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Date: 13th - 4th September 2018
Location: Manchester
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Theme: Innovation

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Venturefest North West brings together the region’s innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. It’s where connections are made, growth opportunities born, new ideas inspired, and the most exciting business innovations showcased.

With a unique mix of inspirational speakers, interactive workshops, exhibitors and networking opportunities, whether you’re a business, investor or from an academic institution, Venturefest North West 2018 is for you.


09.30-09.50: Opening remarks by host and keynote speaker: Priya Lakhani OBE (Founder/CEO, CENTURY Tech)

09.50-10.10: Keynote speaker: Jenny Tooth OBE (CEO, UK Business Angels Association)

10.10-10.30: Keynote speaker: Mike Anderson (CEO,Padoq) 


11.30-12.15: Innovation Showcase Competition pitches

12.15-12.45: Three Tribes Panel


14.00-14.30: Keynote speaker: Richard Noble OBE (Project Director, Bloodhound SSC)

14.30-14.45: Innovation Showcase Competition winners announcement

14.45-15.00: Closing remarks by Richard Topliss (Managing Director, North Region, NatWest; Chair of The Growth Company)



Where? Manchester Central Library
When? Thursday 13th September
Time? 8.30am - 4pm

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