WPCC Festival of Business

More FREE events are appearing for the Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce Festival of Business.

All events take place in Weymouth. Please follow the links for full details and to book in.

For all Weymouth College events see here Training that benefits you and your company

Weymouth College can offer a wide range of professional training solutions specifically for businesses, from short courses to industry-recognised qualifications.Trainers will offer your staff valuable insight and expert knowledge to increase the impact of all of training courses. View current range of courses

If you have a specific training need which you cannot see in the current course list please do contact the Weymouth College team today on 01305 764748 and they can look at how we can help you create a bespoke training option.

For all Dorset Growth Hub events see here and below   

Events take place at St Aldhelm’s Church Centre, Spa Road, Weymouth, DT3 5EW       View Map

Please make sure that you are able to attend the event before you book. If you book a place and are not able to attend we reserve the right to exclude you from further bookings where places are in short supply.

These workshops are completely free and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Delivered by Dorset Growth Hub and WSX Enterprise. It is only open to Dorset, UK registered SME’s and aspiring entrepreneurs within home addresses in Dorset, UK postcodes.

Only one place allowed per business. Please contact the Growth Hub if you wish to reserve a space for another organisation or person.

Please also note that some sectors are not eligible for support on this programme due to Central Government Legislation. These sectors include: *Fishery & Aquaculture, *Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, *Coal, Steel and shipbuilding sectors,*Synthetic Fibres, *Generalised School Age Education, *Banking and Insurance Companies. (*please follow the link for full eligibility guidelines: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/15275/National_Eligiblity_Rules_V2.pdf)

Some Retail activities are also subject to ineligibility. Due to any ineligibility, Dorset Growth Hub can only accept those who are eligible into our range of courses and workshops. If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible for the support DGH offer, you can call DGH on 01202 607533 and a member of the Dorset Growth hub team will be happy to help

Tue, 27 August 2019 09:30 – 13:30 BST

Essential Video Marketing to Grow Any Business

Video marketing is quickly becoming the best way to engage with an audience of potential customers.

This engaging marketing strategy is essential for anyone doing social media and opens up countless opportunities to be personal, engaging and to effectively communicate with customers.

In this workshop, we will go over all the essentials for any business to get started with video marketing. If you have a phone, access to youtube and facebook then you can get started right away!

  • Everything you need to start making videos
  • Optimising your videos to rank videos higher in search
  • How to deliver video marketing effectively
  • The importance of thumbnails
  • How to drive clicks and get customers


Wed, 11 September 2019  09:30 – 13:30 BST

Facebook Marketing for Intermediates

This workshop will look at taking your Facebook for Business plan to the next level. You will by now know all the essentials to gain traction for your business on Facebook, but what next?
How do you build a plan?
How do you maximise your time to glean the best returns?
Is your tone of voice correct for your audience?
Are you using Facebook ads to support your growth on the platform?
Is Facebook still the right channel to use?

If you are looking to progress your Facebook for Business knowledge and find answers to the above questions, this workshop is ideal for you. You’ll have an expert on had to guide you through your Facebook journey and also peers in a similar position to help share learns and best practice.