The Derbyshire Festival of Business

Join the East Midlands Chamber and the University of Derby as we put together a series of free workshops, masterclasses and networking activities at the Derbyshire Festival of Business 2022.

The festival aims to support the entire Derbyshire based business community with three exhibitions, showcasing the extensive business support and capabilities Derbyshire has to offer to future clients, customers and investors, as well as post-Covid recovery in your local area.

You could be a business leader looking to create new connections and find out the latest regional developments, or a graduate wanting to develop your newly acquired skills within a local organisation. The Derbyshire Festival of Business has a little something for everyone looking to grow in business.

The first event to attend is the Digital Marketing Conference at The Palace Hotel, Buxton, Wednesday 9th March. You’ll be in for a treat with our keynote speaker; Penny Power OBE, who was named as the 65th most Influential Entrepreneur of 2019 and our expert digital consultants. Speaking about new trends in digital, as well as what’s new in the market to make sure your business thrives in the future.

Next up will be the Manufacturing and Engineering Conference at The Enterprise Centre, Derby, Wednesday 16th March. This event will be a great opportunity to learn more about new developments that aim to transform the manufacturing sector in 2022. There will be a focus on where early adopters are gaining competitive advantages, by engaging with emerging digital technologies and trends transforming the manufacturing sector.

Early April sees the D2N2 Business Support Showcase where we will be welcoming visitors to the D2N2 Growth Hub celebration at The Museum of Making, Derby, Wednesday 6th April. Don’t miss this chance to learn more about the latest local business support for your growing business. We will be showcasing one to one business consultancy, access to finance, webinars, action planning workshops and Peer Networks to signposting the future of business support in your area.

Hear directly from Growth Hub clients and our keynote speaker Sarah Pittendringh, awarded businesswoman and entrepreneur in 2015.

We hope you can join us so you and your business can find out more about the wealth of opportunities available within your local area.

For more information, please visit East Midlands website here

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