Enterprise week will support businesses in Stamford and Bourne

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A JOBS and trade fair are some of the events being planned for a business week.

South Kesteven District Council is organising an Enterprise Week in September to help businesses get ahead.

Enterprise week, which runs between Saturdays, September 10 and 17, is a mix of more than 30 events, including talks, practical workshops to help businesses build up essential skills and contacts.

Entries are also pouring in for the SKpioneers contest, which offers a £10,000 first prize for entrepreneurs.

The district council’s economic development service manager David Mather said: “The district council values our businesses and business growth and provides a range of support for new and existing business.

“We are keen to create an environment to support new business growth through initiatives like the Enterprise Week, shop front improvement scheme, bidding for funds for a new business innovation centre in Grantham and delivering new employment sites.”

The main event of the week is B2B in the Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham on Wednesday, September 14, from 1pm to 6pm.

B2B, which is being supported by the district council and coordinated by Infodex Events and Energise7, includes 80 stands from local and regional businesses and three business speed networking sessions. 

For information on the event contact mikeridler@energise7.co.uk or call Mike Ridler on 07779 582473. Or go to www.energise7.co.uk/Events-GranthamB2B201

More than 20 companies will be taking part in the jobs fair at The Ballroom, Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham, on Thursday, September 15, from 10am to 2pm.

The council is taking entries for its SKpioneers competition until Friday, August 26. For an application form, call 01476 530054.