CELEBRATE | November 17, 2019

Unmissable events of GEW2019

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With so many events taking place up and down the country, sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. But don't worry, Global Entrepreneurship Week has an event for you. We've taken some time to cherry-pick our favourites to help you make the most of GEW2019: 

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The NACUE Varsity Pitch 

The Tata/NACUE Varsity Pitch is the UK’s biggest business competition for students and graduates, attracting the most innovative startups exploding out of college and university campuses. This GEW we will join the team for the final as promising student-led businesses compete for a £15,000 investment! A big deal! 
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The Great British Entrepreneur Awards

After regional finals in Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle the national final of the GBEAs are back – bigger and better than ever. Featuring keynotes and addresses from some of the UK’s most well-known and successful entrepreneurs along with exciting entertainment and unparalleled networking opportunities this is an event not to be missed!

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The Propercorn Pop-in! 

Delicious popcorn and all the business advice you could need throughout GEW! For the third year running, the inspiring team at Propercorn are opening their doors to four budding business owners, offering them the support and space they need to kick start their business idea off and make it POP!  Follow along with this amazing journey online…

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#GEW2019 in Stevenage

This is what GEW is all about… a week of activities designed not only support the themes for #GEW2019, but also to support the needs of the Stevenage ecosystem: policy, education and inclusion! Go Stevenage!

The events in Stevenage are a reflection of the amazing work being done by the team at Stevenage Borough Council and the huge number of local partnerships they have catalysed with business support organisations across Hertfordshire.

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Institute of Director's YDF Den @GEW2019

A live pitching competition with an audience of business leaders and investors! For the fourth year running the IoD Young Directors Forum will be hosting their highly acclaimed YDF Den. This Dragons Den style event will give five carefully selected entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch to a panel of expert investors in front of a room filled with 200 business leaders and investors.

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GEW in Partnership with the Women's Organisation 

#GEWWomen is a global theme of GEW this year, and in true style The Women’s Orgnaisation is hosting not one but a whole week of events at their amazing facilities in Liverpool! Booking essential.

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Super Connect Bournemouth by Empact Ventures

Powered by Empact Ventures in partnership with Hays to facilitate collaboration and funding between tech startups, sclaeups & larger companies. Across a full day Super Connect event brings you together with people and organisations to support your business development through a special match-making process. Not to be missed if you work in Medtech and AI.

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GEW at Bridgend College

A full week of exciting and action-packed activity at Bridgend College is topped off by a We have an action-packed week ahead including a free Q&A event with Apprentice winner Alana Spencer

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Startup Stars! Hosted by the Business & IP Centre Liverpool

Thinking of starting your own business in Liverpool? Join four fantastic local business founders as they share their stories of becoming self-employed. IncludingThe Pentone Family's Phillip Pentone Robinson.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week hosted by Startup Guernsey

Startup Guernsey is back and bigger than ever  for #GEW2019. Four consecutive days of events kick off with breakfast. The week takes in disruption, data protection and everything in between.

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Ulster University Enterprise Centre does GEW

Four events hosted across campuses. Hear from UU grad entrepreneurs, local support agencies and learn about all the services available should you choose entrepreneurship as the next stage of your career. Music, tech entrepreneurship and freelancing are all covered.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Hull

Global Entrepreneurship Week in Hull continues to grow each year with resounding success. In 2019. This year Hull City Council, in partnership with Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership has organised a series of events, which will take place 18th to 24th November 2019 to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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Female Founder Summit: Scale to Sale

Back again for GEW2019 this fantastic event in the Palace of Westminster is an international forum to share ideas with female founders and key influencers. Exploring how to encourage and support more women entrepreneurs to scale-up their business.

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The Entrepreneur's Hotline

Connect to around the clock entrepreneurship with this innovative virtual event running throughout GEW.  You never know what time your next good idea might occur. When it does; there's an entrepreneur someone in the world who is awake. The Entrepreneur Hotline is here to help you make that connection and so much more....

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