Celebration of Business 2018


The Chapter House, The College, Ely, CB7 4DL

Ely Cathedral Business Group are delighted to invite you to this year’s Celebration of Business. This year’s exhibition will follow a slightly different format to previous years, focusing on just one full day and evening.

3D Printing Week 2018 – Peterborough


Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough London Road Peterborough PE2 8AN

The first ever 3D Printing Week comes to East Anglia where The Knowledge Transfer Network are inviting manufacturing, engineering and design companies to dip their toe in the water and learn about 3D printing and how it might be useful for your business.

Agri-Tech East Event; DEFRA Agri-Tech Workshop – Have Your Say!


Sainsbury Laboratory, Near Botanic Garden, Bateman Street, CB2 1NN

Agri-Tech East is hosting a DEFRA workshop to provide an opportunity for everyone with an interest in agri-tech to help shape the future delivery of funding.

Grow your Business through People – Ely


Lady Chapel Ely Cathedral Ely CB7 4DL

This workshop will encourage businesses to consider growth and more importantly having the right people and skills to enable growth. This event is designed to encourage businesses to think about business growth, develop their employees and consider the skills required to attract and employ people for the longer term.

MERLIN Workshop #1 LEAN start-up


St John's Innovation Centre Cowley Road Cambridge CB4 0WS

The MERLIN programme will equip participants with knowledge, skills and to generate market-led business models to unlock potential and accelerate this journey.

Presentations and Pitches: Pull No Punches


The Bradfield Centre, 184 Cambridge Science Park Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0GA

This taster session will feature techniques that will make your presentations and pitches much easier for you to deliver, and far more interesting for your audience, using stories, delivery and interaction.

Huntingdonshire Business Fair


Wood Green Animal Shelter, King's Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester PE29 2NH

The Huntingdonshire Business Fair is Huntingdonshire’s biggest and most successful FREE B2B networking event returns on Wednesday 25 April 2018 to bring businesses together from across the county for a day of networking and business promotion.

MENTA Customer Service Essentials


MENTA 5 Eastern Way Bury St Edmunds IP32 7AB

Do you want to go back to basics for customer service? This short course will give an overview of the essentials and help you to develop effective relationships.

Connecting Businesses in West Norfolk


King's Lynn Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ

Join Norfolk Chamber for a special networking lunch for a chance to connect with other businesses in West Norfolk. There’ll be plenty of opportunities to meet like-minded businesses, share bright ideas and expand your professional network.

Breakfast Networking: Search Engine Optimisation


St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, CB4 0WS

Search Engine Optimisation is vital to any business whose customers use search engines to find them. With 94% of users never leaving page 1, your business needs to up there. In this talk Karen James, holds nothing back and will equip you with the knowledge required to be successful in this highly competitive arena.

1st Steps to Start-Up – FREE 2 Day Workshop


Holiday Inn, Brampton, Huntingdon, PE28 4NL

Increase your chances of business success dramatically by taking advantage of professional business support and guidance with one of the UK’s leading enterprise organisations allowing you to take the 1st steps to starting you business.

REACTOR: Concept Development Workshop – Cambridge


Hilton City Centre, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DT

The Concept Development Workshop will provide participants with a range of innovation and business development support, through REACTOR’s growing community of experts, innovators, enablers and mentors.

The Food Business Breakfast: The Robots are Coming


KingsGate Conference Centre 2 Staplee Way Peterborough, PE1 4YT United Kingdom

This food business breakfast event is all about contacts and bringing the sector together to make new contacts, find new customers, speak to like-minded people in a sector so important to the region. The theme of the event will be: Robotics in the food sector.

Whole in 1 Golf – Business Networking Event – Bourn Golf Club


Bourn Golf Club Ltd, Toft Road, Cambridge, CB23 2TT

Whole in 1 Golf would like to invite you to their Business Networking Event. This is an excellent opportunity for you and a colleague to network with local like-minded businesses in a relaxed environment, where you’ll have the opportunity to nurture a local client base whilst enjoying a complimentary breakfast.

Let’s Talk Good Finance East


Kesgrave Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich, IP5 1JF

Hosted by Social East of England & Big Society Capital, Let’s Talk Good Finance is an informal opportunity to learn about social finance from peers who will share their journey to social investment.

Webinar: Natural Language Processing in Theory and Practice


Online Webinar

In this webinar Dr Aline Villavicencio from University of Essex, introduces natural language processing (NLP), discussing some of the latest developments in the area, and how they have been used in everyday technology. She will also talk about her recent work on cognitively motivated NLP.

