By Shirley Hermiston
This series of blog will help us countdown to Christmas providing some useful information to those of you who are considering self-employment and hopefully get you on the right path to setting up your own business.
But which events do you attend? Is this the best use of your time as a start up? Shouldn’t you be busy building your business and getting ready to launch?
The basic idea behind a start up networking event is to help people connect. For example they can help a developer meet a designer. It gives start ups the opportunities to see what other people are working on as well as understanding the competition.
A networking event at its core is about expanding your network because when it comes to starting a business; though what you know is great, who you know may be even better.
There are various networking events you can attend and here are just a few.
Attending a networking event for the first time can be a little scary, but when you visit the BIC’s start-up team the business advisers will talk to you about what would work best for your business and even take you along to any events being held here at the BIC.