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University of Sussex Business School hosts Gatwick Diamond Business Association

Over 100 members of Gatwick Diamond Business attended a recent networking event hosted by the University of Sussex Business School.

Gatwick Diamond Business helps local businesses grow and evolve by providing business support and a united voice. They arrange monthly networking events and members meetings, which give businesses the opportunity to connect with others and form a tight-knit community.  

Guest speaker Tim Walsh, Regional Director of RandDTax, provided members with a deeper understanding of a complex area of tax relief and who can qualify. Suzanne Heaven, Marketing Director of Gemini Print, provided insight into how Gemini Print’s programme of Research and Development has helped develop client business results and ROI.

The talks were followed by the official Members’ Meeting, which featured business updates and member offers. New members were welcomed including William Venner, the winner of this year’s Young Start-Up Talent, a competition where young entrepreneurs get the chance to pitch their idea to a panel of influential judges spoke about his online gaming business software GMod Admin Suite.

Three Gatwick Diamond Business members also take part in the School’s Business Mentor Scheme. This connects current students with business professionals who give advice on a one-to-one basis to support students’ career goals and improve their employability skills.

As part of its established relationship with Gatwick Diamond Business, the Business School sponsored the Responsible Business of the Year Award at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards in March. The winner was, a company committed to helping people find the best jobs in the South East.

The University of Sussex Business School is looking forward to hosting future Gatwick Diamond Business events and building strong relationships with the local business community.

Posted on behalf of: University of Sussex Business School
Last updated: Tuesday, 20 August 2019