Actions and Detail Panel
Stimulating Innovation and Growth
Wed 22 March 2017, 10:00 – 13:00 GMT
The West of Englands Growth Hub's first Venturefest event in collaboration with Enterprise Europe Network South West and Export for Growth.
Managing and harnessing innovation is essential for growth and there is a wealth of support designed to help businesses overcome barriers to growth and innovation. Paul O’Collins will provide an overview of the support and expertise available from the innovate2succeed coaching programme aimed at high growth businesses who are looking to introduce new technologies or processes to their business, or considering launching new products and services to their customers. Paul will also talk about the EEN service support and expert advice they can provide to those businesses wanting to innovate and grow internationally.
Exporting to new markets
Whether you're new to export and looking for direction, an experienced exporter looking to break into new markets or considering international trade for the first time, the Export for Growth programme can help you on your way. International Trade Adviser (ITA) Jamie Douglas will share information about the support you could get from the programme and how to get involved. You’ll also have the opportunity to book a 1:1 session.
Registration and meet-up will be from 10:00-10:45
10:45 - 11:00 Sam Bell, West of England Growth Hub introduction
11:00 - 11:30 Paul O'Collins, EEN overview
11:30-12:00 Jamie Douglas, International trade adviser - Q&A
12:00 - 13:00 Networking & talk to a International Trade Advisor