Upcoming events of interest
Posted by Admin Grow International / in NEWS & EVENTS /
The Grow International project supports entrepreneurs and SMEs to become more international. To do so, sometimes it is beneficial to attend events targeting these markets, allowing for networking opportunities, knowledge sharing and the chance to gain new information on topics relevant for them. Here are some upcoming events for 2015:
Title: Startup Camp Berlin
Dates of the event: 13th – 14th March 2015
Organiser: German Startups Association, Entrepreneurs Club Berlin & Deutsche Startups
Venue: Various venues
Location: Berlin, Germany
Startup Camp connects founders with experienced entrepreneurs, investors, early adopters, and co-founders from all over Europe. The Conference will feature keynote speeches with insights and knowledge-sharing from startup veterans and industry experts.
Title: The Global Entrepreneurship Congress
Dates of the event: 16th-19th March 2015
Organiser: The Global Entrepreneurship Week, META Group and Kauffman Foundation
Location: Milan, Italy
The Global Entrepreneurship Congress helps entrepreneurs to build a system that integrates entrepreneurship all around the world. Innovators come in many forms, but all share the same fundamental goal–to develop a strategy to promote the best ideas and ways of their implementation. The Congress gatherers together entrepreneurs to share experiences, to understand what works and what doesn’t, to form a variety of options for mutually beneficial cooperation. To attend the Congress in Milan go to their website to register.
Title: Going Global ExCeL 2015
Dates of the event: 13th – 14th May 2015
Organiser: The Prysm Group
Venue: ExCeL London
Location: London, UK
Going Global is the top UK national exhibition for businesses that are looking to expand internationally. If you own or manage an SME, this event is an unmissable opportunity for you to network and gain information or assistance in exporting your products or setting up overseas operations – particularly in Europe and the BRICS markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Going Global will be running alongside the 33rd Business Show and the 33rd Business Startup (for anyone starting or expanding their business). To order your free tickets follow the link provided.
Title:9th World Chambers Congress
Dates of the event: 10th-12th June
Organiser: Torino Chamber of Commerce
Venue: Lingotto Center
Location: Turin, Italy
Description: The World Chambers Congress is organized by the ICC World Chambers Federation. Held every two years in a different region of the world, the Congress is the only international forum for chamber leaders to share best-practice experiences, exchange insights, develop networks, address the latest business issues affecting their communities, and learn about new areas of innovation from chambers around the world. The Congress addresses at a practical level how chambers can serve, strengthen, and support their member companies. This exciting event assembles a global community of more than 12,000 chambers of commerce, their leading business members, and influential world leaders. It provides a unique opportunity for interaction between delegates from more than 100 countries.
Title: The 2015 University-Industry Interaction Conference
Dates of the event: 24th-26th June 2015
Organiser: The University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN)
Venue: Various locations
Location: Berlin, Germany
From June 24 to June 26 2015, the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) will host the 2015 University-Industry Interaction Conference in Berlin, Germany. This conference is the key event for academics, researchers, practitioners and business representatives involved in university-industry interaction, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
– Scott Shane – Author of the bestseller “Illusions of Entrepreneurship” and Professor at Case Western Reserve Professor in Entrepreneurship University, US
– John Bessant – Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Exeter University, UK and author of the teaching, learning and practice bible “Managing Innovation”
Title: Smart City Expo World Congress
Dates of the event: 17th – 19th November 2015
Organiser: Fira Barcelona
Venue: Gran Via Venue
Location: Barcelona, Spain
The Smart City Expo World Congress is the only international event on the smart cities’ calendar bringing together over 400 cities around the world, more than 200 companies, 400 speakers and the leading institutions and experts in urban transformation.
Title: LeWeb – International Digital Innovation Conference
Dates of the event: December 2015
Venue: Eurosites Les Docks
Location: Paris, France
Founded in 2004 by French entrepreneurs Loïc and Geraldine Le Meur, LeWeb is an internationally-renowned conference for digital innovation where visionaries, startups, tech companies, brands and leading media converge to explore today’s hottest trends and define the future of internet-driven business.
Dates of the event: 2015
Organiser: The European Commission
Venue: Various venues
Location: Events will be held across the 37 participating countries with a majority of European and international events taking place in Brussels.
The European SME Week is a pan-European campaign that aims to promote entrepreneurship in Europe. It helps existing entrepreneurs find information on available support and tries to encourage more people to set up their own businesses. Coordinated by the European Commission, this campaign consists of events throughout the whole year. The main event of the European SME Week is organised every autumn together with the SME Assembly and the European Enterprise Promotion Awards Ceremony.