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MADE in South Bristol: Business Support

Develop your creative business further with MADE in South Bristol.

Do you want to develop new products and services? 

MADE in South Bristol: Business Support pairs existing creative businesses and entrepreneurs with support for product development through to marketing and sales.

Businesses can benefit from 12 hours of flexible support, and access a variety of focused workshops and tailored one-to-one support.

Who is it for?
  • South Bristol based creative businesses, sole traders and freelancers (currently trading) who are looking for support to grow their business and ideas.
  • Applicants and participants must be over 18 years of age

MADE in South Bristol: Business Support is fully funded, and available to people aged 18+ living in South Bristol, or existing businesses based in South Bristol.

This programme is not suitable if you are not a registered business or currently trading. If you are just starting out the Exploring Creative Enterprise strand may be more suitable for you.


MADE in South Bristol: Business Support features a number of business support activities. After completing a business diagnostic, to establish where you are and where you would like to be you, you will have access to:

One-to-One Factory support focused on coaching, and production support and advice for product development. Up to 4 hours of support.

Focused workshops covering product and service development, presenting products and services and business surgeries. Up to 8 hours available.

At the end of the programme you will have the option of additional post-programme support including a month’s free Factory membership, one free machine induction, discount of machine and space hire, and more.

When is it taking place?

MADE in South Bristol: Business Support will start from February/March 2022If you’d like to be notified of the next MADE in South Bristol: Business Support Programme fill out this form “MADE: Future Programmes and Courses”. 

Please note that activity is COVID dependent and will be delivered in line with Factory availability and the latest government advice around social distancing and health and safety. Follow-on activity cannot be used to count towards the 12 hours support you receive as a participant on this programme. 


More info

Need more information? Visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) or contact directly.


MADE in South Bristol is delivered by KWMC The Factory as part of South Bristol Enterprise Support (SBES), which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and West of England Combined Authority Investment Fund. SBES is delivered in partnership by Bristol City Council, YTKO, School for Social Entrepreneurs, The Prince’s Trust and KWMC The Factory.

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Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
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+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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