Join The Guardian for a panel debate on innovation and a tech skills masterclass. The Guardian Business Made Simple events series, to guide you and your business, is coming to Cambridge with an expert masterclass and panel discussion. 

In the inspirational masterclass, you will learn how to transform data into engaging graphics and imagery at a workshop led by data visualisation expert designer Laura Knight.

For the panel discussion, industry leaders will cover how to innovate. The overwhelming consensus in the business world is that innovation is key to survival and this panel will look beyond the buzzword, examine what innovation really means and what to do with the ideas that come out of your company.

The panellists include Faye Holland, award-winning entrepreneur  and founder of business consultancy Cofinitive.


  • 6pm – 6.30pm Attendee arrival, registrations, refreshments, networking
  • 6.30pm – 6.35pm Chair’s welcome
  • 6.35pm – 6.40pm Welcome from Vodafone
  • 6.40pm – 7.20pm Panel discussion: how to innovate
    • The panellists will explore what to do with the ideas that come out of your company; approaches to getting your team to think creatively; and organising your company so that  the best ideas are executed and lead to commercial success.
  • 7.20pm – 8.30pm Masterclass in data visualisation: learn how to transform data into beautiful infographic in this hands on workshop with designer Laura Knight, Guardian Masterclass tutor
  • 8.30pm – 8.50pm Networking and prizes

To register your attendance for this FREE event please follow the link provided on the right hand side.