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D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp Launch Event

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub
Venue: Derby Arena, Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JB
Date: Wednesday 10th April, 2019
Time: 8am - 10am
Cost: Free

This event is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, East Midlands Chamber and Nottingham Business School.

If your company is growing at a pace that is hard to manage, D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp could be the ideal solution.

Delivered in partnership by Nottingham Business School and East Midlands Chamber, this exclusive and unique programme provides specific, tailored and intense high-growth business support.

As an invitation-only scheme, D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp is open to a limited number of high-growth enterprises that are growing rapidly or planning to do so. Businesses that are scaling up; have the potential to scale-up; or are ambitious to grow and scale-up will be considered for the programme.

Benefits of joining D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp include access to a customised range of proven business support workshops, peer-to-peer events and a management development programme, enhanced by a grant scheme to subsidise the cost of additional support.

Click here for more information on D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp

Event details

13 March (4pm - 6pm): Dunston Innovation Centre, Dunston Road, Chesterfield S41 8NG

3 April (8am - 10am): Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Rd, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7HY

10 April (8am - 10am): Derby Arena, Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JB

Who should attend?

  • Senior managers from businesses and SMES based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire that are growing and have the potential to scale

  • Private sector and public sector service providers who would like more information and can signpost other businesses onto D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp

Agenda (13 March - Chesterfield)

4pm - 4.30pm Registration, tea and coffee and networking

4.30pm - 5.30pm: Speakers and Q &A

5.30pm - 6pm: Meet with D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp Advisers, networking and refreshments

Agenda (3 April: Rushcliffe & 10 April: Derby)

8am - 8.30am: Registration, tea and coffee, breakfast rolls and networking

8.30am - 9.30am: Speakers and Q &A

9.30am - 10am: Meet with D2N2 Growth Hub ScaleUp Advisers, networking and refreshments


This event is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund, therefore we are required to evidence that you are a small to medium enterprise.

There will be a couple of forms that will need to be completed either prior to the event or on the day and these will be sent to you once you have registered. One form is to ensure you are a small to medium enterprise, the second is to capture any business support you have received over the last 3 years to ensure you haven’t exceeded €200,000.

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