Join us and our friends Shoosmiths and Transmit Startups to find out everything you need to know about preparing for and accessing loan finance to either start up or scale up your creative business.

Also speaking will be Nel Hargraves and Anthony Hartley, telling you first hand about their experiences of growing a successful designer/maker business.

Where: Shoosmiths, 3 Hardman Street, Manchester, M3 3HF
When: Thursday 16 April 2015, 6pm - 8pm

Eventbrite - Creative Enterprise: From Start Up to Scale Up

Line up

6.00pm Doors
6.10pm Introduction
6.15pm Talk from Transmit Startups:
find out how their support and start up loans have already launched nearly 600 new businesses across the country
6.30pm Talk from Creative Industry Finance:
learn about how our programme is enabling growing creative businesses to achieve more with expert advice and access to loan finance
6.45pm Q&A with Creative Industry Finance & Transmit Startups:
ask all those burning questions you have about working with business advisors and using loan finance to start or grow your business
6.55pm Talk from Nel Hargraves and Anthony Hartley:
Anthony Hartley's bold and stylish furniture designs have grown from it's first range in 2010 to successful international export in just a few years
7.10pm Talk from Shoosmiths dedicated creative industries team:
hear about Shoosmiths specialist legal support for creative and digital businesses and how they can help you grow 
7.25pm Q&A with Nel Hargraves, Anthony Hartley and Shoosmiths:
this is your chance to learn more from our speakers about running a successful creative business and all things legal
7.35pm Networking and drinks:
your opportunity to make connections and find out more from our speakers