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Start Something! Start-up workshops for young people in Birmingham

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Innovation Birmingham

Faraday Wharf


B7 4BB

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"One day, I want to work for myself or start my own business". Does this sound like you? If so, you're not alone - 60% of young people feel the same way. But how to make it happen?

If you're between the ages of 16 to 25 and keen to seize the self-employment opportunity, these free workshops are for you!

You'll get expert advice, resources and support - plus learning from people out there doing it already. You'll learn how to start a new project or business and make a success of it, meet a new community of people like you who want to make something happen, and build your confidence, connections and ability to work on your own terms.

By attending these free workshops, you will get help to make a breakthrough to start your own business - and achieve more than you ever thought possible!

Find out what each workshop will cover and book your place:

Tue 17 April, 6.30pm - Spread the word!

Get expert advice on how to brand and market your product or service. We'll help you identify your unique start-up story and learn how to hustle hard

Tue 8 May, 6.30pm - Get your first customer

Understand that turnover is vanity and profit is sanity! This session is learning how to make money from your idea by making sales and delivering an effective marketing strategy that attracts customers.

Tue 12 June, 6.30pm - Show me the money

Learn what to sell, for how much, and where. Turn your customers into your biggest fans, and keep them coming back for more.

Mon 9 July, 6.30pm - Grow and profit

Take your business to the next level by understanding how to manage your accounts, raising funds, understanding the legals & more...

Tue 24 July, 6.30pm - Closing party

If you have attended a workshop session, you get a special invitation to the closing party to celebrate progress, meet professionals and explore further opportunities.

Free Enterprise Nation membership!

By attending a workshop, you get free access to Enterprise Nation membership (worth £36) which comes complete with:

  • Weekly online business masterclass
  • Consultation calls with advisers
  • Exclusive opportunities to meet retail buyers and business journalists
  • Access to downloadable eBooks, guides and templates
  • Discounts on business essentials

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Your trainer:

Henry C. Blanchard left a boring corporate job at Deloitte to create an adventure sports business, set up a charity in rural Uganda, and travel the world. Working with Oxford University Business School, Escape the City, TEDx, Enterprise Nation, Funzing and others, he putting on talks, events and workshops to help people create businesses and bring ideas to life.


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Innovation Birmingham

Faraday Wharf


B7 4BB

United Kingdom

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