Accelerate for Growth

Host: East Midlands Chamber of Commerce (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire)

Cost: FREE

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For many businesses 2022 is about growth and opportunity, which is why the East Midlands Chamber has teamed up with Mansfield District Council to showcase a number of growth support programmes, to help local businesses take advantage of the opportunities in the region and those nationally too. Paul Humphreys, Head of Scale Up Services at East Midlands Chamber manages 2 of the Chamber's business support programmes: 

  • Digital UpScaler – Helping businesses explore, scope and invest in new technologies
  • Innovate UK Edge - Bespoke support that grows and scales innovative businesses

This event is your opportunity to find out more about these fully funded (free) programmes and to connect with other programmes too. A Business Support Marketplace designed to support growth.


  • 8.30 - Arrival and Networking
  • 9.00 - Welcome by Andy Abrahams, Elected Mayor of Mansfield
  • 9.15 - Andrew Cropley, Principal CEO of Notts West College
  • 9.30 - Paul Humphreys – Accelerate for Growth
  • 10.00 - Nick Kingett – NCC Trading Standards. Outlying their CRF for Mansfield businesses
  • 10.30 - Marketplace Networking
  • 12.00 - Close

Event Location:

The event is being held at Notts West College (Vision Room):

Vision West Nottinghamshire College,

Derby Road,


NG18 5BH

Free parking is available onsite. Hot and cold beverages, biscuits and fruit will be provided.


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