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Accelerator programme championing diversity in entrepreneurship in Wales announces winners – Welsh Business News

Accelerator programme designed to champion diversity in entrepreneurship in Wales announces inaugural award winners
10 May 2021 NEWS Business Matters

An accelerator programme designed to champion diversity across the Welsh business start-up landscape has announced the winners of its inaugural awards.
The Excelerator Programme has seen 23 entrepreneurs that are young, female, disabled or from a black and minority ethnic background participate in a Welsh Government-funded 12-week immersive accelerator programme.

The programme was launched to support groups that have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, to help budding entrepreneurs launch and grow their business idea or scale an existing business.

The Excelerator Programme has included expert masterclasses for founders and mentorship and professional coaching from business start-up and scaleup experts. It has been delivered as part of the Business Wales Accelerated Growth Programme, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. The programme has supported 1053 businesses in Wales to create over 9000 jobs. Research led by Professor Max Mundy of Cardiff Business School has demonstrated that £17 is generated in the Welsh economy for every £1 spent on high growth business support.

The Excelerator Programme Awards took place on Friday 7th May to celebrate the achievements of the entrepreneurs taking part in the programme. An independent panel of business experts judged the awards, and the winners were as follows:

Lean Start-up Award

An award for the individual with the most innovative approach in implementing lean methodology to develop their business

Winner: Ed Willes, founder of FENTA, a peer-to-peer fashion rental market helping people save money and the planet.

Innovative Business Development Award

An award for the individual who has taken the most innovative approach to the development of their business.

Winner: Dr Youmna Mouhamad, founder of Myana Naturals, a detangling comb and lotion applicator specifically designed for natural afro hair.

Overcoming Barriers Award

An award for the individual who has overcome the biggest personal or business barriers.

Winner: Gurinder Randeva, founder of Glamdeva, an online platform to easily compare prices, book and pay for hair and makeup services anywhere in the UK.

Most Collaborative Participant Award

An award for the individual who has collaborated most effectively with fellow participants during the Excelerator Programme.

Winner: Sally Brooks, founder of Brooklands People Development Services, a development company helping people and employees to achieve their full potential.

Excelerator Programme Champion Award

An award for the individual who has shown the most commitment and positive mindset during the Excelerator Programme.

Winner: Amy Sinha, a classically trained singer and founder of Amy Sinha Ltd, a professional voice-over agency.

High Potential Business Award

An award for the individual with the highest potential business in relation to sales, job opportunities and export.

Winner: Martina Fabricci, founder of CRISPR, who has developed an accessible e-learning platform for scientific research targeted at students, scientists, academics and industry professionals.

Excelerator award

An award for the individual who has made the most progress on their business during the Excelerator Programme.

Winner: Catherine Williams, founder of O’Honni, a luxurious lingerie brand, measuring app and support community for breast cancer survivors who have undergone mastectomy or lumpectomy surgery.

Richard Morris, Programme Director for the Accelerated Growth Programme, said: “We have been blown away by the commitment our Excelerator Programme participants have shown over the last 12 weeks. We have packed an enormous amount into a short time and have been so impressed by the dedication and tenacity of our business founders.

“The achievements of our participants are even more remarkable when you consider we are still in a pandemic, and many have had to juggle caring responsibilities and work commitments while working hard on developing their business plans.

“Everybody taking part in the Excelerator Programme has made significant progress on their business, which made judging these awards a difficult task. We congratulate our deserving winners and look forward to watching them develop their exciting businesses over the coming months and years.”

Cat Williams, the winner of the Excelerator Award, said: “It’s such an honour to be selected for this award and to be recognised for the progress I have made in the last 12 weeks, alongside all my fellow participants who have all worked incredibly hard on their businesses.

“My business was born because I am passionate about delivering a positive and empowering experience for women dealing with a life changing breast cancer diagnosis. The Excelerator Programme has helped me so much in developing my business strategy and has given me the tools and confidence I need to take my business to the next level. I now feel ready to get my brand out there, and can’t wait for the next stage of my business journey.”

Photo:
Top left – Dr Youmna Mouhamad
Top centre – Sally Brooks
Top right – Gurinder Randeva
Bottom right – Catherine Williams
Bottom centre – Ed Willes
Centre – Amy Sinha
Bottom left – Martina Fabricci

SHARING

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Recent Entrepreneur Podcast Guests on the Mike Armstrong Podcast & YouTube Channel…

The Mike Armstrong Podcast Show #MikeArmstrongPodcast

Please find some of the recent Podcast guests featured on the Entrepreneur Chats #EntrepreneurChats feature of the Mike Armstrong Podcast #MikeArmstrongPodcast and the Mike Armstrong YouTube Channel #MikeArmstrongYouTube.

Podcast guests

If you are interested in becoming a podcast guest and are an Entrepreneur or Professional Sports Athlete, please contact the Mike Armstrong Podcast Show via this website, and please let us know a little about yourself.

Podcast Guest

If you are looking for podcast guests then please feel free to reach out to Mike Armstrong, who is always happy to appear as a guest on any podcast, social media live or video blog (blog) discussing almost any topic that you have in mind, or one of his chosen expert topics including Business, Entrepreneurship, Sales, Marketing, Social Media, Clubhouse, Leadership, Mindset, Personal Development and Sports etc.

#PodcastGuests

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Meet the Wolf of Wall Street, Online in April

#PRSNTS

PRSNTS offer Corporate Business Events for Global Entrepreneurs for the Networking, Technology & Sports Hospitality Sectors.

After 10 years of experience as MD of a global networking & events company, Paul Smolinski uses his years of experience and vast network of high level global entrepreneurs and speakers to provide global world class speaker events.

After working with the likes Sir Richard Branson, Lord Sugar, Grant Cardone, Michelle Mone, Hilary Devey, Les Brown, Dr John Demartini, Brian Tracy, Sharon Lechter, Kevin Green, Jairek Robbins, Tom Zigglar, Kevin Harrington from Shark Tank, many Apprentice winners & Dragon’s Den stars, Paul has a number of high profile Events lined up for 2021 including this Wolf of Wall Street online event in April 2021, featuring Jordan Belfort.

Event Details – Meet Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort on Thursday 22nd of April 2021 from 7pm to 9pm (UK time)!

Click here for more info – https://thewolfofwallstreet.prsnts.co.uk

The Headline Sponsor for this event is Lanelay Hall Hotel & Spa

Other Events

PRSNTS have previously done Rugby, Football and Rugby Hospitality events including Rugby away trips, Corporate Rugby Hospitality Six Nations Events & Six Nations Launch events, as well as Corporate Football Hospitality Events and Corporate Golf Events, all featuring Sports Stats and Sporting Celebrities etc. And we will be providing more of these sports hospitality events as well as Premier League Football Hospitality events from 2021 onwards.

International Business Trips

PRSNTS also provide sports away trips, as well as exclusive annual meet Richard Branson, Necker Island trips and cruises etc.

If you are interested in known more please see the Wolf of Wall Street event details via the link or feel free to contact Paul Smolinski on 07920772707 or email: paulsmolinski68@gmail.com.

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Morning Networking Event Online – #IntrobizGlobalSummit

Morning all 🙋‍♂️ x

Please join us this morning for our daily pre-summit morning Networking event from 9am to 11am (UK time).

You need to join the Introbiz Global Summit Facebook Group and find the networking zoom link there!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1007887316359409/?ref=share

Also feel free to watch the speakers from yesterday summit, this morning.

The videos are available in the Group until the end of the summit (and the weekend) and then only in a full recording of the event following that!

See www.introbiz.co.uk/the-introbiz-global-summit/ – for more about our speakers recording package #introbizglobalsummit

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You can buy the No1. Hot release from IWOW (Inspirational women of the world) – featuring 20 uplifting stories from business women and female entrepreneurs from around the World, online now via the Amazon link!

— Read more on www.amazon.co.uk/gp/new-releases/books/268122

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Just over 1 week to go until The Introbiz Global Summit • #IntrobizGlobalSummit

The Introbiz Global Summit
“Rise to thrive“

Introbiz Global Summit 3-Day Virtual Event from 25th – 27th November 2020

Introbiz Global Summit is going to be “The online business event of 2020”, where you get to meet and greet, online, global entrepreneurs & speakers, whilst meeting like-minded business owners & entrepreneurs from across the globe during our additional online networking opportunities. 

