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Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival to showcase innovation and creativity

The Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub has announced the launch of the Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival, a one-day event that will celebrate the innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit of the region. The festival will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the state-of-the-art Business Cyber Centre in Chippenham.

A celebration of business excellence

The Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival is designed to be a dynamic and immersive experience that will showcase the region’s forward-looking mindset and diverse business landscape. The festival will feature networking opportunities, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions from various sectors and industries.

The lead sponsor of the event is Western Gateway, the pan-regional organisation tasked with helping to deliver sustainable economic growth in the South West and South Wales. Western Gateway aims to promote collaboration and innovation across the region, as well as attracting investment and talent.

The festival will also highlight the role of the Business Cyber Centre, a £3 million facility that provides a hub for cyber security businesses and research in the region. The centre is part of The Enterprise Network (TEN), a network of business centres that supports new and growing businesses in Swindon and Wiltshire.

A chance to connect, learn, and grow

The festival will be held over two identical sessions – morning and afternoon – to accommodate as many attendees as possible. Each session will include a networking breakfast, speed networking sessions, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions.

Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival to showcase innovation and creativity

The workshops and seminars will cover a range of topics, such as digital marketing, leadership skills, funding opportunities, business resilience, sustainability, and more. The sessions will be delivered by local experts and business leaders who will share their insights and best practices.

The exhibitions will showcase some of the region’s most innovative and successful businesses, as well as some of the support services and organisations available to help businesses grow. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with exhibitors, learn about their products and services, and explore potential synergies.

How to register

There are also various stand and sponsorship opportunities available for businesses who want to increase their visibility and reach at the festival. For more information on how to secure a stand or sponsor the event, please email the Growth Hub team.

There are also several event rooms available for hire for businesses who want to run their own workshop or seminar at the festival. To check availability and book a room, please contact the Growth Hub team.

The Swindon and Wiltshire Business Festival is a unique opportunity to celebrate the region’s business excellence, connect with like-minded professionals, learn new skills, and discover new opportunities. Don’t miss this chance to be part of this transformative experience!

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