Invitation to a Taster session for the Profitnet Innovation Programme – University of Brighton

Dear Haywards Heath Business Association Members,

We are excited to extend an invitation to you for a unique opportunity offered by the University of Brighton: the Profitnet® peer-to-peer action learning programme. This initiative is dedicated to fostering innovation within your business and something members asked for in our recent member survey.

Profitnet® has been described by past participants as akin to having a personal board of non-executive directors. It serves as an invaluable confidential forum to discuss plans, ideas, and challenges with the goal of driving growth and boosting sustainability.

Here are some highlights of the Profitnet® programme: 

  • Over 18 Years of Excellence: Run by the University of Brighton, Profitnet® has successfully assisted over 1,300 businesses across Sussex, significantly impacting profit, turnover, and employment.
  • Expert Facilitation and Member-Led Meetings: Each session is designed to tackle real business challenges, enabling you to gain insights and actionable expertise from a community of peers and business specialists.
  • Focus on Innovation: Whether it’s through new products, services, or trans formative business models, Profitnet® encourages both incremental and radical innovation.

Expected Benefits:

Learn to implement innovations within your business and come away with lots of actionable ideas.

Access to Expertise – Tap into a diverse pool of business knowledge and experience, enriching your own decision-making and strategic planning.

Build lasting relationships with other business leaders, expanding your professional network and potential collaboration opportunities.

Equip yourself with the knowledge and tools necessary to access innovation funding, which can further fuel your business growth.

Upcoming Taster Session:

Come along to discover more about the programme and have a taste of action-learning.

Date: 23rd May

Time: 09:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: The Kings Centre,33-35 Victoria Road, Burgess Hill RH15 9LR

Programme Details:

Duration: 10 months, meeting will take place monthly for 3 hours, starting in June.

Eligibility: SMEs with a minimum of 5 staff members (excluding sole traders and consultants).

Cost: FREE – Fully funded by the University of Brighton. Participants are only required to commit their time and engagement.

We are looking to recruit 5 innovative businesses from the HHBA to join this programme. If you’re interested in being considered, please contact Sue Llewellyn at at your earliest convenience.

We look forward to helping you unlock your business’s innovative potential.