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Come and join us for friendly business networking at the BIPC – Business and IP Centre – located on the 2nd floor of the historic Manchester Central Library.

About this Event:

Manchester Entrepreneurs Club and the BIPC have partnered together to host an open space for businesses to meet and network each month.
This monthly networking event provides an opportunity to meet and chat with other business owners in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, perfect if you’re looking to find new clients, make useful connections and forge long-term partnerships.
You’re welcome to join us for the monthly lunchtime networking session and enjoy friendly chat while growing your business.
Within the BIPC, you’ll also have access to the wide range of additional resources available for startups and businesses provided in the library.
The BIPC library staff will be on-hand to help and advise you throughout the event.
If you have any questions about the startup and business support services on offer, feel free to contact the BIPC help desk on[masked]. A member of the library team will be happy to assist.

Event Format:

    • 12 noon:
      Meet and greet and friendly chat among the guests
    • 12:15pm:
      Very short and informal presentation about the facilities available in the business library to support your business to develop and grow.
    • 12:25pm:
      Open networking among everyone present
    • 1:50pm:
      Quick thank you message from organiser with details of the next event

Who is This Event For?

This event is for both new and existing businesses, from people just thinking about starting a new business to people already working in established companies.
If you want to meet new people in an informal and relaxed environment this event is for you.
Everyone is welcome, and you’re also welcome to invite friends and colleagues too.
We look forward to meeting you!

Event Host:

Hosting the event will be Patrick Lauruol, a startup coach who supports startup founders and small business owners to set up and grow their business. Patrick has been hosting events through his Meetup group called the Manchester Entrepreneurs Club.
The team from the BIPC business library will also be present, and will be able to guide you through the available services and solutions offered by the library to support business growth and development.
If you have any questions about the event, or need help and advice with your business, feel free to get in touch.
BIPC help desk phone number:[masked]

Event Date & Time:

Thursday 27th February 2020
12 noon – 2pm

Event Price:


Venue Address:

Business & IP Centre Manchester (BIPC),
2nd Floor,
Manchester Central Library,
St Peter’s Square,
M2 5PD

Arriving at the Venue:

The venue is located in St Peter’s Square in Manchester city centre.
To find the venue, come to St Peter’s Square, and look for the large circular building opposite the Midland hotel.
The nearest Metro station is St Peter’s Square.
If you have any trouble finding the venue, please ring the main reception team on[masked] who will provide you more detailed directions about how you can arrive safely and easily.

Meeting Location Inside the Venue:

We’ll be meeting in the BIPC Business Library on the 2nd floor.
Patrick, Jonathan and the BIPC library staff will be there to greet you when you arrive.
We look forward to meeting you on the day!

Wheelchair Accessibility:

The venue is wheelchair accessible, and everyone is welcome.
If you need additional support, feel free to get in touch in advance and we will make arrangements as necessary.

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