"Go for it! The strategy workshop has opened my eyes to gaps in my business model"

 "The peer learning is invaluable, I'm learning a lot and making great contacts"

Did you know?

An increase of just one percent in the country-wide scaleup population could drive an additional 238,000 jobs and add £38bil to the economy within three years.*

*Source: ScaleUp Institute

Who's the programme for?

Spark2Scale is a workshop and support programme for aspiring scale-up businesses across Greater Manchester.

Take your spark-up business to the next level with tailored scale-up support and peer-to-peer collaboration. We can help you:

  • Find the right talent and skills
  • Develop leadership capabilities
  • Expand your client base both nationally and internationally
  • Access the right finance
  • Build your infrastructure

The programme is open to Greater Manchester B2B businesses that have been trading for less than three years, and have already demonstrated 20 per cent year-on-year growth or able to demonstrate realistic projections to do so.

*Certain eligibility criteria apply. Priority will be given to companies who can demonstrate the greatest potential for Growth.

About the programme

Current Cohort (2):

Our second cohort on the Spark2Scale programme is currently underway.

Experience a full day workshop developing the right strategy to help your business move forward and succeed. You’ll then receive one-to-one support to personally achieve a comprehensive strategic plan. Finally, there are three inspirational peer-to-peer half day workshops which will be led by industry specialists in Finance, Digital Marketing & Growth Hacking.

There's additional one-to-one support and workshops available where required. The programme will culminate in a celebration of success evening.

Venue: Chambers Business Centre, Oldham

Dates & Times:

  • 5 June: Business Strategy Workshop 09.30-16.00
  • 19 June: Peer Learning (Finance) 09.30-12.00
  • 3 July: Peer Learning (Digital Marketing) 09.30-12.00
  • 17 July: Peer Learning (Growth Hacking) 09.30-12.00
  • 25 September: Celebration event and round-up 09.30-16.00

Candidates must commit to all dates to be considered for the programme and be prepared to work on their research/analysis prior to the programme starting; plus work on their strategy and planning during the programme. 

Cohort 3 is coming soon! Register your interest below and we'll be in touch.


Registration form


Spark2Scale Registration

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