Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2012
Kauffman Liverpool Vision
Global Entrepreneurship Congress 9-16 March 2012 - Liverpool, UK, A Festival of Entrepreneurship
Calendar of events

For the first time ever, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress is taking place against the backdrop of a larger Festival of Entrepreneurship, a collection of events are happening throughout Liverpool. While the types of events and activities vary widely, they all share a common thread-how to empower entrepreneurs and enable them to start and grow firms that create jobs and improve lives, all over the world.

Please scroll down on each of the tabs below to see what’s happening each day. For each event listed there is a link which will take you through to the event web page, this is where you will find full details of the event and also the opportunity to register your interest and/ or book a place (as applicable).


Friday 9 March

Featured Events


Start Up Liverpool | Liverpool Vision

Venue: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street L3 9PP
Date: Friday 9th March – Sunday 11th March (inclusive)
Start and Finish times: Fri: 18:00 - 22:30, Sat: 9:00 - 22:00, Sun: 9:00 -22:00
Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: £45 + VAT = £54 per person

At Start Up Liverpool people with a startup idea can pitch it to fellow attendees. Everyone picks the idea they like best and offers their skills to turn it from an idea into a real business over the course of a weekend.

Saturday 10 March

Featured Events


Start Up Liverpool | Liverpool Vision

Venue: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street L3 9PP
Date: Friday 9th March – Sunday 11th March (inclusive)
Start and Finish times: Fri: 18:00 - 22:30, Sat: 9:00 - 22:00, Sun: 9:00 -22:00
Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: £45 + VAT = £54 per person

At Start Up Liverpool people with a startup idea can pitch it to fellow attendees. Everyone picks the idea they like best and offers their skills to turn it from an idea into a real business over the course of a weekend.

Sunday 11 March

Featured Events


Start Up Liverpool | Liverpool Vision

Venue: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street L3 9PP
Date: Friday 9th March – Sunday 11th March (inclusive)
Start and Finish times: Fri: 18:00 - 22:30, Sat: 9:00 - 22:00, Sun: 9:00 -22:00
Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: £45 + VAT = £54 per person

At Start Up Liverpool people with a startup idea can pitch it to fellow attendees. Everyone picks the idea they like best and offers their skills to turn it from an idea into a real business over the course of a weekend.

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European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP) | NCEE
Venue: The Women's Organisation
Date: Sunday 11th March
Start and Finish times: Start: 11th - 19:00  Finish: 16th – 13:00 (Week long programme)

Monday 12 March

Featured Events


Intuit Financial Fitness Workshop | Intuit

Venue: BT Convention Centre, Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times:
Intuit will be running two workshop sessions:

  • 12.00 – 2.00pm: Financial Fitness Workshop 1
  • 2.00 – 4.00pm: Financial Fitness Workshop 2

Each session includes refreshments and networking time for attendees and the opportunity to talk 1:1 with Intuit small business experts.

Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: The Intuit Financial Fitness Workshops are free to attend but numbers are strictly limited so register now to reserve your place.

The Intuit Financial Fitness Workshop is a practical high energy session designed to help you understand and manage the financial aspects of running a business and to unlock the business in you by transforming ideas into a practical, impactful reality.

StartUp Nations | StartUp America, StartUp Britain, StartUp Canada & the Kauffman Foundation

Venue: Queen's Suite, Radisson BLU Hotel, 107 Old Hall Street, Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times:
09:00 (coffee and networking) for 09:30
Start – 14.00 (lunch 13.00-14.00)
Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: No

"StartUp Nations" will bring together campaigns focused on inspiring, accelerating and celebrating entrepreneurship from around the world to share experiences and explore partnerships to facilitate the global mobility of entrepreneurs. 

