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Festival Of Enterprise

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Looking to start, grow, scale up or exit a business?

Strategy can be side tracked in the day-to-day running of a business and scaling up can take the back seat as you end up dealing with piles of paperwork, projects going wrong or dealing with an overflowing inbox.


This shows in the statistics – according to the ScaleUp Institute, scaleups bring in £1.3 trillion of the £1.9 trillion generated by all UK SMEs. The remainder is brought in by millions of companies not making anywhere near as much of an impact as they could.


There’s clearly more than a few secrets business owners need to learn about scaling up. Fortunately, the Festival of Enterprise will reveal them all.


More than 150 experts in business growth will take to the stage at the Festival of Enterprise to share their secrets with other business owners. This is where you can learn from real experiences, hear how speakers went about getting the funding that enabled their growth, how they expanded their management and delivery teams, the big obstacles they overcame and the ways in which they reshaped their plans as they grew.


The Festival of Enterprise is designed to provide owners of established SMEs and start-ups with the tools and information they need to achieve fast growth.


The Festival of Enterprise takes place at the NEC Birmingham on 23-24 October. Free entrance passes can be obtained at www.festivalofenterprise.

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