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​Are you thinking of becoming self-employed, starting a new business or wanting to expand your business? City Business Library hosts a range of seminars aimed at helping new/existing businesses including, online marketing, networking, social media, presentations and more. All our seminars are run by independent consultants, staff or business support organisations.

Our experienced business librarians also run 'business to business database' workshops, to help you get to grips with our specialist electronic resources. In these one hour sessions, you will be shown how to create contact lists and research potential customers, suppliers and competitors.

All events are held at the City Business Library and are booked via Eventbrite.

You can also download the latest City Business Library events programme (3MB)

Are you a speaker?

If you are interested in becoming one of our speakers email Vijeshrie Vaghela

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  1. Text saying CBL. 121 Business Start-up Advice
    This 121 session is suitable for anyone who wants to start a business and needs advice and guidance on what they will need to do.
  2. CBL logo 121 Market Research Training
    Our business advisors will show you how to navigate our reputable, worldwide, market research databases in a one to one environment to help you find the information you need for your business venture.
  3. Cemanthe McKenzie-Hoult 2019/11/19 Marketing for small and micro business
    This session will help you understand marketing and how to make the most of all the different avenues available to a small business.
  4. BIPC logo 2019/11/20 How to protect your Intellectual Property
    Understand intellectual property and how to use it to protect your original products, designs and creations. Learn how to register your IP to protect your innovations.
  5. Martina Eco 2019/11/26 Marketing to an international audience
    This session aims to break the barriers of language in marketing. We often forget many of our customers may not speak English as a first language Martina will help you market your product across all languages.
  6. Colin Rutt image 2019/11/29 121 CV sessions
    Update your CV with help and advice from our staff to successfully get your perfect job.
  7. Mike Loomey 2019/12/03 12 free SEO tooks you need to get to page 1 of Google
    Mike gives you insight into his 12 favourite tools to increase visitors to your website.
  8. Red Ochre Logo 2019/12/04 Pratical Innovation Course -Taking your ideas to market
    Join Robert from Red Ochre, he will be talking you through the first three practical innovation sessions and helping you understand the next steps when taking your ideas to market.
  9. Start my business image 2019/12/05 An introduction to business start-up
    City Business Library business advisors will help you understand what you need to know to start a business, you will learn the importance of research and how it will help your business succeed. This session is for those who have not yet started their business but have an idea.
  10. Image of Cemanthe McKenzie 2020/01/14 Marketing for small business
    Have you got your business started and now need some support to understand how to market your business? This seminar will try and cover as much as possible in just 2 hours of your time.
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