Tens of thousands of entrepreneurs will be joining us online, connecting across the planet, and learning about Health, Wealth, Success, Relationships and Connections. The Introbiz Global Summit will be a truly unique event with Global Masters who will teach you how to adapt and thrive from this life-changing year.

Find out more about the Speakers
See 35 of the world’s top Entrepreneur Keynote Speakers online. 

Surround yourself with many of the world’s greatest speakers including Les Brown, Sharon Lechter, Dr John Demartini, Brian Tracy, Jairek Robins and many more… 
Learn new strategies to grow your business from industry leaders. 
Network with like-minded entrepreneurs.
Attend VIP exclusive networking online events with the keynote speakers
Listen to the online recording of WorldClass speakers (at your own leisure)
Build new partnerships and relationships with entrepreneurs from across the planet
Includes a number of Free business networking session online throughout the event.
Book your FREE tickets to the online global event to create real relationships globally via the link below and please register for the pre-summit networking breakfast events here:

Event 1 25th of Nov | Event 2 26th of Nov | Event 3 27th Nov | All 3 Events

*Register for each of the Keynote speaker Sessions that you are interested in attending below.; 

Book Your Place at the FREE Global Summit Now
Global Summit 2020

The Introbiz Global SummitOur Global Speakers ListBonus Offers and Additional OpportunitiesBecome a Sponsor
Global Networking Events – UK Business Expo’s – Introbiz YouTube – Mastermind – Online Shop
— Read more and signup for FREE on introbiz.co.uk/the-introbiz-global-summit/

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Forex Passive Income Training Event

Join the weekly Forex Passive Income Training Event to learn how to create a passive income team-building opportunity in the Forex Trading Market, which you can build whilst working from home #WFH:

Passive Income – Make money whilst you sleep
Multiple Streams of Income – Don’t have your eggs all in one basket / Spread your risk
Work from home – Earn money around your lifestyle not instead of it.
90,000 members so far but a huge global opportunity to recruit lots more members
Currently in 185 Countries – Global Opportunity
Build a business, not a career
COVID & Recession Proof!
Be part of the World’s Largest, Most Profitable Industry the Forex Trade (worth £3 Trillion
Learn proven successful team-building strategies
Hear from a number of Introbiz Members who have been in the business since March 2020 and are already making thousands of pounds on their small initial investments from just £300.

The Forex Passive Income Training Event will be held on Zoom and all registrants will be emailed the link.

This is a recurring passive income event that will run weekly on a Wednesday Evening up until Mid December, so new members can use the event to encourage and train their team members and network who are interested in joining or need more information before they decide.

For more about Introbiz see the Introbiz YouTube Channel or to see the full range of our business events please see the Introbiz Events section where you can register for the next event that fits in with your schedule.

Send any enquiries or your email address to mike@introbiz.co.uk and I can send you a zoom link for the weekly meeting!

— Read more on introbiz.co.uk/forex-passive-income-training-event/

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Seven Ways To Keep A Cool Head During Lockdown

On Saturday, Britsh prime minster Boris Johnson announced that the U.K. would effectively be entering a second national lockdown from Thursday. This lockdown, which came as a surprise to many, is due to last for four weeks, ending on 2 December. 

In this environment of extreme uncertainty, leaders will need to keep thinking positively and draw on their resilience in order to keep a cool head. So, how can they do this? Here, seven successful entrepreneurs, mentors and business owners offer their top tips for remaining resilient through a second national lockdown.

1.     Believe that NO means Next Opportunity

“The secret of my success was to always think of the corridor concept and believe that with the right determination and persistence, doors would always open for me,” says Darren Lewitt, businessman, mentor and author of Dream, Create, Believe, Achieve. “Why not challenge yourself and decide which doors and corridors you ultimately aim to conquer? Sometimes a door will be shut firmly in your face, but you must not let that set you back. I have always believed that if someone says ‘NO’ it simply means ‘Next Opportunity’. Stay positive and believe that things happen for a reason and you’ll do just fine.”

2.     Don’t take setbacks personally, see them as feedback

“Life is a constant test of character, belief and ideals,” observes Leonard Sekyonda, an entrepreneur, mentor and author of Be Your Own Hero Again. “Throughout life we are presented with many obstacles and challenges that will test us, but it is only through resilience that we are truly able to go after what we aspire to achieve in life. To be resilient is to not give up, just pick yourself up and try again. So many people stop at the first few obstacles they face and, as a result, never get to discover their true capability. I believe resilience is the ability to not take our setbacks personally but instead to see them as feedback.”

3.     Be prepared to pivot 

“Life as a business owner is very tough and not for the faint-hearted,” argues Tracey Smolinski, founder of global business network Introbiz and co-author of Inspirational Women of the World. “As soon as Covid-19 hit, we had to make very fast decisions to alter and pivot the business. From doing all our business 100% face-to-face we had to shift, learning the skills of Zoom and other online platforms. It is so important to have a good network around you in these challenging times.”

4.     Don’t be afraid of making mistakes – none of us are perfect

“Over the years I have made a lot of mistakes that have cost me time and money, millions sometimes,” says Gian Paolo Aliatis, a serial entrepreneur and co-living property expert. “From mistakes comes wisdom, however. In the long run, my mistakes will save me 10-fold in profit compared with what I lost making those initial mistakes. I am still surprised by the level of business and industry knowledge that I have managed to acquire.”

5.     Accept that you can’t control everything

“Try to accept the situation you’re in, rather than put energy into fighting or questioning things,” advises Blake Auden, a graphic artist and poet. “It takes time, but once we come to accept what’s going on, we can focus on taking positive steps to improve the things we can control. I try to count the things I’m grateful for once a day, limit my exposure to the news and negative social media, and do all I can to actively seek out positive stories. Lastly, I try to focus on my art: on turning everything I’m feeling into something creative. Every day I make time to write, draw, journal, paint – anything that gives the day some structure and allows me to forget the outside world for just a little while.”

6.     Choose to be joyful and positive 

“Something I remind myself of every single day is to choose joy and positivity over anything else,” reveals Emilia Ohrtmann, serial entrepreneur, designer and author of It’s Your Life: How to Choose Confidence. “Whether it’s enjoying some special bonding times with your children, connecting with old friends via the internet, trying something new like baking or a new yoga posture, being a child again or dancing in the living room to loud music, look for the little things that bring joy.”

7.     Get reacquainted with nature… and your partner

“Take advantage of the opportunity to exercise outdoors,” recommends Suzanne Pool, a women’s empowerment expert and author of Discipline: A Secret Code for Women in the Bedroom, Boardroom and Beyond. “A brisk walk every day is great for mental health. It’s an opportunity to process our thoughts and release pent-up energy. A walk also provides some structure in the day – it’s a useful anchor when many of our routines have been taken away from us. My other tip is to have some fun with your other half. Lockdown means we’re spending far more time with our partners, but that’s a useful chance to get to know each other again, and possibly rekindle some dwindling flames.”

The next four weeks are set to be a testing time for U.K. leaders, who will be expected to maintain the morale of their teams without knowing exactly what lies ahead. By focusing on these seven tips, they can help to enhance their own resilience so they emerge from the latest lockdown in a good state of mind.

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Welsh Business News – New Welsh hospitality measures announced for after firebreak via Business Live #WelshBiz

New Welsh hospitality measures announced for after firebreak – Business Live
— Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.business-live.co.uk/retail-consumer/new-welsh-hospitality-measures-announced-19215079.amp

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Welsh Business News via the Welsh Business News Blog on LinkedIn – #WelshBiz

WelshBiz Blog

If you are interested in Welsh Business Mews the you should take a look at (and follow) the WelshBiz Blog on LinkedIn, which has loads of Business News from many different Welsh Businesses!

You can visit the WelshBiz blog on LinkedIn by clicking the link below!

