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Join one of the “Export Live!” sessions from the Department of International Trade, for the opportunity to ask whatever burning question you have on selling overseas. The specialist advice team will be on hand to help throughout an hour-long informal session designed for exporters.

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This series provides a unique opportunity for graduates and professionals in the early stages of their careers, to learn the fundamental business skills needed to excel, whilst developing a network of contacts within their industry.

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Harnessing the power of a team through identifying and combining individual strengths is a key component in successful leadership. Designed for current leaders and aspiring leaders alike, this workshop series offers a unique opportunity to discover the tools you will need to positively lead others and help create a productive and effective work environment.

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The Export Academy from the Department for International Trade will help you to grow your business by showing you how to sell to new customers around the world. Export Academy is free, and you’ll learn directly from experts in international trade who are on hand to provide support across a range of sectors and businesses.

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This practical two-day workshop from the Low Carbon Business Network will explore sustainable supply chains and what does sustainability mean? How can your business use tried and tested tools and methods, as well as intelligent data to minimise risk? How can you gain competitive advantage by integrating sustainability into your procurement processes and business operations?

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This new seminar series focuses on 'Sustainable Business and the Race to Zero'. Hear from leading researchers in the area of sustainability and learn the steps you can take to create a greener business.

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Launched in 2021, the new Love Chesterfield Awards from Destination Chesterfield celebrates the town’s favourite food and drink and retail businesses, entrepreneurs, regeneration, contribution to the local community, apprenticeships and sustainability. 

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Developing a sustainable supply chain is not only better for your business and the environment, it can also make you a more appealing supplier to larger organisations. Join our industry experts to learn more.

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The Battle of Ideas festival from the Academy of Ideas is an opportunity to get to grips with some major public debates and the challenges we face going forwards, from the legacy of coronavirus to contemporary trends in public life.

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The Made in Chesterfield Festival from Destination Chesterfield returns this November with a range of hands on visits to businesses, online sessions and more. The campaign looks to inspire the next generation to the industry, with businesses, schools and training providers coming together to showcase the sector.