The Black Country Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) Start-Up Business Club offers its members ongoing business support including specially-designed masterclasses tailored to addressing the specific needs of start-ups.
By joining the Start-Up Club you get the opportunity to network and meet people who are also taking their first start-up steps, create business connections and enjoy peer-to-peer support and learning.
You also get a dedicated start-up account manager who works with you through all stages of your start-up journey.
The Start-Up Club is holding a press and PR opportunities workshop on Wednesday 13 July at Dudley Institute of Technology.
The workshop is for start-up businesses that are looking to generate brand awareness among large audiences through press and public relations.
It will offer practical advice about how to share your story to gain recognition and helpful tips on how your business can make the news when taking those first steps.
The guest speaker is the winner of BCCC ‘Start up Business of the Year’ 2021 award, Chris Legget. Chris can also offer advice and tips on how to enter the Chamber awards for this year.
As a member of the Start-Up Club a new business can get advice on:
- Marketing and brand building
- Identifying development needs and action planning
- Cash flow and forecasting
- Invoicing and making tax digital
- Access to funding
- Sales vision and the sales process
- Identifying growth targets.
A start-up dashboard provides access tools and know-how guides to help you monitor your progress and overcome hurdles, comply with legislation, manage risks and make the process of doing business easier.
Find out more about the Start-Up Club and upcoming workshops on the BCCC website.
For further practical and free business support for start-ups in Sandwell visit our Support for start-ups page.