Wednesday 24th October 2018 10.00am-1.00pm
Warndon Community Hub

The Warndon Enterprise Event takes place on Wednesday 24th October 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm. It is aimed at people who are considering self employment or who currently run their own small business.  The event takes place at Warndon Community Hub, Shap Drive, Warndon, Worcester WR4 9NX and is being organised by Worcester Community Trust, Fortis Living and Worcester City Council.

The event will provide a wealth of information on starting up and running a business.  A particular focus of the event will be the Construction sector, as the Building Block which provides free training course and a wide range of skills courses including bricklaying, plumbing, plastering and electrical work, will be open.

The event will feature the following:

Exhibitor Zones

Zone 1: Business Support

Advice & information on support and finance available for starting and running a business.  Exhibitors include

Worcestershire Business Central
Worcestershire County Council
Worcester City Council
Blue Orchid
Federation of Small Businesses
Bradley Haynes Law
Nat West Business Banking team.

Zone 2: Business Opportunities

Advice and opportunities in the construction sector and services available for local businesses.  Exhibitors include:

Local construction companies
Fortis Property Care.

Zone 3:  Training and Skills

Advice on training available to learn new skills e.g. construction, child care to enable residents to set up self employed.  Exhibitors in Heart of Worcestershire College and Worcester Community Trust.  The Building Block will be open providing an ideal opportunity to learn more about the facility and courses available.


Zone 4: Support

The Fortis Living Debt Prevention Team and Worcester Citizen Advice Bureau will be on hand to provide advice on benefits, budgeting and other sources of help for residents who are thinking about going self employed.



10.30am Top Tips for starting your business

11.00am Legal aspects of running a business

11.30am Marketing your Business

12.00pm People and employment

12.30pm Grants for your business


The event is FREE to attend and light refreshments will be available.

For further information please see attached poster or email


Exhibitor Space

There is Free exhibitor space available for:

Start up or small businesses based in Worcester

Start up or small businesses offering services/products to local businesses

Construction companies with vacancies for staff or sub-contractors 


If you would like to Exhibit at this Event please complete the below form.

We will come back to you as soon as possible to confirm your place.

Contact Address:

Warndon Community Hub,
Shap Drive, Warndon, Worcester, WR4 9NX

01905 453453