June 2017

By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 12 May, 2017
Thursday 1 June - 730am-945am

SGS Berkley Green Campus, Gloucestershire Science and Technology Park

Working in conjunction with Business West, SGS Berkley Green is hosting a business breakfast for the regions STEM based companies. The event will have an expert panel on hand to discuss training solutions, how to grow the regional STEM based economy, whilst also considering how to encourage more females into STEM based careers.

Already confirmed on the panel are Neil Carmichael, Stroud Conservative Party candidate, Peter Carr, Lead Commissioner – Employment & Skills for Gloucestershire County Council and GFirst Local Enterprise Partnership, Kevin Hamblin, SGS Group Chief Executive and Roman Cooper, Managing Director of Allcooper, with the event facilitated by long-time supporter of skills development within the region and Business West Director, Ian Mean.

Register your attendance at the Business Breakfast here.
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 12 May, 2017
Friday 2 June - Arrivals from 07:00

Cheltenham Ladies College

One of Cheltenham’s best networking groups, Cheltenham Business Forum BIG breakfast, will be holding June’s business breakfast at Cheltenham Ladies College. As well as networking with local businesses and a full breakfast, guests will hear from speakers including:

  • Claire Lomas MBE
  • Alex Chalk MP for Cheltenham
  • Tim Atkins-MD Cheltenham Borough Council on The Men's Tour coming to Cheltenham

For information and to Book your place – LINK URL
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 27 Apr, 2017
Wednesday 7th June 2017 - 5pm

The Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP

Following the success of 2015 and 2016, Royds Withy King, Shaw Gibbs and HSBC are proud to be hosting Economic Question Time again this year.
Hear Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics for UK Commercial Banking at HSBC Bank in London, highlight the issues and opportunities for businesses given the global, UK and Oxfordshire economies.

Take part in a Q & A with our Expert Panel:

  • Jens Tholstrup, Managing Director, OION & Senior Adviser, Oxford Economics
  • Richard Venables, Director, VSL and Partners
  • Angus Horner, Director and Partner, Harwell
  • Matt Perkins, CEO, Oxford University Innovation Ltd

For more information and to book
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 26 Apr, 2017
Thursday June 8, 2017-05-15 10am-4pm

An interactive event to network and understand potential collaboration opportunities with Cyber stakeholders from the Maryland Department of Commerce Cyber Business Development, USA.

The event is being hosted at QinetiQ in Malvern, and is the first of its kind dedicated to developing international connectivity in this sector.
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 25 Apr, 2017
8th June – 8.45am to 6.30pm

Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH

The Tayabali Tomlin Big Event is the culmination of years of learning, implementation, studying other businesses and creating engaging, thought provoking and effective business learning, tools and systems to help business owners grow and increase profits. As a firm, we continue to attend a huge number of events, both within the UK and abroad, to learn from the best in the world, adopt best practice and continuously improve our own business, courses and education programmes. We run a large number of seminars, workshops, events and education programmes for our clients, prospects, local and national business organisations and Gloucester Rugby and speak regularly on a range of business topics.
Make new connections, meet select businesses to help your company and celebrate in style that evening with the winners of the Tayabali Tomlin entrepreneur awards.

For more information and to book
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 25 Apr, 2017
15 June 2017 6.30pm-11pm

Worcester Arena, Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber Business Awards Ceremony, sponsored by Sanlam, is one of the highlights in the business events calendar and this year the glittering event will take place on Thursday 15th June at the Worcester Arena.

For more information and to book
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 23 Apr, 2017
Thursday 15th June – 6pm – 8pm

Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham

Register your FREE place to attend the next CyNam event. Cheltenham is THE hub for Cyber Security in the UK, full of knowledgeable individuals, great companies, new exciting start-ups and exceptional Cyber talent. CyNam is now a Community Interest Company with a Board of Directors incorporating technical leaders from the local community, with backing from local and national government. The goal of CyNam is to bring together the best technology minds from local SME’s and start-ups to fully harness the rich cyber security ecosystem that flourishes around Cheltenham, the home of the National Technical Authority for Information Security, GCHQ.

Visit   for further information

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By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 01 Apr, 2017
Wednesday 21st June 2017

The King’s Centre, Osney Mead, Oxford

Venturefest Oxford celebrates successes in the knowledge economy in the region and provides a focal point for the local innovation eco system.

This model was used to set up the National Venturefest network Planning is well underway and we will be launching our programme and opening registration opening in April later and online networking in May. The theme for the 2017 programme is ‘FROM START-UP TO SCALE-UP’ .  

For more information and to book

July 2017

By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 25 Apr, 2017
Date: 1st July 2017 - 19:00pm - 12:30am

Venue: Cheltenham Racecourse

Dr Dawn Harper, Gloucestershire’s very own TV medic, is hosting inviting a special ‘White Summer Party’ at Cheltenham Racecourse which will see some very special musical guests attending.

Dr Dawn, known to millions to treating an array of interesting conditions on Channel 4’s ‘Embarrassing Bodies’, is staging the party to raise funds for Action Medical Research.

Filled with glitz and glamour, there will be a Champagne reception and a three-course meal. This will be followed by The Overtones taking to the stage to entertain the crowds with their talents.

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £135 inc vat per person

Further information and to book tickets
By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 23 Apr, 2017

Friday 28th July

Cheltenham Racecourse – Gold Cup Suite

Champagne reception starts at 7pm, carriages at midnight

Ladies if you only attend one function in 2017, this has to be it! The evening being held in the excellent Gold Cup Room at Cheltenham Racecourse, features a champagne reception, a two course dinner and disco. With Gloucester Rugby players providing a table drinks service this is your opportunity to get up close and personal with the players.

For more information and to book tickets

September 2017

By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 25 Apr, 2017
Date: 29th September 2017 - 19:30pm

Venue: Cheltenham Racecourse

Join us on Friday 29th September in The Centaur as we celebrate the brilliance of Jump racing in the south west at the Home of Jump racing. With 50 graded races across our four courses, our fixtures are of the absolute highest calibre and will surely provide a setting for incredible moments across the season. As we reflect on the triumphs and the highlights, we leave no stone unturned and our awards appreciate every character in this sport. From the unwavering support of owners to the often-unsung dedication of stable staff, the McCoys exist to recognise the individuals without whom this sport would never prosper as it does.

A black-tie evening offering the very finest dining experience from our in-house catering team, expect to see both equine and human heroes of the season celebrated as we remind ourselves why jump racing at Cheltenham, Exeter, Warwick and Wincanton provides horsemen and racegoers with the very best action in the UK.

Find out more about the awards and categories   here .

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £80 (including vat) per person

For more information and to book

October 2017

By Business & Innovation Magazine Reporter 25 Apr, 2017
2nd - 7th October 2017

Great Malvern, UK

Innovation is not just about technology; it's about mind-set and business process too. Whether you are an expert in a subject area or just keenly interested to learn more, the aim of the Malvern Festival of Innovation is to enthuse you both professionally and personally so that you can apply new ideas and insights to the way you work and the way you live.

Themed Sessions   - With keynote speakers to set you thinking, each session will focus on a key subject where innovation is happening right now. Built around a series of talks, debates and a relevant exhibition, there will also be plenty of opportunity to meet like-minded people and network. Themed sessions are free to attend, but you'll need to register in advance.

Further information and to book tickets
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