Liverpool's Great Enterprise Challenge | Liverpool City Council and Liverpool Vision

Venue: The Small Concert Room, St. George's Hall.
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 08.00 – 13.00
Open / Closed event: Closed
Cost to Attend: No

Final of the Liverpool’s Great Enterprise Challenge

BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour - Female Entrepreneurship: The Debate | The Women's Organisation

Venue: 54 St James Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 10.00 – 11.00
Open / Closed event: Closed – by invitation only
Cost to Attend: No

The Women's Organisation and event sponsors will host a dedicated BBC outside broadcast of Women's hour. The event is being co -developed with the Women's Organisation and Women's Hour and will include a panel of experts and a specially invited guest list of 150 women entrepreneurs to discuss the needs and opportunities relating to female entrepreneurship. Broadcast audience figures are estimated at 3 million for this event.

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Further Education Colleges | Gazelle

Venue: ACC, Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 12.00 -17.15
Open / Closed event: Closed
Cost to Attend: Yes

Gazelle will be running its inaugural Entrepreneurial Leadership programme for Further Education Colleges from 12th-13th March 2012 within the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Liverpool.

Your Big Year - Enterprise Challenge | Smaller Earth

Venue: tbc
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 13.00 - 17.00
Open / Closed event:Open – limited spaces
Cost to Attend: No

Sixteen inspiring individuals from fourteen different countries will compete in a series of challenges themed around Enterprise, Leadership and Global Citizenship to win an inspiring trip around the world.

International Research & Policy Roundtable | Kauffman Foundation

Venue: Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 14:00 – 18:30
Open / Closed event:Open
Cost to Attend: No

Promoting High Growth Entrepreneurship Around the World: A Dialogue Among Experts.' Public session to discuss academic papers on entrepreneurship. Chaired by Bob Litan, Vice President of Research and Policy, and Karen Wilson, Senior Fellow, both of the Kauffman Foundation.

Approved


University of Liverpool Management School GEC Entrepreneurship Research Day | University of Liverpool
Venue: The Gallery, Foresight Centre
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 09:00-16:30

Georgia/Liverpool IP Exploitation Seminar | University of Liverpool
Venue: Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow St, Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 11:00-16:30

Get Up and Get Involved Workshop | Scientiam Training Ltd
Venue: Gostins Building, Hanover Street. Liverpool. L1 4LN
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 10.00 – 14.00

Knowledge Café 0151 @ DoES Liverpool. Shaping Material Culture through Enterprise and Innovation | DoES Liverpool
Venue: Gostins Building, Hanover Street. Liverpool. L1 4LN
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 12.00 - 20.00 (series of events)

Global Entrepreneurship Cocktail Party (non-alcoholic) | Red Line Events (Cardinal Heenan School Liverpool)
Venue: Pan Am Bar and Grill Albert Dock Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 16.00 - 18.00

European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP) | NCEE
Venue: The Women's Organisation
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: Start: 11th - 19:00  Finish: 16th – 13:00 (Week long programme)

Turning "Good" Business into Profits (or why "Bad" business will be bad for your wealth) | Liverpool Hope University
Venue: EDEN Building Conference Centre (Room 203), Hope Park Campus, Liverpool
Date: Monday 12th March
Start and Finish times: 17.30 - 20.30

Tuesday 13 March

Featured Events


GEC Summit
Venue: Arena & Convention Centre
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 09:00 - 18:00
Open / Closed event:Open
Cost to Attend: £150.00 + VAT (Premier ticket £300.00 + VAT)

The highlight of the week and the largest gathering of start-up champions from around the world. A journey through three sessions, of speeches, panel discussions and debates, united by one central theme "Who dares wins; who cares wins; who shares wins".

Entrepreneurship, the City and the Next Generation | Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Entrepreneurship
Venue: Hilton Liverpool
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: Open for breakfast at 07.30. Event to start 08.00 Closes 09:30
Open / Closed event: Closed
Cost to Attend: No

This invitation only breakfast event will draw together established Liverpool business leaders with graduate entrepreneurs over a relaxed breakfast setting to debate and discuss the ways we can support entrepreneurship. 

