The British Library offers a series of events and workshops to support Business and Management. Located on London’s Euston Road, it is easily accessible by train.

Events range from coffee mornings to network with other entrepreneurs, to workshops that will help you grow your business. Some are free and some charge a fee.

Listed below are some of the upcoming *free* events that might be useful.

Tuesday 11th June 2019

Webinar: Your ultimate guide to SEO for business

“SEO, which stands for ‘Search Engine Optimisation’, refers to the process of getting your website seen on the internet through search engine sites like Google and Bing. In the digital age, SEO is now one of the main marketing channels for companies both big and small. Join UK2 Group’s SEO Gurus, Kyle Edwards and James Shaw, for a complete beginner’s guide to SEO and how you can apply it to your company. With 20 years as Britain’s go to for turning businesses into an established online force, UK2 will be there to guide you on how you can get your website seen online in 3 simple steps.”

Monday 17th June 2019

Introduction to using the Business and IP Centre.

“The British Library Business & IP Centre supports people to start, protect and grow their businesses.  Come and access our free market research and intellectual property databases and take part in our regular programme of workshops and events.”


Start-up Stars: How I turned my business into a reality

“At the latest in our popular new series of Start-Up Stars events you’ll hear from a panel of successful start-up entrepreneurs who have all achieved success in the business world. Our panellists will share the stories of how they found and developed a business idea, researched their market and launched their new enterprise, as well as how they overcame the setbacks that all new firms face when launching and scaling.”

Thursday 20th June 2019

Speed Mentoring – Cooking up Success

“The UK’s food and drinks sector is going from strength to strength with developments in street food and markets, pop-up catering, hospitality and myriad innovative new product launches all contributing to our growing reputation as a nation of foodies.”
“Whether you’ve got an idea for a new product or service that will shake-up the sector, or you’re already small business owner in the sector with ambitions to take a bigger piece of a profitable pie, don’t miss this opportunity to chat to our seasoned food sector experts.”

Monday 24th June 2019

Inventors’ Club

“The Inventors’ Club has been established by the Business & IP Centre to give budding inventors the opportunity to network with others in the same boat, hear from speakers who have successfully commercialised their inventions, stay motivated and share insider hints, tips, expertise and experience. You’ll get feedback on your inventions in a safe, non-judgemental environment and also find out about how the Library’s extensive collection of business and commercial data can help you on your journey from someone with a great idea, to having a product on the market.”


For more information about these free sessions and the payable sessions that are also available, including how to book, please visit the Business section of the British Library’s What’s On page.

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