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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. Image of a map and words 2020 International Trade: Focus on India
    In this special evening event hosted by City Business Library, we will bring together experts focusing on trade, development and culture in India. The event will include networking, informative talks and case studies to help you understand what you may need to consider when thinking of taking your business abroad.
  4. Image of Paul Durrant 2020/01/21 The seven habits of successful entrepreneurs
    Learn how you can make the most of being in the entrepreneurial spectrum by understanding the most common habits of successful entrepreneurs.
  5. Veronica Broomes 2020/01/22 Pricing strategy for start-ups and SMEs
    Veronica helps you understand the value and worth of your product or service, she will help you determine the right price for your product and understand your competitor's prices.
  6. Image of Mike Loomey 2020/01/24 Real search engine optimisation
    There is no need to part with your hard earned cash to ensure your website is at the top of Google search. Mike explains the best tools to use and how to avoid "dirty SEO sales schemes".
  7. hands on a laptop 2020/01/27 Business to Business database training
    Our business advisors show you how to make the most of some of CBL's databases to create business to business database contact list to support the growth of your business.
  8. Image of Joyce Ong 2020/01/29 How to increase customer loyalty online
    In this session, Joyce will cover cost effective, proven ways for a small business to generate leads and repeat sales using digital tools to ensure customer loyalty for future purchases.
  9. Image of Nerea San Jose 2020/01/30 The psychology of business
    This session will help you make success happen by understanding your inner resource and taking the right actions to build your business or network.
  10. CBL Logo 2020/01/31 121 CV sessions
    Create or improve your CV with City Business Library staff. Alexandra Leader will user her expertise to help you achieve your career goals in this bespoke one to one session.
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