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WHAT’S ON 87 Events Get networking... 23-24 February 2007, 10.00am Business Start up Exhibition / Business Expansion Show A huge exhibition, a phenomenal seminar programme, celebrity words of wisdom, one-to-one advice, informal and formal networking – and the chance to win a cash injection for your business. Location: NEC, Birmingham For further information visit: www.bstartup.com Tel: John Pearce on 0870 351 7998 13 March 2007, 10.30am NRG London - Networking Lunch & Seminar Many professionals & business owners are not salespeople. Communicating their real value and the difference they make in compelling commercial terms can be difficult. Networking with NRG enables them to address these issues and help establish their route to market in a fun relaxing way with others that face similar challenges. Location: Selfridge Hotel, Orchard St, London W1H 6JS For information visit: www.nrg-networks.com Tel: 0845 40 80 639 26 February 2007, 6.30pm Engage Networking Event How effective Corporate Social Responsibilty can help your business Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) businesses will have the opportunity to engage with key players from the public and private sectors. An influential panel of guest speakers will be present to give their views on some of the issues affecting BAME businesses today. Location: EDF Energy, 40 Grosvenor Place, Victoria, London SW1X 7AW For information visit: www.engagemagazine.co.uk Tel: 020 7476 6644 15 March 2007, 9.00am Sustainable Solutions ‘Meet the Buyers’ 2007 This Meet the Buyer event focuses on helping organisations like yours meet with suppliers who can provide you with innovative environmental and sustainable products and services that will help lessen the environmental impact and improve the sustainability of your supply chain. The issue of sustainability is here to stay and companies now need to start looking at the way they procure. This Meet the Buyer event allows you to do just that. Location: Emirates Stadium, Arsenal, London. For further information visit: www.business-business.co.uk Tel: 020 7700 0008 27 February 2007, 10.00am LearningHouse - Stepping Up Stepping Up is a masterclass on management and leadership for people who want to develop their own employment by starting their company or finding a meaningful job. Location: New Deal for Communities, 104-110 Goswell Road, London, EC1 For further information visit: www.learninghouse.biz Tel. 020 7359 1938 February – April 2007 CIDA Spring 2007 Programme The Programme includes ‘First Steps’ to get freelancers and new businesses moving in the right direction, ‘Creative Business Boost’ and ‘Creative Links’ offering knowledge through networking and intensive support to existing businesses, ‘Creative Space Agency’ connecting people to creative spaces in London, and ‘Got the potential?’ helping arts organisations and cultural groups become more sustainable. For info: www.cida.co.uk Tel: 020 7247 4710 7 March 2007, 6.15pm Inspiring Entrepreneurs - Mothers of Invention In celebration of International Women’s Month, the British Library is bringing together four outstandingly successful businesswomen in fields as diverse as music, science, online travel and food. Come and hear leading lights, who have pursued their dreams, reveal the secrets of their success. Location: The British Library’s Conference Centre For further information visit: www.bl.uk/bipc Tel: 020 7412 7222 16 April 2007, 5.30pm Business Startup Community, Business Community - Live! A terrific opportunity for entrepreneurs and business professionals to mix and mingle in a great environment with extra-ordinary people! This event is free and to register your place go to www. startupcommunity.co.uk and join as a new member and book your free place. Location: Central London For further information visit: www.startupcommunity.co.uk Tel: Katie Moore, 0870 351 7998 ISSUE THREE 2007 engage | uk