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Welcome to our Member's Events page.  Here you can see a list of upcoming events which our Members are running, providing you with the opportunity to extend your networking reach and build your contacts.

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Brilliant Sales Prospecting 09122019

Ramada Hotel , The Butts, Coventry, CV1 3GG

Date: 12 September 2019 - 9:15am to 12:45pm

Brilliant Sales Prospecting

Hit your new business sales target every month!


How to uncover new business opportunities, convert new enquiries and follow-up existing customers, using the LinkedIn, telephone and email.


  • You will learn new skills to be able to generate new business prospects. It includes the best of best online and off-line prospecting techniques – uniquely combining them for maximum effectiveness.
  • How to self-generate or respond to new business leads and opportunities using 'organised persistence'.
  • Gain additional business and referrals from existing contacts.
  • Save time and effort using proven business-development skills.
  • How to write sales emails that get read and responded.
  • Cold calling and making appointments by telephone.
  • How to use LinkedIn and CRM to increase your prospecting ability.

Who should attend

All sales and marketing staff and managers, business owners and freelance staff.


Full price ticket £149 plus VAT per person.

Early bird ticket £99 plus VAT per person (booked 3 weeks in advance).

Reserve your ticket now and pay on invoice.

Recent Feedback

"Very confident in the subject, and amusing too. Made the course very interesting. A very clear sales model to use going forward."

"Full of useful hints and tips which I will apply to my job." "Extremely well presented and structured"

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Brilliant Networking Skills

The Butts, Coventry, , CV1 3GG

Date: 12 September 2019 - 1:30pm to 5pm

Brilliant Networking Skills


This workshop will provide participants with the insight and skills to be more effective business networkers, face-to-face and online.

Understand the dynamics of communication that are specific to networking.

Become more confident and assured when ‘working’ a room. Improve their influencing skills, ‘sell’ themselves and promote their company.

Create their own personal network for 121 networking and referral generation.


  • How to work a room – preparation and strategy.
  • Three things to know before you attend any event Non-verbal communication and art of rapport.
  • Breaking the ice – worked examples with practical demonstration.
  • Communication dynamics in networking – the power of the listening networker
  • Why it is better to listen than talk.
  • Effective questioning and active listening.
  • Creating a natural and engaging conversation, 1-2-1 and in a larger group.
  • Building relationships – follow-up and follow-through.
  • Maintaining a good database.
  • Developing a contact strategy with different types and levels of contact.
  • How to analyse your contact base.

Who should attend

All sales and marketing staff and managers, business owners and freelance staff.


Full price ticket £149 plus VAT per person

Early bird ticket £99 plus VAT per person (booked 3 weeks in advance)

Reserve your ticket now and pay on invoice

Recent feedback

"A very intensive course and a lot of concrete tools provided."

"Useful data, tools and insights; engaging and interesting as always."

"Very good… contained everything we do on a regular basis and problems we have come across… the exercises made it very interesting too."

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Clear Insurance Management Charity Quiz Night

Woodland Grange, Old Milverton Lane, Royal Leamington Spa , CV32 6RN

Date: 12 September 2019 - Doors open at 6pm and Quiz starts at 7pm

CLEAR’s Leamington Spa Office are raising money for Myton Hospices as part of our commitment to our chosen charities in 2019 and would like to invite you to join us at our Charity Quiz Night.  

The Myton Hospices touch the lives of almost 4,000 local people across Coventry and Warwickshire. Myton believe that everyone matters for every single moment of their life and that treating patients with dignity and respect is the most important thing.

Not only will you be raising money for a great charity, you will have the chance to win a great prizes, kindly donated by local businesses, network with businesses over a buffet and enjoy a cash bar on the night.

The cost is £10 per person with a maximum of 5 players.  To book your place, please RSVP by 1st August with number of players to Email: [email protected], or Tel: 01926 466 919

Why not make it a night and take advantage of a discounted stay at the Woodland Grange Hotel, Available at £75 per guest.  To book call direct on 01926 336621, quoting reference: 114182.  For venue details visit

The Power of Authentic Storytelling

Coventry University, Simulation Centre, Coventry, Cheetah Rd, CV1 2TL

Date: 18 September 2019 - 9.30am - 4.30pm

The Institute of Coding at Coventry University has partnered with Touch FM to bring you an exciting one-day Storytelling CPD course.

Digital platforms provide unprecedented access to potential customers for your business. These channels are enormously powerful and at the same time infinitely sophisticated, so how come businesses continue to struggle with the effectiveness and ROI of their marketing and communications?

In a nutshell it's because all marketing takes place inside the prospect's mind - and to be invited into that carefully guarded real estate requires expertly crafted narrative.

Join our team of award-winning content producers, broadcasters and journalists for a journey into authentic storytelling.

You'll learn the fundamentals of effective narratives, discover the science and psyhcology of customer awareness and get a glimpse into the future of multi-platform marketing. Then in the afternoon, you'll take the skills you've learnt and put them into practice with our social workshop. Learn to shoot, frame and structure your posts like a pro. 

This programme has been developed with the support of the Institute of Coding, a network of employers, universities, training providers and professional bodies working together to create the skills needed for the digital economy. 

Coventry University (CU) is a major partner in the UK's Institute of Coding (IoC), a new, exciting, national initiative, led by the University of Bath, supported by theme leaders Aston University, the Open University and Manchester Metropolitan University. The Institute brings together a range of universities, industry, training providers and professional bodies to address the UK's digital skills gaps. 

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration is required. Please note the deadline to register is Friday 13 September. 


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The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry, CV7 9JU

Date: 18 September 2019 - 10.00am - 2.00pm


ROBOTT-NET Open Lab to demonstrate technology and benefits

Robotics and automation experts at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre are to hold a free event aimed at helping business leaders make the right decisions when it comes to automating their factories.

The Open Lab robotics and automation networking forum at the MTC on Wednesday, September 18 is aimed at decision makers and end users who appreciate the need for robotics and automation but are unsure of the best equipment to use, how to integrate it into their production lines, or how to measure the benefits.

End users, technology providers and suppliers are invited to the event, held under the auspices of the European-funded ROBOTT-NET project, of which the MTC is a partner, which aims to encourage the use of robotics and automation in industry. It is the fifth in a series of events at the MTC.

Jeremy Hadall, chief engineer for intelligent automation at the MTC, said the event would be a great opportunity to share successful case studies and network with technology providers and engineers who have been on their own automation journey.

"This is a networking forum which will allow delegates to explore ground-breaking and innovative industrial robotics and understand how they can benefit manufacturing operations. With experts on hand, round-table discussions and case study exhibits we will be able to highlight successful projects which have reaped the benefits of intelligent automation, and help people make the right decisions. It's all about technology transfer and the sharing of best practice." he said.

Anyone interested in registering for the event can do so at

The MTC was founded by the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University, the University of Nottingham and TWI Ltd. The MTC’s industrial members include some of the UK’s major global manufacturers.

The MTC aims to provide a competitive environment to bridge the gap between university-based research and the development of innovative manufacturing solutions, in line with the Government’s manufacturing strategy. The MTC is part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, supported by Innovate UK.

Further information - MTC: Sarah Gilmour Manufacturing Technology Centre, tel 02476 701687

Issued on behalf of the Manufacturing Technology Centre by Ian Strachan Communications Ltd., 01543 490932

About the MTC

The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is established to prove innovative manufacturing processes and technologies in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions.  The MTC houses some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world, creating a high quality environment for the development and demonstration of new technologies on an industrial scale. This provides a unique opportunity for manufacturers to develop new and innovative processes and technologies.


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