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Innovation in Action

Date: 25th November 2016
Location: The Club, Pavilion, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Talbot Road, Manchester, M16 0PX
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Theme: Innovation

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Join us at 'Innovation in Action' which is taking place directly before this months Business Growth Lunch held at Lancashire County Cricket Club.

'Innovation in Action' - Guest speaker

Our Innovation in Action guest speaker will be Howard Simms, CEO of Apadmi Ventures, the UK's leading app developer. Apadmi are experts in server and infrastructure, having worked alongside many flagship, globally renowned brands. Proudly industry recognised; Winner of Large Digital Agency of the Year 2016, App Developer of the Year 2014 and a Top 10 Global App Developer as listed by Washington DC IT research firm, Clutch.

Apadmi Ventures recognise the importance of on-going innovation in the design and functionality of their apps and will share their experience on how they became industry leaders in this field.

What will you come away with?

Howard will outline the company's journey to becoming a world-class app developer and how they achieved this through creating an innovative culture and environment. He will also share his experience of recognising growth opportunities through investments in R&D.

You will have an opportunity to hear from Yvonne Grady, Innovation Growth Team Leader. Yvonne will provide an update on current and ongoing Innovation Network developments and support available for innovators. You will be able to join the Innovation Network on the day. If you can't attend then please join online here.

There will be facilitated 'Ask the Experts' round tables with representatives from each of the Greater Manchester universities, Intellectual Property advice, and specialist innovation advisors will also be on hand to share details about the Hub's fully funded support available to eligible businesses.

Following on from this briefing event the November Business Growth Lunch will be taking place from 12:00 - 2:00 and all attendees will be invited to attend. This months guest speaker is Mike Anderson, Chief Executive Officer - Product at Nothing But Epic. Further information about the November Lunch can be found here.

Places are limited and priority will be given to those businesses eligible for European Regional Development Fund support.


10:30am Arrival and refreshments
11:00am Welcome and introductions, Yvonne Grady, Innovation Growth, Business Growth Hub
11:15am Guest speaker - Howard Simms, CEO, Apadmi Ventures
11:30am Ask the Experts - Round table discussion
11:55am Closing remarks, Yvonne Grady, Innovation Growth, Business Growth Hub
12:00pm Join the main Business Growth Lunch and networking event

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