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Essential event for budding entrepreneurs

Access free business skills training and advice from startup experts

Growing Your Own Business, EventCity Manchester 21 - 22 Jun 2019

Growing Your Own Business 2019
 

Growing Your Own Business Conference

The Growing Your Own Business (GYOB) conference & showcase is incorporated within The Northern Franchise Exhibition on 21 & 22 June at EventCity, Manchester.

The event is designed to equip entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to build and sustain a successful business.

  

Growing Your Own Business Workshops

Growing Your Own Business Workshops

Find out how to develop and sustain a successful business at the Growing Your Own Business workshops, with advice on finance, digital marketing, publicity generation and social
media.

Click here for the timetable.

GYOB Hub

Growing Your Own Business Hub

Receive free impartial advice from a range of business experts from Entrepreneurial Spark across both days of the exhibitions. Find out the business skills and training you need to make your new venture a success. 

Click here for more information.

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Networking

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 first-hand 
guidance.

Book a free ticket here.

Want to get involved? 

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! 

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Directions & Opening times for the northern franchise exhibition

Opening times:

Friday 21 June | 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 22 June | 10:00 - 16:00

Venue:

EventCity
Phoenix Way Off, Barton Dock Rd
Manchester M41 7TB

Motorway:

EventCity is conveniently located close to the M6, M62 and M56; and just 2 minutes from the M60.  

Please use the postcode M17 8AS in your sat nav.

Bus:

X50 - Manchester City Centre’s Express Service intu Trafford Centre’s high frequency express bus link leaving Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station Stand K every 15 minutes from early until late 7 days a week 363 days a year (via MediaCityUK Manchester and MUFC)

250 - Stagecoach Manchester Bus Service The Trafford Centre“s high frequency bus link direct from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station Stand K every 15 minutes from early until late 364 days a year (via MUFC and Manchester University).

Trafford Bus Station

This is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from EventCity (see map) and serviced by bus routes from all over Greater Manchester. There are frequent buses providing a connection every 5 minutes (services 18, 247, 250 and X50) from the bus station to EventCity.

Air:

Liverpool John Lennon Airport - By car: Join the A5300 at the airport, then take the M62 (eastbound) to the M60. Follow the M60 (westbound) exiting at junctions 9 or 10.

Manchester Airport - By car: Join the M56, then M60 (westbound) exiting at Junctions 9 or 10. By bus: Service 18 runs frequently direct to The Trafford Centre Bus Station.

Train:

Manchester Piccadilly - Bus service X50 or 250 from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station descending at the EventCity bus stop.

Manchester Victoria - Bus service 100 (every 12 minutes) or Service 110 (every 20 minutes) descending at The Trafford Centre bus station.

Accommodation:

To reserve accommodation please contact our official booking agents Ellis Salsby on +44 (0)1562 829 939 or visit www.ellis-salsby.co.uk.

Ticket prices:

Tickets are free if booked online in advance here.

If you wish to attend on the day and do not book in advance, tickets will cost £10 on the door. FREE tickets can be booked online up until the close of the exhibition. 


Book free tickets to the Growing Your Own Business Conference

Growing Your Own Business Conference

Book tickets online here or call our hotline: 

+44(0)20 8394 5294 
 
Lines are open from 10am5pm Monday to Friday. 
 
Tickets are free when booked in advance, saving £10 on the door!