Business & IP Centre Devon

What’s On In July

A Successful First Month for Women in Business! 

We are halfway through our Women in Business course, which continues to be a great success. Clare Palmer’s weekly sessions have been engaging for anyone attending, with many noteworthy events and webinars happening in between, from Stacey Sheppard’s women-only coworking session to Tanya Rodgers’ informative sessions on web design, and more. 

The rest of our Women in Business events in July will be: 


We encourage you to come to as many sessions as you can attend, whether that’s in person or online. Please check out our full programme on Eventbrite, and start booking while tickets last. You can still join the course as well as catch up on anything you’ve missed by creating a free account and watching the recordings. Go to the courses section of our website. 

clare palmer presenting in a room full of attendees
female entrepreneurs coworking in a room

BAME Start-Up Grant is still open!

  • Did you know that our BAME grant has re-opened for applications?
  • The BAME Grant offers up to £500 of business support to founders from the BAME community.
  • Get your application soon while spaces last!

The 4 Vital Principles of Business Success at Barnstaple and Exeter Library

We are delighted to be hosting another session with customer loyalty and reputation expert Guy Arnold, in an informative 3-hour workshop on how to go the extra inch in building goodwill with customers. He will answer all these questions, and give you:  

  • The tools you need to make this happen … all the time.  
  • The mindset to empower you to make it all work.  
  • And the skills you need to keep going through thick and thin.


Book for Tuesday, 9 July, starting from 10AM-1PM at the Exeter Library. 

Book your business 1:1s at Exeter Library!

Are you looking to start a business but don’t know where to start?

BIPC Devon are delighted to offer bookable Business Information 1:1s at Exeter Library. We will help you access the general business information you are looking for using our COBRA database. We will also show you how to use COBRA so you are confident to be able to conduct future research yourself.

To book a 1:1 appointment, email us on, or use the ‘contact us’ button on our website. Tell us where you are based, your business idea, the information you are looking for, and some times/dates suitable for you, and we will contact you to confirm a time/date with you.

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