Gavin McWhirter is a business advisor with more than 20 years experience across sales, marketing, business and strategy development, and is the founder of Digital Islands. His experience includes supporting hundreds of small and medium sized businesses, working across huge range of projects and sectors. With an honest and practical approach, Gavin brings a wide external perspective, mixed with a wealth of experience and intuitive business sense. Whether the business is pre-revenue, or it has been trading for decade, Gavin loves to help unpick the challenges, and help shape a growth strategy, develop a business model canvas, explore the value proposition or support the writing of a business plan.

Key Areas of Expertise

• Strategy on a Page

• Business Model Canvas

• UK Market Entry Strategy and Planning

• UK Market Research, multi-sector

• Sales and Marketing – strategy and implementation

• Workshop Facilitation and training

• Programme Development and Management

• Economic Development event planning

Planned webinars from the team of specialists delivering the SEBB programmes

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Leadership can be learned

Leadership can be learned

Why join this webinar? Leadership is more than a title or rank. Leadership is the actions you take and the impact you create for your business and those who work with you. Leadership is an interlocking set of skills and behaviours - some of which you’ll find more...

How to get PR for your business (Oct 2020)

How to get PR for your business (Oct 2020)

Join this webinar to understand what public relations can do for your business. Learn what is realistic to achieve through PR and benefit from the opportunity to pose your questions to an experienced PR practitioner.

Why you need to know about SEO (Nov 2020)

Why you need to know about SEO (Nov 2020)

Why join this webinar? Practical Advice on Search engine optimisation (SEO) Learn why SEO marketing can have an  immediate impact Understand why search engines are so important when marketing your business Ask questions Webinar Presenter: View more webinars Be...

The South East Business Boost Programme has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-20. It is a partnership between Southend-On-Sea Borough Council, Essex County Council, Kent County Council, East Sussex County Council and Thurrock Council.

Funding for The South East Business Boost Programme