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The Essentials of Scene Creation – UNREAL ENGINE

This workshop has been developed by Creative Digital Lab and University of the Arts London (UAL) through engagement with the South London Partnership (SLP), Big Creative Cluster and UAL’s Innovation Voucher Initiative. SHORT COURSE DESCRIPTION Welcome to our introductory Unreal Engine course, focused on the essentials of scene creation. This…

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E-Business Programme Webinars

Grow your business with our E-Business support Programme. The LONDON E-Business Support Programme is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and delivered through Business for London, a long-established consortium of business support organisations operating across London. We will look at start-up costs and funding, including the many…

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Bitesize Learning

Join us for Bi-Weekly Bitesize Learning at StartUp Croydon!

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Creative Community Skills Drop in Clinic

Creative Community Skills - Breaking The Barriers to Adult Education Learn how to break the stigma around education and redefine your journey at our ‘Breaking the Barriers to Adult Learning' event. There are many barriers to accessing adult learning opportunities and developing yourself if you don’t know where to go…

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Business Start-Up & Go Bootcamp – 25th April 2024

The Business Start-up & Go Business Bootcamp is the first in a series of three Bootcamps to help you start a business, keep it going and continue to grow it. Once you've had a great business idea and are determined to make it a reality, where do you start? It…

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Business Sales & Marketing Bootcamp – 23rd May 2024

The Business Sales & Marketing Bootcamp is designed to help you start a business, keep it going and continue to grow it. Sales and marketing knowledge, skills and techniques are fundamental to developing your business, and this one-day Bootcamp session will help refresh your sales knowledge, look at your sales…

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I Mean Business Women’s Networking Group

Calling all Female Entrepreneurs, StartUp Croydon alongside Alison Johnson has launched a new women's weekly networking series. Join us for the official launch on 13 September 2023 from 9.30 am to 11:30 am. This regular networking event will help to boost your confidence, grow your business, or inspire you to…

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First Friday Networking at StartUp Croydon

First Friday Networking takes place at StartUp Croydon (Weatherill House) between 12pm and 2pm. Join First Friday on the first (working) Friday of each month at this much-loved venue and help rebuild the great atmosphere we all remember! Thanks to StartUp Croydon sponsoring us, we are happy to say that…

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Past Events

Introduction to Unreal Engine

Join us for an exciting in-person workshop where we'll dive into the world of Unreal Engine! Whether you're a beginner or looking to level up your skills, this event is perfect for you. Get ready to explore the power of this cutting-edge game development platform and unleash your creativity.

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International Womens Day Celebration

We are again delighted to celebrate this important annual occasion as we continue to celebrate current role models and inspire future female leaders. This year as we have been supporting women with weekly networking events through our collaboration with I Mean Business - we are relocating to our partner LSBU…

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Finance Bootcamp – 28th March 2024

The Business Finance Bootcamp is the Third in a series of three Bootcamps to help you start a business, keep it going and continue to grow it. Finances are often the last thing business owners want to look at or consider, but making money is the fundamental reason most people…

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Creative & Digital Innovation Cluster

This event in Croydon represents a distinctive collaboration between the Croydon Creative Network and the BIG Creative and Digital Innovation Cluster. Founded in 2017, the Croydon Culture Network unites over 600 individuals from the creative and cultural sectors to explore ways to enhance the borough, amplify the vitality of our…

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A selection of FREE limited digital training courses at The Creative Digital Lab

As part of the launch of the Creative Digital Lab, we are delivering a limited amount of FREE training. One person from each company may attend one of the courses, so choose the one that most relevant to you. Upcoming Courses: Important Information: Courses are exclusively for trading companies and…

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Global Entrepreneur Day Join us as we launch The Creative Digital Lab.

