Business & IP Centre Devon

Chris Gunson

Chris is Co-founder and Director of Local Spark: Torbay Community Supported Enterprise CIC. Local Spark works with members of all communities across Torbay to start up and support businesses for good, build productive networks of enterprises and non-profit organisations, and engage large anchor institutions to unlock their transformative potential. In December 2019 they launched the Torbay Social Enterprise Network, and despite COVID there are now more than 50 members.

Chris has experience of setting up and running several successful social enterprises. This includes being part of a team which established an award-winning community owned shop and Post Office. She has also been a business adviser for The Prince’s Trust, and for women entrepreneurs in rural Devon.

Chris Gunson

how to register for a FREE one-to-one

STEP 1

Check out the list of expert 1-to-1 sessions available on our Eventbrite page.

All sessions are currently taking place remotely via Zoom or telephone call. 

Use ‘Select a date’ to pick a time that suits you. If none of the times work for you, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to work with our Experts to find a suitable alternative. 

STEP 2

Register for your ‘ticket’ to the FREE event.

You will be asked to provide some basic contact details. Once you have registered via Eventbrite, we will email you to request further information about you and your business idea.

When you’ve replied to this email, we’ll be able to confirm your booking, and our expert will contact you with details of how to access the meeting.

STEP 3

This meeting will be delivered remotely.

If you have any additional requirements which will help you to access a
1-to-1 session, please let us know and we’ll do our best to help.

All 1-to-1 sessions are free to access.

Please note that due to demand, only Devon-based businesses are eligible to book 1-to-1s and there is a limit of one booking per business, per expert.

If you would like to book additional follow-up appointments with an Expert, you are able to go ahead and arrange this on their own terms (this may include payment at the Expert’s usual rate).

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