Have you thought about running your own business but don't know where to start? We've planned an awesome full day of activities to inspire you to take the leap. This event will be ideal for anybody who may have a seed of a business idea, or may not even have decided on a business idea yet, but would love to set up their own business and be their own boss! Come along and be inspired... The schedule for the day will be as follows: 10:15am - Teas and coffees 10:30am - Prompt event start. Welcomes, housekeeping and business 101 11am - Session on creatively generating business ideas 11:45am - What's in a name? Marketing top tips! 12:05pm - Buffet lunch - provided 12:45pm - Everything starts with a conversation. Networking know hows. 1:15pm - Panel session with local businesses - learn about different businesses' journeys to self-employment, and the highs and the lows. 1:45pm - Procrastination and motivation key note speech with local entrepreneur 2:45pm - Event finish at next steps We will have partner organisations available on the day as well who will be able to offer assistance about the support they provide to people starting up their own business. To reiterate, the event will start promptly at 10:30am - please arrive in plenty of time. This event is delivered in conjunction with: PNE Enterprise, FIRST, Prince's Trust, Reviving the Heart of the West End, Perro, Financial Services, BIPC Newcastle.