We’re Out & About with Encocam


5 Stukeley Business Centre, Blackstone Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6EF

Join Huntingdonshire Business Network to help Encocam celebrate 30 years of innovation. Hear keynote speeches from industry leaders focusing on innovation, global trade and operations

TWI: Technical Support for Manufacturers


Club House, Alconbury Enterprise Campus, Alconbury, PE28 4WX

This presentation will explain how to access the free support TWI is able to provide in Metal Additive Manufacturing, bringing AM to life through an insight into the technology supported by the case studies.

FREE Funding for Growth – Peterborough


Peterborough Football Ground ABAX Stadium London Road Peterborough PE2 8AL

Ixion Holdings and Pilot Fish are organising this event to discuss business finance options, myths and facts about lending and securing finance for growth of your business.

Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce: Absence Management – Can Duvet Days Work?


Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge, CB23 8AQ

This interactive event will provide managers or anyone with people responsibilities some tools and techniques to effectively manage employees absence and return to work, whilst ensuring that you are also meeting your legal responsibilities.

Enterprise Tuesday: Sharing is Caring, Or Is It? Who owns a Startup?


Fadi Boustany Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG

Join Enterprise Tuesday with guest panellists Simon Galbraith, Redgate and Alex Van Somerean Arnadeus as they discuss roles and shares within a start-up.

Compliance solutions: how can penetration testing support your GDPR project?


Online Webinar

In this webinar, IT Governance will, provide an overview of how penetration testing can effectively support organisations achieving GDPR compliance.  

Chamber of Commerce Informal Networking Evening – Stamford


The Crown Hotel 6 All Saint’s Place Stamford PE9 2AG

Join Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce for their popular informal networking evening that continues to attract businesses of all sizes from a wide range of industry sectors.

Cambridge Marketing Science Roadshow


The Bradfield Centre, 184 Cambridge Science Park Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0GA

Join fellow Sales & Marketing professionals from the Science, Engineering and Healthcare Industries and find out how to enhance your journey at every stage of the buying process

Business Exit Strategies – Peterborough


Holiday Inn (P'boro West), Thorpe Wood, Peterborough PE3 6SG

This half-day seminar has been specifically designed for business owners, giving practical tools and insight you will need which planning for exit or succession.

St Ives Business Owners’ Mastermind Group and Co-working Event


St Ives Corn Exchange, The Pavement, St Ives, PE27 5AD

The St Ives Business Owners’ Mastermind Group – for freelancers and other business owners – helps you overcome the challenges that your business is facing right now without the sales pitch.

Institute of Water Eastern Region – Dragon’s Den 2018


KingsGate Conference Centre 2 Staplee Way Peterborough, PE1 4YT United Kingdom

The Institute of Water eastern area brings you a great opportunity to present your ideas in front of leading figures within the industry as well as water professionals that are set to use them.

Breakfast with your council’s Senior Officers, Ian Gallin & Julie Baird


Baythorne Hall, Baythorne End, North Haverhill, CO9 4AH

Join Suffolk Chamber of Commerce for breakfast with Ian Gallin, Chief Executive of Forest Heath District and St Edmundsbury Borough Councils along with Julie Baird, Assistant Director of Growth.

Eagle Labs: Beer & Pizza!


Eagle Labs, Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AZ

Eagle Labs monthly beer & pizza evening is a chance for start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs to meet other entrepreneurs in a friendly and sociable environment.

Barclays’ Eagle Labs Ask the Expert – GRPR


Barclays Eagle Labs, 7-8 Clifton Court, Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB1 7BN

Join Joe Cooksey; Barclays’ Digital Eagle whiz, for a one to one GDPR session, covering how these key changes will effect you and your business.

Bookkeeping and Taxation – FREE Half-Day Workshop


Holiday Inn, Brampton, Hundington, PE28 4NL

Perfect for start-ups and individuals thinking about starting up in business, this free half-day course provides a comprehensive guide to the day to day monitoring of the bookkeeping and taxation your business, ensuring you maintain full financial control.

Marketing Strategy – FREE Half-Day Workshop


Holiday Inn, Brampton, Hundington, PE28 4NL

Hosted by the experienced NWES Business Advisor, consider which options are best-suited to your business and learn how to develop a professional marketing strategy across both digital and traditional channels.

Eagle Labs: Early Bird Breakfast


Eagle Labs Incubator, Barclays Bank, Cambridge CB4 3AZ

Eagle Labs are again hosting their monthly Early Bird Breakfast. It is a chance for start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs to meet other entrepreneurs and professionals in a friendly and sociable environment.

Open competition for Innovation Loans: West Midlands briefing


The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre, Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF

Join Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network to find out about the open innovation loans competition, the scope and how to apply. Innovate UK and KTN are hosting a briefing event for Innovate UK’s new Open innovation loans competition, which is currently open for application.

MENTA Coffee Means Business


Bury Town Football Club, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1XP

Join MENTA for networking and business conversation with Coffee Means Business – it’s relaxed, informal business networking for all local businesses.

