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The Growing Your Own Business (GYOB) conference and seminars are incorporated within The National Franchise Exhibition on 19 & 20 February at the NEC, Birmingham. Designed to equip potential business owners with the tools they need to maintain a successful business, experts and entrepreneurs will be offering free strategic advice throughout the two-day event.
When 'going it alone' and setting up a business, it is important to meet other like-minded aspiring business owners and successful entrepreneurs to build your network as well as your knowledge. By taking part in the Growing Your Own Business conference, not only will you make crucial connections with representatives from companies that specialise in promoting business growth, you will also have the opportunity to share your ideas and concerns with other visitors with varying levels of experience in building successful startups.
A new feature to this year's event on 19 & 20 February, the Growing Your Own Business Hub will offer expert business advice, crucial to starting up and growing a business.
Experts will be on hand to answer your queries. Find out about how to access finance, marketing strategy, digital growth and innovation.
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Inspiring entrepreneurs will share the secrets of their successful businesses at the Growing Your Own Business seminars. This year's keynotes are TV star/successful startup owner Carol Smillie and environmental entrepreneur/motivational speaker Kresse Wesling MBE.
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Find out how to develop and sustain a successful business at the Growing Your Own Business workshops, with advice on crowdfunding, SEO trends, publicity generation and boosting sales.
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