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Know your market, Get Competitive – Salford

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

About this event

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’.

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. Other workshops:

Power Up Your Business!-Monday 18th October

Intellectual Property: Protect Your Assets– Tuesday 26th October

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.

**** Please note : 9:30 registration***

**Refreshments provided**


Oct 19 2021


9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Eccles Library
Eccles Gateway 28 Barton Lane Eccles M30 0TU


Business & IP Centre Greater Manchester
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