Welsh Business News Blog by #WelshBiz

Business News that you can expect from the #WelshBiz LinkedIn Blog;

  • Business Networking Wales News
  • Business Events Wales News
  • SME Business News Wales
  • Corporate Business News Wales
  • Business News Wales Posts
  • Wales Online Business Posts
  • Welsh Entrepreneur News
  • Mike Armstrong News etc.

The WelshBiz Blog on LinkedIn is run by Mike Armstrong of MA News, MAN Media and MA Consultancy, which are all part of the MA Group #MAGroup #MA 🎙💪 #MikeArmstrong #MANews #MANMedia

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If you are looking for Welsh Business News you should take a look at our Welsh Business News Blog or the Business Section and Business News Section on our MA Consultancy Website. You can also follow WelshBiz on Social Media.

On our Welsh Business News Blogs you will find lots of UK Business News and Welsh Business News including Cardiff Business News, Swansea Business News, North Wales Business News and Business Events News as well as Business Advice and Info.

Online Welsh Business Conference / Global Business Summit – & 3 Mega Pre-Summit Business Networking Events

2020 marks the year of Introbiz’ first Online Global Business Conference, taking place from 25th – 27th November.

As one of Wales and the UK’s most ambitious, recognised business networks, established for nearly 12 years, and bringing over 7000 visitors to our annual exhibitions & events with global leading entrepreneurs, such as Grant Cardone & Lord Sugar, and connecting with Sir Richard Branson & other leading global entrepreneurs at Necker Island events etc, the COVID epidemic has only fuelled our mission to take the world by storm, even further this year.

Having built up 12 years’ worth of experience in providing industry-leading events, COVID put a stop to these in March 2020, when the whole country went into Lockdown, thus putting an end to the full year’s schedule of real-world networking events and businesses expo’s already booked in. Introbiz MD’s Paul Smolinski & Tracey Smolinski were faced with a difficult decision. Do they shut up shop and wait for the Pandemic to be over, or do they innovate, pivot, and look to rise and even thrive from the enforced situation. Being the optimistic fighters that they are, they chose the latter and switched their business to an online model as soon as the UK lockdown began.

Introbiz switched the membership and events model from real-world events to online events & online membership and continued on with their weekly events, utilising the zoom platform as their new venue of choice. Since March 16th, 2020 we have hosted over 50 online events with over 40 global speakers and sports stars that have pulled in thousands of visitors to our weekly online events. On top of providing networking opportunities, they decided to leverage their previous relationships, with best-selling entrepreneurship authors and educators such as Brian Tracey, Les Brown, Sharon Lechter, Dr. John Demartini, Jairek Robbins & Tom Ziglar, to not only speak at their events, but to provide leading world-class training and knowledge, and live Q&A sessions to get real-time answers and expertise to the real-time problems.

This successful pivot has inspired Paul & Tracey to create a Global Online Business Conference to create a global opportunity that is appropriately named; “Rise To Thrive”.

The “Rise To Thrive” Introbiz Global Summit is going to be one of THE online business events of 2020; offering current clients and the wider business community a virtual networking breakfast experience, and the opportunity to meet and greet global entrepreneurs and like-minded business owners like never before. We will be graced by the presence and wisdom of over 35 of the world’s most renowned names such as Les Brown, Sharon Lechter, John Demartini, Brian Tracy, Jariek Robbins, Tom Ziglar along with new additions such as; Rob Moore, Alec Stern, Camilita Nutall, Forbes Riley, Bob Burg, and Evan Carmichael, to name just a small handful over the three days.

Introbiz anticipates welcoming people from all walks of life to join the Online Business Conference, including our existing clients from professional services, hospitality, real estate, motor trade, leisure & tourism, and third sector to connect and to learn about the universal laws of health, wealth, success, relationships and connections.

Throughout COVID, Introbiz’ main aim has been to keep the economic wheel turning and to ensure that Welsh businesses remain inspired to connect, collaborate, network, and grow, and we hope that this one-off event will be a demonstration of finding the gift in adversity. Having reached over 25 countries so far, we aim to bridge the borders of our world through entrepreneurial spirit and progressive action.

Founder and MD of the Global Summit, Paul Smolinski says; “We are proud to bring over 30 world-class global entrepreneurs and speakers to the Welsh, UK and global stage during these tough times, and are confident that business owners will be inspired and educated in many strategies to help them to pivot and grow out of these uncertain times”.

We invite you to join us at our first Online Summit to get inspired and get connected.

Get your free tickets to the summit here: https://introbiz.co.uk/the-introbiz-global-summit/ and to the networking events here: https://introbiz.co.uk/networking-events/

Watch the promo video, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PD54A_L5ks

Press Release by Introbiz UK Ltd on 21/10/2020. For more about Introbiz please visit: www.introbiz.co.uk and for media enquiries please feel free to contact Introbiz Global Summit Founder & MD Paul Smolinski or Introbiz Founder & MD Tracey Smolinski on 02920 291002.

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Join us for our Introbiz Online Mega Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events / Business Networking Event, on Wednesday, 25th of November, Thursday 26th of November, and Friday 27th of November 2020, from 9:00-11:00 AM.

Introbiz is an award-winning global networking and events business, founded in 2009, around a compelling vision to make an impact on the business community by placing businesses with their target audiences at five-star events and locations. Introbiz is now one of the most respected business networks in Wales, the UK, and the World, where we host weekly online business networking events for UK & International visitors, as well as Wales’ National business exhibition and now the Introbiz Online Global Summit in November 2020 from Wednesday the 25th to Friday the 27th.

During the Introbiz Global Summit event, we will be hosting a pre-summit networking breakfast event prior to the summit on the morning of the 25th, 26th & 27th from 9 am to 11 am GMT London time.  We will also be offering networking opportunities whilst the summit is on.

Register for the first of the Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events for Wednesday the 25th of November 2020. 

Register for the second of the Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events for Thursday the 26th of November 2020. 

Register for the third of the Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events for Friday the 27th of November 2020. 

Register for all 3 Pre-Summit Global Networking Breakfast Events at Once Here.

Our Mega Pre-Summit Global Online Networking Events will give people the chance to elevate your business to the next level by connecting with people from around the world.  We have so far got attendees to our global summit registered from 15 countries from around the World so we are expecting to have visitors from around the world to these online pre-summit networking events too.

The events will feature a presentation from the event sponsor and then will be of a purely networking nature, with Paul and Tracey helping you to connect your business with Introbiz Members and visitors from Wales, the UK, Europe, and around the World!

The event will also give you an opportunity to brainstorm your ideas & opportunities and see them flourish into life!

Schedule for the online networking events:

Welcome by Introbiz’ very own Paul & Tracey Smolinski 
An Introbiz Masterclass or Presentation by the Event Sponsor (Interested? Please get in touch). 
Networking starts, referring to our highly successful power group format:
Who are you?
What are your products and services?
Who are your clients?
What’s your target audience for your business?
What new introductions can we make for you?
How can you follow up effectively?
Event closes
Introduction to what to expect at the Global Summit that day.
Tickets for this exclusive global online networking event are completely free! Book your space below and for some videos of previous events, please see our Introbiz YouTube Channel.

Please also take a look at our weekly online global networking events, our Introbiz Expo, if in the UK, and our previous events via the Introbiz YouTube Channel.

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Welsh Business News Podcast – The Mike Armstrong Podcast Show #MikeArmstrongPodcast

You can get lots of Welsh Business News and Advice from Welsh / Global Entrepreneur, Mike Armstrong via his Welsh Business News & Advice Podcast Show which is called the Mike Armstrong Podcast Show #MikeArmstrongPodcast.  The Entrepreneur Podcast Show includes features such as Wolf of Wales, King of Marketing, The Voice of Social Media, Networker 2018 Entrepreneur Chats, The Networking Grapevine, Mikes Likes, Mikes Moans and the Daily Motivation Episode Feature #MorningMotivation.

For more about Mike Armstrong please see https://mikearmstrong.me and the Mike Armstrong YouTube Channel.

