"In Wandsworth we are incredibly proud to have one of London’s strongest and most dynamic SME economies and to be home to some of the country’s most exciting entrepreneurs. We believe that our businesses are the lifeblood of the local economy and that ethos has led Wandsworth being recognised as the ‘Best All Round Small Business Friendly Borough’ in London.
Wandsworth Enterprise Week is part of our unique offer to the SME sector. The programme provides a range of support and advice to local businesses to help them flourish, develop and expand. If you’re looking to grow your business or to get a fledging enterprise off the ground then I encourage you to explore the programme and book your sessions today."
Cllr Ravi Govindia
Leader of Wandsworth Council
The fifth Wandsworth Enterprise Week takes place 5-10 March 2018. The event aims to foster enterprise in Wandsworth, with a different theme each day. Take advantage of practical workshops, 1-1 advice sessions, inspiring seminars, panel discussions, motivational talks with leading entrepreneurs and business guest speakers.
Topics covered include; Digital marketing, social enterprise, retail, women’s enterprise and food enterprise and the week kicks off with a series of events aimed at start ups and those looking to grow their exisiting business. Most events are free, but numbers are limited so must be booked in advance and preferential treatment will be given to Wandsworth businesses and residents. To find out how your business can get involved with Wandsworth Enterprise Week contact Jenni Asiama firstname.lastname@example.org.
We care about our borough's businesses
Wandsworth Enterprise Week is organised by Wandsworth Council's Economic Development Office (EDO).
The EDO leads the Council’s objective of building a prosperous and vibrant community. In addition to helping Wandsworth be a good place to do business and ensuring that local residents have access to skills and employment, the EDO supports the local economy, in particular small enterprises, and fosters Wandsworth’s reputation as a business friendly borough.
The EDO works with partners including Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce (WCC), Town Centre Partnerships, the Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership and other business organisations to:
◦Encourage investment in the Borough to meet the needs and aspirations of existing and future Wandsworth residents
◦Actively support the local economy, particularly small enterprises, and our five town centres
◦Encourage and support access to employment for local residents
◦Transform Nine Elms into a world class business and residential quarter
◦Promote aspiration, social mobility, focussing on 18-24 year olds and an improved physical environment in some of the borough’s most deprived areas such as Latchmere and Roehampton.
For an informal discussion about your business needs, please call 020 8871 6884 or email email@example.com. Our Open4business e-newsletter provides you with regular updates and useful information to help your business succeed and thrive in Wandsworth. Sign up here.