Business & IP Centre Nottingham

Business & IP Centre

If you’re thinking of starting a business or need support to grow your business, check out our programme of events and book your place. All events are at Central Library.

Coming events

We’ve got lots of exciting events planned at Business & IP Centre Nottingham. 


Webinar: Introduction to social media for small business

Tuesday 19 February 2019: 11.45am to 1pm

Everyone seems to talking about social media these days, but how can Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogging actually help your business? Book here.


Webinar: Introduction to trade mark searching

Thursday 21 February 2019: 10.45am to 12pm 

Almost every business has intellectual property of some sort - in its words, logos or pictures, or a combination.This webinar explains the basics behind trade mark protection and how to use free web databases. Book here.


Webinar: How to get your blog online

Monday 25 February 2019: 12.45am to 2pm

Let us take you through the basics of blogging, from deciding how to present your brand to how to expand your blog after initial success. Book here.


Webinar: Introduction to Copyright for Business

Wednesday 27 February 2019: 10.45am to 12pm

Almost every organisation has intellectual property of some sort – this series of webinars helps businesses to understand and protect it. Book here

Business and IP Centre Nottingham

is a partnership between Nottingham City Libraries and the British Library, supported by D2N2 Growth Hub.

COBRA (or Complete Business Resource Advisor) is an online resource packed with information about setting up in business. It includes:

  • Factsheets on a wide range of business ideas
  • Information about legal considerations and insurance
  • Signposting to regulatory bodies and sources of business support
  • Information about trade events and key organisations in each sector
  • News and trend reports for different sectors
  • Local area profiles

Access it in the library or at home. (City library card needed for remote access)


Links to trusted local and national organisations who can help you to start and grow your business are on Information4Living.

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Email enquiryline@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 

Call 0115 9152828

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