Bolton Library and Museum Services

Business Events

Startup Day @ Bolton Library

Friday 11 October 2019

We're joining together with the Greater Manchester Libraries' Ask About Business network and the British Library for Startup Day 2019!

Across the region there will be a day of FREE talks, expert workshops and tailored advice to get your business idea off to a flying start.

Here at Bolton Central Library, we've a packed morning of events and activities:

*Please note; the timings and content of some of the sessions may change - please check back for the latest details*

9.00am - 10.00am

Networking for Success Coffee Morning

Join us over coffee and pastries for an informal chat with Business Advisors from the Business Growth Hub and Santander.

10.00am - 10.45am  

Start Smart from the Business Growth Hub

John Cannon from the Business Growth Hub's Start Smart Team will talk about the basics of turning your idea into a business and what help is available from the Business Growth Hub.

10.45am - 11.45am

Social Media for Business

Adam Whittaker from People Plus will take you through the basics of social media for those self-employed or running a business. This introductory workshop will cover the fundamentals of generating leads through social media and how to use the platforms to raise your profile.

11.45am - 12.00pm


12.00pm - 12.45pm

An Introduction to the Complete Business Reference Adviser

Get to know our fantastic free online resource for business - COBRA. A valuable source of information for anyone starting up or growing their business.

12.45pm – 1.00pm

Round Up and Finish

A final opportunity to chat to attendees and find out what advice and guidance is available for entrepreneurs in the area.





All the sessions are FREE and there's no need to book. For more information ring 01204 332853 or email