Putting a Focus on Marketing

Small business owners and independent traders from across the county are preparing to support each other at the Hive in Shrewsbury later this month when the venue will host a Focus on Marketing event in partnership with a local marketing expert.

Focus on Marketing is a friendly forum offering informal yet invaluable peer support to local businesses, helping them embrace all that the wide subject of marketing has to offer.

The sessions are led by local marketing consultant Claire Dowdall, who aims to dispel myths, share her knowledge and empower business owners to achieve success through clever and well planned marketing activity.

Participants will come together to share their own experiences of marketing their individual businesses, exchange knowledge and learn together with new ideas, in order to make the most of promotional opportunities that exist.

The next session is taking place at the Hive on Wednesday April 24th between 7:30pm and 9:30pm, with places available to be booked online in advance. The Hive has previously hosted a number of sessions which have covered invaluable topics such as beating the competition and embracing the web.

Habib Malik-Mansell from the Hive said "Focus on Marketing events are delivered informally and take place in the Hive’s gallery space, offering a relaxed setting for group discussions, creative networking and breakaway activities. Business owners have the opportunity to bring their marketing challenges to the table and thus benefit from the shared expertise and advice of the group. The sessions really are useful to any small business in Shropshire".

For more information visit http://www.hiveonline.org.uk/focusonmarketing/