Meet the Funders: The Success Circuit
Type: Business Growth
Venue: Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicestershire
Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Available To: Eligible SME's
Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: FREE
Calling ambitious business owners with plans to supercharge their business! We’re bringing together funding and business support providers under one-roof, to demystify the myths of funding and finance and provide expert advice to get your growth plans in to action.
With presentations from our business experts you will hear about various business funding offers and learn about the free support available to help your company grow and prosper.
Our inspirational headline speaker is Marc Ford, business author and editor of ‘The Small Business Growth Magazine’. Marc is a seasoned business coach who will provide a ‘lightning bolt’ of motivation and enthusiasm for the audience to take their business to the next level.
In addition, the event will feature ‘FREE Business Support Surgeries’ (individual 20 minute slots bookable on the day). Meet with our highly experienced business advisers who will be on hand to offer FREE business support advice during a one-to-one appointment. They will help you assess your current position to determine what type of finance and support is appropriate for you.
- Meet funders and speak to experts
- ‘Plug-in’ to the business support and funding available to help energise your business success.
- Identify support organisations that can help achieve personal business ambitions
- Meet and network with like-minded businesses
- Highlight business activities, build networks, share knowledge and create collaboration opportunities
- Contribute to building a strong and vibrant business community
- Funders and business support providers attending this event include:
- Business Gateway growth hub
- British Business Bank
- De Montfort University
- Department for International Trade
- Department for Trade and Industry
- Enterprise Loans East Midlands
- Federation of Small Businesses
- First Enterprise
- Food and Drink Forum
- Foresight Group
- Innovate UK
- Leicester Employment Hub
- Loughborough University
- Leicestershire & Rutland Sports
- Manufacturing Technology Centre
- Maven Capital Partners
- Sir Thomas White Charity
- Skills Support for the Workforce
- University of Leicester
- And more….
This event is aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises across Leicester and Leicestershire who are seeking advice, support and funding to grow and develop their business.
Marc Ford, Business Author and Editor of The Small Business Growth Magazine
- 8am Registration, breakfast and networking
- Funding presentations & case studies
- Motivational business speaker
- Opportunity to meet the funders and business networking
- One to one business support surgeries (pre-booked)
- 12noon Event close
This event is delivered by the Business Gateway Growth Hub which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It is specifically aimed at businesses based in Leicester and Leicestershire, with fewer than 250 employees and which meet the eligibility criteria. We can offer a maximum of 2 places per organisation.