Ambition & Growth 2018 will inspire, motivate and inform. As a growth aspirational entrepreneur, new business angel or a professional in a leadership role; you will hear inspirational speakers, participate in useful master classes and experience the ‘buzz’ of the live AccelerateHER pitch final.
Taking place Edinburgh on the 8th March 2018 attendees will also be invited to ‘The Night Before’ pre-conference meet-up, an opportunity to meet some of the speakers and other delegates over drinks in a relaxed environment in the centre of Edinburgh.
Who should attend?
The ‘Ambition and Growth’ conference will bring together entrepreneurs, new and existing angel investors, professionals and enterprise support specialists. Whether you are an entrepreneur keen to grow and perhaps looking for investment, thinking of starting your own business or seeking to become an angel investor, this event is for you. It will also provide a great opportunity for existing angel investors and groups to meet companies they may wish to talk further with and hear from Scotland’s most ambitious and growth aspiring women-led companies in particular. Many professionals and academic specialists will also be participating in the conference.
The ‘Ambition & Growth’ Conference has a ‘stellar’ line up of keynote speakers, practical master classes and 1:1 clinics. The event is designed to inspire the ambition and growth of entrepreneurs; women in particular. It has also been designed to demystify angel investing for prospective new women angels and inform both angels and professionals through sharing tangible growth strategy ‘know-how’.
The Awards Dinner is a celebration of Scotland’s top female-led companies and will see the live announcement and presentation of the AccelerateHER Growth Awards and recognition of the 6 Ambition Award winners.
Besides the excitement of the Awards, participants will also hear from an exciting ‘celebrity’ figure who will speak at dinner (under wraps for now); as well as enjoy some wonderful food and the pre-dinner drinks reception.
The ‘Ambition & Growth’ Conference has a stellar line up of keynote speakers, master classes, practical master classes and 1:1 clinics. The full programme will shortly be released.
Delegates at the conference can gain invaluable advice from active business angels and a series of top professionals in the ever popular 1:1 Clinics; as well as participate in practical master classes.
These will include topics such as
- Positioning your company for SEIS/EIS
- What Business Angels Look for in Your Business
- Financial Readiness
- Intellectual Propert
- Support for Growth Planning
Our Ambition and Growth conference is a great way to market your company to the start-up and high growth business community whether by an exhibition stand or sponsorship.
- Build business to business relationships and opportunities face to face with new and existing clients
- Develop relationships with many new referral partners and contacts
- Publicise your brand to over 300 conference and dinner delegates and reach our extended connections through website promotion, social media, e-alerts and inclusion in the conference website digital brochure
- Marketing opportunities with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
We will have 20 plus exhibition stands available at the venue in a high quality space where all delegates will flow throughout the day and early evening. The space offers easy access for setting up, WiFi access and power supply and space to sit down with prospective new clients. The tables are included as part of the package.
- Conference stand – £595 + VAT
- Special rate available for all past and current AccelerateHER entrants. Please email Julie via firstname.lastname@example.org
- All exhibitors will be given one ticket to attend the conference
- Maximum 2 people per stand
Exhibition space is allocated on a ´first-come, first-served´ basis and demand for space is already strong. Please contact us as soon as possible to discuss options and availability, by getting in touch with Julie via email@example.com.
Conference Marketing Opportunities
Sponsor the drinks reception for £2150 + VAT, this includes a table of 10 at the dinner, announcement as sponsor at the drinks reception, full page advert in the digital brochure and company logo on conference website and media wall.
Other sponsorship opportunities may still be available. Please enquire for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org