Events

Jun
26
Tue

Global Business Network – 26th June

 Chamber of CommerceOrganised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, this informal networking event is for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international...

Full event details here.


Jun
26
Tue

Coaching: an Introductory Workshop – 26th June

Cambridge NetworkCoaching takes an individual and personal approach to learning and development. Well done, it is wonderfully effective in liberating performance. However, it isn’t always well done. This single day’s programme will show you how to coach your team with confidence.

Is this workshop for me?
The workshop will be ideal for you if you are:

  • New to coaching and want to find out more about it
  • Looking for a chance to practise the skills in a safe and supportive space
  • Someone who prefers to begin with clear guidelines and a proven framework
  • Leading a team and wanting to help them to think better...

Full event details here.


Jun
26
Tue

Go Meet Duxford June 2018 – 26th June

Go Meet Duxford is a networking event held monthly at The Officers’ Mess Business Centre.

This event is sponsored by Neil Beet from Blue Lights Digital.

Tickets to the event are just £15, which includes breakfast. The event is free to attend for Mantle Tenants.

For more information, or to sponsor a future event, please contact us at events@mantle.co.uk

Event details

Location: The Officers’ Mess Business Centre, Royston Road, Duxford CB22 4QH
Times & Dates: 8am – 10am, Tuesday 26th June
Admission: Please register online here.

Full event details here.


Jun
26
Tue

Mott MacDonald Transport Planning Open Evening – 26th June

Attend an open evening at our Cambridge office to meet the team, discuss the exciting projects currently underway and opportunities to contribute to them.

An evening to discuss the transport planning, modelling and economics opportunities currently available in the Cambridge office.

Event details

Location: Mott MacDonald, 22 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JD
Times & Dates: 4pm – 8pm, Tuesday 26th June
Admission: Please register online here.

Full event details here.


Jun
27
Wed

Achieve A Sales Breakthrough in 2018 – 27th June

Each month we get together a group of local Directors from established businesses for practical and stimulating discussions about improving different aspects of their company’s sales (increasing sales predictability, generating leads, improving sales results, right people in sales roles). If you want to improve your company’s sales in 2018 join us.

Let’s face it, in today’s competitive business environment, you have to be better and smarter than ever before and if you want to increase revenue, you have to boost sales.

Are you a Director of an established business who is driven by...

Full event details here.


Jun
27
Wed

Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs – 27th June

Watermill LogoJoin Watermill Accounting for a free workshop on Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs on 27th June, 10-12noon at the Future Business Centre Cambridge and learn the essentials of accounting whatever your business status.

An essential workshop for entrepreneurs and startups covering the following topics:

  • Cash Flow
  • R&D Tax Credits
  • Profit & Loss and Balance Sheets
  • Due Dates and Taxes
  • VAT
  • Auto-enrolment for Pensions

The event includes a Q&A with the provision of refreshments and opportunities to network.

Event details

Location: Future Business Centre, Cambridge
Times & Dates: 10am-...

Full event details here.


Jun
28
Thu

The Cambridge Roar B2B Exhibition – 28th June

With over 60 stands to visit, The Cambridge Roar B2B Exhibition is an opportunity for businesses in Cambridgeshire and surrounding counties to promote their products and services, and build connections with other local organisations.

After two successful years the event continues to grow, and the exhibition promises to be a great networking opportunity, with speed networking sessions throughout the day, plus two topical and engaging seminars – all free to attend!

Advance sign-ups for the seminars will run closer to the time.

10.00am – 4.00pm

Stands 3x2m – £250.00 + VAT

Stands 1x1m –...

Full event details here.


Jun
28
Thu

Creating High Performance Teams – 28th June

Judge Business SchoolThis programme provides an important management tool kit for creating a high performance culture within organisations by focusing on communicating, motivating, teaming, evaluating and rewarding.

Teams are at the heart of organisational life and their effectiveness strongly influences the success of the enterprise overall. Striving for, and achieving, high performance in teams has therefore become a major business imperative, but bringing together individuals into a group and making them a cohesive and productive team is far from straightforward. The mix of differing personalities, skills,...

Full event details here.


