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

Are you a business leader? Do you live or work in Oxfordshire? Do you want to play a pivotal role in driving growth in the local economy?
We are recruiting new Non-Executive Directors to support our mission of strengthening Oxfordshire's position as a vibrant, sustainable, inclusive, world leading economy, driven by innovation, enterprise and research excellence.
Information pack here.      Closes 25th July 2016.
Created by Real Business, sponsored by Amazon and supported by the CBI, The Amazon Growing Business Awards are the UK’s most established and respected recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success.
Details here.     Nominations close 23rd September 2016
 
Funding available for bright ideas

Businesses looking to make groundbreaking ideas achieve their full potential are being encouraged to apply for special Government funding. Innovate UK is investing up to £15m in innovative research and development projects.  Registration must take place by 31 August 2016.  Details here.
 
Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs
and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed.

Details here.

Closes 24th August 2016.
 
EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.

The Awards are now open for entry! Closing date 29 July 2016. 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.
  Students drive £100,000 positive investment in clean energy for Oxfordshire, through Linacre College endowment fund.

More 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.
  New prime time TV documentary is looking for people about to change their lives.

Are you about to relocate for a major lifestyle and career change?

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.
 

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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