Keynsham Business Forum

In partnership with Bath & North East Somerset Council, Keynsham Town Council run the Keynsham Business Forum.

The group was set up to help promote business and economic growth and to provide help, information and networking opportunities for the business community in Keynsham.

The forum will hold regular events and workshops throughout the year and membership is completely FREE.

For more information or to become a member email or call 0117 9868683.

Upcoming Business Forum Events

Win More Customers

Wednesday 13th February 2019 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | The Space, Keynsham

Our 2019 programme of Business Forum meetups kicks off with a workshop on how to increase your customer base. We're going to be joined by Rachel Sweet (Project Manager, Sales and Marketing Business Adviser with Cool Ventures) who'll be sharing tips and techniques for winning new customers. As usual, tickets are FREE but limited; you can register for yours now!


  • 6.30pm - Welcome by Clive Fricker
  • 6.35pm - How to Win Customers Workshop with Rachel Sweet from Cool Ventures.
    The workshop will cover:
    • How to identify potential customers and understanding their needs
    • Understanding the sales process, customer buying behaviourand decision making
    • Understanding the different marketing methods to reach your potential customers
    • Implementing and using a CRM database
    • LinkedIn and other social media platforms - benefits and results
    • How to plan and implement a marketing campaign
    • Sales closing techniques - asking for the business
    • Keeping it legal - General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and changes in the law
  • 8.35pm - Networking & refreshments
  • 9.00pm - Close

Guest Speaker: Rachel Sweet, Cool Ventures

Rachel has over 20 years of experience in business sectors such as education, retail, hospitality, tourism, financial services, care and the public sector. She is knowledgeable about business development and passionate about discovering ways to save time and generate income. With a passion for marketing, people development and technology, Rachel enjoys bringing valuable skills, support and resource to businesses to help them develop staff, generate new customers and look after existing customers to help the business flourish.

Book your FREE place