Banbury Charlbury Business Community Eynsham Business Network Carterton Chamber of Commerce Watlington District Business Partnership Monument Park Chalgrove Bicester and District Chamber of Commerce Kidlington Wake Up To Woodstock Thame First The Henley Partnership Goring Business Network Wallingford in Business Didcot Abingdon Wantage and District Chamber of Commerce Faringdon Chamber of Commerce Chipping Norton Witney Chamber of Commerce Oxford City & Suburbs Burford Chamber of Trade Shrivenham Neighbours
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Founded as a network of Oxfordshire’s chambers of commerce,  OTCN (The Oxfordshire Town Chambers Network) now covers town chambers, business parks, shopping centres, business networking events and other membership organisations and business groups across Oxfordshire.


BUSINESS NEWS

"Have you heard about the Oxfordshire LEP Oxfordshire Business Support programme?

What is it, and how can it and the "Network Navigators" it deploys help your business?

Take a few minutes to find out more……."

Details here.
  Get your business online for just £1.

You get a .uk domain name, a one-page website, a professional email address, business detail submission, and lots of other goodies. Details here.
 
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Queen's Award for Enterprise and Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion. Closing date Friday 2 September 2016.

Details here.

  Businesses can apply for funding to support a range of innovation projects that tackle commercial challenges in manufacturing and materials.

Closing date Wednesday 16th July 2016. Details here.
 
Launching the next wave of corporate engagement – the Business Impact Challenge 2016.

Closes 1st September 2016. Details here.
  What the Treasury's analysis of EU membership says about small businesses.

The Treasury this week released a 200 page document analysing what it said will be the long-term economic impact on the UK of EU membership and the alternatives.  Details here.
 

Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership is undertaking a refresh of the Strategic Economic Plan for Oxfordshire. Your views are welcome.

Please visit here to submit your comments by 27th May.
  Do it Digital

- Boost your small business by taking the next steps in digital.

Details here.
 

NetworkB member Collaborent
has told us about this amazing opportunity – free “build your brand story” strategy calls.

Lucy Eckley has pledged to help 100 businesses over 100 days – that's before 31st July - what a fantastic challenge. To find out more or to book your free strategy session go here.
  Grassroots funding at its finest.

Oxfordshire SOUP enables communities to disrupt the status quo and raise small scale investment for new businesses or ideas they collectively vote for.

First event sponsored by West Oxfordshire District Council and The Learning Ladder on 15th June. Details here.
 
Bid writing.

OBS is offering a series of workshops and support to high growth technology SMEs to enable them to make best use of the UK and Europe’s innovation and product development funding. Details here.
  Marketing support.

OBS is offering a series of workshops to give eligible Oxfordshire based SMEs the information and training they need to develop a successful marketing strategy.
Details here.
 
OTCN are proud to support O2i.

Our schools need the knowledge, expertise and experience of businesses to inspire young people. A new website has been launched - click here. Please get involved. If you would like to know more you can contact us here.
 
Stop waiting on banks.

Business finance should be straightforward. That's why Funding Circle have cut out the complexity and hassle, creating a range of highly flexible loans to suit your business needs.  Check if you're eligible in 30 seconds now.
 

£1.55m for businesses in rural Oxfordshire. Grants are available 2015 to 2020.

Are you a farmer, forester, small or micro rural business or community?
Do you have an idea that will create jobs and boost our local economy?
Does your project fit into one or more of our four themes?
Details  here.
 

International Retail and Business Opportunities....
For the most current opportunities please click here.
 
If you would like support or grants for your business, please click here.
 

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