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Business Model Canvas

Host: Nottingham Trent University
Venue: Broadway Cinema
Date: Friday 5th April, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 1pm
Cost: Free

Refresh your business plan and ideas for growth using the Business Model Canvas. Clarify what works, what doesn’t, where you want to get to and how you will get there. This fast-paced workshop is for everyone from start-ups to established businesses looking to grow, pivot or simply map their current position in relation to competitors

In this workshop, you will:

complete your business model canvas to map out current business situation

explore how you want your business to evolve and identify the challenges blocking that growth

meet other businesses on the same journey

understand more about the Elevator programme and other NTU SME support services

Networking lunch and refreshments provided


Business Model Canvas is part of the Elevator series from The Big House Programme. This free workshop is specifically for creative and digital small and medium businesses based in Nottinghamshire  or Derbyshire

Not sure if your business is creative or digital? See our eligibility criteria and definitions. Any queries?  Contact us at or call 0115 848 4297

The Big House

Supported by the European Regional Development Fund, The Big House project provides free support for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire-based creative and digital businesses.

From developing potential business ideas, nurturing start-ups and new entrepreneurs, to working with established businesses wanting to grow, our partner network provides specialist support. You can access networking events and workshops to help build contacts, skills and knowledge to succeed.

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