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For more Welsh Business News please see

MA Consultancy Marketing Blog & News Headlines

The Introbiz, Introbiz Expo & Introbiz Global Summit Welsh Business News Website

The Mike Armstrong Welsh Business News Blog

The 333 Websites Welsh Business News Website

& The Things to Do In Cardiff Directory with Events & Jobs News

— Read on maconsultancycardiff.com/welsh-business-news/

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The Introbiz Mega Pre-Summit Online Networking Events

 

 

 

 

 

Join us for our Introbiz Online Mega Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events / Business Networking Event, on Wednesday, 25th of November, Thursday 26th of November, and Friday 27th of November 2020, from 9:00-11:00 AM.

Introbiz is an award-winning global networking and events business, founded in 2009, around a compelling vision to make an impact on the business community by placing businesses with their target audiences at five-star events and locations. Introbiz is now one of the most respected business networks in Wales, the UK, and the World, where we host weekly online business networking events for UK & International visitors, as well as Wales’ National business exhibition and now the Introbiz Online Global Summit in November 2020 from Wednesday the 25th to Friday the 27th.

During the Introbiz Global Summit event, we will be hosting a pre-summit networking breakfast event prior to the summit on the morning of the 25th, 26th & 27th from 9 am to 11 am GMT London time.  We will also be offering networking opportunities whilst the summit is on.

Register for the first of the Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events for Wednesday the 25th of November 2020. 

Register for the second of the Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events for Thursday the 26th of November 2020. 

Register for the third of the Pre-Summit Networking Breakfast Events for Friday the 27th of November 2020. 

Register for all 3 Pre-Summit Global Networking Breakfast Events at Once Here.

Our Mega Pre-Summit Global Online Networking Events will give people the chance to elevate your business to the next level by connecting with people from around the world.  We have so far got attendees to our global summit registered from 15 countries from around the World so we are expecting to have visitors from around the world to these online pre-summit networking events too.

The events will feature a presentation from the event sponsor and then will be of a purely networking nature, with Paul and Tracey helping you to connect your business with Introbiz Members and visitors from Wales, the UK, Europe, and around the World!

The event will also give you an opportunity to brainstorm your ideas & opportunities and see them flourish into life!

Schedule for the online networking events:

Welcome by Introbiz’ very own Paul & Tracey Smolinski 
An Introbiz Masterclass or Presentation by the Event Sponsor (Interested? Please get in touch). 
Networking starts, referring to our highly successful power group format:
Who are you?
What are your products and services?
Who are your clients?
What’s your target audience for your business?
What new introductions can we make for you?
How can you follow up effectively?
Event closes
Introduction to what to expect at the Global Summit that day.
Tickets for this exclusive global online networking event are completely free! Book your space below and for some videos of previous events, please see our Introbiz YouTube Channel.

Please also take a look at our weekly online global networking events, our Introbiz Expo, if in the UK, and our previous events via the Introbiz YouTube Channel.
— Read on introbiz.co.uk/online-networking-events/

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

The Global Speakers list from the Introbiz Global Summit

Our Global Speakers list

Introbiz Global Summit 3-Day Event from 25th – 27th November 2020

Our full line up of top global keynote speakers includes;

• Les Brown • Sharon Lechter • Dr John DeMartini • Brian Tracy • Kevin Harrington • Jairek Robbins • Paul Smolinski • Tracey Smolinski • Tom Ziglar • Dr Fab Mancini • Anil Gupta • Forbes Riley • Alec Stern • Rob Moore • Sammy Blindell • Michael Tracy • Alana DeMartini • Adam Stott • Evan Carmichael • Lisa Johnson • Domingo Silvas • Hannah Kathleen • Giovanni Malacrino • Dawn Evans • Bernie Davies • Claire Rees • Camilita Nuttall • Bob Burg • Adam Strong •

As one of the world’s most renowned motivational speakers, Les Brown is a dynamic personality and highly-sought-after resource in business and professional circles for Fortune 500 CEOs, small business owners, non-profit and community leaders from all sectors of society looking to expand opportunity. For three decades he has not only studied the science of achievement, he’s mastered it by interviewing hundreds of successful business leaders and collaborating with them.

As a premier Keynote Speaker and leading authority on achievement for audiences as large as 80,000—Les Brown energizes people to meet the challenges of the world around them. He skillfully weaves his compelling life story into the fabric of our daily lives.

As an entrepreneur, international speaker, best-selling author, mentor, philanthropist, licensed CPA for 35 years and a Chartered Global Management Accountant, Sharon Lechter is the premier expert for financial literacy and entrepreneurial success.

A lifelong education advocate, in 1989, Sharon joined forces with the inventor of the first electronic ‘talking book’ and helped him expand the electronic book industry to a multi-million dollar international market.

Sharon is a highly sought-after mentor and has worked with major brands like Disney and Time Warner and served two U.S. Presidents as an advisor on the topic of financial literacy. Everything about Sharon’s career centres around impacting others to improve their financial IQ, access untapped potential personally and in business, and create their own legacy.

Dr. John Demartini is a world-renowned specialist in human behavior, a researcher, author and global educator. He has studied over 30,000 books across all the defined academic disciplines and has synthesized the wisdom of the ages which he shares on stage in over 100 countries. His presentations whether keynotes, seminars or workshops, leave clients with insights into their behavior and keys to their empowerment.

His education curriculum ranges from corporate empowerment programs, financial empowerment strategies, self-development programs, relationship solutions and social transformation programs. His teachings start at the core of the issue, addressing the human factor and range out to a multitude of powerful tools that have proven the test of time

Brian Tracy is Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. He is among the top speakers, trainers and seminar leaders in the world today.

Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 82 other countries worldwide. As a keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year.

He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 35 years in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of 80 books that have been translated into 42 languages.

Kevin Harrington is an American entrepreneur and business executive. He has appeared on the television series Shark Tank and the American annual invention trade show Inpex 2012 as Keynote Speaker.

A successful entrepreneur for more than forty years, Kevin is a co-founding board member of the Entrepreneurs Organization and co-founder of the Electronic Retailing Association. Kevin is one of the pioneers behind the As Seen on TV brand and has launched more than 500 products generating more than $5 billion in global sales. Twenty of his companies have each exceeded $100 million in revenue

He addresses audiences and fans all around the world—from Singapore to Los Angeles, Brazil to India, Las Vegas to Munich. Throughout his 40 years as an entrepreneur and innovative business leader, Kevin has connected with people all over the world who desire to help one another achieve success.

Jairek Robbins is a man dedicated to helping professionals like you achieve success by living with purpose in your life and business. At only 23 years old, Jairek was awarded the Congressional Award (Gold Medal) from the United States Congress. He has conducted training for a variety of companies & organizations including… Harvard University, The United States Marines, The United States Air Force Special Forces, BMW, REMAX, UBS, Major League Baseball teams, and members of the U.S. Olympic team.

Paul Smolinski is the Operations Director of Introbiz, Wales’ leading professional business network and the founder of Wales’ National Business Expo.

Since joining the network back in 2010, Paul’s vision and determination has been invaluable to the business as he’s implemented strategies to attract larger corporate companies to understand and embrace the power of networking.

Paul was the first to bring a Dragon from the Den to Wales to speak at an event and has since followed this by introducing Lord Alan Sugar, Grant Cardone and Sharon Lechter to the Welsh capital. Since the event’s launch in 2012, the Expo has grown considerably, with more than 200 exhibitors showcasing their products and services, world-renowned entrepreneurs and keynote speakers and thousands of visitors ready to network and build relationships.

Tracey Smolinski is a serial entrepreneur, property investor, and founder of award-winning global business network Introbiz, author of Master Networking and creator of networking tool Fortune in the Follow Up. She is also a motivational speaker, mentor & networking coach and she absolutely loves people and genuinely loves helping and developing others. Tracey has also raised over £200k for charity and loves to make a massive difference for the good.

She is a proud Big Ideas Role Model for the Welsh government and loves empowering students and entrepreneurs of the future.

For over a decade Tracey and her brand Introbiz have secured over 3000 members and clients from a wide range of industries and sectors while hosting 60 networking events a year in various 5-star locations in the Uk and abroad.

Tracey has also created Wales’ largest business expo and has shared the stage with Lord Alan Sugar, Grant Cardone, Hilary Devey CBE, Baroness Michelle Mone, Marie Diamond from The Secret, The Apprentice winner Mark Wright, and Sharon Lechter.

