North West’s biggest annual innovation event returns to the region on Thursday 13 September
Businesses in Cheshire & Warrington urged to enter Innovation Showcase Competition
If you run a company in Cheshire & Warrington and innovative ideas are at the heart of it, Venturefest North West 2018 is the place for you. And if they’re not, it’s a great place to start, say Cheshire & Warrington LEP.
The event, which is being held at Manchester Central on Thursday 13 September, provides a unique networking platform for companies across the North West, promising inspirational speakers and interactive workshops the event in its fifth year and is set to be the biggest yet with an expanded regional focus.
One of the centrepieces is the Innovation Showcase Competition, open to start-up and young companies, as well as established businesses, with online entries open now at the Venturefest North West website. Ten finalists will have the chance to pitch their business idea to an audience of potential investors and win a package of support provided by sponsors exhibitors and the professional community. There are four categories to enter – Product Innovation, Service Innovation, Digital Innovation and Innovative Established Business – as well as an Overall Winner, and a Venturefest Audience Winner.