Global entrepreneurship week (GEW) kicks off today with hundreds of events happening up and down the country. Last year in the UK over 500 partner organisations hosted around 2,500 events that reached more than 340,000 entrepreneurial people across the UK.
Here are some of our favourite events to look out for this global entrepreneurship week:
1. Question time for entrepreneurs
14th November 2016
19:00 – 21:30
British Library Conference and IP centre
This is an opportunity to get advice from leading business experts on how they made a success of their enterprises. Wayra founder Simon Devonshire, Montezuma co-founder Helen Pattinson, and Lesley Batchelor OBE; director general of the Institute of Export & International Trade will be giving their insights.
2. Work Smarter hacks to success
15th November 2016
18:00 – 20:00
Join Mr Work Smarter to learn about the best productivity tools to save you time, manage and grow your business. This workshop will focus on the tricks and tools to help you manage your time with successful outcomes.
3. Celebrating female creative leaders
16th November 2016
London South Bank University
Since 2012 the numbers of women working across UK creative and media services has increased to 36 per cent. At this event panel of female entrepreneurs will be on hand to participate in a discussion about what it takes to succeed as a woman in the creative industries.
4. The business show 2016
17th – 18th November, 2016
The Business Show 2016 | United Kingdom
25,000 Businesses 250 Seminars 350 Exhibitors 12 Masterclasses are expected to take part at this year’s event. Keynote speakers include Hilary Devey CBE, Touker Suleyman, Edward Relf and Rafael dos Santos.
More information here.
5. Rock Solid: How to build effective start up teams
18th November 2016
10am – 12noon
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
Technology, gamification and interactive dialogue are used in this ‘hands on’ workshop designed to get the creative juices flowing. Your entrepreneurial profile will be revealed as well as insight into how you can work effectively with others with contrasting profiles.
Sign up here.