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The Business & IP Centre at Exeter and Barnstaple Libraries host a range of events and workshops to suit start-ups, entrepreneurs or businesses looking to learn new skills or research their industry.

Due to Covid-19, many of our events are currently hosted online, via Zoom.

Webinars run weekly on a variety of subjects and are a great way to get an overview of a new topic, or a refresher which can help you to look at your business plan in a new light. Whether you’re just starting out or an established business looking to grow, our webinars are useful, inspiring and informative.

One-to-ones are useful for enquiring about how you can access business information and support, to discuss a problem or question you have in a specific area of your business, or to find out more about Intellectual Property. Find out more information on our 1-to-1s page.

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NatWest Business Builder: Creating a Great 60-Second Pitch

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Can you explain your business simply and quickly to someone in just 60 seconds? Craft the perfect pitch to take advantage of any opportunity

If you haven’t got a clear 60-second pitch, you could be missing out on opportunities to grow your business every day. Even in such uncertain times, you never know when the opportunity to support others may arise, so it is important to be able to explain your business quickly and simply.

Join James Court as we break the 60-second or ‘elevator’ pitch down into its component parts. You’ll come away with a clear understand around what to put in and leave out and how to structure for maximum impact. We’ll give you all the tools, tips and hints for you to crack on with writing a pitch you’re confident in and proud of straight away. We’ll also share some great practical tips when pitching to an audience of 1 or 100

About James

In his role at NatWest, James works with many local organisations to champion the potential of businesses and support entrepreneurs as they develop and grow. This may be through one-to-one support or through networking and facilitating connections with his business network/community.

James will be running regular events and will also support new and developing businesses achieve their potential through NatWest’s Business Builder Programme. The digital tool is on hand to provide help with all aspects of getting new businesses off the ground and ready to scale with a wide range of online learning, workshops and events.

James has over 21 years’ experience of working with SMEs from start-ups to corporate sized businesses. In 2020 he won the Exeter Living Award for Business Services. Creating the popular #NatWestBoost networking event, helping to support the thriving local business community across Exeter and beyond. He is a regular contributor for GROW Magazine Exeter, writing a monthly column and is passionate about championing entrepreneurship, helping people scale-up their ventures and achieve their potential.

This is a Zoom webinar – details will be sent to you 24 hours before the session via email.

The session will be recorded for BIPC Devon’s archive. There will be a chance to ask questions during the session, which you can do out loud or by using the Zoom chat function.

If there is anything we can do to help you access this session more easily, please do get in touch at bipc@librariesunlimited.org.uk and we will do our best to help.

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November 24
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