Chamber Co.nnect Virtual Networking with Jenny Bach, UEA and Michelle Gant, The Engaging People Company

Event Details

Thursday, 28 January, 2021 -
09:30 to 11:00
Online Networking (via Zoom meeting)
Member Rate: 


Non-Member Rate: 

N/A - this is a member only event

This is a member only event

Our new way of networking… 

Chamber Co.nnects are fortnightly network meetings for its members to network and chat with other businesses in a digital space. 

We believe networking is key during difficult times to help with mental health, continuation of business and access to help and advice from peers. Each network meeting will have a guest speaker and will be focusing on a current topic.  

Enjoy from the comfort of your own home with no early starts or commute and make sure to make a coffee and bring a smile to this online video meeting. 

Who's it for? 

Business owners, managers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, young businesses and anyone who wants to connect and engage with other businesses in the Norfolk area. 


Recruiting and Engaging People in Difficult Times

Hear what two of our members are up to and the exciting opportunities which are available. Jenny Bach at Norwich Business School, UEA will be sharing details of a free programme open to local businesses interested in recruiting business graduates from the UEA. Also, learn about their new apprenticeship proposition for senior leaders and managers. 

Now more than ever we need to stay connected, and communications that are engaging are vital. Michelle Gant at The Engaging People Company will look at some tips for staying connected and engaged at the moment. And, there will also be an overview of an opportunity to get involved in the Love West Norfolk campaign next month.

Guest Speakers

Jenny Bach, Marketing and Business Relationship Manager at Norwich Business School, UEA

Jenny Bach is the Marketing and Business Relationship Manager of Norwich Business School, UEA and is developing cross-sector business relations and managing digital communications. She also manages digital marketing for student recruitment and student employability events for Norwich Business School.

Norwich Business School is the largest school in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia, with over 1,000 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate students. With a team of more than 100 internationally recognised academics and business experts, we have a reputation for providing pioneering courses and high-quality research.

Michelle Gant, Director at The Engaging People Company

Michelle Gant is Director of The Engaging People Company which aims to increase satisfaction and achieve business goals through engaging people. Her areas of expertise include engagement and communications, and she develops and delivers a range of targeted engagement strategies and campaigns. Michelle believes in the importance of coaching for people development and is an experienced and qualified coach and mentor, supporting individuals to achieve their full potential, including as leaders. 

Michelle is also an experienced facilitator and a trainer and particularly delivers training around mental health for managers and resilience. And she is a writer and has recently published a collection of reflections of life in lockdown featuring 76 contributors which are raising funds for NHS charities. 

About The Engaging People Company

What we do is we engage people – collectively or individually. 

We do this by developing and delivering targeted engagement strategies and plans - including employee engagement strategies - frequently shaped by consultation. We provide communications, and deliver engaging campaigns, we develop wellbeing plans, and we offer wellbeing sessions, including around resilience. We also provide coaching - including maternity coaching - and we offer facilitation.

09:30 – Welcome from Chamber. Go through format and any updates (5-mins)
09:35 – 45-second introductions from each delegate (15-mins)
09:50 – First speaker (10-mins)
10:00 – Q&A (10-mins)
10:10 – Second speaker (10-mins)
10:20 – Q&A (10-mins)
10:30 – Discussion topics and networking (30-mins)
11:00 - Close

Due to this event being for members only, it has been set-up for manual approval, so event details will be received shortly after registering rather than immediately.



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