one? Join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of trading on the High Street. We'll also discuss how to incorporate online marketing or selling to complement your traditional shop.
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Fri, Mar 20
This is an online session
Using Twitter for Business, Online Learning Session
Ever wondered what people are talking about when they're talking about tweets, hashtags or followers? Join us to find out.
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Mon, Mar 16
This is an online session
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Kinross Area
The March Women's Enterprise Networking Event is now an online, free event which provides an informal chance to "virtually" meet other like-minded women, hear from our speaker, Abigail Shepherd and meet some of the GrowBiz team.
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Wed, Mar 11
This is an online session using Zoom
Peer Support for Care & Wellbeing Practitioners, Strathearn
Come along to this online session and meet others who are interested in providing care and wellbeing services in the Strathearn area. If you are looking to connect with a network of other service providers then you will be made most welcome at our next meeting
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Thu, Mar 05
Blairgowrie & Rattray Development Trust
Planning a Crowdfunder Campaign, Blairgowrie
Learn how crowdfunding  works & how Brenda Roddy, Crowdfunder coach can provide advice and support to help you get your idea off the ground
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Thu, Mar 05
Strathearn Artspace
Pricing Your Product or Service, Learning Session, Crieff
Setting the right price for your products or services is integral part of your marketing strategy and your ‘brand’ placement You need to know which markets you’re targeting – ie who are your customers, what are their expectations and do you know your competition
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Thu, Mar 05
This is an online session
Optimising Your Facebook Business Page - Online Learning Session
Do you have a Facebook page for your business, but aren't sure if you're making the most of it? Join us online to discuss how to optimise your page to grow your business.
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Mon, Mar 02
GrowBiz
Peer Support Meeting for Creatives, Eastern Perthshire
The Creatives Peer Support Group facilitated by GrowBiz provides a supportive, informal and confidential forum for anyone involved in the creative services sector to share information, experiences and ideas.
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Tue, Feb 25
GrowBiz HQ
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Eastern Perthshire
The Women's Enterprise Network is designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Perthshire and Kinross or even for those who are thinking about it. It's a free event and our speaker is Lady Catherine Erskine of Cambo Estate, Fife
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Tue, Feb 25
Strathearn Artspace
Facebook for Business, Learning Session, Crieff
This interactive workshop is suitable for you if you already have a personal Facebook account, but haven’t set up or would like to update your business page.
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Mon, Feb 24
GrowBiz
Peer Support Meeting for Creatives, Eastern Perthshire
The Creatives Peer Support Group facilitated by GrowBiz provides a supportive, informal and confidential forum for anyone involved in the creative services sector to share information, experiences and ideas.
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Mon, Feb 24
Heaven Scent Coffee Shop
Setting Your Business Strategy, Learning Session, Milnathort
GrowBiz will deliver a session on setting your business strategy. We will look at the vision, mission, values and goals of your business.
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Thu, Feb 20
Heaven Scent Coffee Shop
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Kinross Area
The Women's Enterprise Network is designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Perthshire and Kinross or even for those who are thinking about it. It's a free event and will start with a light buffet, followed by an informal chance to meet other like-minded women.
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Tue, Feb 18
GrowBiz
Setting Your Business Strategy, Learning Session, Coupar Angus
GrowBiz will deliver a session on setting your business strategy. We will look at the vision, mission, values and goals of your business.
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Mon, Feb 17
Chattan Tearoom
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Highland Perthshire
The Women's Enterprise Network is designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Perthshire and Kinross or even for those who are thinking about it. It's a free event and will start with a light buffet, followed by an informal chance to meet other like-minded women.
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Thu, Feb 13
The Meadow Inn
Women's Enterprise Networking Event, Strathearn
The Women's Enterprise Network is designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Perthshire and Kinross or even for those who are thinking about it. It's a free event and will start with a light buffet, followed by an informal chance to meet other like-minded women.
