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Monday 11th February 2019

Entrepreneurs Event at Hertford Castle
‘Pitching for Business Growth’

Hertford Town Council will be hosting the next Hertford Entrepreneurs event on Thursday 7th March at Hertford Castle, from 18.30 until 20.00.

The event will start with wine, nibbles and networking from 18.30 – 19.00 followed by an hour talk on ‘Pitching for Business Growth’.

Dean Russell, the founder of Win That Pitch and author of How to Win: The Ultimate Professional Pitch Guide will be the guest speaker at the event.

At this empowering event, entrepreneurs attending will learn strategies needed to grow and expand their business. Attendees will explore ways to get the edge over the competition and learn techniques on how to gain the trust of prospective clients/customers.
By the end of the event, entrepreneurs will have confidence in how to sell their offering and feel motivated to embark on the next stage of business growth and know what they need to achieve it.

About the Guest Speaker
Dean is a recognised communications, leadership and pitch strategist with two decades experience working in senior roles and advising many entrepreneurs, household name brands, global agencies, senior politicians and business leaders.

Dean is a Fellow at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, a former Regional Vice Chair for the Federation of Small Business and a judge for the British Association of Screen Entertainment. He is a regular contributor and interviewee for mainstream and industry publications ranging from The Sunday Times to The Holmes Report and PR Week, along with broadcasters including the BBC. In addition, Dean regularly delivers lectures on industry topics for institutions including University College London (UCL), Ashridge Business School (part of Hult) and the Institute of Direct & Digital Marketing.

Dean will be sharing insights from his book How To Win: The Ultimate Professional Pitch Guide and Pitch Masterclass (available on www.winthatpitch.win) at the event on 7th February.

The price to attend the event is £10 which includes a glass of wine and nibbles.

There are multiple ways of purchasing tickets for the event:
• Town & Tourist Information Centre located at 10 – 12 The Wash, Hertford
• Call Hertford Town & Tourist Information Centre on 01992 584322
• Book tickets online by visiting pitching4growth.eventbrite.co.uk (£10+ booking fee)

Limited availablity

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