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Further Education Colleges | Gazelle

Venue: ACC, Liverpool
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 8.00 -17.40
Open / Closed event: Closed
Cost to Attend: Yes

Gazelle will be running its inaugural Entrepreneurial Leadership programme for Further Education Colleges from 12th-13th March 2012 within the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Liverpool.

GEC VIP Cocktail Reception | Liverpool Vision
Venue: Arena & Convention Centre
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 18:00 - 20:00
Open / Closed event: Open to VIP Summit ticket holders only

Lloyds TSB Enterprise Awards Dinner
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Liverpool
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 19:00
Open / Closed event: Invitation only
Cost to Attend: tbc

THE REVOLUTION powered by Smarta Business Builder
Venue: The ECHO Wheel, Liverpool
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 18.00 – 19.00

The ECHO Wheel,  powered by Smarta Business Builder, will bring the main festival day of the GEC to a close. Each of the iconic Echo Wheel’s 42 pods will play temporary host to a mentoring session, as winners are given a one-to-one advice session from an established entrepreneur.  For further information please visit www.smarta.com

Approved


Get networking | Scientiam Training Ltd
Venue: Academy ONE, 2nd Floor, Stanley Building, 43 Hanover St, L1 3DN
Date:Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 12.00 – 14.00

The Pitch 2012: The launch of Britain's biggest small business competition | Sift Media and Business Zone
Venue: Bar Circo, Albert Dock
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 18.00 – 21.00

MEZZ – ‘Capturing Opportunities for Entrepreneurial Growth in Merseyside’ | YFM Equity Partners, managers of the North West Fund for Development Capital
Venue: Ziba Restaurant, Racquets Club, Chapel Street, Liverpool
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 18.00 – 20.00

Go ON It's Liverpool
Venue: Museum of Liverpool
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 18:00 – 20:30

Lean Liverpool | Lean Liverpool & DoES Liverpool
Venue: DoES Liverpool, Gostins Building, Hanover Street. Liverpool. L1 4LN
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: 19:00 – 21:00

European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP) | NCEE
Venue: The Women's Organisation
Date: Tuesday 13th March
Start and Finish times: Start: 11th - 19:00  Finish: 16th – 13:00 (Week long programme)

Beatle 50 year celebrations Knotty ash Youth Centre (Village Hall) | Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre
Venue: Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre (Village Hall) 251 East Prescot Road L14 5NA
Date: 12th – 30th March
Start and Finish times: Series of celebration events 12th – 30th March

Wednesday 14 March

Featured Events


Siding with the Angels | Lloyds TSB
Venue: Auditorium 1 C – Arena and Convention Centre, Liverpool
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 08.00 – 10.00
Open / Closed event:Open
Cost to Attend: No

Financing growth doesn’t have to mean facing dragons.  Learn about business angels, meet the Angel of the Year, a high growth equity funded company and the routes to market.

Who Cares Wins; the future of technology and innovation in community health services. | Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust
Venue: THE LIGHT Rights and Humanity, 1st Floor, Royal Liver Building, Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1HU
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 07.30 – 10.00
Open / Closed event:Open
Cost to Attend: No

Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust will be presenting their Technology & Innovation Strategy at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress and is urging entrepreneurs to join them, explore new opportunities and meet key decision makers.

The 'Social Enterprise in Action' Festival | Liverpool Community College
Venue: Blackburne House, Hope Street, Liverpool
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 09.30 – 15.00
Open / Closed event:Open
Cost to Attend: No

A festival event to showcase local Social Enterprises in Action. See and hear the journey these local entrepreneurs have taken from that initial idea, to opening and operating their business. Come along and get involved in café conversations on subjects such as 'the idea', the 'brand', 'the plan', 'the contacts' and the 'entrepreneur'. Then see where our local entrepreneurs demonstrate their skills and tell their story.

