Member Sign In

Grow your business faster and smarter - Catch the Wave

Thu 17 Oct 2019
08:30 - 15:30
Barclays Eagle Labs, Brighton

About the event

When you’re establishing your business, you rarely have time to take a step back, review your progress and think about where you’re heading. This workshop is for start-ups and young businesses in their first couple of years who want to consider their goals and gain a deeper understanding of what they need to thrive.

The workshop will include:

Carrying out a business health check
The ingredients for good decision making
Ways to engage with your customers and clients
A session with an accountant in which you’ll learn vital information on business structure and tax
A one-hour mentoring session with a business expert of your choice, after the workshop
An opportunity to take part in the Viva initiative and learn how to build a one-page website.

Session hosts

The workshop will be run by Richard Freeman of always possible, a consultancy and projects company that supports place-making, skills development, business innovation and future-focused culture. Richard works with grassroots entrepreneurs, networks, big business and policy makers on sustainable growth and smart thinking.

You will also hear a business case study from Sarah Bennett Photography.

You will take part in a Q&A with an accountant from Kreston Reeves.

Please note lunch will not be included.

We have a small number of fully subsidised places for this workshop for those unable to afford a ticket. If this applies to you or someone you know, please contact 


Catch the Wave is a new business support programme for anyone in the city who wants to launch and grow a business. It includes affordable workshops, useful resources and expert mentoring sessions.

Designed and delivered by Brighton Chamber, Catch the Wave includes practical, interactive sessions and runs from July 2019 to April 2020. 

Catch the Wave is supported by Kreston Reeves, Barclays Eagle Labs and 

For the full programme line up click here.

Cancellation policy: Places are limited and events usually oversubscribed. Please give 7 days' notice via email or you must pay for your place in full.

*Eventbrite fees are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled or there are duplicate charges.

Design by Grizzly Bear.

About the hosts

Brighton Chamber is a dynamic, supportive and welcoming membership organisation for businesses of all sizes. Our purpose is to help and support our members, while working with the wider business community to develop the conditions that will help them thrive.