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Entrepreneur's Toolkit

  • New Art Exchange 39-41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham, England, NG7 6BE United Kingdom (map)

What to expect

Starting and running a business can be daunting.

Where do you start? How do you find out about marketing, funding and SEO? Who can help you grow faster?

The ‘Entrepreneur’s Toolkit’ half day workshop is full of practical hints and tips, signposting and recommendations to apply to your business immediately.

Entrepreneurs will come away with a rich network of contacts, opportunities and a ‘to do’ list which will propel their business forward.

The ‘Entrepreneur’s Toolkit’ workshop reveals:

  • Co-working spaces where you can work, meet clients and network with other entrepreneurs – for free

  • Where to find fully-funded graduate interns to work in your business

  • How to use the region’s universities and enterprise programmes to take your business up a gear

  • Discover a wide-ranging business support network from the British Library to growth hubs

  • How to up-skill your business for free via workshops, webinars and coaching

  • A list of 30-plus competitions and publicity opportunities for your business

About the Workshop Leader

Mary Murtagh is an award-winning news reporter and video journalist turned entrepreneur. She knows what makes the media tick and how to attract their attention.


With 15 years’ experience of working in newsrooms across the UK and US she now runs her own successful business – Mary Murtagh Media – sharing her media insider knowledge with anyone who needs to put their best foot forward with the media.

Getting media exposure for your business is a money-can’t-buy experience which can generate new customers and clients, raise your profile, boost your bottom line and help your business grow faster.

Mary’s helped thousands of SMEs, start ups and social enterprises to get millions of pounds worth of free publicity in print, radio and television coverage via freelance PR and her ‘How to do your own PR’ workshops.

Mary has a particular specialism in the creative, digital and media sector and her clients include the Design Trust, London Metropolitan University’s Accelerate project which is based in London’s digital hub Shoreditch, Design Nation and Digital Shoreditch.