10 May: Just the Business at Cranfield VentureDay
|Published: 3rd May 2012 14:57|
Some of the UK's leading names in business will be sharing ideas on entrepreneurship at this year's Cranfield VentureDay, sponsored by Central Bedfordshire Council.
Hosted by the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cranfield School of Management, the VentureDay on 10 May, will see Craig Sams, founder of premium organic chocolate company Green & Black's and Warren East, CEO of British microchip designer ARM Holdings, meet with more than 200 other business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, UK start-ups and advisors.
Delegates can expect an extensive range of workshops and plenary sessions including: going global to grow; social media and internet marketing; innovative sources of funding; and growing through franchising.
Cllr Nigel YoungCllr Nigel Young, Executive Member for Sustainable Communities at Central Bedfordshire Council, said: "The council is delighted to promote this event that highlights business innovation and excellence in Bedfordshire. It is set to be a great networking opportunity.
The Let's Talk Business Newsfeed, which was launched last year to provide quality, targeted information for our local businesses about this opportunity. Ten sponsored places for the VentureDay were offered through Let's Talk Business Newsfeed on a first come first served basis and were allocated within 24 hours. We would encourage other businesses to sign up to Let's Talk Business Newsfeed for more information opportunities and news."
Dr Stephanie Hussels from the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cranfield, co-ordinates the event. She added: "The growing importance of innovation and networking make events like VentureDay an easier way for start-ups, venture capitalists and advisors to collaborate and share best practice. We are delighted to have the support of so many high profile speakers as we know how much people appreciate hearing from experienced entrepreneurs and investors."
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