Latest events and opportunities

Independent business support providers offer a range of events and opportunities to help you grow your business.

The opportunities referred to here may be provided independently from the Council. Engaging with these opportunities is entirely at your own discretion.


The Route to Trading with the USA

Are you a small or medium-sized business interested in trading opportunities in the USA? Come along to this one day event with the Department for International Trade (DIT) London Region and ERDF's Global Growth Project, in collaboration with Richmond Council.

  • Date: Thursday 31 August 2017
  • Venue: The Exchange, Brewery Wharf, Brewery Lane, Twickenham TW1 1AA (directly opposite Twickenham Station)
  • Price: £48 inc. VAT

Find out more and book tickets

 Registrations close on Monday 28 August 2017.

The Richmond Foodies programme

This is a free programme that is being delivered on our behalf by CPG Executive Consulting. The aim is to grow the Borough’s food sector and make it more professional and sustainable.

It is aimed at start-ups, established small independent businesses, and people intending to start up a business and will offer advice, support and training through a series of 5 workshops.

The workshops will take place at Richmond Library Annexe.

The Richmond Foodies programme timetable
Date Time Topic Price Booking
Tuesday 26 September 6 to 7.30pm Food packaging, labelling and branding made easy Free Registration opening soon
Tuesday 7 November 12 noon to 2pm Managing your finances for growth in business Free Registration opening soon

Following the workshops, 20 one-to-one sessions will also be offered, targeting those companies identified as most needing one-to-one support.

For further information visit the Richmond Foodies website or contact Helen Roberts at

Seminars and masterclasses

We are pleased to offer a number of funded places on a range of business support seminars and masterclasses provided by Richmond Chamber of Commerce.

36 seminar places and 12 masterclass places are available. There will be no charge to businesses, but places are limited to 2 per business and are confirmed on a first come basis.

There are no more funded masterclass places available.

To book a place on a seminar, email with the subject line 'Chamber events'.

Richmond Chamber of Commerce seminars and masterclasses
Date Type of event Topic Availability
Monday 4 September 2017 Masterclass Building and leading a strong team, sponsored by Dale Carnegie All places filled
Tuesday 17 October 2017 Masterclass Mobile marketing All places filled
Monday 4 December 2017 Seminar How the police can help local retailers Places available
Thursday 30 January 2018 Seminar Introduction to international trade Places available
Monday 12 March 2018 Seminar Dementia Action Alliance and healthy workplace agenda Places available
Tuesday 17 April 2018 Masterclass Grow your business through social media All places filled
Monday 30 April 2018 Seminar Mindfulness and well-being in the workplace Places available
Tuesday 15 May 2018 Masterclass E-commerce - everything you need to know All places filled
Monday 21 May 2018 Seminar Data protection for your business Places available
Tuesday 12 June 2018 Masterclass Make social media work for your business All places filled
Monday 18 June 2018 Seminar Introduction to financial planning Places available


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If you are a business support provider and are hosting a business event or opportunity in the borough, we would like to hear from you.

Updated: 11 August 2017