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76 WHAT’S ON Events What’s On Events Thursday 6 March 2008, 9.30am Understanding finance and funding for your business This workshop is for new or established entrepreneurs seeking funding to start or grow their business. The workshop will introduce you to financial planning, as well as telling you where to find finance and funding, and how to access it. Cost: Free Location: Grange City Hotel, 8 -14 Coopers Row, London EC3N 2BQ For further information contact: Business Link London on 0845 6000 787 Tuesday 11 March 2008, 9.30am Marketing Master Class: Developing your marketing strategy Successful marketing is increasingly important in today’s competitive market place. Effective marketing can help your business attract new and retain existing customers. Business Link London have a range of marketing master classes you can choose from depending on whether you want a full day overview of marketing principles or half day courses on a specific marketing issue. Their classes are aimed at business owners and senior managers. Cost: Free to put your questions, as we explore the inspiration behind their ventures and some of the keys to their success. Confirmed speakers so far include: Lorraine Heggessey, a true pioneer in the television industry and chief executive of talkbackThames and Jessica Huie, founder of Colorblind Cards. The event will be moderated by BBC presenter Mishal Husain. Cost: £10 per head (£7.50 concessions), to include a networking reception do business! Cost: £17 + VAT including refreshments Location: The Wellcome Conference Centre, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE For further information contact: Judith Hunt at events@bizunlimited.com or 0808 180 0277 Friday 28 March 2008, 10.30am Finance and Fundraising In this workshop you will learn how to prepare your financial forecasts, set your prices and meet the inland revenue. Topics covered include; invoices, pricing, costs, sales forecasts, cash flow forecasts and fund raising. Location: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB For further information contact: boxoffice@bl.uk or 01937 546546 Tuesday 25 March 2008, 10.30am Barcla ys - Let Your New Business Take Flight This workshop, run by KIS Training, is an introduction to starting your own business and covers; business planning, marketing, finance, banking solutions and frequently asked questions to see if your ready or not. Location: KIS Training, Sentinel House, 1 Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale, London, N17 9LP Location: KIS Training, Sentinel House, 1 Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale, London, N17 9LP For further information contact: Michelle Harvey at michelle.harvey@ kistraining.co.uk or 020 8275 4230 Friday 4 April 2008 & Saturday 5 April 2008, 10.00am The Growing Your Own Business Exhibition & Conference This is an important opportunity for you to learn and network. It is a must attend event if you would like to be inspired by business success stories, gain insight, receive advice and take away valuable information on how to grow your business. Cost: Tickets are £8 each or £7 each for 2 or more if you pre-book. Admission on the day is £13. Contact: Michelle Harvey at michelle.harvey@kistraining.co.uk or 020 8275 4230 Thursday, 27 March 2008, 12.00pm Lunch ‘n’ Learn with bizunlimited! Business seminar and networking Join bizunlimited! for their monthly Lunch ‘n’ Learn session with inspirational guest speakers and networking. bizunlimited is a business community that supports and promotes you, the business owner, incentivises trading among its members and guarantees to transform the way you Location: Britannia International, 163 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SJ Information contact: Business Link London on 0845 6000 787 Monday 17 March 2008, 6.15pm Mothers of Invention 3 In celebration of International Women’s Month, ‘Mothers of Invention 3’ brings together four remarkable women for you Location: Olympia, London For further information contact: www.growingyourownbusiness.co.uk/ register/index.php or 0870 777 1082. engage | uk ISSUE SIX 2008