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Know Your Market, Get Competitive – Bury

Discover how the BIPC’s market research and other resources can boost your start up or small business to success.

Giving valuable insights into unlocking the Business & IP Centre Manchester’s £5 million collection of UK and global business databases (including market research and company and financial information) to assess market potential and develop a viable business plan, upskilling you to ‘know your market’. Some of these resources are also available at Bury Library.

At this session you will learn:​

How the BIPC can support your business idea​

Why market research & other sources of information are important to the success of your business idea​

How to find information on customers, market size, competitors, trends & other key data.​

The basics on conducting your own research​

How to use these tools to help complete your own business model canvas

This session is one of the modules in the Build A Business in GM Libraries core workshop programme.

To join this workshop you or your business needs to have a postcode within the following GM authorities: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Tameside or Trafford.

You also need to be:

The owner of a business which has been registered at Companies House for fewer than 12 months.


An aspiring entrepreneur with a business idea you want to develop.

For more information about the project go to:


Build a Business in GM Libraries is part funded by the European Union, with a grant of £1.3 million from ERDF funding, and managed by Manchester City Council. The project will run from January 2021-June 2023.


Dec 01 2021


10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Bury Library
Manchester Road Bury


Business & IP Centre Greater Manchester
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