International Business Festival 2018

LIVERPOOL 12-28 JUNE

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  • Our 2018 Festival uses an innovative new information sharing system, called Poken - A quick and simple tool to capture leads and share content...
  • Let HSBC help you make sense of the Autumn Budget. Free Live webcast. Monday 27th November 2.00-2.30pm. Save the date here. 
  • STRESS TAKES A HOLIDAY

    08 November 2017 Ian Hughes
    Yoga, meditation, power-naps. Advice on how to cope with workplace stress isn't always practical. Here are ten essential tips that are totally transferable, to almost any job...
  • From relaxing beach retreats to busy city breaks, we can’t get enough of holidays. That’s why travel and tourism is one of the world’s fastest-expanding sectors, with the World Travel & Tourism Counci ...
  • MANUFACTURING GREATNESS

    13 October 2017 Ian Hughes
    The things we make have the power to revolutionise every busines sector. Want to get ahead of the competition? Attend the FREE, forward-thinking Smart Factory Expo...
  • PRINCE WILLIAM IS OUR PATRON!

    29 September 2017 Ian Hughes
    EXCITING NEWS! HRH, The Duke of Cambridge is the newly announced patron of the 2018 International Business Festival and will be personally attending our event!
  • THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE ANNOUNCES PATRONAGE

    28 September 2017 Matt Hull
    London, UK: His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge has announced that he will be the patron of the 2018 International Business Festival at an event held yesterday evening at Lancaster House. The Fes ...
  • NEW TRIBUNE - A CHAMPION FOR BUSINESS

    21 September 2017 Ian Hughes
    We love new media. Facebook. Instagram. Snapchat. It’s all good. In an age clearly defined as digital, pretty pictures and punchy words perform well across all platforms. But when you’re marketing an ...
  • HOW AND WHY WE REBRANDED OUR FESTIVAL

    15 September 2017 Nathan Alemany, Head of Marketing, 2018 International Business Festival
    Getting rebranding right can result in reaching new demographics and reinvigorating the perception of your company. Getting it wrong can mean losing brand recognition, alienating your customer base an ...
  • NORTHERN POWERS UNITE

    13 September 2017
    It doesn’t matter what business you’re in, if you live and work in the North of England, the success of our nation’s Northern Powerhouse ambition is likely to be of great importance to you. The reposi ...
  • IN PURSUIT OF PARTNERSHIPS

    13 September 2017
    The race is on. Our International Business Festival attracts 25,000 delegates from all over the world. One thing unites them all - They’re ambitious - and this makes them a very attractive audience to ...
  • (Max Steinberg CBE and Chair of 2018 International Business Festival)   A million isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion. Our International Business Festival has smashed some pretty imposing targ ...
  • Here’s the harsh truth. If you’re not on top of all things e-commerce, you’re falling behind, losing sales and waving goodbye to customers, who’ll flock to more digitally savvy competitors, without sp ...
  • Launched: New freesheet The Business Tribune targets ambitious UK SMEs   Monday 31 July, Liverpool – This week sees the launch of The Business Tribune, a brand new free newspaper and web platform whic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • AN INTROVERT’S GUIDE TO NETWORKING

    17 May 2017 Ian Hughes
    Extroverts have it easy. Bounding around, joining the conversation with ease, getting to know people, making connections. They love networking. They live for it and being good at it is fantastic for b ...
  • YOUR NAN’S ON FACEBOOK

    15 May 2017 Ian Hughes
    Noticed a steady decline in gifted woolly-knitted jumpers over the years? That’s because knitting doesn’t get much of a look-in when you’re Facebooking live, cyber-spying on ‘friends’ and sharing dail ...
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