70 events confirmed at Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 09:57 AM

The 2019 Coventry and Warwickshire Business Festival has 70 events confirmed in the programme over the two-week Festival.

Now commencing its third year, the Festival headlined partnered by Inspire Insurance, is as strong as ever and boasts an exceptional roster of sponsors, high profile sector leads and industry-inspired events.

The Festival will run from Monday 11 November to Thursday 21 November. Nearly all events are free and are available for anyone to attend however, tickets must be booked online in advance to avoid disappointment.

Run by business for business, events offer a unique opportunity for businesses and organisations to make connections, showcase skills and learn from industry specialists. The 2019 Festival strongly reflects industry needs and the 70 bespoke events champion quality over quantity.

Craig Humphrey, managing director of the CWLEP Growth Hub, said “This year's programme is truly inspiring, as the steering group decided to go for top quality events to make sure people could attend as many events as possible. This year, the 70 high-profile events, will give our attendees the time to get involved, enjoy the festival and build new relationships.

“At this time the UK is entering into unchartered waters, the CWLEP Growth Hub remains a constant support to businesses across the region and will continue to support partnerships within community businesses through initiatives like the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival.”

The Festival will host a mixture of events that touch on all sectors, from business support that addresses common challenges to breaking into the global market, themes amongst SMEs in particular and many more.

Some of the outstanding featured events include; Access to Finance and Business Support in Coventry and Warwickshire, Tour De CSR and Organisational Resilience - Insulating Your Business Against the Shock of the Unknown.

In addition to or headline sponsor Inspire Insurance, Coventry University a Business Festival partner will be hosting events such as ‘Good Mental Health for You and Your WorkForce’, ‘The Impact of 5G on Business’,  ‘Grow Your Business - Funding for Innovative SMEs’ and ‘£150 Million Reasons to Engage with Students’. The tickets for the events are live and available on the website.

Paul Fairburn, Director of Enterprise and Innovation at Coventry University, said “Coventry University is proud to be supporting the Business Festival. The University will be showcasing its expertise, partnerships, and facilities through a number of distinct events - offering fantastic learning experiences for businesses and the wider community.

“The University has a clear vision to encourage innovation across the city and as an organisation, it not only helps students access life skills but is a source of knowledge and expertise with fantastic facilities that is open and accessible for local businesses.”

“With strong links with local business leaders, councils and the community, the University is helping to make Coventry the focal point for research, development and business opportunities.”

Alongside our headline sponsor Inspire Insurance, the Business Festival is supported by partners, Coventry University and Coventry University Enterprises and sponsors, the FSB. It is also supported by the Deeley Group, Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council and the district/borough councils of Nuneaton & Bedworth, Warwick, Rugby, North Warwickshire and Stratford on Avon.  

Tickets for all events are on a first come first served basis. To book tickets visit https://cwbf2019.ticketleap.com/ . For more information visit www.cwbusinessfestival.com or contact hello@cwbusinessfestival.com or call 0247 601 1447.