Location

The Open Kitchen, Barnsley College, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2YW. (Sat nav S70 2AX).

About the event

Businesses across the region are invited to attend a free breakfast networking event to hear from advertising agency, Forward and Thinking and about apprenticeship opportunities available at Barnsley College.

The informal event takes place on Thursday 11 October, 8.00am to 10.00am at The Open Kitchen, Barnsley College, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2YW. (Sat nav S70 2AX).

Attendees will hear from Lance Brook, Digital Marketing Manager at Forward and Thinking, who will talk about the range of digital products that help businesses find and connect with customers. He will provide an overview of the different digital platforms businesses can use, what to use them for and how to measure success.

Suzan McGladdery, Director of Business Development at Barnsley College, will provide an apprenticeship update. This will include information about funding reforms, new apprenticeship standards and how employers can benefit from recruiting an apprentice or up-skilling their existing workforce through an apprenticeship.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to have a tour of the College’s facilities and network with other businesses.

Places are limited, so businesses are being encouraged to book via Eventbrite. Alternatively, employers can reserve a place by contacting the Marketing, Communications and PR team on 01226 216 833 or by emailing marketing@barnsley.ac.uk