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A wealth of resources to help you innovate and imagine

Our inspiring events, masterclasses, and innovation showcases provide opportunities to forge connections, gain expertise, and scale your business.

Connect and share knowledge with potential clients, collaborators, and visionaries from all industries who share your passion for business growth and innovation.

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Selling to the Public Sector

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The Northern Ireland public sector collectively awarded an estimated £2.5 billion worth of contracts last year with approximately 80% of those tendered awarded to SMEs. However, this source of potential revenue is still overlooked by many. In these uncertain times, there are opportunities to inform recovery planning across central and local government, contribute towards organisational transformation and ... Read more

Data, Technology, and FMCG Sector

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Hear from leading industry experts and current disruptors on the future trends & innovations driving competitive edge in the FMCG sector. This is a rare opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and current disruptors on the future trends and applied innovations that are driving meaningful tangible value and competitive edge in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods ... Read more

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Introduction to Animation Graphics

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Businesses across the world are always trying to find new ways to get their message heard, connect with their audiences, and keep their audiences engaged. From creative photography to video advertisements, companies are becoming increasingly reliant on visuals in a world of information overload. Fresh, bright, distinctive and personal - what better visual medium can ... Read more

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Photography for Business – Free Webinar

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Taking quality photographs is a crucial tool in the development of your business. It can reflect your image, build a brand and show the potential of your product or service and make your website and social media presence stand out from the rest. The good news is that you don't need the most expensive or ... Read more

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Getting a Food Buyer to Bite

Innovation Factory Forthriver Business Park, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

When entering the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector, a meeting with a retail buyer could be the most lucrative you will ever have. The more innovative your offering the greater your chances of capturing interest. From articulating your innovation to understanding the process required as well as securing that initial meeting to entering a buyer ... Read more

Cyber Security for SMEs

Innovation Factory Forthriver Business Park, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

This session will introduce you to key components of good cyber security, current cyber threats and attacks, and what your business needs to know to avoid being a victim of cybercrime. You will learn why cyber security is important for a small business or sole trader. The key tactics, techniques and procedures used by cyber ... Read more

The Business of Net Zero

Innovation Factory Forthriver Business Park, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

Learn how to embrace and utilize Carbon Net Zero practice in your business model.

Disability Equity & Opportunities in the Creative Industries

Innovation Factory Forthriver Business Park, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

This seminar provides an opportunity to hear from industry experts, business owners and individuals on initiatives and pathways for people with disabilities to thrive and succeed in the creative industries. The Northern Ireland creative sector offers a wide range of opportunities from TV, film, radio production, performing arts and digital media, providing opportunities for innovators ... Read more

Developing Your Sales Strategy – Pipeline to Close

Innovation Factory Forthriver Business Park, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

If you are just starting on your business journey and want to know where to find your first customer or are responsible for sales within your company and need to refresh your current sales strategy, this is the workshop for you. An effective sales strategy is probably the most crucial part of business growth. It ... Read more

Unlock the Power of Digital Paid Advertising:

In today's competitive digital landscape, where countless businesses are vying for attention on social media, it can be incredibly challenging to ensure your content reaches the right audience. But fear not! Our upcoming workshop is specifically designed to equip you with the knowledge and strategies needed to maximize your reach through targeted paid advertising. During ... Read more

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PROTECTING YOUR UNIQUENESS:

What makes your business unique? It could be your brand identity, innovative product, unique design, or insider expertise. Protect your hard-earned assets from being exploited by others. Join our masterclass designed for entrepreneurs and SMEs to learn how to protect your business's uniqueness. Discover how Intellectual Property, including trademarks, patents, design rights, copyright, and trade ... Read more

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Complete Guide to Chat GPT

Innovation Factory Forthriver Business Park, 385 Springfield Road, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

Sign up for In Person: Complete Guide to Chat GPT Tickets, Thu 8 Feb 2024 at 09:30 | Eventbrite Sign up for Virtual via Zoom: Zoom link   🚀 Discover the Power of Chat GPT: Your Complete Guide 🚀 Join us on Thursday, 8th February, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am for a Masterclass hosted ... Read more

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