Business & IP Centre x Firestarters - Matchstick Creative

Business & IP Centre x Firestarters


March 15


16:00 - 18:00

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Matchstick Creative


Clockwork Studios CIC

12 Eccleston Street, Prescot, L34 5QE

Prescot, England, GB, L34 5QE

How to build a successful business in Knowsley

About this event

Liverpool BIPC is partnering with Firestarters for an in-person event around how to build a successful business in Knowsley. The event will be held at 16:00 on Thursday the 16th of February. This event is ideal for Knowsley business leaders, SME owners or those looking to start a business in the Knowsley region. Hear from expert speakers and grow your network with fellow purpose-driven entrepreneurs.

What can you expect from ‘Building a successful business in Knowsley?

You will hear from expert local speakers who will share their experiences and offer valuable advice on building a business. If you’re looking for key insights into the challenges and opportunities associated with starting a business in Knowsley, this is the event for you.

We’ll also be exploring the support available from Liverpool BIPC around starting a business, benefits for existing businesses, and support available for retaining a regular 1-to-1.

There will be several opportunities for discussions with like-minded people who share similar challenges. Learn from each other’s success stories and connect through shared experiences. You’re likely to leave the event with a diverse network of new contacts.

Who will be speaking at the event?

The speakers for the event will be announced soon. Keep an eye on the Firestarters Twitter and Instagram.

What will you get out of the event?

  • Inspiration and the opportunity to celebrate ‘Knowsley success stories’
  • Practical advice that enables positive change to happen quickly in your business
  • A diverse network of contacts that can offer ongoing support and insights
  • A chance to ask experts questions about building a successful business in Knowsley
  • Relevant BIPC services sign-posted and key contacts mentioned for further support

What is the event format like?

We will be starting at 16:00 sharp, please arrive 15 mins before the event start time.

  • 90-minute event with 30 guests and a keynote speaker
  • 5-minute opening note from Matchstick Creative
  • 15-minute keynote
  • 30-minute panel Q&A with industry leaders
  • 35-minute breakout room sessions with our panel guests
  • 5-minute summary & feedback from all groups and thank yous

More about BIPC

BIPC Liverpool supports local businesses on their growth journey through mentoring, events, resources and more. They’re keen to learn more about the unique challenges and needs of businesses in Knowsley, so they can help the local community to achieve their goals.

More about Firestarters

Firestarters is a community of changemakers putting purpose before profit in the Liverpool City Region. We get people from the private, public, and third sectors talking so that positive action can happen. We do this through live events, actionable next steps and community accountability. Firestarters is community lighter fuel.