IT’S being dubbed as possibly the largest largest gathering of the South East Midlands business and innovation community in history.
Business, Innovation and Growth (BIG) is inspired by the creation of South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP), and will be held on October 27 at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Milton Keynes. There are plans for more than 350 attendees and 50 exhibitors.
BIG 2011 includes a showcase of businesses, a social programme, opportunities for partnering and gold-standard workshops.
As well as keynote speakers, there will be workshops on cutting-edge topics including innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise, skills and apprenticeships, supply chain, social enterprise, digital industries, green infrastructure and higher education
There will also be networking opportunities with leading regional businesses, academics and innovation centres.