Jun
28
Thu

Lunch and Learn: Using “Lean” thinking to drive a Sustainable Business – 28th June

Cambridge NetworkGetting your employees engaged is important in any business. But if you can also get them to act as “Waste Hunters” in order to drive out unrequired process, transactional, energy and related waste from your business then your overall efficiency and profitability will increase too.

John Cockburn Evans, MD of Aspire2bLean will lead this free lunch and learn session for all to find out more.

Fat is the part of your activity that your customer is not prepared to pay for, and so the costs fall to you. A leaner organisation has the muscle to succeed efficiently and effectively. In some...

Full event details here.


Jun
28
Thu

ideaSpace B3: With Greg Law of Undo – 28th June

Join us to learn about some of the Basics of Building a Business.

Whether you’re thinking of starting a business, aspire to be an entrepreneur or you have already begun the journey, this event provides an opportunity to hear from a successful entrepreneur and four professionals who have enabled the development of his venture.

There are elements that are common to all new companies. How you manage recruitment, lead your team, fundraise, and grow your business successfully. These may not make your company product or service stand out, but if you get these wrong it can kill your company.

To...

Full event details here.


Jun
28
Thu

Creating High Performance Teams – 28-29th June

TJudge Business Schoolhis programme provides an important management tool kit for creating a high performance culture within organisations by focusing on communicating, motivating, teaming, evaluating and rewarding.

Teams are at the heart of organisational life and their effectiveness strongly influences the success of the enterprise overall. Striving for, and achieving, high performance in teams has therefore become a major business imperative, but bringing together individuals into a group and making them a cohesive and productive team is far from straightforward. The mix of differing personalities, skills,...

Full event details here.


Jul
02
Mon

Wellcome Genome Campus Hackathon – 2nd-3rd July

This intensive two-day event will provide participants with an opportunity to creatively and collaboratively address a relevant challenge in the sphere of genomes and biodata. Participants will develop solutions that offer impact while honing their creative, communication and entrepreneurial skills.

The hackathon will be organised around several areas related to the use of genomics and biodata to improve health outcomes. For example, how can we use data to find new opportunities to diagnose and treat disease? How can we capture and curate biodata more effectively? How can patients share...

Full event details here.


Jul
02
Mon

Pre-Festival Event: Lord Smith – The State of the Arts – 2nd July

Chris Smith, former Culture Secretary, who was made a Life Peer in 2005, will reflect on the past twenty years of Arts achievement and policy in Britain – and on where we are now, still to a certain extent living off the legacy of a golden age, but with major challenges and issues confronting us.

Chris Smith, former Culture Secretary, who was made a Life Peer in 2005, will reflect on the past twenty years of Arts achievement and policy in Britain – and on where we are now, still to a certain extent living off the legacy of a golden age, but with major challenges and issues confronting...

Full event details here.


Jul
03
Tue

Candidate Evening – 3rd July

Cambridge NetworkJob seekers: This event is free! Make sure you sign up to attend, also watch this space for details of further exhibitors.

There will also be cv and interview workshops available for you to attend throughout the afternoon, an excellent opportunity for you to ensure that your cv and Interview techniques help you to succeed in a competitive jobs market.

Employers: If you are recruiting or just want to raise your profile, please get in touch for details of how to exhibit or sponsor this event – claire.angus@cambridgenetwork.co.uk

Event details

Location: Hauser Forum, The Entrepreneurship...

Full event details here.


Jul
04
Wed

CW International Conference (CWIC) – 4th July

The CW International Conference (CWIC) is now in its 10th anniversary year, bringing together C-suite business leaders, entrepreneurs, start-ups and engineers. It is curated by CW members and industry peers and sets out to challenge, inform and inspire delegates to think beyond the hype.

Where do the genuine opportunities for business growth lie, now and in the future?
We live in a world in which proponents of new technologies claim that they have the potential to dramatically change our lives, and the technologies seem to emerge on an almost weekly basis.

Some of these...

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Jul
04
Wed

Cambridge TV: One day masterclass – 4th July

If you’re making video content on your smartphone or video camera for your business website, YouTube or social media platforms, this one day masterclass is for you.

Cambridge TV School is hosting this practical training session for business professionals who want to improve their online content.

You will learn:
• What makes a good story
• Why an editorial approach is more engaging than corporate facts
• How to find editorial content from conventional press stories and product launches
• What else to film – the importance of b-roll
• Location! Please not the conference...

