Sustainable Business Network

“The event was very well organised and resourceful.”
Patrick Mballa, LST Projects, Eastleigh

Specialist Seminars

Our specialist seminars are designed to help those in the low carbon and environmental sectors explore opportunities to grow their businesses. These events are run by the Sustainable Business Network on behalf of the University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform.


Tendering Masterclass – Free

Keen to sell to public or large private sector organisations? Then don’t miss this free 3 hour seminar designed to help small and medium sized businesses hone their tendering technique.

You’ll meet a member of the local council’s procurement team, discover what makes a winning bid, find out how collaborating with other local businesses can boost your chances of winning work, plus learn where to find tenders and how to ensure you have the necessary policies and standards in place to compete.

Event Programme:

Refreshments and a networking lunch are provided.

Where & When?

This seminar is being held as part of the Local & Sustainable Construction Exhibition, more details here:

This seminar is free to attend but booking is essential. Please complete a booking form, email or call 01273 964239.


“Many thanks for putting together the masterclass, for presenting the information in an interesting and interactive way and for making Nicholas Electrical more confident in the tendering process.” Nicholas Electrical, East Grinstead

Raising Green Investment – Free

If you are looking to raise investment to develop new products of services or fund a large scale project don’t miss this free workshop. Designed for those in the low-carbon and environmental sectors, but also providing popular with businesses from wider industries, this morning has a particular focus on crowd funding, investment schemes and tax incentives.

Tendering Masterclass DelegatesTopics covered will include:

The course leader is Craig Copeland from consultancy Carbon Minded, who has successfully helped raise finance for a range of large scale renewable energy projects as well as for companies looking to expand operations and into new markets.

Where & When?

This seminar is free to attend but booking is essential, priority will be given to businesses in the environmental sector register your interest, email or call 01273 964239.


Network Update – May 2016

Welcome to May’s Network Update. This month: Local & Sustainable Construction Exhibition; Business Growth Grants; Eco-B&B Case Study Visit; Tendering Masterclass; NASA video; Investors in the Environment; It’s not just community energy…

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Upcoming Events

  • 14/06/2016 1:00 pmTendering Masterclass
  • 14/06/2016 3:00 pmLocal & Sustainable Construction Exhibition
  • 14/07/2016 10:00 amMuseum Facilities Managers Forum - Amberley
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