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The Industrial Revolution returns to Greater Manchester

Industry 4.0 Summit and the Factories of the Future Expo
4-5 April, Manchester Central

These two events will showcase hundreds of innovations and expertise from specialists to help manufacturers digitize and upgrade their operations.

The Industry 4.0 Summit will be UK’s largest gathering of solution providers, innovators and technology buyers looking to get ready for this step-change in global manufacturing.

Addressing your business challenges through university collaborationsFunding ~ Knowledge Transfer Partnerships ~ Research & Testing

This event on June 28th at the Museum of Science and Industry is ideal for companies wishing to learn how they can collaborate with a university or have a business challenge they need to bring some expertise in to solve. Priority will be given to SMEs in the Greater Manchester region. All four GM universities will be there.


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Book your free pass to the Factories of the Future Expo

Network with 2,000 attendees and view the latest technology for a smart factory – including Toyota, JLR, Nissan, Heineken & BAE Systems

Visit the Business Growth Hub in The Productivity Zone (stand H10).

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Receive 30% discount for the Industry 4.0 Summit

Featuring 40 leading experts on 4.0, Internet of Things, smart manufacturing and plenty of case studies of industry 4.0 in action.

Enter code IND4BGH to receive 30% discount

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Register to attend the ‘Industry 4.0 for the SME Factory’ event

Part of the Manufacturing Champions Network, delegates will hear from an Industry 4.0 expert, understand which componants are relevant to them and start to consider their journey to a smart business.

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Join Now. A World of Opportunity.Current Events Are Listed Below

Business Breakfast in partnership with NW Networking

Thursday 23rd March 2017 in Hollinwood Business Centre Albert Street, Oldham, OL8 3QL

Join Oldham Enterprise Trust and NW Networking for a business networking event featuring

  • Information on the relaunched Oldham Enterprise Fund
  • The importance of Health and Well-being at work; and of course
  • The importance of networking in Oldham


8am – 8.30am – open networking and breakfast

8.30am – 8.35am – Introduction – Bizspace

8.35am – Networking in Oldham – Ian Madeley

8.45am – Oldham Enterprise Fund – Graham McKendrick (Manager) The Oldham Enterprise Trust and Roger Seddon (Senior Loan Manager) of Business Finance Solutions

8.55am – Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace – Nayerah Kelly

9.05am – 9.10am – Questions

9.10am – Creating conversations/Open networking

10am – Close

To register to attend please book on here –  Business Growth Hub Events

Upcoming Workshops

We would love to update you on upcoming workshops in Manchester. Please have a look at the list of forthcoming events taking place in Central Manchester.

Recruitment Best Practice

Friday 17th March, Central Manchester

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An Alternative To Disciplinary & Grievance Management

Tuesday 28th March, Central Manchester
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Commercial Law

Wednesday 29th March, Central Manchester

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Success & Your Image – Exclusive To Textile Manufacturing Businesses 

Friday 7th April, Central Manchester

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Friday 7th April, Central Manchester
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Monday 10th April, Central Manchester
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Tuesday 11th April, Central Manchester
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Marketing & Promotion

Thursday 20th April, Central Manchester

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Barclays Bank and Royal mail e-commerce Roadshow

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Barclays & Royal Mail China Ecommerce Roadshow (Oldham): Selling Online to Chinese Consumers on Thursday, 9th March at Mahdlo has been cancelled. We do apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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The roadshow has unfortunately been cancelled.

What you will find on this page

  • Current Seminars
  • Registration Opportunities
  • Up to date information

Join us at the Launch of Spark2Scale

Join us at the launch event of the ‘Spark2Scale’ programme, which will be held at the Museum of Science and Industry on Tuesday, 14 March.

‘Spark2Scale’ is a comprehensive programme of support for aspiring scaleup businesses across Greater Manchester.


TThe Scaleup Institute has identified that an increase of just one per cent in the country-wide scaleup population could drive an additional 238,000 jobs and add £38 billion to the economy within three years of their 20 percent per annum growth*.


  • Finding the right talent and skills
  • Developing leadership capabilities
  • Expanding client base both in home and new markets
  • Accessing the right finance
  • Building infrastructure.

Find out more…

Come to our event and find out what the programme will entail, how the right businesses can enrol onto a cohort, key dates and most importantly how the programme can benefit a business.

You’ll also hear from guest speakers, accomplished business leaders, who’ll share their experience in scaling up their now successful businesses.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

08.00am – 10.30am

Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP