Events

In Shetland, we have a programme of workshops and seminars available to new and growing businesses, which help you build the skills you need to succeed. Topics include; sales; marketing; finance; e-commerce and social media. These are normally delivered through Train Shetland in Lerwick and also allow you to meet and network with others.

25th February 2019

Enhance Your Business With Digital - DigitalBoost

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 12:30pm

Why should your business get involved with digital platforms? Are you missing a major opportunity for commercial growth? Could there be a threat to your market share if you don’t get into digital?

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25th February 2019

Facebook for Business (Intermediate) – DigitalBoost

Location:
Shetland
When:
13:30pm — 16:30pm

This workshop is designed for people who want to deepen their understanding of how Facebook can be used to engage with their target audience in order to boost conversions.

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  • Fully booked

26th February 2019

Effective eCommerce - DigitalBoost

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 12:30pm

Want to grow your business? Not sure about selling online? This workshop will arm you with valuable skills and information that will help you increase the effectiveness of your eCommerce presence.

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27th February 2019

Improving productivity with SMAS

Location:
Shetland
When:
3:30am — 16:30pm

SMAS is the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service. Learn how the service could help your business become more efficient, save money, increase productivity and adopt new technologies.

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28th February 2019

Making Tax Digital - The latest updates from Sage

Location:
Shetland
When:
11:00am — 12:00pm

This session on Making Tax Digital, led by experts from Sage brings the latest updates from Sage to ensure you are full informed of the changes ahead

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28th February 2019

Linking your business to academic expertise and research

Location:
Shetland
When:
14:00pm — 15:00pm

​The Interface service offers a free matching to any of Scotland’s universities, research institutes and colleges for individual and groups of businesses of all sizes, in all sectors.

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28th February 2019

Shetland Tourism Development Presentations

Location:
Shetland
When:
18:00pm — 20:00pm

Gain valuable insights into tourist data for Shetland and learn how Shetland Tourism Association (STA) is working to develop and support the industry into the future.

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2nd March 2019

Business Start Up Weekend Course - 2 days

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 16:30pm

These informal two days provides an overview of what's involved in getting a product or service ready to introduce into the market and what's involved in preparing to trade.

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19th March 2019

Producing Engaging Online Content (Intermediate) – DigitalBoost

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 12:30pm

Producing quality content is an excellent way of helping customers develop a meaningful relationship with your brand, and ultimately boosting sales. Learn to understand, source and measure content.

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19th March 2019

Pinterest, Instagram and Photography for Business - DigitalBoost

Location:
Shetland
When:
13:30pm — 16:30pm

Find out how to use image sharing apps Pinterest and Instagram to grow your business. Learn how to shoot, process and upload photos.

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20th March 2019

GDPR & Keep Your Business Safe Online - DigitalBoost

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 12:30pm

Find out the simple steps you can take to keep your business and its information safe. Safe from hackers, safe from cyber attack and safe from infringing the new General Data Protection Regulation.

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1st June 2019

Business Start Up Weekend Course - 2 days

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 16:30pm

These informal two days provides an overview of what's involved in getting a product or service ready to introduce into the market and what's involved in preparing to trade.

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31st August 2019

Business Start Up Weekend Course - 2 days

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 16:30pm

These informal two days provides an overview of what's involved in getting a product or service ready to introduce into the market and what's involved in preparing to trade.

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30th November 2019

Business Start Up Weekend Course - 2 days

Location:
Shetland
When:
9:30am — 16:30pm

These informal two days provides an overview of what's involved in getting a product or service ready to introduce into the market and what's involved in preparing to trade.

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