Shaping Portsmouth’s Cruise Passenger Programme Presents Portsmouth Cruise Business Event 2023

Building upon the success of last year’s inaugural Cruise Business Event, Shaping Portsmouth is proud to announce the resounding success of this year’s event, held on November 23rd at the D-Day Story Portsmouth.   This invitation-only event provided a platform for local tourist industries including hospitality and night-time economy, and city-wide attractions to gain insights into […]

SMEs learn to control their carbon footprint with the NetZero 360 workshop

We are thrilled to announce that we successfully concluded our NetZero 360 workshop yesterday. This FREE two-part workshop, organized by our Business Climate Action Group programme in collaboration with Solent Business & Skills Solutions, provided businesses with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate achieving net zero sustainability. Tailored specifically for SMEs, the NetZero […]

Shaping Portsmouth and Spinnaker Tower bring Explore Your Future to Portsmouth Academy

On Thursday 9th November, our Shaping Portsmouth Education coordinator Kirsty Hill and Volunteer Programme Lead Chloe Bolton delivered an Explore Your Future Business Workshop session at Portsmouth Academy with Tony Sammut, the general manager from the Spinnaker Tower. We had an opportunity to spend a couple of hours with 25 Portsmouth Academy students across year […]

Portsmouth’s trainee teachers unite to inspire next generation at event

Early career teachers and trainees joined forces at Central Library to share top tips for starting a career in the classroom. Teach Portsmouth, a Portsmouth City Council initiative to recruit teachers, teaching assistants and leaders for the city’s schools, held a Love to Teach event, designed to support those taking their first steps towards a career in […]

Shaping Portsmouth welcomes Fair Ways

Shaping Portsmouth are pleased to welcome Fair Ways as our newest Patron. Fair Ways is a leading Portsmouth based children’s services charity, delivering Fostering, Education, Residential, Health and Family services, and operating in Southern England and Wales. Mac McHugh, Fair Ways CEO, said “Fair Ways are passionate about making a difference for children, young people […]

Get your boxes ready! The Reverse Advent Calendar is back for 2023

December is not far away and in homes across the country, cardboard doors on advent calendars will soon be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmas. There are advent calendars for everything you can think of these days, not just your standard Christmas picture or chocolate, advent calendars now have gin, beer, make-up, socks, toiletries […]

Explore Your Future Business Breakfast is coming to Trafalgar School

Shaping Portsmouth’s first official Explore Your Future – Business Breakfast is due to take place on 2nd November at Trafalgar School. We are thrilled to announce this session will be delivered in collaboration with Southsea Coastal Scheme and their representative, Site Agent Robert Stevens-Hoare. We are sure that the young people of Trafalgar School will […]

The Directors of the Present meet the Directors of the Future

On the evening of Wednesday 18th October, Managing Directors, CEOs, and other senior level executives sat down with fourteen students at the HSDC Catering Centre for the Directors of the Future dinner, organised in partnership with Shaping Portsmouth and Business South. The dinner was an opportunity for the students, the entrepreneurs of the future, to […]

New Council Chief Executive headlines Business Leaders Forum

Yesterday we hosted the Autumn Portsmouth Business Leaders Forum with over 100 delegated attending. We were being hosted by Mark Leyland, General Manager Portsmouth Marriott Hotel and were delighted to welcome Natalie Brahma-Pearl to the city and her new role of Portsmouth City Council Chief Executive. Natalie gave us an insight into her recent role […]

QBuild joins Shaping Portsmouth

Shaping Portsmouth are pleased to welcome QBuild as our newest Associate partner. Located at 147 Winter Road, QBuild assist and advise with home building projects. Their team Live and work in Portsmouth, and are very much part of the community. Rob Kirby, Director at QBuild, said “QBuild can’t wait to join Shaping Portsmouth. We are […]