Events

Mar
13
Mon

Cambridge Science Festival 2017 – 13th-26th March 2017

Cambridge Science Festival logoCambridge Science Festival gives the public the opportunity to explore Cambridge Science. Thanks to the generosity of the University, our sponsors and partners, most of the events are free.

The Science Festival provides the public with opportunities to explore and discuss issues of scientific interest and concern and to raise aspirations by encouraging young people to consider a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

Each year, the Festival welcomes visitors to hundreds of events and receives extensive national and local media coverage. Over 170 event coordinators...

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Mar
22
Wed

Annual Business Weekly Awards 2017 – 22nd March

Business Weekly logo

The Annual Business Weekly Awards 2017 are a celebration of the work of businesses from across the whole of the East of England.

Companies in every conceivable business sector are invited to enter the competition. Businesses are judged on the quality of their products and services, the strength of their management and growth strategies and their potential. Judges do no just go on the bottom line, which is much too narrow a guide to future success.

There are nine awards on offer:

  • Business of the Year (chosen from the 8 categories below)
  • Cambridge Graduate Business of the Year
  • Cambridge...

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Mar
22
Wed

Exporter Bootcamp, Cambridge – 22nd March

Entrepreneurs never stand still and despite the uncertain environment you will want your business to realise its full potential. There has never been a better time to start exporting or to enter into new markets, to take advantage of the lower value of sterling and meet increased overseas demand for products or services.

Calling all new exporters!
At the Exporter Bootcamp Cambridge want to show you how you can steer your future export success. This fast paced workshop aims to introduce you to a number of key exporting essentials. Delivered by experts from the Department for...

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Mar
23
Thu

Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2017 – 23rd March

Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2017 logoThe Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2017 is an evening event on Thursday 23rd March in the Great Hall, King’s College.

The annual awards, run by Cambridge News and the Cambridge Business magazine, feature a wide range of different categories for organisations of all sizes and industries to enter. These include awards for Business of the Year, Social Entrepreneurship, Business Innovation and Technology Export.

The closing date for nomination for the awards was 23rd January. The categories to be judged on the night are:

  • HEWITSONS AWARD FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION
  • FINE & COUNTRY...

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Mar
27
Mon

The Well-Tempered City, Department of Architecture – 27th March

The Well-Tempered City: In a world which often gives the property industry a low mark, Jonathan Rose is a reason to be encouraged. He is at the enlightened end of the scale and has used his lifetime in the industry in the USA to develop ideas to find harmony in the complex and independent processes and interests involved in cities and life inside them.

Today’s cities are technical marvels, reflecting civilisation’s enormous scientific strides. Human creativity has produced unimagined power and prosperity, although that prosperity has come at a price: it is poorly distributed, and...

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Mar
29
Wed

Connected Cambridge Entrepreneurs On The Move: Alan Hirzel of Abcam – 29th March

Connected Cambridge logoThe Connected Cambridge Entrepreneurs on the Move series of talks to members and non-members takes place on the last Wednesday of each month.

Alan Hirzel is CEO of Abcam plc, a global leader in the supply of life science research tools. He has an impressive combination of a strong scientific background, global business and leadership experience as well as strong consumer knowledge.

Prior to joining Abcam, he spent 14 years with Bain & Company helping companies grow organically and through acquisition. Earlier in his career, he led product innovation efforts for several brands at Kraft...

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Mar
29
Wed

Tech Nation 2017: Cambridge – 29th March

Tech Nation

Tech City UK are excited to launch their annual Tech Nation Report, providing you with an exclusive insight into what’s driving the digital sector in the UK and a closer look at what’s happening in growth hubs across the country.

To celebrate the launch of this year’s report, Tech City UK will be holding a nationwide roadshow with events in London, Newcastle, Bristol, Cambridge, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Liverpool.

Tech City UK have a great line up of speakers who will be taking themes uncovered by the report to discuss opportunities and challenges for the future of the UK’s digital...

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Apr
04
Tue

CW Business SIG: ‘It’s all about the people!’ – 4th April

You can have the greatest product or service in the world, but if you don’t have the right people in place to deliver it, your business won’t succeed. No matter what else you do – it’s all about the people!

Join us for this highly interactive event hosted by Taylor Vinters in London to find out more and to discuss with like-minded peers the importance of having the right team of people to grow the business.

The Business SIG will discuss the key points in a lively afternoon of quick fire presentations by experts in the area followed by break out groups and roundtable discussions....

Full event details here.


Apr
05
Wed

SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards, Huntingdon – 5th April

Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2017 logoThe SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards are open to all sole traders and businesses in the region with less than 250 employees, who commenced business before January 2015, or for new businesses who started after January 2015.

Welcome to the inaugural SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards, a credible opportunity to support and share in our vision to raise the profile of  industrious, hardworking and enterprising SME’s in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Business awards are a sought after accolade of achievement, a veritable endorsement of success in business which offers exceptional marketing...

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Apr
05
Wed

Cambridge Network: Mayoral election hustings event – 5th April

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has won £770 million of new funding and is electing a Mayor to lead the decisions on how to use the devolved powers. Businesses should be interested to come and ask questions of the candidates for this new role.

The inaugural mayoral election will elect the Mayor of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, established by the seven local councils across the county. This hustings event provides Cambridge Network and BID members the chance to learn more from the prospective candidates prior to the vote in May.

As part of the devolution deal,...

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Apr
06
Thu

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce: Maximise your Membership – 6th April

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce

You’re already a member but are you making the most of every opportunity that Cambridge Chamber of Commerce membership brings? 

Come along to the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce ‘Maximise your Membership’ session. You be able to familiarise yourself with the benefits that are included within your membership package, discover our latest promotional opportunities and get connected with our cost-saving service providers.

‘Maximise your Membership’ is free to attend but please book in advance as places are limited to ensure everyone gains maximum benefit from the session.

Cambridge...

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Apr
26
Wed

Huntingdon Business Fair – 26th April

The Huntingdonshire Business Fair, sponsored by the Federation of Small Businesses in association with the Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce, is a well-established business to business exhibition. It offers SMEs the opportunity to showcase their business, share ideas, and network with likeminded people.

There will be lots going on at this year’s Huntingdon Business Fair from fast paced speed networking sessions, engaging seminars, Barclays conducting 3D printer demos and the A14 trailer showing a model of the A14 improvements taking place between Ellington and Cambridge, to name just a...

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Apr
26
Wed

Working Lunch: Finding International Partners – 26th April

Enterprise Europe Network East is delighted to present a unique series of working lunch events in partnership with the University of Suffolk, to help businesses to innovate, internationalise, support and protect their business to grow.

The Working Lunch offers the opportunity to attend four individual two hour working lunches on subjects that will help your business to succeed at the Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre. Presented by one of our Enterprise Europe Network Innovation Advisers, each event gives practical advice and offers support.

The third in the series of Working Lunch...

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May
10
Wed

B2B Marketing Conference Cambridge 2017 – 10th May

Following the success of our inaugural annual B2B Marketing Conference we’re back for what promises to be another action-packed day. We’ll be showcasing some of the best industry speakers with fantastic insights and implementable marketing strategies.

At this years B2B Marketing Conference you’ll hear case studies and learn from leading B2B protagonists. And our unique discussion group sessions will ensure you’ll leave feeling creative, inspired and truly networked.  We’ll be putting on some drinks, too, so stay a while after and make new friends and contacts.

Who will we be...

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