Tom Ziglar is the proud son of Zig Ziglar and the CEO of Ziglar, Inc.

Tom joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1987 and climbed from working in the warehouse to sales, to management, and then on to leadership. Today, he speaks around the world; hosts The Ziglar Show, one of the top-ranked business podcasts; and carries on the Ziglar philosophy. Tom leads Ziglar in its efforts to continue to deliver his father’s inspirational message to high-achievers around the world.

Dr. Fab Mancini is America’s leading healthy living media expert.

A world-renowned chiropractor, Hay House’s international best-selling author of The Power of Self-Healing and host of his popular radio show, Self-Healing with Dr. Fab. He is also the best-selling author of Chicken Soup for the Chiropractic Soul, internationally acclaimed educator, business leader, speaker, and President Emeritus of Parker University.

Anil Gupta is a world expert on relationships and happiness.

He has coached some of the most famous celebrities on the planet like Mike Tyson, top athletes and CEOs, as well as being a guest speaker with Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island. Anil enjoys helping people overcome obstacles that prevent them living a fulfilled life and has appeared on stages all over the world – he was recently a keynote speaker in Medellin in front of 10,000 fans. He has appeared at Harvard on a number of occasions and is a guest speaker on Fox News, and is also a bestselling author of Immediate Happiness.

Award-Winning TV host, Author, Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur, One of the World’s Leading Health & Wellness experts (National Fitness Hall of Fame inductee).

Forbes was voted the “Top 20 Most inspiring People on Television” through her roles as a sought-after spokesperson, broadcast journalist and Success/Results Coach to celebrities, sales teams & CEOs. As a motivational keynote speaker – she’s affectionally called “The Female Tony Robbins.” Forbes Riley has created a trusted brand name for herself.

Alec Stern is an entrepreneur, speaker, mentor and investor.  He has become known as “America’s Startup Success Expert” for performing hundreds of keynote speeches worldwide and for his popular sessions at top conferences like Secret Knock, CEO Space International, City Summit, Powerteam International and Habitude Warrior.

He’s been a co-founder or founding team member of 8 startups with 5 exits – 2 IPOs and 3 acquisitions.  As a primary member of Constant Contact’s founding team Alec was one of the original 3 who started the company in an attic. Alec was with the company for 18 years from start-up, to IPO, to a $1.1 Billion-dollar acquisition.  

Alec was selected to the Influence 100 Authority List by Influence Magazine.  In 2020, he was a 2-time Visionary Award winner at top conferences for his success as an entrepreneur and for his work helping startups and entrepreneurs.

Rob lives and loves entrepreneurship and property investing and is the host of the successful UK podcasts, The “Disruptive Entrepreneur” and “Money”.

Rob co-founded Progressive Property – the UK’s leading property training company – and Progressive Success with his business partner. This has grown into a complete digital agency: Progressive Media.

A self-made multi-millionaire by the age of 30, having risen to riches from being heavily in debt in his 20s. He continues to disrupt as an entrepreneur and businessman, with interests ranging from property development to public speaking and digital media. He is a writer, communicator, social media influencer, and philanthropist. His 8 books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and received over 9,000 reviews!

He is a highly sought-after public speaker, having given 1,200 speeches in the last decade and held 2 world records for the longest individual speech marathon.

Through the Rob Moore Foundation, he provides an opportunity for underprivileged individuals, start-ups and small established businesses to gain valuable support, investment and mentorship from some of the best in the business.

Sammy is an award-winning international speaker, best selling author, CEO of How to Build a Brand, and founder of The Brand Builders Club – a Global center of brand building excellence, where legacy driven entrepreneurs learn HOW to transform their purpose into profit.

Having spent 23 years in branding and marketing before launching her first business in 2002, Sammy went on to build six more companies in the business growth sector.

In 2014 she launched www.howtobuildabrand.org, taking it from £0 to £18,000 of monthly revenue in just 12 weeks, using FREE marketing strategies to prove what can be achieved for a small business with no budget.

Michael Tracy is one of the top sales professionals working today. He has recruited, trained, managed and motivated several sales forces that have achieved many millions in sales results. In his first year of direct sales, Michael made more than 20,000 calls and experienced more than 19,000 rejections. His sales closing ratio went from one in 20 to one in three. Within 12 months, he had moved to the top of his field, recruited and trained 30 salespeople and bought a new Mercedes.

Michael is an entertaining, high-content, high-energy speaker. He teaches practical, proven strategies and techniques that people can use immediately to get faster sales results.

In his career, Michael has developed experience in Direct Sales, Sales Management, Sales Presentation Skill, Sales Negotiation Strategies, Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Customer Retention Techniques, Coaching and Leadership.

Michael is the co-author of the worldwide best-selling book, “Unlimited Sales Success,” now offered in 12 different languages. He is a skilled speaker and presenter bringing a combination of practical ideas, personal experience, and an enjoyable presentation.

Alana DeMartini a writer, Certified Demartini Method Facilitator and Business Consultant

It is her dream to educate on the idea of a new perspective for living.

Adam Stott Is an International Speaker, Business Coach and Official Member of the Forbes Coaching Council. He is the Founder of Big Business Events and speaks worldwide showing people how to start scale and grow their business He has started a range of products, including Property Wealth Systems and Sales Domination.

Adam Stott left the corporate world behind at the age of 25 after a successful career in automotive to set about forging a new path as an entrepreneur. Adam sold his house to raise seed capital and over the next 9 years, built a £33.9 million automotive business from scratch, which was recognised by the London Stock Exchange for three years running as one of the Top 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain (2015-2017). Adam now trains business owners worldwide on how to build their businesses through innovative business strategies.

Adam Stott is the official member of the 2020 Forbes Coaches Council.

Evan Carmichael #Believes in entrepreneurs. Gary Vaynerchuck called him the DJ who inspires people and Ed Mylett called him the modern day Napoleon Hill. At 19, he built and then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a venture capitalist raising $500k to $15M.

He now runs a YouTube channel for entrepreneurs with over 2 million subscribers and 300 million views, wrote 4 books, and speaks globally. He wants to solve the world’s biggest problem, people don’t #Believe in themselves enough. Forbes named him one of the world’s top 40 social marketing talents and Inc. named him one of the 100 great leadership speakers and 25 social media keynote speakers you need to know.

He’s set 2 world records, uses a trampoline & stand-up desk, owns Canada’s largest salsa dance studio where he met his wife, and has a giant Doritos bag in front of him all day long to remind him that he’s stronger than the Doritos. Toronto is his home. He’s a husband, father, TSM Fan, and Teemo main. 

Lisa Johnson is a 7 figure business coach specialising in helping entrepreneurs scale their businesses using passive income from memberships and courses.

After a tough childhood spent in social housing, Lisa went on to have successful careers in law, banking and the entertainment industry. Her background in overcoming obstacles has helped mould her into a bold, straight-talking coach, who is never afraid to be an authentic and outspoken truth-teller.

She has spoken on the BBCs Women’s Hour and is a Thrive Global contributor. She has been featured in national newspapers and magazines including Psychologies, The Guardian and Red. A recent feature on Lisa in Forbes magazine garnered over a quarter of a million views in a week.

Lisa will be giving a TEDx talk in 2020 on ‘using adversity to fuel your success’.

Lisa is a huge believer that everyone can become a success no matter their background and is known for her anti-bullying campaigning online.

Lisa lives in Hertfordshire, UK with her husband and 8-year-old twin sons but coaches around the globe.

From humble beginnings to serial entrepreneur, this self-made man is an unstoppable force of nature in business. He built several companies from the ground up, one of which began with an idea written on a cocktail napkin and was sold for eight figures only a few years later. Domingo’s many endeavors have even reached out of this world success – in contracts with NASA for technology supporting manned space exploration.

Domingo credits a good portion of his success to his business principles. Over the years, as he was building these companies, he started to see a unique pattern most business grow in. The understanding of every aspect of these principles from Idea to Exit, help him and other entrepreneurs he has worked with over the years to create successful growth strategies that can be systemized and duplicated. These principles then later evolved to what is known now as the Scale 8UP method.

