Start-up Day 2017
21st September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFREE
The Business & IP Centre Northamptonshire are holding a Start-up Day on Thursday 21 September. The free, all-day event at Northampton Central Library will run from 10.00-16.00 and offers talks, networking and one-to-one advice sessions with professionals to help you with your business journey.
The Business & IP Centre Northamptonshire are part of the national network of 11 centres based in libraries around the country, headed by the British Library. The Business Start-up Day will be occurring across all Centres on the same day.
The running order for the day:
10.00 – 10.30 Sunny Singh, Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce: “The Ultimate Business Network”
Would you benefit from meeting with some of the leading businesses from across the county at chamber networking events? Do you require support with your marketing engagement?
Find out more about the benefits of joining Northamptonshire Chamber and get better connected, better informed and more successful.
10.45 – 11.30 Julie Crofts-Mitchell, Tea Lab Company “What you need to know when starting a food or drink business”
Julie Crofts-Mitchell set up Tea Lab Company in 2015, selling loose leaf tea online. Her business combines her passions for tea, travel, the environment and design. Find out more about Julie’s business journey and her top tips for launching a food and drinks business.
11.45 – 12.45 Google Digital Garage, “How to build a social media strategy”
We’ve teamed up with Google to give you all the tips and advice you need to be successful online.In under an hour, aspiring social media marketers and small business owners can learn exactly what they need to be doing online. You’ll get tips on creating your own social media strategy based on your business goals, and get a heads up on the best platforms to use.
13.00 – 13.30 Karen Kissane, “Business Coaching to unlock your potential”
Coaching is a process that helps people to unlock their potential, maximise their performance and get the results they are hoping for. Karen can help you to bridge the gap between where you are now and where you would like to be, far more effectively than if you worked alone.
13.45 – 14.45 Google Digital Garage, “How to understand your customer with Google Analytics”
In this session, Google’s digital experts give you the inside track on how you can use data to uncover trends about your customers, including how people use your website or interact with your business online.
Book any of these sessions for free: www.bipcnorthants.eventbrite.co.uk
15.00 – 16.00 “Speak to the expert”
One to one sessions with experts for your specific business enquiries. These will be bookable on the day.
- Arkle Finance
- Franks & Co European Patent and Trademark Attorneys
- Ruth Roan of Building Business Consultancy
- Marie-Louise O’Neil of Lovely Designs (graphic designer in residence)
- Northamptonshire Growth Hub
- Karen Kissane Business Coach
- Tim Liggins of Hidden Talents (innovator in residence)
- Trading Standards