International Business Festival 2018

LIVERPOOL 12-28 JUNE

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hosted events week 2

HOSTED EVENTS

health hosted

TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE – EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS

TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE – EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS

Healthcare is one of the world’s most vital sectors and digital health is changing the industry in exciting and challenging ways. Innovation Agency’s ‘Transformation Healthcare – Everybody’s Business’ will explore NHS collaborations, projects and initiatives that make the UK and its Northwest an attractive international healthcare market. 

 

THE HEALTHY FUTURE PARTNERING EVENT

THE HEALTHY FUTURE PARTNERING EVENT

The business of healthcare creates staggering opportunities for businesses both within and outside of the sector. To bolster International Health & Life Sciences Day, the Enterprise Europe Network are organising a tailored brokerage event. The full-day session will be centered around opportunities in the biomedical, healthcare and life sciences sectors, with input from over 60 countries worldwide.

This is a unique event to share innovative technologies, initiate co-operation and to find new international business partners. Participants can request pre-arranged one-on-one meetings according to their interests, enabling you to make the most of your visit.

 

HEALTH IS WEALTH

HEALTH IS WEALTH

Health is not just about curing disease, it’s also a huge economy in and of itself. This global conference connects leaders and change makers in healthcare with researchers, innovators and businesses. The conference celebrates and highlights the latest research and demonstrates excellence and collaboration on a global level.

 

bioConclave

bioConclave

THE CHANGING FACE OF CLINICAL TRIALS: PATIENT CENTRICITY, DATA AND TECHNOLOGY

bioConclave has built a global reputation as being the leading platform for UK and European life sciences companies to meet innovative medical professional from around the world. It brings together executive-level professionals from pharma, biotech, CROs, healthcare, academics and solution providers from across Europe. The audience will hear views from clinical research industry leaders, see new technologies in the exhibition demonstrations and gain access to leading researchers, industry leaders and innovators. The 2018 event is set to be one of the most important ever, tackling one of the most pressing and divisive issues in medicine today: What is the future of clinical trials? 

 

SHETRADES GLOBAL<br>(Day 1 of  3)

SHETRADES GLOBAL
(Day 1 of  3)

SheTrades

SheTrades is the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) global initiative to connect one million women entrepreneurs to market by 2020.  ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. SheTrades Global is the premier international business event linking export ready women entrepreneurs with buyers, partners and investors. With a strong focus on business generation, investment and innovation, this business event comprises policy dialogues as well as of a series of business to business meetings and conferences. Previous forums cutting across a variety of sectors attracted thousands of people and generated over US$ 80 million worth of new business opportunities. 

 

creative hosted

SHETRADES GLOBAL<br>(Day 2 of 3)

SHETRADES GLOBAL
(Day 2 of 3)

SheTrades

SheTrades is the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) global initiative to connect one million women entrepreneurs to market by 2020.  ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. SheTrades Global is the premier international business event linking export ready women entrepreneurs with buyers, partners and investors. With a strong focus on business generation, investment and innovation, this business event comprises policy dialogues as well as of a series of business to business meetings and conferences. Previous forums cutting across a variety of sectors attracted thousands of people and generated over US$ 80 million worth of new business opportunities. 

 

EUROPEAN SEARCH CONFERENCE

EUROPEAN SEARCH CONFERENCE

Searching for the world’s smartest SEO campaigns? Look no further. The European Search conference, organised by Don’t Panic Events, showcases winning campaigns from International SEO and PPC agencies and in-house marketing teams. The 2018 conference will address how effective international search campaigns are delivered and the challenges and opportunities of working across global markets.

 

DISCOVERING REAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN ASIAN MARKETS

DISCOVERING REAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN ASIAN MARKETS

Accessing the Asian Music Markets will highlight the opportunities that exist for business and collaboration between UK and Asia and to nurture existing relationships and stimulate new partnerships and international trade with a focus on the environment of music.

Produced by Sound City, in partnership with Liverpool Vision and the Department of International Trade, the one-day event will deliver a high impact programme featuring business delegations from key international territories with a particular focus on the China, Korean, Indian and Japanese markets.

