Creative Weekender at Nottingham Women’s Centre

PLEASE NOTE: This course is for WOMEN ONLY


Projector and Nottingham Women’s Centre are working in partnership to host a Creative Weekender for women who want to become self-employed within the creative industries, e.g. film-making, writing, the arts…


The course will take place on:

Saturday 12th  – Sunday 13th July

at Nottingham Women’s Centre, Chaucer Street


This will be an interactive two day course looking at, amongst other things, start up basics, business models and structures and marketing techniques in a supportive environment.

Women will have the opportunity to explore and refine their ideas and hear from creative cameos, featuring women who are currently running their own businesses in the creative industries.


This free course includes childcare, lunch and refreshments.


Click here to download the official poster 


For more information or to book your place contact:


Carrie and Cheryl

t: 0115 850 7841






Women Mean Business is (hopefully) back!

Due to the great success of the first programme, we’re hopefully going to be running the whole thing again!

Interested? Email to be added to the new WMB mailing list.

PLEASE NOTE: This programme of events and activities is for women only.




‘Let’s Talk Business’ Event

Exclusive business incubator featuring MOBO Award Founder Kanya King MBE



Register here:


On Saturday 1st of March, EN Start-Ups will be holding an exclusive event for business start-ups in the Midlands. Guests will be able to find out about the many secrets to succeeding in the world of business, and will also have the opportunity to access exclusive funding for their business idea. There will also be an opportunity to network with fellow entrepreneurs, and to ask questions to our experts. Our keynote speaker will be internationally recognised entrepreneur Kanya King MBE (CEO and Founder of the MOBO Awards).

There will be sessions on:

·         Business Strategy

·         Marketing Planning

·         Effective Market Research

·         How to Access Exclusive Funding

·         Understanding Finance & Cash Flow


Address: The Capital FM Arena, Platinum Suite, Lace Market, Stoney St, Nottingham, NG1 1LA ‎

Time: – 10.30am- 5:30pm            Date: Saturday March 1st 2014


For more information please contact:

07595028319 / 07702213946

Social Media Training: Facebook and Twitter

In association with the Women Mean Business Programme, Bright Ideas Nottingham will be running a Women Promoting Businesses Online day, which will look at how to use Facebook and Twitter to promote a business online.

The main topics that this course will cover are:

– How to operate a Twitter account and use this to promote your business

– How to create a business page on Facebook and then use this to create groups and events


This women-only day course will run on Monday 17th February from 10am-4pm at the John Folman Business Centre in St Ann’s, with a break for lunch.

Lunch will not be provided so please bring something with you, or there is a shop nearby which sells sandwiches and other refreshments.

Places are limited, please email to reserve a space!


Please note: This day course covers promoting businesses on Facebook and Twitter at a basic level. Also, it does not cover creating a website / blog. If you are interested in developing your skills further, the WEA are currently running women’s courses in this area, email the tutor at for more information.


To book your place or for more information, email:




Send us your thoughts & feedback

We really hope you enjoyed the Women Mean Business programme of events, whether you were on the volunteer events team, attended the business course, or attended the events.  Do you have any feedback you’d like to share with us about the programme? Do you have any thoughts or ideas about what you’d like to see in similar projects in the future? Get in touch – comment below or email us at

Women Mean Business nominated for Nottingham Post’s new Women in Business Awards

We have been nominated for a Nottingham Post Business Award – for the Innovation Award. If you enjoyed the volunteer course/business course and/or any of our inspirational events, please support the nomination by putting in a good word for us.

See the full article below: