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BIPC Start-up Day is Back!

Join us for our Start-up Day on the 22 February at Northampton Central Library.

Start-up Day is the Business & IP Centre's annual day of activities aimed at start-ups and people looking to start their own business.

Activities on the day include talks, networking, and speed mentoring to help you on the way with your business journey. Complimentary professional headshots will also be available.

The event is free to attend and is running from 09.30 -16.00. Don't miss out on what will be a fantastic day for any budding entrepreneur looking to take the first step towards turning their business idea into a business.

Here's a taster of what we will be going on:


09.30 – 09.50 Networking and refreshments

09.50 – 10.00 Introduction speech by Councillor Daniel Lister

10.00 – 10.45 How to succeed in business - Marie Baker of Poppy Design Studio

11.00 – 11.45 To be confirmed

12.00 – 12.45 How to make your branding stand out in a crowded marketplace - Trudie Avery of Avery Creative

13.00 – 14.00 Speed mentoring and lunch

14.00 – 14.45 How to make your business sustainable - Barry Crisp of Northampton University

15.00 – 15.45 Start up Stars: How I turned my business idea into reality - panel session of small business owners being interviewed by Ruth Roan of Building Business Consultancy

Market place stands from 09.30 – 16.00, including:

Please book this event on our Eventbrite page.

Attendees booked through Eventbrite and checked in at reception on the day who provide feedback will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win a hamper of Moldovan wine from Northamptonshire’s Wine Chateau.


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