Chris Bruno CEO Social Ink & Nick Howe Enterprise Team Natwest Business UK

Gibraltar
Wed, Jul 1, 2020, 4:30 PM (CEST)

About this event

Chris Bruno is the Founder & CEO of Social Ink and the Host of 'All About Digital' Marketing Podcast. Now based mainly in London Chris has helped businesses big and small develop marketing strategies that generate results. His goal is to put the SOCIAL back into social media, by helping companies have real conversations online. 

Nick Howe is part of the Enterprise Team at Natwest Business UK. Named in the 2018 Enterprise Nation Top 50 UK business advisors, Nick has a Passion for supporting people and businesses and has built a strong network and a track record for spotting and signposting opportunities for those he is aligned with. He is also a confident presenter to both small and large audiences on a range of business topics. 


What business will look like in 2021:

  • Entrepreneurship and it's impact on the economy
  • How to support startups, new businesses and SME's long term
  • Business travel, meetings and events
  • Working from home
  • Purchasing decisions and behaviours
  • Retail and restaurants in the future
  • Communication and the importance of Digital in 2021


Meet the speakers:

Chris Bruno's Journey So Far

Starting in Gibraltar in 2008, he developed multiple ideas to digitise the way of life in Gibraltar, culminating in the creation of YourGibraltarTV.com. In 2019 he launched the All About Digital Marketing Podcast which has now launched 50 episodes and more than 6,000 downloads so far. His mission is to positively impact 1,000,000 small businesses by 2030.

2008 - Just Consulting Founded: The story begins in a small office space at the end of a narrow corridor on the ground floor of a building on Main Street in Gibraltar. We didn’t know it then, but our birth marked the start of a new era in Digital Marketing for Gibraltar.

2011 - Launched Your Gibraltar TV: The team at Just Consulting launches Gibraltar's first ever online television channel (YGTV), reaching 80k+ views a month within the first year. Creativity and ambition have always been part of their DNA.

2014 - Rebranded to Social INK: After 6 years as Just Consulting its time for a complete reboot and brand refresh. With a fresh lick of paint and a good old spring clean, Social INK is born.

2014 - UK Office Opens: With the new look comes renewed ambition. Decided it's time to broaden our horizons and cast a wider net. So packed the Social INK trunk, head over to the UK, and set up shop there.

2019 Expansion & Growth: After 10 years of continued development and growth, adopted the internet as our 'office'. Our story continues... Remotely. Now we look forward to the next big milestone in the Social INK journey.

About Nick Howe

Great listener to business owner challenges with suggestions made on the back of those to introduce people to like minded solutions to the identified needs.

"Fall in love with your customers problem - not your solution to it" a lesson that a lot of business owners he is lucky enough to work with would share with their younger selves.

Nick also help business community organisations to build their offer and range of events, workshops, contacts and reach to help their local business economy thrive. He is looking for ambitious growing businesses who would love to chat informally initially about their plans for ways that he, NatWest or his connections may be able to assist.

Understanding the potential business opportunities and parallels between London & Gibraltar Chris and Nick will cover a broad range of topics during our Fireside Chat.

NatWest Business has a knowledgeable and dedicated team of externally accredited relationship managers who provide a full portfolio of products and services to SMEs. They support business owners using their experience and networks to help them to achieve their personal and business goals. NatWest is more than just a provider of financial services and is committed to supporting entrepreneurs and communities across the U.K.

Join us Wednesday 1st July at 4:30 pm CEST 3:30 pm BST for this free online session!

Speakers

  • Chris Bruno

    Chris Bruno

    Social Ink

    CEO

    See Bio
  • Nick Howe

    Nick Howe

    Natwest Business UK

    Enterprise Team

    See Bio

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