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Venturefest West Midlands: connect with businesses and investors

Entrepreneurs, innovators and investors are invited to a free one-day networking event to promote UK business innovation and growth.

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Venturefest West Midlands gives you the chance to meet, collaborate and exchange business ideas with other businesses and investors. The event - supported by Innovate UK - will be held at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on Tuesday 27 June 2017. Entry is free.

Science and emerging technologies

The event theme is science and emerging technologies. You will be able to meet with high-growth entrepreneurs and service providers offering products, services, advice and support.

Venturefest will include keynote speakers and interactive workshop sessions. Innovate UK board member and managing director of Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd, Harry Swan, will speak about supply chain innovation. Representatives from Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network, the Enterprise Europe Network and Catapults will be there to meet attendees and answer questions.

The programme will also include Pitchfest, featuring the region’s most innovative companies pitching for support in front of a panel of experts.

About the Venturefest Network

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network launched the Venturefest Network in 2014. Its aim is to strengthen connectivity between innovators, investors and entrepreneurs.

Published 16 June 2017