Global Research Symposium on Female Entrepreneurship | The Women’s Organisation
Venue: 54 St James Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 09.30 – 12.30
Open / Closed event: Open – Booking is ESSENTIAL
Cost to Attend: No

Bringing together leading researchers in the field of female entrepreneurship to review the most recent and unique research conducted in 59 economies analysing how many women are starting businesses, the types of businesses and the challenges they face. Contributors will include Professor Patricia Greene of Babson College, USA, a co-author of the research; Professor Tom Cannon, University of Liverpool and Professor Sue Marlow, University of Birmingham.

Young Enterprise Student Trade Fair | Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Entrepreneurship
Venue: Centre for Entrepreneurship
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 11.30 – 13.00
Open / Closed event:Open, please register your interest
Cost to Attend: No

Come along to meet students from Liverpool Business School as they present their business ideas in a trade fair, as part of the Young Enterprise Start-up Programme.

Women's Enterprise Policy Group Roundtable | The Women’s Organisation
Venue: 54 St James Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 13.00 – 16.00
Open / Closed event: Closed
Cost to Attend: No

Bringing together the leading policy influencers, entrepreneurs and business support practitioners from across the UK to discuss how enterprise policy and practice can be developed to effectively support female entrepreneurs. The policy group activity supports and influences national initiatives that promote the interests of the female enterprise start and growth and will be reviewing and showcasing new gender specific support initiatives.

Harnessing Entrepreneurship to Raise School Attainment | Liverpool John Moores University
Venue: The Automatic, Baird House, Liverpool Innovation Park, Edge Lane, Liverpool. L7 9NJ
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times:

    EVENT 1  - 13.00 – 15.30pm Developing enterprise skills to improve leadership
    (networking 15:30 – 16:00)

    EVENT 2 – 16:00 – 18:00 – Developing enterprise skills to support outstanding teaching and learning

Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: Single event £60  Attendance at both events £100

This CPD event is targeted at school leaders and teachers. It will focus on recognising and developing enterprise skills in school leadership both at senior and subject levels, and explore the development of enterprise skills in teachers to embed outstanding teaching and learning in their lessons.


Women's Business Mastermind | The Women's Organisation

Venue: 54 St James Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 18:00 – 20:30
Open / Closed event: Open
Cost to Attend: No

Women's Business Mastermind and Networking Event -brings together successful women business experts to answer quick fire questions on business problems posed by a worldwide female entrepreneurial audience. This exciting event will be attended by 150 women business owners and is filling up fast.

Shaping Smarter Cities: Food for Thought | Arup
Venue: ACCL
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 18:00 – 21:00
Open / Closed event: Closed – but please contact karen.walters@arup.com if of interest
Cost to Attend: No

This unique evening will include a carbon neutral business dinner and talks from a panel of speakers, including Arup’s Global Foresight and Innovation leader Dr Chris Luebkeman, and Peter Madden, Chief Executive of Forum for the Future.

The speakers will explore the smarter cities agenda, with a focus on the food, energy and water nexus. Tackling these issues together could address some of the most pressing problems in cities today, whilst also creating entrepreneurial opportunities.


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Eco Innovation in the North West Celebrating success -C-Tech Innovation Ltd
Venue: BT Convention Centre, Liverpool
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 09.00 – 13.30

Developing a Plan for Business Growth | Lancaster University Management School
Venue: Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, One Old Hall Street
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 09.00 – 16.30

Continuing the Conversation: Global Entrepreneurship Week UK | Youth Business International
Venue: The Racquet Club, Hargreaves Buildings, 5 Chapel Street, Liverpool L3 9AG
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 09.30 – 12.00

Liverpool Software City International 2012 | Software City
Venue: Arena & Convention Centre, Liverpool
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 13.00 - 18.00, followed by Drinks reception (Software City badge holders only) at the Pan American Bar Albert Dock.

