Is winning more business a really important aspect of growing your business? Many business owners overlook the opportunities that could exist through building their network.

This masterclass will help you understand the most important aspects of developing your network, a winning pitch and getting your message across.Being able to respond to requests with a competetive business proposal is an aspect that many business owners are not always confident with, join us and we will share our expertise to give you the edge to develop your proposal writing skills.

Understanding the client brief and what to include in a winning business proposal is paramount to staying ahead of your competition. We will help you to deliver your pitch effectively and present your proposal with conviction, passion and confidence.

Programme Outline

Session 1. 09.30 – 12.30

Be more focused – get the most out of networking
How to develop networking advocates
How to ‘work the room’ and develop a winning pitch
Getting your message accross
Pitfalls of ‘over promise and under deliver’

Buffet Lunch 12.30 – 13.30

Session 2. 13.30 – 16.30

What to include in a winning business proposal
Following the clients brief
Researching the market and knowing your business audience
Scoping and writing your proposal
Presenting your proposal with conviction, passion and confidence


This will be an engaging and interactive workshop suitable for businesses looking to accelerate growth in 2019.

Attendees to this and the previous workshop, ‘Planning for Business Growth Master Class’ will receive an attendance certificate.

Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided on the day.


The cost of attending this workshop will be refunded in full on the day following the workshop PROVIDING the named delegate attends the workshop on the day. For non attendees the full ticket price (£25), will be donated to a local charity the Essex Wildlife Trust.

No other refunds will be provided, except in the event of a cancellation which meets the terms of the cancellation policy.

About the LoCASE Programme.

The Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) Programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund Competitiveness Programme 2014 – 2020.

It is a partnership between Kent County Council, East Sussex County Council, Essex County Council, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Thurrock Council and the University of Brighton.

Last updated: 09/01/19