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Central Library Bexleyheath

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Bexleyheath

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Start-ups in London Libraries in Bexley is celebrating Start-Up day alongside the British Library!

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On 11 October, we will be taking part in Start-Up Day – a national event led by the British Library’s Business and IP Centre to celebrate and reinforce the role of libraries as business hubs, providing resources to help users start and grow businesses.

London Borough of Bexley’s day of FREE events will be held in the Central Library in Bexleyheath.

09:30 – 10:45 Coffee morning – networking event

Its an opportunity to meet with like minded people, make connections with other entrepreneurs, meet the Start-Ups in London Libraries team, ask your questions.

11:00 – 11:45 Using your local library service to start and grow your business

Come along and find out how to use Bexley Library service to start and grow your business. You will learn about Start Ups in London Libraries and what Bexley Libraries is offering in partnership with the British Library, and discover the wide range of resources available and how to access them.

12:00 – 12:45 Introduction to COBRA the Complete Business Reference Advisor

An introduction to COBRA and how to use it effectively in order to find the business information you need. COBRA is an easy to use online resource with lots of information for people starting up a business, providing hundreds of small business guides as well as practical how-to factsheets. The COBRA guides cover everything from writing a business or marketing plan to highlighting relevant legislation.

13:00 – 17:00 Live stream British Library’s Knowledge Centre Theatre programme of events

We will be live streaming some of main talks that are taking place in the British Library Knowledge Centre on the day. Join us for inspiration, motivation and hot tips.

Talks include:

13.00 -13.50 How to build your business without burning out

13.50-14.40 How to start-up on a shoestring

15.10-16.00 How to use networks to build your business

16.00-16.50 Start-up Star: Keynote

Attendees are welcome to stay for all workshops and talks during the day or come and go from the library.

Register your free place for Start-Up Day in Bexley now!

Events will be taking place on the day at the British Library, in libraries across the 10 London Boroughs taking part in Start-ups in London Libraries, as well as other libraries across the country. Don’t forget to follow #BIPCStartUpDay to keep updated on what's happening where!

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Central Library Bexleyheath

Townley Road

Bexleyheath

DA6 7HJ

United Kingdom

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