Entrepreneurs for Humanity | Rights and Humanity
Venue: The Light, The International Centre for Rights and Humanity, Royal Liver Building, Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1HU
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 16:00 - 17:30

Open Source Entrepreneurship | Digital Creativity in Disability
Venue: Ic1, Liverpool Science Park, 131 Mount Pleasant, L3 5TF
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 16.00 – 18.00

LGBT Entrepreneurs: Creative City in Action | Stanley Street Quarter (Invitation Only)
Venue: Monique’s, 3 Temple Court, L2 6PY
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 14:00 – 17:00

LGBT Entrepreneurs: Creative City in Action | Stanley Street Quarter
Venue: Monique’s, 3 Temple Court, L2 6PY
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 17:00 – 19:00

Indie Showcase Liverpool | Digital Advisors Ltd
Venue: PanAm Bar, Albert Dock
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 17:00 – 19:00

Fred Freeman Philanthropy Lecture: Three ways to make a better society, with guest speaker, Paul Barry-Walsh | University of Liverpool
Venue: Leggate Theatre, Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool, Ashton Street
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 17.30 - a networking reception will follow from 18.30

Maker Night | DoES Liverpool in partnership with Liverpool School of Art & Design
Venue: Art & Design Academy
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 18:30 – 21:00

Championing 'Real Life Entrepreneurs' with the FSB and Mike Southon, 'The Beermat Entrepreneur' | Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 18:30 – 22:00

Creating High Growth BME Enterprises | MEDS
Venue: East is East, Liverpool
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 18:30 – 23:30

European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP) | NCEE
Venue: The Women's Organisation
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: Start: 11th - 19:00  Finish: 16th – 13:00 (Week long programme)

"Entrepreneurs, Laughing All the WAY TO THE Bank?" - How humour and fun play a part in self care and business building. | The Brink Liverpool (AonA)
Venue: The Brink, 15 - 21 Parr St, Liverpool, L1 4JN
Date: Wednesday 14th March
Start and Finish times: 19.30 – 22.00

Beatle 50 year celebrations Knotty ash Youth Centre (Village Hall) | Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre
Venue: Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre (Village Hall) 251 East Prescot Road L14 5NA
Date: 12th – 30th March
Start and Finish times: Series of celebration events 12th – 30th March

Thursday 15 March

Featured Events


Creating a platform for enterprise and entrepreneurs | Liverpool Community College
Venue: Learning Exchange, Roscoe Street, Liverpool Community College
Date:Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 09.30 – 15.00
Open / Closed event:Open
Cost to Attend: No

Come on a journey and discover how Liverpool is creating an environment for entrepreneurs and enterprises succeed.  Find out what the future of Liverpool holds with contributions from keynote speakers from Peel Ports, Liverpool City Council, Clean Tech, The Eldonian Group and Liverpool Community College.

It's Liverpool in China | Liverpool Vision
Venue: Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1DG
Date:Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 17:45 - 19:45
Open / Closed event: Open to all businesses interested in trading with China
Cost to Attend: FREE

A networking event for businesses interested in trading with China.  Rahul Kale - Director of International Business at Typhoo Tea will talk about selling European products into the China market

Approved


North Liverpool Business Forum & Business Leaders Aintree Business Breakfast | North Liverpool Business Forum
Venue: Liverpool Football Club, Anfield Road, Liverpool
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 07:30 – 09:30

Global Brands, Global People | Downtown in Business
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Liverpool ONE, L1 8LW
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 08:30 – 10:00

“Get It Off Your Chest” – ‘Travelling Air Chair”
Venue: Liverpool One, Chavasse Park, Albert Dock
Date:Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 09.00 – 16.00

JellyLiverpool | Open Labs @ LJMU
Venue: Upstairs in Leaf Tea Shop, Bold St, Liverpool
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 09:00 – 17:00

The Social and Solidarity Economies North and South: new jobs and livelihoods for a low carbon economy and society? | University of Liverpool, with support from Social Enterprise Network
Venue: Blackburne House, Blackburne Place, Hope St, Liverpool, L8 7PE
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 09:00 – 17:00 – One day in a two day series.  First day is invitation only.

