Know Your Market, Get Competitive. Half day in-person workshop.

Know Your Market, Get Competitive. Half day in-person workshop.

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Bury Library

Manchester Road


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Discover how the BIPC's market research and other resources can boost your start up or small business to success.

About this event

About this event

Giving valuable insights into unlocking the Business & IP Centre Manchester’s £5 million collection of UK and global business databases (including market research and company and financial information) to assess market potential and develop a viable business plan, upskilling you to ‘know your market’.

At this session you will learn:​

How the BIPC can support your business idea​

Why market research & other sources of information are important to the success of your business idea​

How to find information on customers, market size, competitors, trends & other key data.​

The basics on conducting your own research​

How to use these tools to help complete your own business model canvas

This session is one of the modules in the Build A Business in GM Libraries core workshop programme.

To join this workshop you or your business needs to have a postcode within the following GM authorities: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Tameside or Trafford.

You also need to be:

The owner of a business.


An aspiring entrepreneur with a business idea you want to develop.

For more information about the project go to:

Build a Business in GM Libraries is part funded by the European Union, with a grant of £1.3 million from ERDF funding, and managed by Manchester City Council. The project will run from January 2021-June 2023.

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