Full event details here.


Jul
04
Wed

Sales for Non-Selling Professionals – 4th July

Cambridge Network

According to Daniel Pink (author of To Sell Is Human), we are all in sales now whether or not we like to admit it.

This one day course (with additional reinforcement to support implementation) is for professionals who are not in a formal sales role but have a responsibility to bring in revenue, client acquisition and/or grow existing clients as part of their role.

For example you may be the business owner who has to wear many hats, including sales, or a partner (or working up to partner) in a professional services firm or you may have expertise in an industry such as marketing,...

Full event details here.


Jul
04
Wed

Recruitment Evening – 4th July

Cambridge NetworkA recruitment evening open to anyone looking for a new role, careers advice and the chance to network with local businesses.

Calling all jobseekers
We are pleased to invite you to join Cambridge Network and our headline sponsor CMR Surgical for an evening of networking, job seeking, drinks and canapes!

You will be able to get inside information as to how to join one of the areas fastest growing businesses.

CMR Surgical will present a talk on -“Spacecraft, System Design and Surgical Robots”. They will also be running a Python workshop to test out your skills with prizes for the...

Full event details here.


Jul
05
Thu

Redefining productivity: doing work that matters! – 5th July

Half Day Facilitated Workshop that focuses on making the workplace more productive, inclusive and happier.

In our busy working lives, time is a precious commodity. Our use of time tends to focus upon effort and targets, but research is showing that a shift towards balancing the human and technical aspects of work creates happier, more productive people, and more successful organisations.  This event creates the space, time and opportunity to explore this proposition.

Event details

Location: Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge
Times & Dates: 9.30am – 1.30pm, Thursday 5th July

Full event details here.


Jul
06
Fri

Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre: Venture Recruitment Event – 6th July

Judge Business SchoolWe are holding this event with the aim of bringing together start-ups looking to recruit with people who want to work for start-ups.

The start-ups presenting are some of the most exciting ventures going through Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre’s programmes such as Accelerate Cambridge and the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship. The type of roles these ventures are looking for can be anybody from founder through to intern.

The format of the evening will be:

  • Three minute pitches – The first set of ventures pitch what they are doing, their traction and who they are looking for....

Full event details here.


Jul
08
Sun

Ignite 2018: Fast-track your innovation to commercial reality – 8th-13th July

Judge Business SchoolIgnite is an intensive, one-week programme for those of you working or doing research in the hi-tech or biotech sectors who already have a business idea, project or early stage venture.

Are you an ambitious entrepreneur, researcher, academic or scientist looking to propel your hi-tech or biotech business idea to commercial success? Or would you like to transform an innovation project for your current employer?

Ignite is an intensive, one-week programme for those of you working or doing research in the hi-tech or biotech sectors who already have a business idea, project or early stage...

Full event details here.


Jul
11
Wed

Cambridge Information and Intellectual Property Annual Meeting – 11th July

CIIPM 2018’s theme is ‘Innovation, Valuation and Licensing’.

The meeting features 7 talks, 7 exhibitors, and plenty of time for networking. Join us to meet, talk and learn about patents, technology and know-how licensing, IP valuation, and using information for patentability and freedom to operate purposes.

The CIIPM summer meeting provides an opportunity for knowledge sharing for those engaged with the commercialisation of technologies using intellectual property (IP) and those needing to ensure they have the right information to make legal and commercial decisions. The July meeting...

Full event details here.


Jul
12
Thu

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Cambridge Digital Marketing Conference – 12th July

Once again, a leading line-up of expert speakers will feature at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Cambridge Digital Marketing Conference.

This year, our twelfth conference promises to be the most useful yet. We focus on the topics of most importance to marketers today.

  • Content strategy
  • Mobile opportunity
  • What’s hot and what’s not in digital advertising
  • What’s New in Search?
  • ‘UX and digital marketing’
  • Did the emperor have clothes? – how psychometrics is the key to overcoming your competition’
  • Utilising AI To Improve Your Marketing Efforts
  • ..and no doubt GDPR after the...

Full event details here.


Jul
12
Thu

Women in Business July: Mastermind Session – 12th July

Our Women in Business monthly event is designed to support women in business by offering a friendly space to meet and connect with like-minded women.

