Venturefest 2016

Invest, Innovate, Grow!

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#VenturefestMCR – 21 September 2016

Venturefest returns to Manchester in September, with its unique brand of inspirational speakers, interactive workshops and the chance to network with some of the region’s most successful business leaders.

Organised by the Business Growth Hub and Innovate UK, Venturefest Manchester 2016 is all about technology and innovation, and the ways in which they can help companies to grow.

Venturefest offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and innovators to chat informally, share ideas and develop new partnerships.  There’s also the chance to tap into the expertise offered by the Hub and its partners, and take advantage of advice from organisations that understand business and what makes it tick.

Register to attend Venturefest 2016, held at Bridgewater Hall on September 21st, by clicking below

Want to know more? Further information about last year’s Venturefest Manchester can be found here.

Programme at a glance
08.00-08.30   Registration opens for those attending workshops
 
08.30-09.30   Supercharging Innovation & Inspiring your Business.
Innovation Network and ‘Creating Innovative Leaders’ Programme Launch Event
 
08.30-09.30   Acquiring knowledge from Universities and Science Parks to support innovation and growth.
Universities and MSP – led event
 
08.30-09.30   What investors are looking for in investment pitches and due diligence.
Workshop delivered by Innovate UK and KTN
 
09.00-14.00   Exhibition - Click here for the full list of the exhibitors
 
10.00-13.00   Meet the Expert - Book a 1:1 with our experts 
 
10.00-13.00   Main conference – Find out who the speakers are here
 
11.50-12.35   Three Tech Tribes Panel – See who the panellists are here
 
13.00-14.00   Lunch and Innovation Showcase Competition winner announcement – See who made the final 10 here
 
14.00-15.00   Meet the Funder – Book a 1:1 with funders

 

Venturefest 2016 Latest News

22nd September 2016

Venturefest crowns Manchester’s top innovator

Digital agency Nothing But Epic has been named Manchester’s most innovative business as it takes the £30,000 funding package at this year’s Venturefest.

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1st August 2016

Venturefest announces finalists for £30,000 Innovation Showcase 2016 prize

Business Growth Hub has announced the 10 finalists in the running for the £30,000 Innovation Showcase 2016 prize at this year's Venturefest Manchester.

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7th July 2016

Venturefest announces shortlist for Innovation Showcase 2016

Business Growth Hub have announced the shortlist for the Venturefest Manchester 2016 Innovation Showcase. The flagship competition gives North West SMEs the opportunity to win a unique business support package worth £30,000.

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9th May 2016

Innovation Showcase opens with £30k prize for winner

The 2016 Venturefest Manchester Innovation Showcase competition is now open for entries with a business support prize package worth over £30,000.

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Photographs from Venturefest Manchester 2015

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