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FSB Innovation Networking Hub- Love Business Expo

When and Where

  • Date: 27 February 2020
  • Start & End Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Charnwood

Address: Loughborough University, Science and Enterprise Park, Holywell Way, Loughborough, LE11 3GR

Event Details

Love Business is a large scale East Midlands Expo which attracts businesses and business support organisations from across the East Midlands to network, take part in workshops and do business.

The FSB sponsors the Café Networking area at Love Business where we provide opportunities for formal and informal networking and 1:1 meetings.


FSB Connect Networking event: 12pm -1pm

Love Business Expo: 9:30am-4pm

A collection of representatives from the Leicester Innovation Week partners will be able to discuss your business with you, and how they can help.

Join a collection of innovation and business support businesses, mentors and advisers at Love Business Expo, for 1:1 guidance and networking on funding, growing, streamlining and improving your business.

Throughout the day– Come and visit the FSBs café networking hub throughout the day to enjoy a free hot drink and chat about your business. Meet Leicester Innovation Week partners including Universities, Innovate UK and the LLEP Business Gateway

12pm-1pm: Networking event ‘Spotlight on Innovation and business support’. Whether you’re offering or seeking innovation and business support, come and network to find new contacts from across the East Midlands!

FSB are, for the second year, sponsoring the Café Networking Hub at Love Business Expo, the biggest free business and networking event in the East Midlands.

As part of Leicester Innovation Week, FSB are hosting a meetup between key Innovation support providers, and small businesses from across the East Midlands.

If you’re looking for help to grow your business, improve a product or find new markets, or if your business offers innovation and business growth services to other SMEs, come and share what you do.

·         Visit the networking area throughout the day to network and chat about your business.

·         Meet the Leicester Innovation Week partners including De Montfort University Innovation Centre, the University of Leicester Innovation Hub and Innovate UK to find out how they can help you and your clients or contacts.

·         Network with small business owners from across the East Midlands, and share what you’re looking for or what you can offer. Free event and open to all, no need to be an FSB member.

Find us:

Located on the first floor of Holywell Park Conference Centre (Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park), the aim of FSBs networking hub is to bring like-minded business people together to share best practice, offer business mentoring, with the support of the Leicester Innovation Week partners, and network over coffee and tea kindly provided by local small business, The Lincoln Tea and Coffee Company.

Teas and coffees will be provided by the Lincoln Tea and Coffee Company, free of charge.
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