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British Library Business & IP Centre (BIPC)

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96 Euston Road, Camden, London, Greater London NW1 2DB United Kingdom
020 7412 7901Website

177 Events found

January 2019
23 Jan
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£35

Get cash flow confident

Come along to ‘Get Cash Flow Confident’ to learn the practical skills and tools to help you understand, manage and forecast for growth. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of financial reporting, financial forecasts and how to manage business growth.

24 Jan
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
£25

Faster business start-up and scale-up with Neil Lewis

Join start-up and scale-up coach Neil Lewis to discover how to use the Breakthrough Business Model Canvas to take your business to the next level. This event will cover how to: Discover your start-up or scale-up purpose Build a unique business Understand your customers’ motivations Make your customers feel special Build a team Understand risk and resilience

24 Jan
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
£20

How does copyright affect my business?

This mini-masterclass will give you a clear understanding of how copyright applies to your creations including your website, photographs and business brochures.

25 Jan
9:30 am
- 11:30 am
Free

Coffee Morning at the Business & IP Centre

With a collection of commercial data and intellectual property resources worth over £5 million and 20+ workshops and one-to-ones taking place each week, it can be difficult to know how to get started when it comes to using the Business & IP Centre  (BIPC) to find answers to your business questions. This new series of Coffee Mornings is designed to give you the opportunity to meet the BIPC team, ask questions, find out about upcoming events, make connections with other entrepreneurs and…

28 Jan
10:30 am
- 1:00 pm
Free

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

This workshop will provide a practical introduction to the business and intellectual property resources available in the Business & IP Centre, as well as how they can be most effectively applied to meet the needs of your business.

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28 Jan
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Free

How do I protect a business idea?

This workshop will introduce the various areas of intellectual property and help you understand which ones may apply to you and your business. It will cover patents, trade marks, registered designs and copyright.

28 Jan
6:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
Free

Inventors’ Club

The Inventors’ Club series is designed to help you refine, protect and commercialise your new product idea. You will have the chance to network with like-minded individuals, as well as hear from speakers who have successfully commercialised their inventions. You’ll also get feedback on your inventions and find out how the Library’s resources can help you.

29 Jan
2:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
£48

Online marketing masterclass

This masterclass covers the nine fundamental areas of digital marketing that you need to know to be successful online. It will cover: email marketing, blogging, creating engaging content, Facebook for business, and using Google to promote and grow your business.

30 Jan
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm
Free

Get started workshop

This one-day workshop will cover the essentials of what you need to do to set up and launch a business. It will cover marketing, financing a new business and writing a business plan. It will also help you decide whether you are ready to start your own business.

31 Jan
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£20

How do I use British Library collections for my business research?

This workshop will show you the depth and breadth of resources held at the Library and will also show you how to use them to answer questions like: • How is a market sector developing? • What is the key legislation affecting my area of business? • What new technology is emerging in my sector? • What opportunities will be presented to me by economic, cultural and social changes? •  What artistic and creative works can give me new ideas?

31 Jan
10:30 am
- 2:30 pm
£45

Raise your profile – shine your light

Come along to this workshop to learn how to secure media coverage and boost your business profile. You will learn: How media coverage can support your business success How to combine reactive and proactive PR How to create content that drives traffic to your website.  

31 Jan
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
£20

Could my idea become a business?

This workshop is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs identify whether they have an idea that could be commercialised. It will cover: How to work out your value proposition How to reach potential customers How to create a compelling offer How to know when to adapt, progress or drop your idea

February 2019
01 Feb
2:00 pm
- 4:30 pm
£32.57

What is the best route to market for my new product?

This workshop will help you explore the options available to get your new product to market.

04 Feb
1:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
£54.49

What next for your invention – plan, prototype or protect?

If you are involved in invention, product development, patents, intellectual property or commercialisation, then this workshop is for you. Come along to get expert advice about project planning, idea creation, product design, protecting your idea and intellectual property.

06 Feb
10:00 am
- 4:30 pm
£35

Business Advice Clinic

This event is a great opportunity to have a one-to-one meeting with an experienced business adviser. It is suitable for both start ups and established businesses that are having growing pains.

11 Feb
10:30 am
- 1:00 pm
Free

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

This free workshop provides a practical introduction to the essential resources, events and activities available in the Business & IP Centre. You will also find out how they can be most effectively applied to meet the needs of your business.

