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UKTI announces Entrepreneur Festival to bring global talent to Britain

Publication date: Jun 25, 2013 03:42 PM

Start: Sep 04, 2013 10:00 AM

Location: Manchester, UK

Grab an exclusive place at the Entrepreneur Festival, 4 to 6 September 2013 – Manchester, UK

If you are a recent graduate or final year BA/BSc level, Masters or Research degree student with entrepreneurial ambitions, now is the time to grab an exclusive place at the Entrepreneur Festival.

Whether you are being educated in the UK as an international student, or are based somewhere else in the world, you are invited to join other talented, bright young people in Manchester in September this year. The Festival will boast a truly global community as it will bring together peers with similar ambitions from around the globe.

The Entrepreneur Festival will offer hands on experience of what it’s like to be a young entrepreneur in the UK. The bespoke programme will involve working in teams to learn about how to set up and run a business. There will be a great line up of speakers and investors as well as the opportunity to hear and to be mentored by inspiring UK-based entrepreneurs. This means exclusive access to insight and advice from entrepreneurs whose success stories started in the UK.

The Festival has a limited capacity, so please do apply without delay, online at For more information about UK entrepreneurs visit

The Festival is being organised by UKTI, the government organisation that helps international entrepreneurs – from recent graduates to experienced business leaders – to establish and expand their businesses in the UK.