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Northern Powerhouse European Union

Growth Factory

Are you a business owner or senior director ready to take the next step to achieve the growth ambitions for your business?

The Growth Factory is an exciting new programme designed to challenge and empower business owners in the Greater Manchester region to realise the full growth potential of their businesses, effectively and sustainably.

The programme consists of three interactive, practical & thought-provoking in-person sessions which will help you gain clear insight into where your business is now, where you want it to be & how you can get there.

Here's what you will gain from the programme:

  • Clarity of your vision & direction for future growth
  • Work on YOUR business, not a textbook template
  • A blueprint strategy for success to boost your business performance & growth
  • Tools & techniques to ensure your growth plan is sustainable & repeatable
  • Practical takeaways incl. a comprehensive growth & marketing action plan which you can implement immediately
  • Peer support for the duration of the programme & beyond.

Maximum of 25 places available on the programme to ensure delegates benefit from personalised support from the experienced business coaches and build strong community bonds within the group. 


*Eligibility and suitability criteria apply

  • Based within the Greater Manchester region
  • Employ fewer than 250 people
  • Been trading for 3 years or more.


What will Growth Factory cover?



Day 1: Situation Analysis & Growth Vision


Day 2: Growth Strategy Development


Day 3: Sales & Marketing Action Planning

Sessions will be held face-to-face in a Manchester City Centre venue.


Workshops Workshops

3 full days of practical and interactive sessions delivered over a 6-week period, including one-to-one coaching.

Huddle Huddle

Conducted in small groups and facilitated by an Advisor, this is an opportunity to challenge assumptions and solve problems hindering your business.

Community Community

Quarterly networking face-to-face to share progress and thoughts + Online group to pursue conversations and build relationships.

Join the Growth Factory Programme Today!