Aside from his dedication to his family, Domingo continues to be involved in various enterprises, but he is most passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. On any given day, he can be found somewhere in the world enthusiastically unleashing the potential entrepreneur in others through teaching, mentoring and coaching, utilizing his trademarked systems for successfully building income and assets through business. Domingo is a 100% experienced driven coach, who has worked with entrepreneurs in 6 continents.

As an entrepreneur, she has travelled internationally to conduct workshops in countries such as the United States of America and Germany, on the topics of next-generation digital marketing and personal development. She consults relevant marketing strategies to her clients who reside across North America, Europe and Africa; whom she works with to develop their brand messaging so they can effectively position themselves as an authority within their industry.

As a singer/songwriter, she has received multiple awards and was recently invited to record her music at the renowned Abbey Road Studios in London, United Kingdom where past celebrity musician bands include The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, with individual artists such as Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, Adele and Ed Sheeran having also recorded their songs there. Music is a great love of hers, and in her eyes, a powerful vessel for positive change.

As Hannah grew in reputation, so did the awards and accolades coming her way. In 2017, she was awarded Best Fashion Blog at the National Blog Awards of Ireland. She also competed and became a two-time top 28 finalist in 2017 and 2018 for the prestigious Miss Universe beauty pageant in her country of Ireland. She is incredibly passionate about the idea that we can each “create our own opportunity”, and is focused on developing a platform upon which she can promote this message on a global scale.

Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy and brought up in Grangetown, Cardiff – Giovanni is a true Welsh Italian. His career began with him travelling to America to work on luxury cruise liners touring the world.

Six months after his return, while looking for a new project, he came across a coffee shop then known as ‘Planters’, which is now the iconic Giovanni’s Restaurant on the Hayes. Having played host to countless celebrities, appearing on various TV shows and receiving outstanding reviews – it truly can be said that Giovanni’s restaurant is a Cardiff institution.

While Giovanni’s first love is food, his interests and expertise doesn’t stop there. Giovanni is incredibly skilled at helping others which is reflected in his work as a life coach. On top of this, he is also the founder of GIOS charity, standing for “Great Individuals Often Succeed” and generates funds to assist youths in achieving their dreams.

Dawn Evans is serial entrepreneur, public speaker, business coach and qualified professional trainer.

Over the past 20 years Dawn has developed a reputation for successfully delivering and implementing a variety of training programmes. Dawn has a vast amount of business experience and specialises in motivating, inspiring and developing both people and businesses. With a degree in Education (PGCE), ILM Level 7 in Sustainable leadership and a degree in coaching and mentoring for Entrepreneurial Practice, she has used these qualifications and put into practice developing Ajuda into the success it is today.

Author, Speaker, Business Strategist, Bernie Davies, has trained hundreds of Businesses from the Private and Public Sector, as far back as 2009. She has trained in-house for Cardiff Council Economic Development Team, Johnson &  Johnson, Welsh Language Board, Chwarae Teg Agile Nation Project, 4Ward Development to name a few. Bernie has singlehandedly delivered countless monthly, sell-out Training seminars to multiple hundreds of Businesses in South Wales. She regularly sits on Awards Judging panels as a Business Specialist. Bernie has been and continues to be a regular BBC Radio Wales Contributor and media personality.

Bernie continues to build a career as a serial entrepreneur, business strategist, motivational speaker and author now launching her second Book “Your Business Your Way…A Guide to Personal Branding for your Business”. In 2012, she launched and operated a much-loved chain of restaurants called Jamaican Jill’s for 7 years and now owns Introbiz Swansea and West Wales, a successful networking franchise of Introbiz UK.

In partnership with Paul and Tracy of Introbiz Claire Rees along with Richard Rees launched Introbiz in Sweden.

Owner of a dog sledding company in Sweden with around 80 dogs, running sled dog tours, taking people from all over the world on their winter adventure holidays. Claire and Richard built this business from scratch with lots of motivation and energy, and now it is one of Jämtlands biggest and successful dog sledding business. Even being on TV shows such as “Escape to the Wild” with Kevin McCloud and “Fishlock Wales.”

Between them they have a strong relationship, and work on building each other’s strengths to serve people in the tourism. During a hosted event, Paul and Tracey came along as keynote speakers. The relationship grew and developed and as the opportunity to franchise, Claire and Richard decided to launch Introbiz in Sweden.

From the most humble of beginnings, Camilita is an epic success story to be emulated. Through an endless supply of charisma, and armed with proven real-world knowledge unmatched by her competitors, she is a global sensation.

Camilita is a ‘Rock Star’ International Speaker, Radio Show Host at The Camilita® Podcast, an ‘Award-Winning’ Corporate Sales Trainer, Business & Wealth Coach, Business Growth Strategist, Author and Property Investor. Camilita is featured in Forbes on How to Use Events, Social Media and Key Note Speaking to Increase Your PR & Profits Globally, has graced the USA and European covers of Celebrate Business Magazine, appeared on BBC Business News, SKY TV, B2B News Network and is mentioned in the New York Times Bestseller Think & Grow Rich for Women. Her dedication to leading by example, constantly evolving and succeeding by raising others up has led to a growing network of world champions.

In the face of extreme adversity, Camilita fought against all odds to become a dynamic powerhouse of success and inspiration. As Founder of the Event of Champions®, her story alone is motivating. But it is her straight-forward advice and ability to repeatedly gather the top minds in the industry to impart real-world knowledge and immediately-actionable insider tips that sets her apart.

Bob Burg has helped companies, sales leaders, and their teams to more effectively communicate their value, sell at higher prices with less resistance, and grow their businesses for 30 years. He regularly addresses audiences ranging in size from 50 to 16,000 — sharing the platform with notables including today’s top thought leaders, broadcast personalities, Olympic athletes and political leaders including a former United States President.

Bob is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing and influence, with total book sales approaching two million copies. The American Management Association named Bob one of the 30 Most Influential Leaders and he was named one of the Top 200 Most Influential Authors in the World by Richtopia.

Adam Strong is an Ultra-High Personal Productivity Authority, Business Strategist, Author, Public Speaker and the Founder of the Game Changers Experience.

Adam was a former elite athlete in distance running (current world and Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah was his former tarring partner) and teaches the same success principals creating high energy and fast growing companies.
— Read on introbiz.co.uk/the-introbiz-global-summit/our-global-speakers-list/

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News Bulletin: Economic Resilience Fund – Find out if your business is eligible for support from the third phase

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7 October 2020

Economic Resilience Fund – Find out if your business is eligible for support from the third phase
Businesses across Wales can now find out if they can apply for funding from the third phase of the Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) by visiting the online Eligibility Checker.

Economy Minister Ken Skates announced the new phase of the fund last week which will see an additional £140m being made available to businesses. The eligibility checker will enable businesses to see if they can access the £80m tranche of the fund which will support firms with projects that can help the transition to the economy of tomorrow and will be open to micro businesses, SMEs and large businesses.

Of this, £20m will be ring fenced to support tourism and hospitality businesses  who are facing particular challenges as we enter the winter months.

Micro businesses (employing between 1 and 9 people) will be able to apply for up to £10,000 on the condition they match this with their own investment of at least 10%; For Tourism and Hospitality micro businesses there will be discretion for grant awards of up to 100%;
SMEs (employing between 10 and 249 people) will be able to apply for up to £150,000. Small businesses (up to 50 employees) will be required to match this with their own investment of at least 10% and medium businesses (between 50 and 249 employees) with at least 20% of their own funding; For Tourism and Hospitality SME’s there will be discretion for grant awards of up to 100%;
Large businesses (employing 250+ people) will be able to apply for up to £200,000 on the condition they match this with their own investment of at least 50%.
The Welsh Government is currently working with local authorities and the Welsh Local Government Association on the detail of the Local Lockdown Business Fund that will support businesses impacted by local restrictions. Further details and information on how to access this fund will be published shortly on the Business Wales website. The Local Lockdown Business Fund, worth up to £60m, will provide grants based on the Non-Domestic Rates (NDR) system to businesses who meet eligibility requirements and have been materially impacted by local lockdown. 

Eligible Retail, leisure and hospitality businesses in Wales occupying properties with a rateable value of between £12,001 and £51,000 could access a grant worth £1,500.

