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Business & IP Centre Nottingham

 There’s lots happening in Business & IP Centre Nottingham in October! If you’re thinking of starting a business or need support to grow your business, check out our programme of events and book your place! All events are at Central Library.

 

Coming events

 We’ve got lots of exciting events coming up at Business & IP Centre Nottingham. If you’re thinking of starting a business or need support to grow your business, check out our programme below and book your place! All events are at Central Library.

 

D2N2 Growth Hub Drop-in session

Tuesday 23rd October: between 10:00 to 16:00
Drop in to see a Growth Hub Advisor to discuss your business idea or get advice on how to grow. First come first served.

 

Five basic steps for getting your business online in a flash

Thursday 25th October: 12:45 to 14:00
Live streamed webinar giving you the tools to create a great website for your business. Book here.

 

Your ultimate guide to SEO for business

Monday 29th October: 11:45 to 13:00
What is search engine optimisation (SEO) and how can you harness it to promote your business? This live-streamed webinar will give you the knowledge to make the most of SEO. Book here.

 

D2N2 Growth Hub Business Surgery

Thursday 1st November: slots between 10:00 to 16:00
Book a free 1:1 appointment with a Growth Hub Advisor to discuss your business idea or get advice on how to grow. Booking page here.

 

Intellectual Property Clinic with Potter Clarkson

Tuesday 6th November: slots between 09:00 to 13:00
Book a free 1:1 appointment with a Potter Clarkson attorney to get advice on how to protect your intellectual property for your business. Book here.

 

Research for new business

Wednesday 7th November: 12:45 to 14:00
Live streamed webinar taking you through the basics of how to research your business idea. Book here.

 

Digital Marketing Masterclass

Thursday 8th November: 08:30 to 13:30
Masterclass with award-winning local digital marketing agency Impression organised in partnership with D2N2 Growth Hub. Book here.

 

Introduction to Registered Design searching

Friday 9th November: 10:45 to 12:00
Live streamed webinar taking you through the process of Registered Design searching and registration. Book here.

 

D2N2 Growth Hub Business Surgery

Thursday 15th November: slots between 10:00 and 16:00
Book a free 1:1 appointment with a Growth Hub Advisor to discuss your business idea or get advice on how to grow. Booking page here.

 

 Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Work like a Woman with Mary Portas

Thursday 15th November: 18:30 to 21:00
Live screening of the launch of Mary’s new book ‘Work like a Woman’ plus hear about Nottingham’s Blue Stockings network for women in business. Book here.

 

Introduction to Lean Start-Up

Friday 16th November: 13:45 to 15:00
Live streamed webinar taking you through lean start-up philosophy – helping you to reduce the cost of developing new products or services. Book here.

 

Introduction to Trade Mark searching

Monday 19th November: 13:45 to 15:00
Live streamed webinar showing you how to search and register trade marks. Book here.

 

D2N2 Growth Hub Drop-in session

Tuesday 20th November: between 10:00 to 16:00
Drop in to see a Growth Hub Advisor to discuss your business idea or get advice on how to grow. First come first served.

 

Introduction to Copyright for Business

Wednesday 28th November: 10:45 to 12:00
Live streamed webinar taking you through the basics of copyright and how it might affect your business. Book here.

 

D2N2 Growth Hub Business Surgery

Thursday 29th November: slots between 10:00 and 16:00
Book a free 1:1 appointment with a Growth Hub Advisor to discuss your business idea or get advice on how to grow. Booking page here.

 

 

COBRA

COBRA (or Complete Business Resource Advisor) is an online resource packed with information about setting up in business. It includes:

  • Factsheets on a wide range of business ideas
  • Information about legal considerations and insurance
  • Signposting to regulatory bodies and sources of business support
  • Information about trade events and key organisations in each sector
  • News and trend reports for different sectors
  • Local area profiles

Access it in the library or at home. (City library card needed for remote access.)

Useful links

Links to trusted local and national organisations who can help you to start and grow your business are on Information4Living.

Keeping in touch

The Business & IP Centre is a partnership between Nottingham City Libraries and the British Library, supported by D2N2 Growth Hub.

 

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