Enterprise week 2009 preview

enterprise-week-logoNext week will be the third Enterprise Week the Business & IP Centre has been involved with.The first coincided with the my first blogging activities (Enterprise Week 2006).

And it is going to be another busy week in the Centre with lots of events going on as you can see below:

Monday 17 November
10.00 – 12.00 Going Global
13.00 – 17.00 Knowing your Market
14.30 – 16.30 A Beginner’s Guide to Intellectual Property

Tuesday 18 November
9.30 – 13.30 Business Plan Services – the Perfect Business Plan
10.00 – 12.00 Rasheed Ogunlaru – Making it as an Entrepreneur
10.00 – 16.00 ideas21 – Advice clinics on intellectual property
13.00 – 17.00 CENTA – Let’s Start Talking in Business
18.00 – 21.00 Striding Out – Celebrating Successful Social Entrepreneurs

Wednesday 19 November – Women’s Enterprise Day
10.30 – 13.30 Invention Intelligence – Female Inventors Rising to the Challenge
10.00 – 16.00 London Business Support Service – One-to-one advice sessions
14.00 – 17.00 Looking to go International?
18.15 – 21.00 Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Small Business, Global Ambitions

Thursday 20 November – Social Enterprise Day
10.00 – 13.00 Red Ochre: Starting a Social Enterprise
14.00 – 17.00 Red Ochre: Plugging the skills gap

Friday 21 November
10.00 – 12.00 Going Global
13.00 – 17.00 Knowing your Market
14.30 – 16.30 A Beginner’s Guide to Intellectual Property

I am particularly looking forward to hearing Brent Hoberman and Dawn Gibbins at our Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Small Business, Global Ambitions event on the Wednesday evening.

Brent Hoberman is one of Britain’s best-known entrepreneurs who, with co-founder Martha Lane Fox, built the iconic online travel site, lastminute.com, into an internationally successful business that was sold in 2005 to a US travel giant. In 2007, Brent launched interiors website mydeco.com.

Dawn Gibbins MBE is one of the UK’s most flamboyant and inspirational entrepreneurs, who built Flowcrete into a global business with offices in 30 countries. She is a former Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year.

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