Liverpool Business Fair | Liverpool BA
Venue: Liverpool Football Club, Anfield Road, Liverpool, L1 OBG
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 10:00 – 16:00

Student and Graduate Trade Fair in conjunction with a Business Networking Lunch | Liverpool Hope University
Venue: Creative Campus, Shaw Street, Liverpool, L6 1HP
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 12:00 – 14:00

It's Growth Up North! | Manchester Metropolitan University and Leeds University with TiE UK North
Venue: Jurys Inn, Liverpool
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 14.30 - 16.00

Digital and Creative Industries Freelancer showcase | Pacificstream Enterprise Solutions CIC
Venue: Basecamp3, 29 Parliament Street, Liverpool
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 17:30 - 20:00

Ignite Liverpool | Ignite Liverpool
Venue: Leaf Café, Bold St, L1 4EZ
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 18:00 - 21:00

European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP) | NCEE
Venue: The Women's Organisation
Date: Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: Start: 11th - 19:00  Finish: 16th – 13:00 (Week long programme)

Beatle 50 year celebrations Knotty ash Youth Centre (Village Hall) | Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre
Venue: Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre (Village Hall) 251 East Prescot Road L14 5NA
Date: 12th – 30th March
Start and Finish times: Series of celebration events 12th – 30th March

Friday 16 March


Rock stars are the entrepreneurs of the world | Liverpool Community College
Venue: Learning Exchange, Roscoe Street, Liverpool Community College
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: 12.00 – 17.00
Open / Closed event:
Cost to Attend: Free

Come and enjoy the final fringe event of the Congress by listening some of Liverpool's finest musical talent. Meet entrepreneurs from the music industry who make Liverpool and its music heritage a global attraction. Demonstrations and advice from: event managers; social media; Hip hop; DJs; music journalists.

Approved


Betapreneurial Futures | The Future Laboratory
Venue: Leaf Café, Bold St
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: 09:00 - 12:00

Consumer Futures | The Future Laboratory
Venue: Leaf Café, Bold St
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: 13:30 – 16:30

"Make It Happen" and win a prize - Dragons Den style panel | Scientiam Training Ltd
Venue: Academy One office, Scientiam Ltd, Second Floor, Stanley Building, 43 Hanover Street, Liverpool L1 3DN
Date:Thursday 15th March
Start and Finish times: 10.00 – 14.00

GreenPrint for Growth: Do Social Businesses Grow on Trees? | Liverpool Mutual Homes
Venue: Blackburne House, Hope Street, Liverpool
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: 10.00 – 13.00

Spiritual Entrepreneurship - 'creating change from the inside out' | Quantum Leap Studios
Venue: The Light, The International Centre for Rights and Humanity, Royal Liver Building, Pierhead, Liverpool L3 1HU
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: 10:00 - 17:00

Entrepreneurship 2.0 'Growing a Business in a Digital World' | Ph CREATIVE
Venue: Queen Insurance Building, 24 Queen Avenue, Dale St, Liverpool, L2 4TZ
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: 15:00 - 18:00

European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP) | NCEE
Venue: The Women's Organisation
Date: Friday 16th March
Start and Finish times: Start: 11th - 19:00  Finish: 16th – 13:00 (Week long programme)

Beatle 50 year celebrations Knotty ash Youth Centre (Village Hall) | Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre
Venue: Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre (Village Hall) 251 East Prescot Road L14 5NA
Date: 12th – 30th March
Start and Finish times: Series of celebration events 12th – 30th March
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The Global Entrepreneurship Congress is an inspirational gathering of entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, economists and policy-makers from more than 100 countries and anyone of any age or background who ever had a dream of running their own business.