Fall in love with business in South Kilburn this February

20/01/2017

South Kilburn Trust with support from Wates Group and Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) are hosting a month-long programme of special events tackling the ins and outs of business. The events will take place at venues in South Kilburn and will include workshops, seminars, a networking event and much more.Love Business Month logo

Topics covered during the month will include: tax, sales, how to start a business and social media to name a few. Business enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice, with a range of events delivered by business experts to suit a variety of subjects and tastes, whether they are taking their first steps in the business world or are seasoned veterans of enterprise - there's something for everyone.

Gary Wilkinson, Director of Property Services at Brent Housing Partnership, said: “We’re really pleased to be supporting this initiative in South Kilburn which will help residents receive the skills they need to set up their own successful business and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit.”

Lauren Bailey, Strategic Lead at South Kilburn Trust said, "The Trust is committed to supporting enterprise and business growth for local entrepreneurs. We are really excited about Love Business Month and have a fantastic panel of speakers and business experts delivering events."

But not only will event attendees gain great business insights and tips, there will be fantastic opportunities to get involved. Entrepreneurs who enter South Kilburn Trust's pitching competition will be in for a chance to win £1000 to help grow their business. Alternatively, those with an interest in tech can get making in a one-off 'hackathon' to create a digital solution to a problem faced in South Kilburn.

Mark Allan, Chief Executive of the South Kilburn Trust said, "Business is such an important part of the community and life in South Kilburn and more widely in Brent. We are pleased to host our first ever Love Business Month and hope everyone from established businesses to budding entrepreneurs will benefit."

The month will be wrapped up in style with the first ever South Kilburn Enterprise Awards; a celebration of the achievements of businesses and entrepreneurs based in South Kilburn. For full details of the events during the month click here or for more information contact lauren@southkilburntrust.org