Two weeks to go until the region’s largest business event!

Monday 28th of October 2019 03:31 PM

After the release of the Business Festival Brochure, the two-week countdown to the Festival has officially started.

The 2019 Business Festival is approaching fast, filled with 70 incredible industry orientated events over a two-week period across Coventry and Warwickshire.

Festival will focus on delivering events that add to business skills, digital support, financial advice and accessibility to funding opportunities, showcase new projects, offer networking leads and many more.

The all-inclusive programme will feature events from Festival sponsor, Coventry City Council, that focus on small businesses, promoting environmentally friendly green programmes within the rail industry, access to funding & financial support and making sure Coventry is ready to become the UK City of Culture 2021. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will place Coventry firmly on the national and international stage, bring in new investors and an estimated 2.5 million additional visitors.

Learn from the past and help build the future, talk tourism, share personal stories and forge new friendships. Warwickshire Cultural Briefing will explore Warwickshire’s history, featuring the Tapestry Map which has been in Warwickshire’s Museum Service for over 50 years. These mentioned events are just a taste of what the Festival has to offer.

Craig Humphrey, managing director of the CWLEP Growth Hub, said: “The Festival is a fantastic way to showcase Coventry and Warwickshire’s inspiring business industry. The CWLEP Growth Hub is proud to sponsor the Business Festival for the third year running, we constantly search for new ways to enhance growth within the business community and the Festival does, just that.

“Boasting a large amount of entrepreneurial talent, SME’s and industry giants, the Festival provides a scope for people of all interests. Ticket sales are set to skyrocket as the Business Festival is only two weeks away and events have already started to sell out, I urge everyone to buy tickets and to get involved, we’re very excited to see what this year will bring.”

Lee Osborne, FSB development manager of Warwickshire and Coventry, said: “The FSB area volunteer team is delighted to be able to sponsor the Coventry and Warwickshire Business Festival this year. Across the region nearly 97% of the 50,000 private sector businesses in Warwickshire and Coventry are small businesses and we see the business festival as a key opportunity for small firms and the self-employed to network, develop their skill and access advice and support.”

Tickers for the Business Festival must be booked in advance, this can be done through the website or on the recently released CWBF2019 App. Developed by our App Partner Infonote, the App is free to down for both iPhone and Android users, from Google Play or the Apple Store. Users can browse through the programme, book tickets and see the latest discounts and deals.

The Coventry and Warwickshire Business Festival is headline partnered by Inspire Insurance. Partners include: CWLEP, CWLEP Growth Hub, CW Connect, Coventry University and the Coventry University Enterprises Limited, it is also sponsored by FSB. It is also is supported by sponsors by the Deeley Group, Growth Partners, Coventry UK City of Culture 2021, Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council and the district/borough councils of Nuneaton & Bedworth, Warwick, Rugby, North Warwickshire and Stratford on Avon.

To book tickets visit For more information visit or contact or call 0247 601 1447.