Innovation & Enterprise Events
- BEN Event - Generating Revenue from IP - 09/02/2012
Every business owns intellectual property. The question is: what is it worth, and how do you generate cash from it? This BEN networking event will explore the area of building value for a business and increasing income through leveraging IP. There will be time for networking with fellow businesspeople, and one-to-one consultations with experts in the field.
- BEN Event - Technology Update - Robotics - 08/03/2012
Explore the 'inner geek' in yourself with this update on one of today's most exciting technologies. With speakers from university and business, this BEN event will cover what the new developments are in the field, and what opportunities there are for exploiting the commercial potential of robotica and sensor technology. Further details will follow.
- Higher Apprenticeships - The Facts - 15/03/2012
Find out about the exciting developments in Higher Apprenticeships in the Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing sectors.
- Effective Mentoring: Presented by The Work-Based Learning (WBL) Internal Knowledge Exchange Network (IKEN) - 20/03/2012
This is the second of two seminars following on from the launch of the WBL IKEN in September 2011. We are delighted that Janice Macinnes, Senior Lecturer, Department of Organisation Studies has volunteered to share her experiences of effective mentoring and explore its meaning and value to the workplace.
- BEN Event - Raising Finance in Difficult Times - 19/04/2012
If you are starting a business, or looking to grow an existing one, you will need some cash. Unsecured bank loans are harder to come by, and everyone is becoming more discriminating with their investments. This BEN networking event will explore the sources of finance available and how to tap into them at this austere time.
- Official opening of Bristol Robotics Laboratory - 10/05/2012
We are delighted to invite you to the official opening of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory; the largest robotics laboratory in the UK
- BEN Event - Finance - 28/05/2012
The event is for aspiring and current entrepreneurs, as well as anyone else who wants to learn more about the business of innovation. This event consists of 2 presentations, an interactive workshop and networking with food and drink. It will give you an opportunity to discuss your business ideas and challenges within a supportive peer group, and learn about organisations and resources that can help. It is open to everyone - not just BEN members.
- BEN Event - Entrepreneurship - 14/06/2012
With speakers from university and business, this BEN event will be packed with advice for all entrepreneurs.
- Sub-Saharan Trade and Legacy 2012 - Plymouth (Cancelled) - 05/07/2012
With the Ghanaian Olympic Team coming to Plymouth for their training camp prior to the London 2012 Games, join us to learn about the trade opportunities and the county legacy projects occurring with this Sub-Saharan nation. This event, which is free to attend includes a buffet breakfast.
- Sub-Saharan Trade and Legacy 2012 - Bristol - 09/07/2012
With the Kenyan Olympic Team coming to Bristol for their training camp prior to the London 2012 Games, join us to learn about the trade opportunities and the county legacy projects occurring with this Sub-Saharan nation. This event, which is free to attend includes a buffet lunch.
- Sub-Saharan Trade and Legacy 2012 - Gloucester - 10/07/2012
With the Malawi Olympic Team coming to Gloucester for their training camp prior to the London 2012 Games, join us to learn about the trade opportunities and the county legacy projects occurring with this Sub-Saharan nation. This event, which is free to attend includes a buffet breakfast.
- BEN Event - New Markets Abroad - 12/07/2012
Most science and technology companies need to look further afield than the UK if they are to fulfil their potential for growth. This month’s BEN networking meeting is all about expanding sales overseas – either for the first time, or developing new markets in other countries.
- BEN - Summer Social - 16/08/2012
Boat Trip to one of Bristol's best kept secrets Come along to the summer social event for all BEN members and guests. A great summer’s evening is promised.
- BEN - Future Manufacturing - 06/09/2012
An informal networking event.
- BEN - Visit to the Bloodhound Project - 09/10/2012
BEN networking meeting. The Bloodhound car will be there in the workshop and a spare engine is available to look at.
- BEN - Making the Perfect Pitch - 11/10/2012
Come along to this networking evening to hear what the experts say about making a good pitch. We will cover the main areas of pitching.
- BEN - Autumn Workshops - SEO & Social Media - 16/10/2012
Do you need to sell, or promote, your products or services on the internet? Most of us do these days. But, how many of us can really say that we pay enough attention to ensuring we are at the top of relevant searches (search engine optimisation - SEO), or making enough of social media to drive sales?
- Higher Apprenticeships - Developing Talent in the Aerospace Industry - 27/11/2012
Join us for early evening drinks and canapés aboard the SS Great Britain to celebrate our aerospace engineering heritage in Bristol and learn how your company can benefit from the new Higher Level Apprenticeship programme.
- Work-Based Learning (WBL) Internal Knowledge Exchange Network (IKEN) Seminar - 04/12/2012
The focus of this seminar is timely in respect of an emerging national debate about the shortfall of support mechanisms in employment to sustain learning.
- BEN - Autumn Workshops - Hitting the Headlines - 06/12/2012
Are you starting a business but have no money for marketing or PR? Do you need help in contacting and dealing with the press? This short workshop will give you useful tips on how to communicate with the press and get accurate, effective press coverage for your company.