Latest Events from Cumbria Chamber

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Growth Hub hosts regular events and workshops. Here’s the details of the ones coming up in the next few months:


Explore how AI can Integrate with Tools you Already Use

This session will help you gain confidence in using ChatGPT and other AI tools available to you.

DATE: Tuesday 21st November 2023
TIME: 10am – 1pm
PRICE: £50 +VAT for chamber members | £75 +VAT for non members
VENUE: Online

Unlock the full potential of AI tools like ChatGPT with this session to help you gain confidence and understanding of how you can utilise these tools. In a world where constant new information is vital, making the most of AI can be a way to get back that time in your business. This workshop will give you practical strategies and explore the capabilities of AI and how you can seamlessly integrate it into your life. By the end of the workshop, you’ll understand the range of AI tools available and how you can use them in your business, while reviewing how you can use AI to replace existing costs.


Cumbria Crystal Site Tour

Take a tour of Cumbria Crystal’s glass blowing and cutting site.

DATE: Wednesday 22nd November 2023
TIME:10am – 12pm
VENUE: Cumbria Crystal, Unit 4, Canal Head, Ulverston, LA12 7LB

Cumbria Crystal’s Chief Executive Officer, Chris Blade, will lead a tour of the site where visitors will see glassblowing and glass cutting being done, alongside all the production processes, before Q&As, networking and a shop visit to view the range of products.


TikTok and Instagram Video for Business

Learn how to use Instagram and TikTok in your business successfully.

DATE: Tuesday 28th November 2023
TIME: 1pm – 4pm
PRICE: £50 +VAT for chamber members | £75 +VAT for non-members
VENUE: Online

Most UK adults own a smartphone these days, but many businesses aren’t using it to their full potential and platforms like TikTok and Instagram are exclusively populated by smartphone and tablet created content. This workshop will give you everything you need to create video content for social media. By the end of the session, you’ll know how to optimise an Instagram account, how to launch a TikTok channel, how to create a video on both platforms and how to make the algorithm work for you.


Getting Set-up on Shopify

Make Shopify work for you and your business the way you want.
DATE: Tuesday 12th December 2023
TIME: 1pm – 4pm
PRICE: £50 +VAT for chamber members | £75 +VAT for non-members
VENUE: Online
As one of the leading e-commerce platforms, Shopify is a powerful tool for businesses. In this workshop, we’ll demystify the process of setting up your store, look at setting up listings and harnessing sales and marketing tools. You’ll also gain skills to succeed in the marketplace. It should be noted that as Shopify is a plaid platform, we’ll guide you through the 14-day free trial to assess if it aligns with your needs. By the end of the session, you’ll know how to set up a store and start selling, how to add and manage listings successfully, and how to leverage the sales and marketing tools on the platform.


Social Selling for Business

Learn how to nurture relationships and sell on social media.
DATE: Thursday 11th January 2024
TIME: 10am – 1pm
PRICE: £50 +VAT for chamber members | £75 +VAT for non-members
VENUE: Online
This workshop explores the different ways you can interact with your online communities, the options available to sell directly on the top social platforms, and how to make it easier to sell products and services via social media. By the end of the session you’ll be able to maximise your social media influence, leverage billions of users for better relationships and prospects, engage your communities and spark conversations effectively, sell directly on major platforms, sell efficiently for better results and sell strategically.
If you have a training need you’d like to see, the Cumbria Chamber are always keen to hear what you have to say. If you’d like to get in touch with them to discuss this or to book any of these workshops, simply visit their training pages on the website to see a full list.