Free business skills workshops and expert advice to help you succeed
The Growing Your Own Business (GYOB) conference & showcase is incorporated within The British & International Franchise Exhibition on 1 & 2 February at Olympia, London.
The event is designed to equip entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to build and sustain a successful business.
When setting up a business, it is important to meet like-minded entrepreneurs and successful business owners to build your network.
Meet with representatives from organisations that specialise in boosting business growth, as well as fellow visitors with varying levels of experience, to gain useful insights and
Receive free impartial advice from a range of business experts across both days of the exhibitions. Find out the business skills and training you need to make your new venture a success.
If you are interested in getting involved in the Growing Your Own Business showcase, please get in touch. We are looking for speakers and companies with a wealth of expertise in business growth strategies, startups or entrepreneurship.
Email Anna.Booth@vmgl.com to find out more!
Friday 1 February 2019 | 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 2 February 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00
Olympia Central, Level 1
London W14 8UX
The best routes via public transport are:
Overground to Kensington Olympia from Clapham Junction
9, 10, 27, 28, 49 and 391 bus routes
If you wish to attend on the day and do not book in advance, tickets will cost £15 on the door. FREE tickets can be booked online up until the close of the exhibition.
If you are driving to the event, please find out more information about the London congestion charge at www.cclondon.com. To pre-book a parking space, click here. For full directions to the venue visit the Olympia website at
Book tickets online here or call our hotline:
+44(0)20 8394 5294
Lines are open from
Tickets are free when booked in advance, saving up to £15 on the door!