Creating Great Visual Content with Canva

Using Canva for your Marketing

Want to create stunning visual content for your social media feeds and promotional material? This free workshop is for you!

During is hands-on, interactive session, we’ll show you how to use Canva. A user-friendly graphic design tool that makes creating custom graphics easy whether using your phone, desktop, or laptop.

Not only can you use it to improve your social media content, but it’s also great for designing presentations, invitations, posters, brochures, business cards and all manner of other visual content to promote your business.

We will take a practical look at how to create all different types of social media posts and graphics, for example, to enhance testimonials, quotes, or promotions.

Bring your ideas to the workshop, and Adela will help you create your own posts for social media. We’ll be looking at both the FREE and PREMIUM Canva accounts so please make sure you have created a free account with Canva before the workshop.

To get the most out of the session please attend using a laptop or desktop. If you think you’ll want to use Canva on your mobile, please have yours to hand and download the app in advance. It’s available on both Android and iPhone.

This is a relaxed, interactive session so please feel free to ask any questions during the workshop and by the end you’ll be well on your way to creating awesome graphics and designs for your business using Canva.

During the last half an hour of the workshop session there will be an opportunity for peer to peer networking and general discussion.

About  Thrive

The Thrive service  has been fully-funded by the European Development Fund to allow us to offer you 12 hours of free business support through a range of one-to-one advice and workshops with expert advisors and speakers. This workshop forms part of the free support available to you so please visit our Thrive page for the full details.

Please note that there are a couple of online forms you will need to complete in order to attend our workshops. This is a requirement of the funding of the Thrive service and enables us to provide this support to you for free! Links to the forms will be emailed to you when you register but you can also find them here.


Important Information


To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in Devon or Somerset (excluding Torridge, North Devon, North Somerset & BaNES). If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker. You can find further details about the eligibility criteria here.

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The Heart of the South West Growth Hub Service for All is receiving up to £781,965 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The accountable body for this programme is Devon County Council.


Aug 23 2022


10:00 am - 1:00 pm