Helping local businesses build success - Delivered by the Intellectual Property Office

Aim of briefing: How business intermediaries can help local businesses to grow through intellectual property, international trade and other funded support.

Who should attend?

This event is aimed at bank staff, bookkeepers, accountants, business advisers and those who play a role in helping businesses succeed.

What will you take away from the session?

You will learn how intellectual property (IP) impacts on every business and the free tools available to help understand the subject – direct from the Intellectual Property Office.

You will also find out about the role which Boost (Lancashire’s Growth Hub) plays in helping start-ups to large companies by providing access to funded programmes including mentoring, product development, staff training and accessing finance.

The Department for International Trade and the local Chambers of Commerce will also offer an insight into the opportunities available to help businesses trade overseas.


7.30 Arrival and networking

8.00 Welcome

8.10 The Value Within – an introduction to IP

9.00 Boost – Lancashire’s business growth hub

9.10 Trading internationally – support for exporters

9.20 Facilitated panel Q&A

9.30 Close and networking

A must attend event for anyone looking to give their clients added value!