Leicester Business Festival

24 October 2016

Includes creative industries events at venues across the city

Leicester Business Festival runs from 24 October to 4 November. On its programme are a number of events, at various venues across the city, aimed at businesses in the creative industries sector:

Meet the creative experts at LCB Depot
Wednesday 2 November, 10am – 4pm, free

Are you looking to grow your business? Need some help with web design, PR or branding? Come and chat with Leicester’s ‘Creative Experts’ to help solve your problems, promote your business and reach new customers. Sign up for a FREE 1-2-1 session with one of our leading creative businesses to find out how they could help you grow your business.

Set the Bar at Manhattan 34, Rutland Street
Wednesday 2 November, 6 – 8pm, free

A Creative Coffee networking event : Stop the EU, I Want To Get Off – what Brexit means to the creative industries

Leicester Makers outside the Lower Level entrance to Debenhams in Highcross Shopping Centre
Thursday 3 November, 9am – 5pm, free

An event for businesses buyers and shoppers to view high quality beautiful bespoke works from our community of designers and makers


How brand and web design can boost your profits
Tuesday 25 October, 10am – 1pm, free
New English Design, 10 Bishop Street   SOLD OUT

TEDx Leicester – Every Journey Matters
Wednesday 26 October, 9.30am – 5.30pm, from £25

Serious Play – innovation and solving business problems with Lego
Wednesday 26 October, 10am – 1pm, £20
Friday 28 October, 10am – 1pm, £20
Tuesday 1 November, 10am – 1pm, £20
At Dock at Pioneer Park

Grow your business with an apprenticeship and trainee
Wednesday 26 October, 10am – 12pm, free
Yeoman Buildings, 18 Rutland Street

User research – getting into the minds of your customers
Wednesday 26 October, 10am – 11am, free
Rock Kitchen Harris, 32 Pocklingtons Walk   SOLD OUT

How street art is good for business
Wednesday 26 October, 5 – 6.30pm, free
Exchange Bar, 50 Rutland Street

SPACE – Supplying People Access to Creative Environments
Thursday 27 October, 9.30am – 4pm, free
Highcross Shopping Centre

PR surgery – meet the PR professionals
Thursday 27 October, 10am – 6pm, free
Big Dog, 223 London Road

Panel debate on the need for diversity in the creative industries’ workforce – a Creative Leicestershire event
Wednesday 2 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm. free

The pop-up Mailchimp seminar
Wednesday 2 November, 10.15am – 12.30pm, £25
Occasions Tea Room, 8 High Street, Syston

Stand Up Challenge
Wednesday 2 November, 6.00 – 11.30pm, from £47.50
The Kube at Leicester Racecourse

Effective Digital Marketing
Thursday 3 November, 9.30am – 12.30pm, £25
Seed Creative Hub, 95 Humberstone Gate

Surviving the music industry – Sam Bailey
Tuesday 8 November, 6-9pm, free
At Echo Factory, 68 Humberstone Gate – call 0116 253 5657 for tickets