Events for your diary

A host of key regional events are coming up to give you an opportunity to get advice on improving your business.

Events include finance workshops, exhibitions and business innovation advice programmes, find out more about these key dates in the Coventry and Warwickshire business calendar below.

Unlock your Innovation

First up, on Tuesday, January 31, it is the launch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Innovation Programme – in association with the C&W Growth Hub at the Coventry transport museum. The programme will use European funding to boost innovation among SMEs.

The launch, which starts 7:30am, will give businesses a chance to learn more about the programme, the opportunities that are available and how the programme will use European funding to boost innovation among SMEs.

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Get connected – Practical solutions to transform your business

The following week, at International Digital Laboratory, there is an opportunity for small businesses to learn get advice on improving efficiency and increasing productivity.

The all-day event on Tuesday, February 7, run by Warwick Manufacturing Group, will include breakout sessions, speakers from innovative companies and advice on how to embrace digital.

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Access to Finance workshop 

There is also a chance to take advantage of expert advice on raising finance, run by University of Warwick Science Park at EPIC Nuneaton on Friday, February 17, with Access to Finance on the agenda.

This workshop will take you through funding options, advice on writing funding applications and how to grow as a small business. To book contact or call 024 7632 3121. For further information about the event please download the event flyer

CW Trade Expo

Finally, on Friday, March 17 it is the Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Business and Trade Expo at the Heart of England Conference and Events Centre- providing a great opportunity to exhibit your business to the region.

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