With just 2 days to go until our conference “Business Support – What Works?” as part of the inaugural Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival we are excited to reveal our full and fascinating agenda!


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ItemSpeakerPresentation Title
09:00Registration & Networking
10:00WelcomeAmelia Anderson
10:10Keynote AddressMark Pawsey MP
10:20What Works CentreLynne Miles“Evidence review: What Works in Business Support?”
10:50NestaDr Jonathan Bone“Business Incubators and Accelerators: The National Picture”
11:40BankSearchSimon“The Value of Data in Business Support”
3 Minute Pitch, Part 1:
12:10Scottish GovernmentChryssa Burdett“Rates in Scotland: Barclay Review Business Growth Accelerator”
12:20SEMLEP Growth HubMalcolm Johnston
12:30Humber LEP Growth HubAndy Hewitt“The Single Conversation Group”
12:40Buckinghamshire Business FirstHeather Dean“What works in Buckinghamshire”
12:50D2N2Chris Pook“The ScaleUp Service”
13:45Natwest / Entrepreneurial SparkLee Currier
3 Minute Pitch, Part 2:
14:15Intellectual Property OfficeDavid Hopkins“Intellectual Property Explained”
14:25Alternative Business FundingAnthony Carty
14:35Leeds City Region Enterprise PartnershipJames Hopton
14:45Coventry & Warwickshire Growth HubRich Warren
14:55Coventry & Warwickshire Growth HubCraig Humphrey“CWLEP Growth Hub – Your One Stop Shop to Business Support”