Advice events planned at Blackpool growth hub

Coun Mark Smith
Coun Mark Smith

A series of free events will be held in Blackpool as part of a campaign to help start-up businesses in the town.

Boost, Lancashire’s £7.8m business growth hub, is backing Blackpool Council’s Get Started campaign and will offer events aimed at new and fledgling businesses.

The sessions, from Winning Pitch, will focus on business planning, identifying training and finance needs, and sales and marketing.

Rona McFall, head of entrepreneurial solutions at Winning Pitch, said: “It’s vital we offer start-up businesses the support they need to develop into viable, job-creating businesses.”

Coun Mark Smith, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Enterprise and Economic Development, said: “We are delighted to be linking up with Boost, Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub to offer even more support and sound advice.”

The events, to take place at the Blackpool Enterprise Centre, Lytham Road, include: Business Model Canvas – Developing a clear plan on how to grow your idea Monday, February 19, 5.30pm to 8.30pm; Vision Orbit – Road Map to Success Monday, February 26, 5.30pm to 8.30pm and Plan, Pitch and Sell Monday, March 5, 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Visit the Boost events page for more.

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