Dates for your diary

This page is updated regularly with the latest news on upcoming FEP events and networking opportunities.

Our next stakeholder meeting will take place 12th June 2024, further details TBA. 

The first stakeholder meeting of 2024 took place Wednesday 6th March at the Speech House in Coleford. 

Our 3 speakers were…..

Click here to read our full blog from the evening

Our SWOT analysis is being refreshed for 2024, any new feedback will inform the Forest of Dean District Council’s new Sustainable Economy Strategy. The March stakeholder meeting will be an opportunity to let us know what you think needs to be included, however if you cannot make it and would like to contribute, please email your feedback to Access the SWOT here


To view the agenda for our March 2024 stakeholder meeting click here 

To view the agenda for the December 2023 stakeholder meeting click here 

To view the agenda for the September 2023 stakeholder meeting click here 


Business Events & Workshops


Forest Traders    Forest Traders Logos

Whether you are an existing business, just starting out, or thinking about going into business, Forest Traders offer networking sessions to support you and your business. The networking workshops are at a different locations each meeting and take place monthly. Sessions take place morning and evening, but are pre book only. Email or follow their social media pages for more. 


The Growth Hub

The growth hub logo

The Growth Hub hosts a range of workshops and courses, run by local experts, to upskill you and your team in breaking down barriers to growth. Have a look at the upcoming workshops or click the link below to their website for more. To contact them, email The Growth Hub at 

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