Free business skills workshops and expert advice to help you succeed
Whether you're starting a business from scratch or investing in a franchise, The Growing Your Own Business area of The British & International Franchise Exhibition will provide you with the tools you need to help you make a success of your new venture.
The Growing Your Own Business (GYOB) conference is incorporated within The British & International Franchise Exhibition and designed to equip entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to build and sustain a successful business.
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Find out how to develop and sustain a successful business at the Growing Your Own Business workshops, where you can get advice on finance, digital marketing, publicity generation and social media.
Meet with representatives from organisations that specialise in boosting business growth, as well as fellow visitors with varying levels of experience, to build up a network of contacts, gain useful industry insights and first-hand guidance.
Find out how to develop and sustain a successful business. Tap in to a wealth of knowledge from a variety of industry professionals who have a broad experience in areas such as law, finance and consultancy.
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 Sarah.McConnell@vmgl.com to find out more!
Friday 31 January 2020 | 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 1 February 2020 | 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
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Tickets are free when booked in advance, saving £15 on the door!