Free business events that you should attend in 2020 if you want to grow your startup

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Caroline Stronkhorst in Business & Corporate

Last updated: 30 January 2020, 10:34 GMT

Starting and running a business is not easy. There is a reason why the stats are stacked against fledgling businesses. You can change the odds in to your favour with the right guidance, network and events. 

You probably don’t have time to search for all the events that are worth attending this year so we have done it for you! Take a look at these free business events taking place in 2020 and grab your freebie ticket.

The Business Show, 18-19 November 2020, London

The name says it all! This show is all about business and connects companies of all sizes through an immersive 2 day event. So, what makes The Business Show standout from the crowd? When you take a look at the event details, the first thing that jumps out is the calibre of the speaker lineup.

Leaders of companies such as Brewdog, Lad Bible, DEPOP, Hello Fresh, Starling Bank, Revolution Makeup and The Daily Telegraph share their knowledge for free. In total, there are over 200 speakers delivering sessions over the 2 day event so you are bound to find value.

With so many speakers in such a short period of time, planning ahead will enable you to make the most of the agenda. When doing this planning, it is also important to remember to schedule time to network. The Business Show organisers go to a lot of effort to facilitate networking with other business owners through speed dating and their lounge space.

Sound like an event that you need to attend? You can get your free tickets here.

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Ad:Tech / Technology For Marketing, 30 Sep - 1 Oct, London

Whatever the size of your marketing budget, it can only benefit you to know about the capabilities that are in the market right now. Ad:Tech and it’s sister event, Technology For Marketing are leading events in the marketing space.

Whilst the companies who are presenting on stage and at stands may feel like leagues above the average small business but you can take so much learning from them still! These companies are investing time and money to find the best marketing strategies and systems that work so that you don’t have to! 

There will be over 15,000 attendees so you are bound to speak to people who you can help or who can help you grow your business. There is a networking area to give you a chance to meet new people. A walk around the exhibitor stands will often prove fruitful too!

Find out more about Ad:Tech here

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Paradigm Talks, Various Dates, London

Could your business benefit from a round of funding? Have you got a growing business that is ready to be taken to the next stage? Investor and founder meetups and events are a great way to get honest feedback from those who fund companies just like yours.

You can quickly spend a lot of money on events that promise to connect you with your ideal investor without any return. Instead, register for Paradigm Talks and get invited to their free and well-run evenings. You are able to present your idea, get feedback and speak with people who can help you grow the business.

If funding is on your mind, scratch that itch at one of these free events! More details can be found here