A £1,000 grant will be available to eligible businesses that have a rateable value of £12,000 or less.

Economy Minister Ken Skates said: “Welsh Government support has been crucial for businesses throughout Wales in dealing with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Key to this has been our unique Economic Resilience Fund which has already helped protect more than 100,000 jobs.

“Today we are opening the eligibility checker for the next £80m of the fund so businesses can find out if they are likely to benefit. We have deliberately ring-fenced £20m of this money for Tourism and hospitality businesses because we recognise the particular pressures they are under at this challenging time.

“The application process will open during the week of 26th October. We will also be providing further information on how businesses impacted by local lockdowns can access a share of the £60m we have committed for this purpose very soon.”

Stay up to date with tourism industry news
We are committed to providing the support and assurance the business community needs during these unprecedented difficult times and have issued several Coronavirus (COVID-19) related bulletins which can be found on the Tourism Industry Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletins page. 
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The Introbiz Global Summit • #IntrobizGlobalSummit

Introbiz Global Summit 3-Day Event from 25th – 27th November 2020

Introbiz Global Summit is THE online business event of 2020, where you get to meet and greet global entrepreneurs & speakers, whilst meeting like-minded business owners & entrepreneurs from across the globe. 

Tens of thousands of entrepreneurs will be joining us online, connecting across the planet, and learning about Health, Wealth, Success, Relationships and Connections. The Introbiz Global Summit will be a truly unique event with Global Masters who will teach you how to adapt and thrive from this life-changing year.

Find out more about the Speakers
See 35 of the world’s top Entrepreneur Keynote Speakers online. 

Surround yourself with many of the world’s greatest speakers including Les Brown, Sharon Lechter, Dr John Demartini, Brian Tracy, Jairek Robins and many more… 
Learn new strategies to grow your business from industry leaders. 
Network with like-minded entrepreneurs.
Attend VIP exclusive networking online events with the keynote speakers
Listen to the online recording of WorldClass speakers (at your own leisure)
Build new partnerships and relationships with entrepreneurs from across the planet
Includes a Free business networking session online throughout the event.
Book your FREE tickets to the online global event and create real relationships globally.

Register for each of the Keynote speaker Sessions that you are interested in attending below.; 

Book Your Place at the FREE Global Summit Now

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The Introbiz Global Summit – Hosted by #Introbiz on the 4th, 5th & 6th of November 2020 #IntrobizGlobalSummit

The Introbiz Global Summit launches on Monday.

This amazing online global summit hosted by Introbiz is going to be the online global event of the year.

Introbiz are passionate about bringing businesses together to build unique relationships and to help grow their organisations. They are a global business network that offer weekly online global networking events for business owners and Entrepreneurs from around the globe.

In addition to the global and uk network they also usually offer Expos in Wales, however these have been put back from 2020 and are now schedule for Spring / Summer 2021, all being well.

With that in mind they have put together an amazing Global Summit which is going to run over 3 days during November (4th, 5th, 6th) for 10 hours a day and will feature over 30 top Entrepreneur Speakers including many rated as the Worlds Top Speakers!

For more about the Introbiz Global Summit and for details on how to register for free or to book on to see the top World-class Speakers visit the Global Summit Page on the Introbiz website at introbiz.co.uk/the-introbiz-global-summit/

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Your Business Your Way: A Unique Perspective on Business Development eBook: Davies, Bernie: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

New and Established Entrepreneurs – Are you looking for a great read for the weekend?

If so then you should take a look at this Hot Release book from Welsh / Jamaican Entrepreneur & Author Bernie Davies!

Your Business Your Way: A Unique Perspective on Business Development eBook: Davies, Bernie: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

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Entrepreneur Chats on the Mike Armstrong YouTube Channel…

You can catch approx 70 Entrepreneur Chats #EntrepreneurChats on the Mike Armstrong YouTube Channel should you be interested in connecting with Business Networkers, Coaches, Podcasters, Sports Stars and other Entrepreneurs and learning about what different Entrepreneurs from around UK, and the World, have done with their businesses during the lockdown period.

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Networking Grapevine Episode from the MA Podcast #NetworkingGrapevine #MAPodcast #MikeArmstrong

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#NetworkingGrapevine Award-winning networker #MikeArmstrong #Networker2018 talks about this weeks Business Networking🤝🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇬🇧🌍🎙💪😎🙌 – Another Networking Grapevine Episode #NetworkingGrapevine where award-winning networker Mike Armstrong #Networker2018 talks about the various networking events that he have attended this week, on the Mike Armstrong Podcast Show #YouCanDoItPodcast #MikeArmstrongPodcast 👑 🎙 #MikeArmstrong #YouCanDoIt #PositivityPodcast #Motivation #MotivationalPodcast #Entrepreneurship #PersonalDevelopmentPodcast #SalesPodcast #MarketingPodcast 😎 #Sales #Marketing #PersonalDevelopment #WOLFofWALES #WOW 🐺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 #WOWPodcast #SalesTraining #LifeCoaching #BusinessTraining from #MikeArmstrong Teaching people how to achieve their goals and dreams via various motivation, education and personal development teachings! #MikeArmstrongSalesTraining #MikeArmstrongMarketingTraining #MikeArmstrongBusinessTraining #MikeArmstrongEntrepreneurTraining #MikeArmstrongTraining #MATraining on his #YouCanDoItPodcast – #MikeArmstrongPodcast / #MikeArmstrongPodcasts – Rapid Business Growth, Personal Development and Sales & Marketing Training & Advice From #MikeArmstrong on the #YouCanDoItPodcast #YCDI #YCDIPodcast featuring the #Awesome Mike Armstrong #AwesomeArmstrong – #Motivation #Motivated #Motivational #MotivationalPodcast – #10x #20x #Infinityx  #BusinessGrowth #RapidBusinessGrowth #PersonalGrowth #PersonalDevelopment 🚀😎 – #MikeArmstrongYouCanDoItPodcast – More About Mike;  Mike is “The Awesome Mike Armstrong” – A #Philanthropic #Entrepreneur who loves to help people. He’s also an Author, Speaker, Mentor, Coach, Blogger, Vlogger & Podcaster who lives to help people especially; Struggling Business Owners and Entrepreneurs who need a lift and those suffering with Mental Health issues #MentalHealth #MentalWellbeing #MentalHealthSupport. Mike has spent years cultivating an awesome global network, and is currently building an #AwesomeArmy of similarly minded #Philanthropist #Entrepreneurs and is happy to share the contacts and the love with those who are deserving. If that’s you please get in touch with Mike. Mike Armstrong of Mike Armstrong Ltd | MA Group | MA Consultancy | MA Web | MA Training | Marketing Wales / WelshBiz | Tourism Wales | Things To Do In | MA News | MAN Media | MA Property | Mike Armstrong News & Mike Armstrong’s You Can Do It Podcast.

Mike’s areas of Interest and Expertise include Welsh Business News & Events, UK Business News & Events, Global Business News & Events, Business Advice & Personal Development, Rapid Business Growth, Happiness, Success, Goal Achieving, Knowledge Sharing, Elite Performance, as well as Sales & Marketing Mentoring, Coaching, Training and Services inc. Sales & Marketing Strategy & Services, Social Media Strategy & Services, SEO Strategy & Services, Content Marketing Strategy & Services, Ecommerce Strategy & Services, Business Growth Strategy & Services and Property Maintenance, Property Management and Property Development Joint Ventures (JV’s) – All aimed at Biz Owners, Entrepreneurs, Speakers, Coaches, Startups, Networkers, Global Networks and people in need of help, support, love and a pick me up etc.

MA Website – https://mikearmstrong.me #MikeArmstrong

MA News Site – https://MikeArmstrong.me/news/

#MikeArmstrongNews

#MikeArmstrongPoems

#PositiveCoronavirusNews

MA Podcast – https://anchor.fm/mike-armstrong9

#MikeArmstrongPodcasts

#YouCanDoItPodcast #WOLFofWALES #WOWPodcast

Co. Websites – www.maconsultancycardiff.com #MAConsultancy

www.marketing.wales  #WelshBiz

Search & connect with Mike Armstrong in any social media as well as MA Consultancy & WelshBiz!

