An extraordinary showcase of entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation and business resilience is being lined up for later this year.
Support organisation E-Factor is hosting The Great Big Small Business Festival Week, celebrating industry and commerce across northern Lincolnshire.
Taking place from Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 6, it aims to “uplift and support small businesses while fostering collaboration among our local business communities”. The week will launch with the organisation’s well established Business Hive Live expo event, this year taking place at Doubletree by Hilton Forest Pines Resort, and conclude with the hosting of the third annual North East Lincolnshire Great Big Small Awards at Grimsby Town Hall.
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There will also be workshops, keynote speaker events and tours of local industry, with both the energy and seafood sector covered.
Mark Webb, managing director of E-Factor, said: “The Great Big Small Business Festival week will be supporting businesses through a combination of engaging activities, keynote speakers, practical business workshops, and a lot of networking opportunities.
“It is a perfect opportunity to promote the exceptional talent and dedication of local small business owners.
“The 2023 Great Big Small Business Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with a programme of engaging events designed to inspire and inform.”
At Business Hive Live, renowned national business leaders, industry experts, and thought provokers will share their stories and insights, offering “invaluable guidance to established business and budding entrepreneurs alike”. Further details are anticipated in the coming weeks.
It will also provide the stage for the showcase an array of unique products and services from local businesses, providing an opportunity for attendees to discover hidden gems, support local artisans, and connect directly with business owners.
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