11 Feb
10:30 am
- 4:00 pm
Free

Day of Disruption

Day of Disruption is a free day of talks and insight for businesses seeking to shake things up and challenge the status quo. The talks are designed to help smaller firms to harness the power of disruption and think outside the box.

11 Feb
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Free

How do I protect a business idea?

This workshop will introduce the various areas of intellectual property and help you understand which ones may apply to you and your business. It will cover patents, trade marks, registered designs and copyright.

11 Feb
7:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
£10

Inspiring entrepreneurs: digital disruptors

At this panel discuss we will hear from panelists who have built businesses that have transformed daily life. The discussion will be moderated by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, founder of STEMettes.

13 Feb
4:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
£25

Networking for success

Join life/business coach Rasheed Ogunlaru to find out how networking can help you build a successful and sustainable business. You will leave the seminar able to network effectively and free from nerves.

18 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£45

Pitching with confidence

Come along to this workshop to learn how to pitch with confidence. It will cover how to control nerves, engage with an audience and deliver an effective pitch.

18 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£20

What next for my business idea?

This event will help you decide whether your business idea is a good one. You’ll also learn how to develop a strategy to strengthen your business position and boost your chances of success.

18 Feb
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
£20

How do I research my market?

Come along to this workshop to learn how to use the market research databases in the British Library to find out all you need to know about a particular sector. It will also cover essential field research, how to engage with your customers and how to identify your target market.

20 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£45

Presenting With Confidence

This workshop will support attendees to develop their public speaking skills and present with confidence. Attendees will learn how to engage an audience, control nerves and deliver engaging speeches.

20 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£20

How do I use the British Library collections for my business research?

This workshop will demonstrate the breadth of resources held at the British Library. You’ll also learn how to use them to answer questions like: How is a market sector developing? What is the key legislation affecting my area of business? What new technology is emerging in my sector? What opportunities will be presented to me by economic, cultural and social changes? What artistic and creative works can give me new ideas?

21 Feb
10:30 am
- 2:30 pm
£45

Raise your profile – shine your light

Come along to this workshop to learn how to secure media coverage and boost your business profile. You will learn: How media coverage can support your business success How to combine reactive and proactive PR How to create content that drives traffic to your website.  

22 Feb
9:30 am
- 11:30 am
Free

Coffee Morning at the Business & IP Centre

With a collection of commercial data and intellectual property resources worth over £5 million and 20+ workshops and one-to-ones taking place each week, it can be difficult to know how to get started when it comes to using the Business & IP Centre  (BIPC) to find answers to your business questions. This new series of Coffee Mornings is designed to give you the opportunity to meet the BIPC team, ask questions, find out about upcoming events, make connections with other entrepreneurs and…

22 Feb
10:00 am
- 4:30 pm
£45

How to start and run a successful restaurant or coffee bar

Attendees at this workshop will learn how to run a successful and commercially viable hospitality business. The workshop will cover topics including market research, generating a business plan, suppliers and legal requirements.

22 Feb
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
£20

The creative business check-list

This event is aimed at anyone who is thinking about turning a creative passion into a business. It will cover: How to test if your creative passion has revenue potential How to stand out from others in the same sector Researching the creative sector Future trends in the creative sector How to remain true to your vision.

25 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
Free

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

This free workshop provides a practical introduction to the essential resources, events and activities available in the Business & IP Centre. You will also find out how they can be most effectively applied to meet the needs of your business.

25 Feb
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Free

How do I protect a business idea?

This workshop will introduce the various areas of intellectual property and help you understand which ones may apply to you and your business. It will cover patents, trade marks, registered designs and copyright.

27 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£35

Get cash flow confident

Come along to this practical workshop to gain the financial knowledge, confidence and tools to understand, forecast and manage your business finances.

27 Feb
2:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
£48

Online marketing masterclass

This online marketing masterclass covers the nine fundamental aspects of digital marketing that you need to know to be successful on the web.

28 Feb
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£45

Build a brand and sell your story

This workshop, aimed at businesses and charities, will introduce some effective ways to tell your story on a budget and get your brand noticed. It will cover: How to test your ideas about your brand Brand positioning statements How to use branding to aout How to bring your brand to life Brand guidelines