Also pls join one or all of my Cardiff Businesses, Welsh Businesses, UK Businesses, Global Businesses, Global Networkers, Entrepreneur Zone, Wolf of Wales Fans, Mental Health Support Group, or Mike Armstrong Podcast Fans – Groups on FB 👍😎 or the #AwesomeArmy if you want to get involved and join the team!

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

When will the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out website launch and what restaurants are participating?

People are set for a discount on restaurants next month (Picture: PA)It isn’t long now until the Eat Out To Help Out scheme launches, offering …

When will the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out website launch and what restaurants are participating?

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Upcoming Introbiz Networking Events

Join us for an Introbiz Online Networking Webinar Event, on Wednesday, 29th of July, from 4:00-6:00PM

Colin Maclachlan is a former SAS soldier with over 25 years of security and risk-related experience. He is best known for appearing in Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins. Colin was involved in some of the most high profile and daring SAS missions in recent time.

Colin left the SAS and started doing security consultancy for the Saudi Royal Family, A-List Celebrities and US Media Networks. He has also founded his own charity Who Dares Cares that aims to link and support veterans as well as others that encounter stress.

Having had both an exciting and varied career, Colin is an excellent speaker on a wide variety of topics including Resilience, Teamwork, Leadership, Risk, Motivation, Conflict Resolution, Change Management, Negotiation and Performance. He is also an experienced presenter and host for events.

Sean Molino is a former Physical Training Instructor that served within the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards. He is now the Director of the Multi Award winning Forces Fitness Ltd and Founder of the Veterans Awards CIC that operates in England, Scotland and Wales.
Sean and his team have featured on Multiple TV programs including the BBC1 Wales program Alfies Angels with rugby Legend Gareth ‘Alfie ‘ Thomas and also the BBC program  ‘Lets Get a Good Thing Going’ With Kevin Duala.

Schedule for the event:

  • Welcome by Introbiz
  • Introbiz Masterclass Q&A with keynote speaker Colin Maclachlan
  • Questions from the audience
  • Networking starts, referring to our highly successful power group format:
    • Who are you?
    • What are your products and services?
    • Who are your clients?
    • What’s your target audience for your business?
    • What new introductions can we make for you?
    • How can you follow up effectively?
  • Event closes
  • Introduction to upcoming events

Tickets for this exclusive webinar are completely free – you can book your place below!

introbiz.co.uk/networking-event/introbiz-online-networking-event-with-keynote-speaker-and-former-sas-soldier-colin-maclachlan/

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Investment in Welsh businesses tops £100 million for the Development Bank of Wales | Development Bank of Wales

The Development Bank of Wales has reported a record 457 investments totalling £103.3 million in the financial year ended 31 March 2020. Highlights include:
— Read more on developmentbank.wales/news-and-events/investment-welsh-businesses-tops-ps100-million-development-bank-wales

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Networking Grapevine Episode from the Mike Armstrong Podcast #NetworkingGrapevine

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: #NetworkingGrapevine Networking Events coming up in the week- Promoted & Attended by #MikeArmstrong💪 https://anchor.fm/mike-armstrong9/episodes/NetworkingGrapevine-Networking-Events-coming-up-in-the-week–Promoted–Attended-by-MikeArmstrong-egjh21

#NetworkingGrapevine Networking Events coming up in the week- Promoted & Attended by #MikeArmstrong🤝💪😎🙌🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇬🇧🌍🎙 – Another Networking Grapevine Episode #NetworkingGrapevine from Award-winning networker #Networker2018 Mike Armstrong talking about upcoming business networking events this week. 🤝🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇮🇪🇬🇧🌍🎙 #MikeArmstrong #YouCanDoIt #PositivityPodcast #Motivation #MotivationalPodcast #Entrepreneurship #PersonalDevelopmentPodcast #SalesPodcast #MarketingPodcast 😎 #Sales #Marketing #PersonalDevelopment #WOLFofWALES #WOW 🐺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 #WOWPodcast #SalesTraining #LifeCoaching #BusinessTraining from #MikeArmstrong Teaching people how to achieve their goals and dreams via various motivation, education and personal development teachings! #MikeArmstrongSalesTraining #MikeArmstrongMarketingTraining #MikeArmstrongBusinessTraining #MikeArmstrongEntrepreneurTraining #MikeArmstrongTraining #MATraining on his #YouCanDoItPodcast – #MikeArmstrongPodcast / #MikeArmstrongPodcasts – Rapid Business Growth, Personal Development and Sales & Marketing Training & Advice From #MikeArmstrong on the #YouCanDoItPodcast #YCDI #YCDIPodcast featuring the #Awesome Mike Armstrong #AwesomeArmstrong – #Motivation #Motivated #Motivational #MotivationalPodcast – #10x #20x #Infinityx  #BusinessGrowth #RapidBusinessGrowth #PersonalGrowth #PersonalDevelopment 🚀😎 – #MikeArmstrongYouCanDoItPodcast – More About Mike;  Mike is “The Awesome Mike Armstrong” – A #Philanthropic #Entrepreneur who loves to help people. He’s also an Author, Speaker, Mentor, Coach, Blogger, Vlogger & Podcaster who lives to help people especially; Struggling Business Owners and Entrepreneurs who need a lift and those suffering with Mental Health issues #MentalHealth #MentalWellbeing #MentalHealthSupport. Mike has spent years cultivating an awesome global network, and is currently building an #AwesomeArmy of similarly minded #Philanthropist #Entrepreneurs and is happy to share the contacts and the love with those who are deserving. If that’s you please get in touch with Mike. Mike Armstrong of Mike Armstrong Ltd | MA Group | MA Consultancy | MA Web | MA Training | Marketing Wales / WelshBiz | Tourism Wales | Things To Do In | MA News | MAN Media | MA Property | Mike Armstrong News & Mike Armstrong’s You Can Do It Podcast.

Mike’s areas of Interest and Expertise include Welsh Business News & Events, UK Business News & Events, Global Business News & Events, Business Advice & Personal Development, Rapid Business Growth, Happiness, Success, Goal Achieving, Knowledge Sharing, Elite Performance, as well as Sales & Marketing Mentoring, Coaching, Training and Services inc. Sales & Marketing Strategy & Services, Social Media Strategy & Services, SEO Strategy & Services, Content Marketing Strategy & Services, Ecommerce Strategy & Services, Business Growth Strategy & Services and Property Maintenance, Property Management and Property Development Joint Ventures (JV’s) – All aimed at Biz Owners, Entrepreneurs, Speakers, Coaches, Startups, Networkers, Global Networks and people in need of help, support, love and a pick me up etc.

MA Website – https://mikearmstrong.me #MikeArmstrong

MA News Site – https://MikeArmstrong.me/news/

#MikeArmstrongNews

#MikeArmstrongPoems

#PositiveCoronavirusNews

MA Podcast – https://anchor.fm/mike-armstrong9

#MikeArmstrongPodcasts

#YouCanDoItPodcast #WOLFofWALES #WOWPodcast

Co. Websites – www.maconsultancycardiff.com #MAConsultancy

www.marketing.wales  #WelshBiz

Search & connect with Mike Armstrong in any social media as well as MA Consultancy & WelshBiz!

Also pls join one or all of my Cardiff Businesses, Welsh Businesses, UK Businesses, Global Businesses, Global Networkers, Entrepreneur Zone, Wolf of Wales Fans, Mental Health Support Group, or Mike Armstrong Podcast Fans – Groups on FB 👍😎 or the #AwesomeArmy if you want to get involved and join the team!

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Welsh & UK Entrepreneur Chats via YouTube…

www.youtube.com/channel/UCOLbKJHTSDNXtiQnd_JSWCw

‪Watch lots of #Welsh #Business Owner & #Entrepreneur chats inc. #Cardiff #Newport #Swansea #SouthWales #SouthWestWales #WestWales and #UK #Entrepreneurs on the Mike Armstrong YouTube Channel #MikeArmstrongYouTube #MikeArmstrongVideos #MikeArmstrong https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOLbKJHTSDNXtiQnd_JSWCw via @YouTube‬

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me