Business & IP Centre Devon

What’s On In June

Women in Business Starts Soon!

It’s not long now before our Women in Business course kicks off, staring on the 7th of June.

We have an exciting line-up, with Clare Palmer joining us for a seven-week series of workshops in Newton Abbot Library, alongside various events hosted by many other experts, that will leave you feeling inspired in pursuing your business goals. But don’t just trust us, have a read of the success of our previous participants!

The weekly agendas will cover:

  • Building Self-Confidence
  • Creating Your Social Media Persona
  • Developing Resilience
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Networking and Support Systems
  • Pitching and Presenting

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.


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

Guy Arnold is back with his best-selling business masterclass, the 4 Vital Principles of Business Success!

Whether you are aiming to turn your passion into profit or are already an established business owner, Guy Arnold has tips and tricks on how to utilise your customer feedback to increase your sales!

Join us at Barnstaple Library on Wednesday the 5th of June, starting from 9:30AM, and Exeter Library on Tuesday the 11th of June, starting from 10AM.

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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