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Thu, Feb 06
Strathearn Community Campus
Peer support for care & well being practitioners, Strathearn
The care & wellbeing peer support group facilitated by GrowBiz provides a supportive, informal and confidential forum to meet others working in this sector in the local area and to share information, experiences, and ideas.
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Thu, Jan 30
Birnam Arts & Conference Centre
XChange Networking Event, Highland Perthshire
In the first GrowBiz XChange of 2020 we'll hear from a panel of speakers providing information on funding opportunities for businesses in rural Perthshire - more details to follow.
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Thu, Jan 30
This is an online session
Why self care is important for your business - Online Learning Session
We all know self-care is important, yet it's often overlooked when we're running a business. Join us online to learn how you can better look after yourself and the impact that will have on your business. This is an online learning session that will include discussions, so it will not be recorded
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Thu, Jan 23
This is an online session
Choosing the right legal structure for your business, online learning session
In this online learning session, we will discuss the different options available and the things to consider before choosing the right legal structure for your business. We will consider the pros and cons of sole trader, limited company, partnerships & social enterprises
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Tue, Jan 21
Dunkeld & Birnam Community Co-Working Sp
Women's Enterprise Network Meeting, Highland Perthshire
The Women's Enterprise Network is designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Perthshire and Kinross or even for those who are thinking about it. It's a free event and will start with a light buffet, followed by an informal chance to meet other like-minded women.
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Mon, Jan 20
This is an online session
Self Assessment Q&A - Online Learning Session
The 31st January 2020 is the deadline to submit your online Self-Assessment Tax Return and work out any tax owed. If you still have questions, join us for this online Q&A session. It's designed to help you overcome your fears and confidently submit your return before the deadline.
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Thu, Jan 16
Blue Noun
Smart Care Strathearn, Crieff
This meeting of the Strathearn care and wellbeing network will discuss the development of Smart Care Strathearn Smart Village including an online directory and how it can help promote care and wellbeing services in the area.
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Thu, Jan 16
Blairgowrie Library
Meet The Maker_Space, Blairgowrie Library
Come along to see the selection of digital creative technologies which will be accessible at the new Digital Maker_Space at Blairgowrie Library, demonstrations of the 3D printer and other equipment in action. Come along to discover what you can access free of charge to help in your creative practice
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Thu, Jan 16
Auchterarder Bowling Club
Women's Enterprise Network Meeting, Strathearn
The Women's Enterprise Network is designed to support women starting, running or growing a business in rural Perthshire and Kinross or even for those who are thinking about it. It's a free event and will start with a light buffet, followed by an informal chance to meet other like-minded women.
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Tue, Jan 07
GrowBiz
Introduction to Self Assessment, Coupar Angus
The 31st January 2020 is the deadline to submit your online Self-Assessment Tax Return and work out any tax owed. If like many you are dreading the process, this learning session is designed to help you overcome your fears and confidently submit your return well before the deadline.
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Wed, Dec 11
Gloagburn Farm, Tibbermore, Perth PH1 1QL, UK
Women's Enterprise Network Meeting, All Networks
Join us for our final 2019 Women's Enterprise Network meeting and hear from our speaker Vicky Brock, entrepreneur & data pioneer. Vicky was named Scotland's Most Inspiring Business Person of the Year at the 2017 Entrepreneurial Scotland Awards.
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Mon, Dec 09
This is an online session
Getting Instagram Ready, Online Learning Session
Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms and it is still growing! Join us for this 'hands-on' learning session to: Create an Instagram account if you haven't already got one Learn how and what to post to showcase your business Learn how to expand your reach and engagement
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Tue, Dec 03
GrowBiz
Organising Your Computer, Learning Session, Coupar Angus
During this interactive session, you will get the chance to organise your apps and folders and create short-cuts to your desktop. We will look at the best way to manage files, including emails and websites so that you can find everything quickly and easily.
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