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The Made in Bury Business Academy

The Made in Bury Business Academy was launched in 2016 and provides start-up businesses in Bury with the support they need in the challenging early years. Survival rates for start-ups that have access to well run programmes providing Coaching, Mentoring and a support network are significantly higher than the National statistics.

We are very proud to say that since its launch, the Business Academy has helped 144 Bury start-ups.

We are looking for up to 20 new start-up businesses to join our 2024/25 Group, starting in September 2024 and running until July 2025, the group meets twice a month, 10am – 12 midday (Mainly the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month.)

The course will be Classroom style meetings at our Sponsors HQ, BusinessLodge in the centre of Bury.


Start-Up businesses in Bury recieve invaluable coaching & mentoring support from successful business owners and industry experts delivering a structured training program over 11 months. 


Academy membership includes…

Bespoke modules delivered by experienced business owners

Strategic direction & accountability

A support network of like-minded businesses

Access to local experts and mentors

Your business featured on the Made in Bury website

An exclusive WhatsApp support group

Membership certificate and accreditation

A solid foundation to grow and succeed with a comprehensive business plan


Is your business under 3 years old? You can apply for the Made in Bury Business Academy for 2024/25

Please email with your name, business name, address and the date you started trading.