St George's Hall
St George's Hall, where a special concert will take place

The Big Enterprise Event

Liverpool is set to play host to the ultimate enterprise event, as the region looks to capitalise on its reputation as one of the UK’s leading business destinations.

Have you got a great business idea that you want to get off the ground? Are you looking how to grow the business you’ve already got? Or maybe you just need a few tips on how to unlock your entrepreneurial skills? Then The Big Enterprise Event is one not to be missed.

In partnership with European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Liverpool Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP); Social Enterprise North West (SENW) has unveiled their plans to launch The Big Enterprise Event. The free event will take place at the iconic St. George’s Hall on 28th February 2013 and is aimed at those wanting to start their own business, grow the one they already have or those who are just in need of some advice and guidance.

With expert advice on hand from people who have already taken the plunge and turned their initial idea into a successful business, The Big Enterprise Event really is the inspiration you need to delve into the world of entrepreneurship. Over 45 local and regional exhibitors, including The Princes Trust and The Women’s Organisation, will take part in the event along with local councils. The Big Enterprise Event will showcase a number of specially created hands-on informative workshops presented by guest speakers on relevant subjects such as how to market your business, how to manage and access finance and business law.

These expert workshops really will provide all the top tips that you will need to begin or grow your business. If you’re thinking that working for yourself might be right up your street and need some advice on how to turn your ideas into reality then The Big Enterprise Event is THE place to begin.

Liverpool city region has seen faster business growth than the UK average; and the current economic client is inspiring more and more people to start their own business. The rate of business closures fell over the last year, while the rate of start-ups rose. The number of people in self-employment in April 2012, at 4.17 million, was the highest it has been since 1992. Small and start-up business are the driving force of the British economy and The Big Enterprise Event wants to encourage local people to realise that owning your own business is not an impossible task.

Liverpool is a city known for being leaders in creativity and innovation. In order to maintain this reputation, the region needs to add to its already thriving entrepreneurial spirit and support and encourage people to achieve their ambitions and become successful business owners. Now really is the time to start taking action and visit The Big Enterprise Event and make the most of what the event has to offer.

‘Val Jones, Chief Executive Officer from Social Enterprise North West and member of the North West ERDF Local Management Committee said

‘Enterprise has never been more fashionable. Whether you are considering starting a business, in the process of developing one or looking to grow your organisation, the Big Enterprise is a must event for you to attend, providing you with the opportunity to speak to experts from the business and social enterprise fields. This event is free to attend so come along and talk to a wide range of organisations about the support that they can offer you’

For more details about the event please find The Big Enterprise Event on facebook or on twitter by searching for @BigEntEvent

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