INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FESTIVAL 2018

JUNE 12 - 29

LIVERPOOL

Investors at the IBF 2018

UKBAA is delighted to welcome our community of Investors to take part in the incredible opportunities that the International Business Festival 2018 has to offer. From international networking to investor pitching opportunities, the International Business Festival will offer a platform for innovation, connection and growth


UKBAA Global Investment Summit
June 19, 2018 – Knowledge Stage

We are thrilled to present our flagship Global Investment Summit – Creating Connectivity for Investment in Innovation & Growth, where we will be providing thought leadership on the latest trends and developments in both the UK and international investment markets.

Throughout the day we will focus on key elements of global connectivity through tech innovation and access to new markets. Investors will have the opportunity to hear from esteemed panelists, expert keynote speakers and engage with delegates from the UK and international markets.
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UKBAA Annual Angel Investment Awards & Gala
June 19, 2018 – Knowledge Stage

Now in its 14th year, the annual UKBAA  Angel Investment Awards celebrate high growth and success in the angel and early-stage investment market – recognising the fastest growing brands and acknowledging the founders, angels, crowd funders and early-stage venture capital investors behind them.

Hosted at the stunning Liverpool Cathedral, the Awards Dinner brings together over 400 leading players from across the early stage investment community to celebrate angels and innovators from across the UK. Investors are encouraged to nominate individuals or businesses making a strong market impact and displaying prominent disruption to the investment space. 

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The Investor Pitch
June 12-28, Ongoing – Future Stage

UKBAA is committed to showcasing scale up businesses with strong market appeal with clear value for their innovation. The Pitch enables investors to see a specially curated group of innovators showcasing the value in their cutting-edge businesses. We will be welcoming 6-8 innovative businesses to the stage to present their business proposition that reflects the sector theme of the day.

The Pitch will not only showcase talented innovators, but explore the bright future of innovation. Investors will have the opportunity to directly interact with the presenting businesses as well as with other relevant businesses within the sector. 

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Investment Workshops
June 12-28, Ongoing – Knowledge Stage

Throughout the International Business Festival UKBAA will host a series of workshops focused on developing skills and providing insights on the key industry do’s and don’ts. The Effective Investor is an investor focused seminar designed to look at why it is important to invest in small businesses, how Angels use their skills and experience to help businesses scale and grow and what to look for in a deal and doing effective due diligence. We will also be offering workshops on Angel Investing for women, focusing on both Women Entrepreneurs and Investors.

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