Save money on taking your business to the next level
Manor Royal BID members can get a 10% discount on a University of Brighton conference that aims to inspire and motivate businesses.
The Green Growth Platform conference is being held on Friday 25 September at the University's Falmer campus, it includes an networking lunch. It's an opportunity for business people to step off the rollercoaster ride that is running their business and be inspired, gain insight from leading entrepreneurs and give time to their business growth aspirations.
Speakers: 9.30am -12.30pm
Michael Ware, Partner at international business consultancy BDO, will give his perspective on a thriving green sector in the UK.
Syed Ahmed, Director of Savortex, will share insights from taking his smart eco hand dryer technology from R&D to global commercial success.
Kayla Ente, Director at Brighton & Hove Energy Services, will speak on the quiet explosion of community energy in Sussex and the business model they have followed.
George Bartley, Director of Building Sustainability, will share his experiences of developing an innovative energy saving technology in partnership with the University of Brighton.
Business pitching competition
Five lucky businesses will have the chance to pitch their business innovation to our panel. The winner will receive £2,000 worth of 1-2-1 tailored business support.
Interactive seminars (you choose two from the six):
Session 1.30pm - 2.30pm:
Eco Design: Realising the opportunities of a circular economy. Giraffe Innovation, described by the Guardian business pages as one of the UK's top green businesses.
Really Wild Sales How to Survive and Thrive in a Competitive and Changing Environment. Origins TM, bringing learning from the natural world and bushcraft to their business improvement consultancy.
Navigating R&D tax credits and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. With research & development and tax experts Rift R&D Tax Credits and the University of Brighton's KTP team.
Session 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Intellectual property - commericialising your innovation. Penina Shepherd, Founder & MD of Acumen Business Law, award winning Commercial lawyers based in Brighton and Hove and Sussex.
The Internet of Things: What are the opportunities for business? KnowNow Information, Hampshire based internet of things specialist consultancy
Procurement and supply chain from a big business perspective. Construction firm Willmott Dixon share insights on how to succeed as an SME supplier.
Find out more and get your tickets here. Manor Royal BID members can get 10% discount on the conference by entering MN10 under the promotional code on the booking page.