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Oct 26

Bookability Webinars – TXGB

Virtual,
October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cumbria Tourism is hosting a special webinar series to help businesses navigate the world of online bookability for their accommodation properties.  With the announcement of Guestlink’s closure next March, these sessions are the perfect opportunity to learn about the options which work best for you and your business. Each of the webinars will feature a presentation and Q&A session with a representative from each of the suppliers, and Amanda from the web team at CT will also be there to…

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Nov 01

Excel training with Cumbria Chamber – Intermediate (In-person)

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Floor Boroadacre House
Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8DA United Kingdom
November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Excel training, in person at Cumbria Chamber of Commerce offices. Lunch and beverages will be included. This course is made up of three modules which can be booked together or separately depending on your skills and experience. Booking discount applied when all three sessions are booked. Attendees will need to bring their own laptop to use, for these sessions. CT Members please select the option for Cumbria Tourism Members. If you have a disability or long term health condition, would…

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Nov 01

Sales Theory Training with Cumbria Chamber (Online)

Online,
November 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for a comprehensive online sales theory course covering: 1. The most important part of selling 2. Types of selling 3. The buyer journey 4. Structuring the sales conversation 5. Building a pitch 6. Objection handling 7. Selling mediums   By the end of this programme all delegates will: • Understand that every interaction is an opportunity to create positive connections; • Understand a range of approaches to selling; • Will have practised building rapport and aligning their product…

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Nov 02

Bookability Webinars – freetobook

Virtual,
November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cumbria Tourism is hosting a special webinar series to help businesses navigate the world of online bookability for their accommodation properties.  With the announcement of Guestlink’s closure next March, these sessions are the perfect opportunity to learn about the options which work best for you and your business. Each of the webinars will feature a presentation and Q&A session with a representative from each of the suppliers, and Amanda from the web team at CT will also be there to…

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Nov 02

Getting to grips with Social Media for your business

Virtual,
November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Social media is a great way to reach potential and existing customers, build a community and engage with your audience. In this webinar, we will cover social media basics including what to post (and when); the art of writing an effective caption; and how to curate your feed into something which grabs people’s attention. Ideal for B&Bs and other small tourism operators, we will also look at time saving tips and tricks to help you use social media in a…

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Nov 03

How to Add Value to your Business through Branding with Cumbria Chamber. Intermediate Level. (In-person)

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Floor Boroadacre House
Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8DA United Kingdom
November 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

It is a common misconception that your brand is your Logo, Colours and fonts etc. Which are really important but are actually your brands ‘Visual Identity’. Your ‘brand’ is less tangible: It is the perception, the Emotional Connection, your customers have with you product or service. In this session, you will be walked through simple steps to learn how to build this perception in the right way – Enter your Brand Strategy. Your Brand Strategy is about defining all the…

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Nov 03

Employee Recruitment and Selection with Cumbria Chamber (In-person)

The Villa Levens, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 8EA United Kingdom
November 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This training day day will be held at the Villa Levens on 3rd November. Lunch and Beverages will also be provided on the day. This training will give you practical and down to earth guidance on the most effective way to select and recruit new staff safely, lawfully and effectively including: • Tricks of the trade to spot staff NOT to recruit; • Key ways to get new recruits up to speed quickly and with the best chance of retaining…

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Nov 16

Making the most of Instagram to attract new business

Virtual,
November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Instagram is one of the world’s most popular social media networks – so it makes sense for you to be using it to attract (and keep!) new business. This session will take a closer look at the types of content you can share on Instagram (including Reels, Photos and Stories); how to write captions to engage and inspire; how to find new followers, and how to keep them engaged with your business. We’ll also cover tone of voice and hashtags…

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Nov 17
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Members’ Event – Balancing Rising Costs and First Class Visitor Experiences

Keswick Pencil Factory, Southey Works
Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5NG
November 17 @ 9:15 am - 1:00 pm

As well as hearing from fellow operators about tackling rising costs, headline speakers will focus on practical ways for businesses to cut energy and develop eco-friendly energy efficiency measures within local planning regulations. You will be the first to hear the latest insights from Cumbria Tourism’s 2022 Visitor Survey, and how we will use them to inform our winter marketing campaign. Also hear from an expert Q&A panel and maximise networking opportunities. At it is the day before the event…

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Nov 24

Fire Marshal training

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Floor Boroadacre House
Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8DA United Kingdom
November 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Course Aim To ensure your employees can identify the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace. In addition, they will know how these risks can be effectively controlled. They will understand the legal duties required of an employer and an employee in order to comply with fire safety under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Benefits of Attending This Course The UK economy loses hundreds of millions of pounds and thousands of jobs every year through preventable…

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