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Free Internet Icons event to be held at four locations

The UK internet scene has never been so exciting. Web 2.0 has opened the floodgates for new social networking sites, wikis, blogs and an array of new, user-generated online ventures. Online businesses are bigger than ever with entrepreneurs and investors eager to spot the next big opportunity.

If you are a business owner with ambitions to take advantage of the internet boom, come along and take this opportunity to quiz our web wizards and find out how they have created some of the best known online brands and conquered global markets.

Speakers include:

  • Nick Robertson OBE, co-founder and CEO of
  • Kathryn Parsons, founder and CEO of Decoded
  • Nick Jenkins, founder of

Free live screenings of the event will be taking place across the country in Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield as part of the Business & IP Centre National Network.

Since 2011, the British Library has been developing plans to establish a network of Business & IP Centres with other city libraries which share the same core business collections in order to unlock the potential of Britain’s entrepreneurs. The first permanent Centre launched in Newcastle Library in April and the remaining city libraries will be opening services during 2014.

Each location will have their own local entrepreneurs to give advice how they set up in their cities. Local entrepreneurs include

You have the chance to network with other like-minded entrepreneurs and put your questions to our panel.

If you can’t attend any of the screenings, you can also watch the free live webcast and follow all of the action on Twitter using #BLIcons

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This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Business and Intellectual Property Centre .

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