Join us as we celebrate Global Enterprise Week with the launch of the Creative Digital Lab, the most innovate space in the heart of Croydon, and where creativity and technology come together to empower and inspire business owners. Discover the power of this cutting-edge facility as it sets to revolutionise…

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Running for StartUp Croydon: Empowering Dreams, One Step at a Time

We are delighted that our tennant and local business owner Tom Breza will be running a marathon to help raise money for our charity this September. Tom has taken on the challenge to run a marathon a month throughout 2023 and has helped to raise thousands of pounds for local…

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Our Creative Digital Lab & Workshops – Intro to what can be achieved – 13th September 2023

A Creative Digital Lab (CDL), what is it and how will it help my business? Join us for this informal networking evening and meet our Lead Creative Team to hear how they have been working with business owners to create digital content, enabling businesses to stand out in busy social…

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Masterclass Session – Equality and Diversity – June 7th 2023

This month we are delighted to welcome Emma Shepherd and Luke Peters (AKA Still Shadey) to talk on the subject of equality and diversity.

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Procurement Opportunity Event for Local Businesses – April 26th 2023

In this FREE event, small and medium-sized businesses will learn how to submit successful applications to secure contracts and procurement opportunities with Croydon Council, The NHS, Peabody Housing Association and other organisations. The Croydon Mayor Jason Perry and representatives from the NHS and other organisations will be speaking at the…

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40th Anniversary Cocktail Party & Geoffrey Dove Award Presentation – July 13th 2023

Join us to celebrate our 40th anniversary at the StartUp Croydon evening cocktail party on Thursday, July 13th, from 6 pm to midnight at Old Palace School, Croydon. Buy your tickets now for our summer party celebrating 40 years in the borough of Croydon.

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Community Events – Thirsty Thursday – April 6th

Join the StartUp Croydon team and tenants for drinks on Thursday, April 6th between 5pm and 7pm to kick off the long Easter weekend. The event is free to StartUp Croydon tenants. £5 for Virtual Members. £10 for Non-Members.

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Masterclass Session – Market Research – April 12th 2023

Market Research, how to do it well and what can be achieved.

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Business Start-Up and Go Bootcamp – 23rd March 2023

The Business Start-up & Go Business Bootcamp is the first in a series of three Bootcamps to help you start a business, keep it going and continue to grow it. Once you've had a great business idea and are determined to make it a reality, where do you start? It…

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Business Finance Bootcamp – 30th November 2023

The Business Finance Bootcamp is designed to help you start a business, keep it going and continue to grow it. Finances are often the last thing business owners want to look at or consider, but making money is the fundamental reason most people go into business. Digital technology has revolutionised…

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International Women’s Day 2023 Celebration at StartUp Croydon on March 8th

Celebrate Women in Business and how far we have come to move towards equality. Our event will inspire and educate with excellent networking. We are again delighted to celebrate this important annual occasion as we continue to push forward, showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. This one-day…

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Breakfast Business MOT Programme

The Breakfast Business MOT Programme is a six-month course beginning on January 17th, 2023, at Weatherill House in Croydon. The programme will provide you with an opportunity to pause and review what's going on in your business, and to look at your business through a different lens so you can…

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Introduction to Social Enterprise – 15th to 17th February 2023

Get the support you need to start your social enterprise through StartUp Croydon's intensive Introduction to Social Enterprise course   Do you want to start a business that helps ease or resolve a social or environmental issue? Then why not apply for our intensive Introduction to Social Enterprise 3 day…

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Masterclass Session January 11th 2023

Getting the Right Legal Status & Insurance in Place

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Masterclass Session November 9th 2022

How to Grow from £0 to £1million Revenue with Vision and Determination – with George Meressa & Fintan O’Toole

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Networking Event at StartUp Croydon

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with a fantastic, free networking event at StartUp Croydon's Weatherill House on November 18th, 2022.

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Masterclass Session September 14th 2022

Business Models: an interactive session to help your business save money – with Adryanne Johnson

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Masterclass Session October 12th 2022

Mindset for Success – with Lisa Allen

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Masterclass Session December 7th 2022

Presenting with Conviction – with Sheila Marshall & Gordon Walker

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