Next Level 2018 – Google is coming to Peterborough


Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough London Road Peterborough PE2 8AN

Ignite your marketing, engage your customers, drive your sales and transform your business! Signpost 2 Grow is proud to work with Allia Future Business Centre, Opportunity Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, and the Federation of Small Business to organiser the first Next Level 2018 event.

Cambridge Making Innovation Happen Programme


University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG

This five-day programme is designed for senior executives to consider all the activities required to elevate innovation as a core organisational management capability; to create a culture that innovates consistently, systematically and with tangible results.

From Digital Disruption to Digital Readiness


On Tuesday 15 May 2018, ICAEW will host a free immersive virtual conference on digital disruption and its impact on the accounting and finance profession.

Storm in a Teacup – Cambridge


Hotel Du Vin, 5-19 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA

Storm in a Teacup is an innovative event organised by the Chambers’ Business Women’s Sector to share ideas and experiences.

AI in an earbud?


Qualcomm, Churchill House - Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 0WZ

This talk will examine keyword detection in earbuds, a real world example of bringing AI technology to bear in a highly constrained platform.

Enterprise Tuesday: Friendly-ish “Dragons’ Den”


Fadi Boustany Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG

Kerry Baldwin, IQ Capital, Amelia Armour, Amadeus, Simon Thorpe, angel investor and Managing Partner at Delta 2020 shall be on the investor panel of this Enterprise Tuesday event, giving it the “Dragons’ Den” feel.

How to Build a Marketing Funnel to Turn Cold Leads into Paying Customers


Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough London Road Peterborough PE2 8AN

Ixion Holdings have another FREE business support event for local SMEs, which will include a very special speaker presenting a 2 1/2 hour training session on how to convert a marketing funnel into sales.

Women in Business Mixer with Guest Speaker, Tine Roche of Cambridge Cookery and Bistro


Cambridge Cookery School, Purbeck Road, Cambridge, CB2 8EB

Join the Rising Network for their Women in Business Mixer Event, with guest speaker, Tine Roche, Co-founder of Cambridge Cookery and Bistro as she shares her entrepreneurial journey. This event is designed to support women in business by offering a friendly space to meet and connect with like minded women.

Energy Efficiency for Business


The Boathouse Business Centre, 1 Harbour Square, Nene Parade, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 3BH

Join Fenland for Business to find out how improving your business’ energy efficiency could have a big impact – saving you money on utilities, the services you provide and even enhancing your brand’s green credentials.

Business Exit Strategies – Kettering


Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering Parkway, Kettering NN15 6XT

This half-day seminar has been specifically designed for business owners, giving practical tools and insight you will need which planning for exit or succession.

How can an ISO 27001 – compliant ISMS help law firms achieve GDPR compliance?


Online Webinar

In this webinar IT Governance will provide an overview of how an ISO 27001 – compliant ISMS can effectively support organisations in achieving GDPR compliance.

1st Steps to Start-Up – FREE 2 Day Workshop


Holiday Inn, Brampton, Hundington, PE28 4NL

Increase your chances of business success dramatically by taking advantage of professional business support and guidance with one of the UK’s leading enterprise organisations to help you take the 1st steps to starting your business.

ACAS: Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours


Holiday Inn, Lakeview, Bridge Road, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9PH

This unique workshop develops understanding and strategies to help managers and HR staff at all levels manage this small but very difficult group of any workforce.

Cleantech Futures 2018: Cambridge Cleantech Annual Conference


The Trinity Centre Cambridge Science Park 24 Milton Road Cambridge CB4 0FN

Join Cambridge Cleantech to hear cleantech thought leaders, senior businesses and leading academics outline the key opportunities and challenges facing the future of the cleantech sector from smarter cities, to innovative energy management and international excellence.

Funding your Business Fair: Business Lincolnshire


Springfields Events & Conference Centre, Camelgate, Spalding, PE12 6ET

Would you like help in funding such projects but are unsure where to look? Join Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub and a host of support providers to find out what’s available to you and how your business can take a step forward.

The responsibilities of controllers and processors under the GDPR and how ongoing staff awareness can support compliance


Online Webinar

This webinar will shed light on the obligations and responsibilities the GDPR creates for data controllers and data processors discussing an overview of the current regulatory landscape and the GDPR’s scope 

Learn How To Use LinkedIn Effectively


Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough London Road Peterborough PE2 8AN

Ixion Holdings are able to offer another FREE business support event for local SMES, the speaker will be presenting a 2 hour training session on LinkedIn & Sales Skills and Objection Handling.

Commercial Patent Search and Analysis: Patent landscaping for business


Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH

Join IPO for this event that will focus on two aspects of commercial search – competitive intelligence and technology, and market landscaping.