The Best 2018 Business Events for Startups, Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

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Every year the UK hosts a huge range of exciting and inspirational business events for startups, business owners and entrepreneurs.

I've just got my tickets - have you got yours?!

Check out these incredible events, conferences & business expos all across the UK in 2018.  Learn, network, mingle with some of the best in the business & start building your business today!


BrightonSEO

https://www.brightonseo.com/

Location: Brighton, UK

Dates: 26th & 27th April 2018 & 27th & 28th September 2018

Ticket Price: FREE!

BrightonSEO is a one-day search marketing conference and series of training courses. It takes place twice a year and brings together some of the best speakers in the world of search, and definitely the best crowd.

Guest Speakers Include:

Greg Gifford -  Director of DealerOn

Corrine Card - Co-Founder of Full Story Media

Gavin Bell - Multi-award winning entrepreneur & Facebook Ad Consultant

Steve Rayson - Co-Founder of BuzzSumo

and many, many more!


You Are The Media Conference

Location: Bournemouth

Date: 24th May 2018

Ticket Price: £250

http://youarethemedia.co.uk/

The You Are The Media Conference is a guide to help you build within the spaces that are yours and no one can take away. Learn from those who are leading the change as well as listen to people who are creating models where they become self-sustainable.

“The ultimate goal for companies today is to achieve loyalty. This means that while everyone wants your customers attention, people who trust you will say, ‘I’m not going anywhere.’ This conference brings together those who have built a loyal audience, to show you how to do it and leading international marketing practitioners, including Mark Schaefer author of Known, to share how the world of marketing is shaping today.”
— Mark Masters

Social Day

Location: London

Date: 3 day event: 30th May 2018 - 1St June 2018

Ticket Price: £559.49 for all 3 days

https://socialday.co.uk/

Anyone with an interest is Social Media Marketing is welcome. Over the last few years delegates have attended for a wide variety of reasons but here are a few of the most common.

Delegates attend from large and small digital agencies, brands, business owners, content creators, influencers and freelancers.  


Youpreneur Summit

Location: London

Date: 3rd - 5th November 2018

Ticket Price: 2-day ticket £450, 3-day ticket + extra bonuses £700

https://www.youpreneursummit.com/

The Youpreneur Summit focuses on the 3 components of business - Marketing, Business & Monetising. 

Keynote speakers include:

Anissa Holmes -  Business Acceleration Coach, Social Media Strategist & Author

Chris Ducker - Author & Entrepreneur

Luria Petrucci - Podcaster & Live Streaming Pro

Jessica Lorimer - Sales Coach & Business Strategist

Roger Edwards - Marketing Consultant

...and many more amazing people!

“The Youpreneur Summit is the ONLY event in the UK where you get a mix of the top USA keynote speakers, incredible home-grown expert talent and an atmosphere that is focused on all-out learning and entrepreneurial growth. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind event!”
— Chris Ducker

Startup Summit

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Date: 31st October 2018

Ticket Price: To be released but register now for a 10% discount

https://www.startup-summit.com/

The Startup Summit was created by entrepreneurs to provide a space to learn, grow and meet the people you need to level up.  From leadership, mentoring, investment, customer acquisition and media exposure, Startup Summit offers access to some of the most exciting leaders and founders on the planet

“The festival feel summit brings together entrepreneurial giants, political heavy weights, international investors and executives behind the world’s most innovative companies. Everything you need to start and grow your business in one building.”
— Bruce Walker

The Business Startup Show

Location: London

Dates: Wednesday 16th May 2018 & Thursday 17th May 2018

Ticket Price: FREE!

http://www.bstartup.com/

Europe’s leading event for starting or expanding a business!

The Business Startup Show is a free exhibition for anyone thinking about launching or growing a business. Running as part of The Business Show, the exhibition provides any ambitious entrepreneur with all the knowledge they need to start a successful and profitable company.

Boasting a world-class lineup of seminars, suppliers and masterclasses that are all geared towards providing guidance to entrepreneurs - this show is a gold mine of information when it comes to getting a business off the ground.

Keynote Speakers Include:

Simon Woodruff - Founder of Yo! Sushi

Ben Jeffries - Founder of UK's first influencer marketing companies

Dr Liam Hackett - UK'S TOP 20 Entrepreneurs in 2017

Perry McCarthy - The Original Stig - The STIG!!!!

Christian Samuel - Wales Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2017

Brad Burton - The UK's #1 Motivational Speaker & Founder of 4Networking Ltd

Raja Saggi - Head of B2B Marketing UK Google

Rachel Elnaugh - Former Dragon & founder of Red Letter Days

and so many more!


Women In Business Expo 2018

Location: Birmingham

Date: 22 June 2018

Ticket Price: FREE or Paid Options

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The Women In Business Expo, is currently the UK’s only work and business show aimed at helping, supporting women business owners, professionals, mums re-train, startup or grow a business and to challenge stereotypical barriers, challenges that face women and work.

It recognises that women need an event which they can share their challenges, experiences raising children, work and connecting with other women that understand, can help them with their business journey. Our events have changed lives and have had a positive impact on the region.

Women In Business Expo, has become an established annual event, attracting hundreds over the years, providing multitude level of support, advise, empowerment, motivation, inspiration and help to women business owners, professionals, entrepreneurs and start up’s. 


International Business Festival

Location: Liverpool

Date: 12th June 2018 - 28th June 2018

Ticket Price: Day Pass £50 / 9 Day Festival Pass £105

https://www.internationalbusinessfestival.com/

From 12th – 28th June 2018, the UK hosts the world’s biggest international business festival. Join 30,000 industry professionals and enter a world of business opportunities.

Hosting more than 40 major global events across 9 high growth sector themed days, the festival will provide you with the knowledge, market insights and vital connections you need to take your business forward.

Be inspired by success and let industry leaders show you how to turn challenges into opportunities. Sharpen your skills and develop focused, high-performance teams.

Whether you’re exploring international market opportunities, enhancing your product offering, securing scale-up finance or looking to get your product or service in front of global buyers, the festival is an enlightening and comprehensive gateway to future business growth.