THIS MONTH IS OUR MASTERMIND SESSION.

We have three Women in Business formats, each format is held once per quarter on a rotational basis, and include:

  1. Mixer – pure networking event where you can introduce yourself to others and build your network.
  2. Mastermind session – networking and peer to peer support designed to help you navigate through challenges. Solve problems with input and advice from the other group members.
  3. Masterclass –...

Full event details here.


Jul
12
Thu

Cambridge BID Summer AGM 2018 – 12th July

We are pleased to announce that the Cambridge BID Summer Business Event and AGM will take place on Thursday July 12th at The DoubleTree by Hilton on Granta Place, starting with registration and drinks reception from 6.00pm, at 6.30pm our formal AGM, review of the year and keynote speeches until 7.45pm then networking until 8.30pm.

The evening is a great opportunity to hear about the work we have carried out over the year, our plans for 2018 and Term 2 and we will have a couple of Keynote Speakers.

Previous speakers include –

James Palmer Mayor of Cambridge and Peterborough
Chris Turner...

Full event details here.


Jul
18
Wed

Sensors in Food and Agriculture 2018 – 18th-19th July

Sensors in Food and Agriculture 2018 will showcase recent innovative developments in the application of sensor technology in agriculture and food production.

Sensors in Food and Agriculture 2018 , a Sensor100 conference, brings together academic research and commercial applications of sensor technology in the food chain.  These applications include:

  • Crop production: remote sensing and sensing networks to monitor crop disease: irrigation; fertliisation etc
  • Food monitoring: pathogens and contaminants; freshness; fraud; home use for allergens, gluten etc
  • Animal welfare: pathogens, oestrus...

Full event details here.


Jul
19
Thu

Informal Networking Evening: Cambridge – 19th July

Chamber of Commerce

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce gives you more opportunities to get connected with business people across Cambridgeshire every month – for free.

These popular informal networking evenings continue to attract businesses of all sizes from a wide range of industry sectors and, most importantly, they’re completely free to attend.

Your company doesn’t need to be a member of the Chamber to take advantage of this great opportunity to make new business connections – anyone is welcome to join us from 5.00pm.

Simply buy yourself a drink from the bar and join other business people for an...

Full event details here.


Jul
24
Tue

Global Business Network – 24th July

 Chamber of CommerceOrganised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, this informal networking event is for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international...

Full event details here.


Aug
08
Wed

Cambridge TV: Business media training – 8th Aug

Do you have an interesting or topical issue you want people to know about, either through your company’s website, through the media or to share via social media? Rather than just writing up a traditional press release, get your message out using video.

Cambridge TV is offering a practical, time-efficient programme where participants come away with a video they can use, tailored to the needs of their company and with content specific to their own organisation.

The course is a day and a half long and will will help participants to identify their message and choose the best way to get...

Full event details here.


Sep
10
Mon

Research Commercialisation Open Programme 2018: Cambridge UK – 10th Sept

This five day course of lectures, workshops and visits in Cambridge, UK is aimed at those from anywhere in the world who wish to understand the basics of how new ideas and research results are commercialised at the University of Cambridge and in the wider Cambridge Cluster.

The course is open to university technology transfer staff, but may also be of interest to academic entrepreneurs, government advisors and policymakers developing knowledge-based economies wishing to spin-out or out-licence new technologies or deliver consultancy based on university expertise and knowledge from...

Full event details here.


Sep
25
Tue

Global Business Network – 25th Sept

 Chamber of CommerceOrganised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, this informal networking event is for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international...

Full event details here.


Oct
12
Fri

The Cambridge Start-up Billion Pound Scale-up Challenge – 12th Oct

Why Don’t Cambridge Start-ups Become Billion Pound Companies? What Can You Do to Make Yours Grow to Billions, not Millions?

We’re giving 3 Cambridge scale-ups the chance to pitch in 3 min a business challenge and get advice from a panel of top executives such as:

Only 3 scale-ups will have the chance to pitch their challenge* (max 3min) to...

Full event details here.


Oct
30
Tue

Global Business Network – 30th Oct

Chamber of CommerceOrganised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, this informal networking event is for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international...

Full event details here.