Events & Workshops

Facilitated workshops, events, training days, panel discussions and seminars. Face-to-face and online to enable business growth

Events & workshops by Mindsetup

Facilitating events, workshops, training sessions and seminars is something I’ve done oodles of over the years – face-to-face and online. Whether it’s for a senior leadership team or project teams focused on one challenge or outcome, to global leadership meetings and overseas training programmes.

I’m familiar with blending both the art of planning well and thinking on my feet to create a fantastic experience for participants whether online or face-to-face. If you’re looking for a facilitated workshop, training session, seminar or podcast guest then please get in touch.

Clients work with me for:

  • Half or full day in-person training sessions
  • Project kick-off or creative solution workshops
  • Facilitation of round table discussions
  • Board meeting structure and observation
  • Panel events – chairperson or panel member
  • As a podcast guest – topics include business growth, leadership and resilience
  • Online live Q&A and webinars for training or summit events
  • One-off “breakout” workshops at conferences or events

Facilitation for events

There’s a fine art to good facilitation and we’ve all been in meetings where agendas drift off or a couple of participants take centre stage. With a vast majority of meetings being either online or blended, having a good facilitator adds so much value to the outcomes you’re trying to achieve.

You don’t have to conduct the orchestra as well as playing the piano and arguably by doing both you’ll probably do neither very well. So, by bringing in a good facilitator you can focus on what you’re in the meeting to do and get the best experience for all participants.

Considering biases and personality types is important when facilitating so everybody is fairly included. By allowing someone else to read the room they can keep the meeting on track and engaging for participants.

Online workshops

I facilitate events, workshops, training sessions, webinars and talks online as well as face-to-face. It’s always great to see the benefit for business owners, leaders, their teams and employees of these sessions regardless of geography or timezone.

Many of these open webinars are recorded and available online for small business owners to access. If you’re looking for something to be tailored for a larger event or in-house team, please contact me.

Events, podcasts and Emma Mills-Sheffield

Recent events, workshops, business programme support & podcasts include

  • Tide Bank
  • eBay
  • Multiverse
  • Applied Systems
  • Warwick Business School
  • Instagram mentoring
  • TSB
  • London Borough of Sutton
  • Q&A with Caroline Lucas for Brighton Chamber’s Net Zero Champions
  • Amazon UK & Enterprise Nation Small Business Accelerator eLearning
  • Uber Eats & Enterprise Nation eLearning
  • London Tech Ladies
  • StartUp 2021
  • BT Skills for Tomorrow
  • Small Business Britain’s Growth Academy with Cisco
  • Small Business Saturday

Interview on John Ryan’s “Conversations For Leaders” podcast

Interview on Ed Evarts’ “Be Brave At Work!” podcast

Podcast interview graphic, Emma and Andi - SAMC

Interview on Andi Simon’s “On The Brink” podcast

Webinar for London Tech Ladies (Rise) on Productivity & Wellbeing 101

Tide Bank webinar

Tiger Hearts podcast

Amazon UK & Enterprise Nation eLearning

smart bidding and top tips on how to tender successfully

Catch the Wave Smart Bidding blog

What clients say

“Emma is brilliant! She ran a Zoom webinar for hundreds of our small businesses as part of a new webinar series we’ve launched. Emma is clear, concise, and gives very practical advice that our entrepreneurs could immediately take away, think about, and put into practice. She is also a total pro – she was very organised, meticulous, and jumped on calls whenever we needed to run through the format or the flow of the session or needed clarity on anything. Would highly recommend Emma to run workshops for business planning and strategy!”

Sanjukta Sen, eBay SMB Program Manager

“Emma’s leadership coaching resonated with all our management teams, the topics Emma discussed sparked a lot of thoughts within our employees and initiated a lot of conversations throughout the rest of our evening.

The workshop really exceeded our expectations , Emma managed to keep the conversations flowing throughout and get all attendees involved in the conversation.

One of the best motivational speakers we have had at JLES.”

Jamie Foster, JLES Group Managing Director

“Emma has delivered webinars for Small Business Britain and Small Business Saturday for us over the last year. They are always super popular, the feedback is fantastic and Emma has a lovely presenting style. Attendees learn lots of tips and techniques on working more productively whilst balancing everything in their small businesses. I have definitely learnt a few tips along the way too!”

Michelle Ovens CBE, Founder Small Business Britain

“Really enjoyed the eBay and Small Business Britain webinar this morning. I am feeling inspired and confident to write a business plan down on paper (for the first time after trading for 8 years!). Your examples and breakdown was perfect!”

“I was on your eBay business planning presentation / workshop this morning and just wanted to say a massive thank you! I felt like you were talking to me directly lots of great Information – it really is time to get the business plan out of my head and onto paper!!”

eBay 'Rock Solid Business Planning' webinar attendees

“Thank you for an excellent event. You did an excellent job of keeping the conversation moving and co-ordinating the input across attendees. Everything was well facilitated and kept on time, so hats off to you.”

Leadership event attendee, CEO SaaS company

“Thanks so much for your session today Emma – really enjoyed it and have taken lots away with me!”

KPMG, Senior Manager

“That was excellent, thank you so much. One of the best we have done I think.”

Tide Bank, Event Manager

“Thank you so much Emma for this wonderful session. It’s given me a kind of new purpose and confidence. Thanks once again.”

Uber Eats & Enterprise Nation, webinar attendee

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