International Business Festival 2018

LIVERPOOL 12-28 JUNE

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  • POWER WALKING

    26 May 2017 Ian Hughes
    Genius ideas are often simple and few things are as simple as taking a few steps. PaveGen is a UK technology company that harness the energy of footsteps to create electrical power. This innovation is ...
  • PREPARE FOR OFFICE ENVY

    26 May 2017 Ian Hughes
    We've worked in some dives. Dodgy plumbing, wobbly desks, crowded kitchens and crazy lifts are not exactly uncommon up and down the country. Now don't get us wrong, we have a lovely office. The view i ...
  • THE ROBOT WILL SEE YOU NOW

    23 June 2017 Ian Hughes
    Skilled, scrubbed-up surgeons huddle around a patient in a brightly lit operating theatre. The chief physician makes the first incision, calmly explaining his every move to a captive audience of more ...
  • Global Logistics & Shipping: a sector profile

    23 June 2017 Sam Tulip for The Business Tribune
    Modern logistics is about so much more than stacking metal boxes onto ships. Sam Tulip, who has been watching industry trends over two decades editing trade publications, identifies the key areas of o ...
  • The world's biggest international business festival hosted in Liverpool has boosted UK trade and investment by £600m, according to new research. The economic windfall has been provided thanks to the b ...
  • DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA: CULTURAL CHALLENGES

    16 July 2017 Andy McFarlane, The Business Tribune
    Seminars on Doing Business in China promise to be an unmissable feature of each of the International Business Festival's three weeks. But once you're armed with the practical knowledge, how do you get ...
  • LET'S MAKE HANDSHAKES GREAT AGAIN

    19 July 2017 Ian Hughes
    Left? Right? Firm? Loose? Before? After? Both? Admit it, handshakes can be pure HELL. Yes, they might seem like inconsequential pleasantries between polite business men and women. Simple off-the-cuff ...
  • SHANGHAI: BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND PITFALLS

    22 July 2017 Andy McFarlane, The Business Tribune
    UK exports to China grew fourfold to £16.7bn in the decade to 2014, driven largely by sales of machinery, vehicles and raw materials. Many passed through Shanghai, but with the market rapidly changing ...
  • FUTURE CITIES: SMART AND (UN)SEXY TECH

    23 July 2017 Andy McFarlane, The Business Tribune
    We've heard plenty about driverless cars but tech and data are gradually transforming our cities in many less flashy but nevertheless fascinating ways. Hundreds of local government buyers packed a rec ...
  • They light fires in the hearts of men and possess more power than even the heaviest artillery. But if you don't understand, or you misunderstand them, they can be dangerous. As globalisation grows, bu ...
  • ELON MUSK: MAN ON A MISSION

    27 July 2017 Ian Hughes
    Astounding wealth, endless success, international fame, we're sure they're all important to the 80th richest man in the world, with a net worth of $14 billion. But Elon Musk isn't consumed with wealth ...
  • Monday 31 July, Liverpool – This week sees the launch of The Business Tribune, a brand new free newspaper and web platform which aims to be a voice for British business. Available online and in print ...
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