SET YOUR BUSINESS UP FOR SUCCESS
17th & 18th March 2020

What's on for start-ups & entrepreneurs?

Your new business or business idea is precious. Smash the first year and kickstart your long-term success with the free, comprehensive tools and advice at NBE20.
Free expert advice
Friendly, personalised and effective advice on your business questions.

Snap up one of these limited, twenty minute, one on one appointments with an expert by requesting yours now! 
Google Digital Garage
Get set up with digital marketing using insights direct from Google.

Insider tips and advice on writing for social media, becoming and staying visible on Google, and finding new customers.
The £5K Pitch
Enter to win £5000 cash.

A few lucky entrants will pitch their business idea live to a panel of experts to win the cash & loads of helpful business services.

Tip - Don't miss something important!
What do you want to achieve, and how will you get there? Check out the ultimate checklist for starting a business and make sure you've got everything covered!

Small Business Clinic
Reliable, relevent advice from real business owners.

Free advice on starting your business for success from business owners who've been in your shoes.
Networking

A strong network is a solid foundation.

It's easy to make genuine connections and meet potentially significant people for your business' future in the sessions.

Digital Marketing Workshops
Access the digital marketing experts.

Kickstart your marketing in these group sessions by planning the right strategy to give you the best results from day 1.

Tip - Get your brand out there - content creation.
Creating content will help you to get your brand visible and build strong trust with potential customers. Even as a new business you should understand content marketing strategy - what, how and why.

Sales Workshops
Expert coaching, for free.

Young businesses have to sell to survive. Get practical, straightforward advice to find and close leads, even for non-salespeople.
Employment Workshops

Employment made simple.

Together, these group sessions make up your comprehensive guide to effectively hiring, employing and retaining the right staff.

Funding Workshops
Uncomplicated steps to find funding.

Discover how to deliver a winning pitch, meet local funding providers, and compare different ways to fund your start-up.

Tip - Get yourself out there - networking.
When you start a new business, it is more than likely that no one will know who you are or what you do. Networking is vital to the success of a new business venture. Don't embarres yourself, read these networking fails you can avoid.

Keynotes
Inspiration from the best in business.

Keynotes from the UK's most successful entrepreneurs. A behind the scenes look at how they achieved their dreams.
Speed Networking
Meet hundreds of useful business contacts.

Hosted by Dell Small Business, these efficient sessions are the ultimate way to make the most of your time.
Compare Suppliers
Access suppliers & support organisations.

Quickly evaluate a huge range of potential new suppliers, and meet the support organisations you can turn to.

Remember - you don't have to do it alone.
It takes a lot of time and effort to start a business and grow it to profitability. Whenever you have the chance to speak to someone who’s “been there and done that” take it. You’ll often find that the most impactful lessons of success for these established entrepreneurs have come from their biggest failures and you can learn a lot from them. Here's a solid list of top tips for entrepreneurs.

Seminars for you:

Blogs for you:

11 Dec 2019
Networking is a great way to build connections and when done effectively, it can make you a huge success. However, we've found the common mistakes in networking that you can now avoid.
10 Dec 2019
Take these steps and find the right motivation to achieve then you could be sitting back in December 2020 a very happy person
09 Dec 2019
As a start-up or a small business, you may not have networked before, so here are 6 tips to make sure that you get the most out of networking:
11 Dec 2019
Networking is a great way to build connections and when done effectively, it can make you a huge success. However, we've found the common mistakes in networking that you can now avoid.
10 Dec 2019
Take these steps and find the right motivation to achieve then you could be sitting back in December 2020 a very happy person
09 Dec 2019
As a start-up or a small business, you may not have networked before, so here are 6 tips to make sure that you get the most out of networking:

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