Sadly we can't control the budget, the national economy, the politicians or the Banks... all factors that have made life less than easy for many small to medium local businesses. But here in Southend there is an immense amount of support and advice available, and a host of opportunities to get together and share experiences with other like minded business people.
Essex Chambers of Commerce offers a comprehensive and continuously developing range of business services, and plays a significant role in representing the views and needs of business not just at local level, but on a regional and national level too.
In Southend, the Chamber runs a popular networking events programme with events currently detailed throughout 2012. Events are varied to suit all business types and are held at different times of day; from breakfast events, training courses, networking lunches, twilight events and even formal dinners. Often featuring topical speakers and prominent business leaders of the business community they are an excellent opportunity to broaden your business horizons.
If you are a Company Owner, Managing Director, CEO or successful entrepreneur The Business Lounge offers a unique networking concept specifically aimed at those in what can often be an isolated position at the head of a company. An exclusive, invitation only dining club that provides relaxing and engaging dinners for top level business people who want something a little bit different.
To both new and established businesses an effective website is an increasingly powerful tool. Revive Digital Media are based in Southend on Sea and can design creative websites to really reflect your business. Call the web design team today to discuss your requirements
i am emily is currently offering a £150 saving on logo and business card design through our Offers page. Emily can help both start up and established businesses in promoting themselves correctly, getting the most out of your marketing strategy and helping to create or re-energise your brand.
Photos at Events Ltd specialise in high quality event photography and if you're hosting a corporate or charity event then why not consider getting your guests captured on film, photo's can be printed at the event and can provide your corporate guests or associates with a unique reminder of their evening! You could even save yourself £250 on their attendance at your charity event, see our Offers page.
If the thought of doing the books is giving you sleepless nights, Platt Rushton can help you rest easy. As one of Southend on Sea's foremost Accountancy firms, they have the expertise and experience to help your business grow and also offer a unique Walk In advice centre.
There are many services that can help your business, and probably who your business can help! Be it the nuts and bolts of the books and the marketing, the support of networking events or help at a corporate event, in the Business Directory here on thebestof Southend you will find these and many more local businesses who can continue to work with each other and for each other to ensure Southend's business community thrives.