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WHAT’S ON 77 Events Tuesday 15 April 2008, 6 – 9.00pm Speed Networking at London City Airport Always one of the most productive events for making new business contacts, renewing old acquaintanceships and chatting over delicious refreshments kindly provided by London City Airport. Docklands Business Club Speed Networking is regularly a sell out so GET YOUR BOOKING IN TODAY. Numbers have to be limited to ensure everybody meets everyone else. Many new members have joined in recent months so this is your chance to get to know them and do business together. Cost: DBC, East London Chamber of Commerce, London Chamber of Commerce Member: £20.00 inc. VAT & Guests of members: £30.00 inc. VAT Tuesday 22 April 2008, 6.15pm Desperately Seeking Finance 2 Need to raise money for your new venture? Want to learn the secrets of fund-raising success from real experts in the field? At “Desperately Seeking Finance”, we give you the opportunity to quiz a panel of investors and businesspeople. And for a few lucky entrepreneurs, you can pitch your business idea – live. On our panel: Doug Richard, leading technology entrepreneur and part of the original Dragons’ Den team. Further panellists TBC Cost: £10 per head (£7.50 concessions), to include a networking reception Friday 25 Apr – Saturday 26 April 2008 Business Startup 2008 This exhibition is designed to show attendees the ways in which they can start up, run or expand their business. The day will feature 100 seminars and at least 160 exhibiting companies, who will be there to help and advise with every issue that small businesses may face. Cost: Free Location: ExCeL, Docklands, London For further information visit: www.bstartup.com Thursday 15 May 2008, 6pm Improve your Networking Skills! This event is being held to help businesses of all shapes and sizes improve staff networking skills, and offer another opportunity to meet other business people. Cost: Free Location: City Aviation House, London City Airport For further information contact: Karla Johnson at dbc@ londonchamber.co.uk or 020 7517 7947 Wednesday 16 April 2008, 9.30am Business Start-Up Seminar for Women 4 times a year, HBV run FREE start-up seminars for women only. We will explore what you need to do to become self - employed or start your own business. There will also be a focus on issues that affect women in business. Come along to learn, gather information, network, share experience and start your own journey towards success. A deposit of £10 is required to reserve your place. This is refunded if you attend on time. Cost: Free Location: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB For further information contact: boxoffice@bl.uk or 01937 546546 Thursday 24 April 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 do business! Cost: £17 + VAT including refreshments Location: The Wellcome Location: Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2HZ For further information email: events@londonbridgebid.co.uk quoting “Unicorn networking”. Location: HBV Enterprise Centre, 34-38 Dalston Lane, London, E8 3AZ Contact: mail@hbv.org.uk or 020 7254 9595 Conference Centre, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE For further information contact: Judith Hunt at events@bizunlimited.com or 0808 180 0277 If you would like to advertise your event in the next issue or on our website contact:julie@engagemagazine.co.uk Register your business FREE www. engagemagazine.co.uk ISSUE SIX 2008 engage | uk