Getting your message out there: promotion on a budget

Running a co-operative, social enterprise or community group and looking for tips on raising your profile or getting more people involved?

Join us on Monday 19 November to hear local co-operators share their experiences and what they have learned about social media, getting more members/volunteers and marketing on a budget.

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Hear from:

Lisa Hartley from SEASALT Housing Co-operative (South EAst Students Autonomously living together)

Dhara Thompson from the Sail Boat Project, a Brighton based Workers’ Co-operative which provides aims to widen access to the sea, offering sail training to individuals and community groups. They are also involved in sail transport of cargo.

Felix Lozano from Wave, a graphic design co-operative, working in both print and digital media.

At Mutual Aid In Sussex (MAIS) we like to encourage co-operation and mutual support among co-operatives and community focused organisations. So, after we have heard from the speakers there will be the chance for all of us to share our promotion tips and challenges with each other.

There will be time for questions and getting to know each other.

Some of us will go to the pub afterwards, please join us!

Event details and accessibility

The workshop will be free (donations welcome). Doors will open at 7.00pm, with a 7:30pm start on Tuesday 13 November in the Lagoon Room at the BMECP Centre, 10A Fleet Street, Brighton, BN1 4ZE.

Book a free ticket here

The venue is a 5-10 minute walk from Brighton railway station and is wheelchair accessible. We will be on the lower ground floor, accesible by lift or stairs.

There are shops nearby where food and drink can be purchased and there will be cold drinks and small snacks available on the night.

There is no parking at the BMECP Centre. The London Road NCP multi-storey car park is the best one and cheapest and is a short walk from the BMECP Centre. The car park entrance is in Providence Place (BN1 4GN), which can be reached via Elder Place from London Road and from New England Street via York Hill. The exit is on New England Street.

Brighton Station Car Park: walk north on Stroudley Rd, then turn right to stay on Stroudley Rd, take the stairs and then turn left onto Fleet St and you will see the BMECP centre on the right

Vantage Point Car Park: Walk south-west on Elder Pl towards New England St, then turn left onto New England St, finally turn right onto Fleet St and you will see the BMECP centre on the left.

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