In terms of startup events, 2015 in the UK was perhaps the most jam-packed and diverse year to date, and we expect that 2016 will only set the bar even higher!
We have had the pleasure of taking part in a broad spectrum of events and are looking forward to being just as involved in this coming year.
Here are some of the 2016 UK Startup events that we are most looking forward to in 2016. It’s not a definitive list by any means, so if you know of an event that we ought to include, please email our Head of Content, Eoin ([email protected]) and he will get back to you.
The National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE) is the annual host of this conference which places young entrepreneurs from around the UK at the heart of proceedings. Like all years, the focus will be on inspiration, discovery, networking and practical workshops, as enterprising students gather for the biggest event of its kind in Europe.
The first of this year’s Social Media Week events is taking place in February. As always it will celebrate and progress the impacts that social media has on all of our lives, and with a plethora of events taking place across the Globe, it will be the perfect time to explore what social media means for your business.
This annual international software development conference aims to inspire and empower future software development by assisting the spread of knowledge, skills, ideas, and innovations within the developer community.
Each year for the past 2 decades the Future Everything Festival has been putting some of the biggest issues facing human life on Earth under the microscope. As always this year will pull people together to explore, share, and discuss new idea for our future.
A global gathering of the startups, leaders, and organisations driving the future of fintech.
21st-22nd April Business Rocks - Manchester Think 'Web Summit' and you'll get an idea of the Business Rocks vibe - 3 Stages, World-Class Speakers, Tech Founders, Music, Investors, Developers, Journalists, Exhibitors, A Start-up Pitch, and after dark events. Going live in Manchester on the 21st and 22nd April with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as their headline speaker, we expect big things from this inaugural event.
Transnational computer software company Adobe will once again host its world famous digital marketing conference, which is Europe’s largest of its kind! As you would expect content in all of its forms will play a major role. Certainly one not to be missed if your marketing has any level of online presence.
The business show specifically for startups and the self employed. It is expected to pull in around 25,000 people over the course of two days. It happens on the same days as the Adobe Summit so you’ll have to choose between the two.
One of the capital’s most eagerly awaited large scale events, London Technology Week is an all encompassing examination and showcase of the best that the city, and indeed the World has to offer. There will be a huge number of events taking place right across the week so make sure to keep up-to-date so you don’t miss out!
Belfast’s rapidly growing expo of all thing tech, digital, and enterprise. Last year the event played host to 75+ speakers, 16 workshops, and 12 Roadshows, with this year set to include even more in its new home at St George’s Market. Expect to hear lots more about this one in the near future!
One of the World’s most well known technology and innovation conferences, it is widely celebrated for its global significance and is, according to The Economist ‘Where revolutionaries gather to plot the future’.
The country's pioneering entrepreneurial event that has become one of the most important mainstays in the UK startup and enterprise calendar. It is perhaps the most inclusive event on this list, catering for everyone from inventors and designers, to CEOs and hugely successful entrepreneurs.
Every year before Christmas, Small Business Saturday makes a lasting impact on small businesses by reminding consumers of the important advantages of shopping local. It is a major day in the UK enterprise calendar with over 75% of UK councils actively participating in the event.
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AIB Start-up Academy Summit returns to Belfast!
13th Jan 2017
Northern Ireland startups and entrepreneurs listen up! The AIB Start-up Academy Summit will be back in Belfast and we’ve all the important info you need to bag your free ticket to attend!
Newcastle Startup Week Set to Inspire
11th Jan 2017
Newcastle Startup Week - a new festival of entrepreneurship aims to inspire local people to start businesses and attract greater inward investment to the city and wider North East of England region.