Enterprising Gosport

Supporting Gosport’s entrepreneurs and small businesses

Enterprising Gosport is a Gosport Borough Council led informal partnership established in 2014 with Enterprise First and Basepoint Gosport; and supported by local business leaders and professional services firms, plus Caroline Dinenage MP.

Its primary focus is to stage events locally each November to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship.  However it also aims to deliver an ongoing programme of local business networking and learning activities across Gosport.

The established events programme during GEW is made up of:

  • business start-up workshop
  • ‘meet your local experts’ seminar and networking event
  • Gosport Informal Network (GIN) at The Boat House
  • Gosport Enterprise Fair

Meet Your Local Experts

Get the 2016 event ‘top dos and don’ts’ on starting and running a business from a local banker, lawyer, accountant, property agent, marketer and sales consultant.

Meet your local experts Gosport GEW 2016

Image by Gosport based Imagistic – ideas made visual

The 2016 event experts were:

Gosport Enterprise Fair 2016

The inaugural Gosport Enterprise Fair was organised by Caroline Dinenage MP for Gosport with support from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership, British Marine, X-Forces and Gosport Borough Council.
Gosport Enterprise Fair 2016

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Gosport Informal Network (GIN) @ The Boat House

Many of the GEW 2014 event attendees were keen to continue meeting on a regular basis and as a result Enterprise First established the Gosport Informal Network (GIN) @ The Boat House.  

This is a free networking club for those that are thinking of starting or already run a small business in Gosport and the surrounding area.  It now meets every 8 to 10 weeks on a Thursday morning at the Boat House Cafe in Gosport Marina.  See Gosport Informal Networking (GIN) on Eventbrite for more details.  It is free to attend and all that is asked is that you purchase your own drinks and/or food, as required.

Stay in touch with us…


Have any questions?
prosperity@gosport.gov.uk

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02392 545 425