 

MAJOR EVENTS SUMMIT<br>(Day 1 of 2)

MAJOR EVENTS SUMMIT
(Day 1 of 2)

Bringing together hand-picked host organisations with most influential stakeholders from past, current and future games and key commercial suppliers, the Major Events Summit creates an exciting platform that includes two days of knowledge share and collaboration.

 

INTERNATIONAL GAMES FUNDING CONFERENCE

INTERNATIONAL GAMES FUNDING CONFERENCE

This exciting free event for the games industry will bring together high calibre publishers and investors to meet a hand-picked selection of the UK’s finest games developers – all looking for investment and funding. A carefully curated morning seminar programme of leading industry speakers will be followed by an afternoon of match-made one-to-one meetings between developers and investors.

 

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION   

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION   

HOW CAN YOUR BUSINESS EMBRACE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, VIRTUAL & AUGMENTED REALITY?

With small and medium-sized enterprises across all industries competing to be more efficient or innovative to remain in the game, all eyes are on technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual reality and Augmented Reality that will enable them to achieve this. Enterprise Europe Network will help SMEs across a range of sectors to learn more about these technologies, discover what solutions are available in their sectors and meet with like-minded companies.

 

sport culture hosted

MAJOR EVENTS SUMMIT<br>(Day 2 of 2)

MAJOR EVENTS SUMMIT
(Day 2 of 2)

Bringing together hand-picked host organisations with most influential stakeholders from past, current and future games and key commercial suppliers, the Major Events Summit creates an exciting platform that includes two days of knowledge share and collaboration.

 

LIKE MINDS CREATE

LIKE MINDS CREATE

Creativity can make or break business and designers play a vital role in establishing the right impression, attracting target demographics and keeping companies ahead of their competitors.

Like Minds Create unites leading designers and the people who commission them, with the CEO’s of Creative England and The Design Business Association, to really get to grips with the latest in design procurement and best practice.

Hear from eight unmissable keynote speakers and numerous leading design agencies and buyers, and use the power of design to strengthen and better sell your business.

 

FUTURE GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR UK TOURISM

FUTURE GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR UK TOURISM

This jam-packed, one-day conference for tourism industry professionals covers all aspects of today’s travel and tourism industry. It focusses on all the major industries within the sector, including hospitality, airlines, cruise, online agents and tour operators. It also highlights the latest developments within supporting sectors, that play a vital role in the industry, such as marketing, media, digital, technology, government and association sub-sectors.

This conference, organised by Cheeky Monkey Media,  will provide delegates with a greater understanding of the opportunities that exist for both inbound and outbound tourism professionals, both now and in the future.  It will also present insights from leading authorities from both within and outside the travel and tourism sector. We're also proud to say that this comprehensive and ambitious event will also be the first dedicated tourism conference held as part of our International Business Festival.

 

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR BUSINESS – JUSTICE RE-IMAGINED

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR BUSINESS – JUSTICE RE-IMAGINED

With the advent of online courts and an EU law requiring companies to signpost customers to Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), this conference brings together many of the leading experts to discuss the impact.

Businesses will learn how ODR improves supply chain relations and customer loyalty. Mediators and arbitrators will learn how ODR enables them to expand their services. Speakers include a leading broadcaster on the law, the former Head of ODR at eBay, the MD of the International Cotton Association, the team head of the newly opened  HM Online Court,  the Chief Adjudicator at the Traffic Penalty Tribunal and a former Vice President of the European Parliament. 

Also an attempt will also be made to resolve the Brexit deal using Artificial Intelligence rather than Political intelligence by teams including a former Vice President of the European Parliament

 

SHETRADES GLOBAL<br>(Day 3 of 3)

SHETRADES GLOBAL
(Day 3 of 3)

she trades

SheTrades is the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) global initiative to connect one million women entrepreneurs to market by 2020.  ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. SheTrades Global is the premier international business event linking export ready women entrepreneurs with buyers, partners and investors. With a strong focus on business generation, investment and innovation, this business event comprises policy dialogues as well as of a series of business to business meetings and conferences. Previous forums cutting across a variety of sectors attracted thousands of people and generated over US$ 80 million worth of new business opportunities. 

 

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