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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 of 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 (3176KB)

Are you a speaker?
If you are interested in becoming one of our speakers email Alexandra Leader

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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. Image of coach, Colin Rutt 2019/02/21 121 CV Clinic
    Update your CV with the help and advice of Colin Rutt to successfully get your perfect job.
  3. image of speaker, Ezra Moffatt 2019/02/26 Employment law considerations
    This session will outline what you need to consider from a legal perspective when starting a business.
  4. image of speaker, Mike Loomey 2019/02/27 SEO for beginners
    Search engine optimisation can take your website to page one of a google search and find out how this can increase how many customers visit your website.
  5. image of speaker, Veronica Broomes 2019/02/28 How to set and achieve SMART goals for your business
    SMART is an acronym for the 5 elements of goal setting, specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-based goals. Learn how to apply them to your business plan.
  6. CBL logo 2019/03/05 How to build an effective team for your business
    Lee Billingham and Tony Hursey will help to answer some of the questions about creating a strong and effective team for your business.
  7. Paul Durrant 2019/03/06 Ten effective ways to warm up cold leads
    Paul Durrant brings back the trend of cold calling and cold emailing by showing you the effective ways in which you can warm up cold leads.
  8. start-up image 2019/03/07 Introduction to business start-up
    Learn the basics of starting your business right with an introduction to research, legal and general business information with one of our Business Advisors.
  9. Hands on keyboard 2019/03/12 B2B database training
    A practical group session where you can learn how to use our databases to create business to business contact list. Contact lists are great to grow and develop your business.
  10. image of maria lampert 2019/03/13 A beginners guide to Intellectual Property
    In this session with the British Library Intellectual Property Centre you will learn the importance of protecting your ideas and products.
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