Venturefest Mobile Hub: Coventry

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Thursday 08 February 2024

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM


Delia Derbyshire Building, Coventry University, Cox St, Coventry CV1 5PH



Event details

Focused on immersive technology and the creative industries, the second Venturefest Mobile Hub will be hosted by Coventry University at the flagship Delia Derbyshire Building on Thursday 8 February 2024. 

During the event, you will have the opportunity to connect with a wide range of exciting businesses, local partners, and business support organisations. You will also hear from panellists who will share their innovation journeys and offer advice on how creative businesses can secure investment and funding, work with specialist advisors, and create opportunities for collaboration. 

What to expect on the day


An introduction from Coventry University and Venturefest

Main Session: "Voice of the Customer"

A panel of innovative & creative businesses, facilitated by a Senior Innovation & Growth Specialist from Innovate UK EDGE  - providing insights into the growth of their businesses, working with the EDGE team, and securing finance/investment/funding.

Outline agenda

1:00pm             Registration, Networking and Light Lunch
1:30pm             Welcome and Introductions - Pam Waddell (Innovation Alliance for West Midlands), Shaun Hides (Coventry University)
2:00pm             Main Session - Susi Henson (Innovate UK EDGE), Molly Ratcliffe (Waste Projekt), Elson Sibanda (Elderado), Sarah Beauclerk (Vere Experiences), Kevin Moss (Rescape)
2:45pm             Q&A
3:00pm             Closing Comments - Paul Fairburn (Coventry University)
3:10pm             Networking, Refreshments, Delia Derbyshire Tour