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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)

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If you are interested in becoming one of our speakers contact Alex Leader at

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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. Picture of Cemanthe McKenzie 2018/09/25 - Marketing and social media for business
    Join this seminar with our social media guru Cemanthe where she will help you understand social media and how to integrate it into your marketing plan.
  3. CBL logo 2018/09/26 - Recruitment for small business
    Beverley Turton of HR Dept will be delivering a short talk on the essential things that business owners need to think about when recruiting.
  4. Image of Joyce Ong - speaker 2018/10/03 - 8 tips to measure & improve the ROI of your website
    Measuring the impact of your website is really important, learn how you can improve your return on investment with Clarice's eight tips and strategies.
  5. image of hands on keyboard 2018/10/03 - B2B database training workshop
    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.
  6. picture of mike loomey 2018/10/03 - 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.
  7. promotional image for investment event 2018/10/04 - Finding investment for your business
    In this seminar with A City Law Firm, Clarus Fortior and Menzies accountants you can learn how to find investment for your business. This evening event will include three talks from industry professional and networking opportunities.
  8. Image of Diane Hinds 2018/10/04 - How to be 'on message' when promoting your business
    Learn how your personal and corporate brand message can help you promote your business.
  9. Richard Wingate image 2018/10/09 - Developing Mental Toughness
    Learn about the main four characteristics of mental toughness and how knowing your strengths can help you become resilient in your business.
  10. speaker Yejide 2018/10/10 - Doing business online and securely
    Cyber security is very important when doing business online. In this seminar Yejide aims to talk you through the common risks you may face and what to do to keep your business safe.
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