Events

VENTUREFEST. Oxford 2014

08/07/2014 | EVENT

Location:

SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL 8TH JULY 2014

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 from 07:30 to 18:30

For further information please email the event team at info@venturefestoxford.com

Read the full story – VENTUREFEST. Oxford 2014

Driving Ambition - Business and Learning in Partners

08/05/2014 | EVENT

Location:

North Oxfordshire Academy - Thursday 8th May 2014

4.30pm - 7.15pm

What better way of ensuring that our future work-force leave school with increased transferable skills and a level of business acumen than getting yourself, or your business, involved at the grassroots: making it real for students. Started as a concept in Banbury 2 years ago Driving Ambition has already encouraged many local businesses to forge relationships with local schools. We’ve enhanced the curriculum through business driven projects and student mentoring. 

Read the full story – Driving Ambition - Business and Learning in Partners

Fully Funded New Product Development Workshops from Pera Training

07/05/2014 | EVENT

Location:

Middle Aston House, Middle Aston, Oxfordshire, OX25 5PT

Running from 9:30am until 4:30pm on the following dates:

7 May - Introduction to NPD

19 May - NPD: Quality & Business Improvement

3 June - NPD: Innovation & Commercialisation

You can attend all three workshops or just the ones most relevant to your business

If you feel your business would benefit from creating new and improved products, processes and services that meet your market needs, then these workshops provide all the knowledge you need to help your business to flourish.

Read the full story – Fully Funded New Product Development Workshops from Pera Training

Make the Most of the European Marketplace

24/04/2014 | EVENT

Location:

The Blenheim Room at Begbroke Science Park.

8.15am to 9.45am on 24 April 2014

Book your free place: events@begbroke.ox.ac.uk

www.begbroke.ox.ac.uk

Read the full story – Make the Most of the European Marketplace

Tools & Techniques for Project Working

28/06/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Science Park, Oxford, OX5 1PF

A one day training workshop run by Oxford Projects.

Read the full story – Tools & Techniques for Project Working

Free Breakfast Seminar: Project Management for Scientists - 17th April 2013

17/04/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Hill, Sandy Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1PF

Oxford Projects specialises in business performance and their team of highly experienced consultants and trainers can help scientists manage change, manage people and manage projects more efficiently

Read the full story – Free Breakfast Seminar: Project Management for Scientists - 17th April 2013

Apprenticeship Fair - 14th March 2013

14/03/2013 | EVENT

Location:

North Oxfordshire Academy (OX16 0UD)

This Apprenticeship Fair is the perfect opportunity for any businesses or training providers that have (now or in the future) Apprenticeship opportunities, to be able to showcase both their business and what they can offer the young people in our community. With a rich wealth of talent from the local schools as an audience, businesses can use this opportunity to fill vacancies and/or generate awareness of their Apprenticeships. Businesses that just want to understand what talent/skills are available in the area are also welcome.

Read the full story – Apprenticeship Fair - 14th March 2013

Free Breakfast Seminar: Pensions Reform - How it affects you - 7th March 2013

07/03/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Science Park, Begbroke Hill, Sandy Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1PF

The Pensions Reforms legislation will affect companies employment processes.

Read the full story – Free Breakfast Seminar: Pensions Reform - How it affects you - 7th March 2013

Free Breakfast Seminar: Pensions Reform - How It Affects You

07/03/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Science Park

Begbroke Hill

Woodstock Road

Oxfordshire

OX5 1PF

Scottish Widows' pension expert, Phil Griffin joins forces with CMS Financial Limited to explain the impact of new legislation on SME's and the planning required by each and every business in the UK

Read the full story – Free Breakfast Seminar: Pensions Reform - How It Affects You

Clicks and Mortar Event - 21st February 2013

21/02/2013 | EVENT

Location:

John Paul II Centre
Henley House
The Causeway
Bicester
OX26 6AW

The Clicks and Mortar series of events are run by Oxfordshire Business First and Bicester Vision.  They focus on helping businesses to compete using Internet resources, and on the issues and opportunities available to business people who want to use Internet resources more effectively to grow their businesses

Read the full story – Clicks and Mortar Event - 21st February 2013

OCVC Annual Careers Fair - 18th February and 1st March

18/02/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Banbury Campus

Broughton Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire
OX16 9QA

an

Oxford City Centre Campus 

Oxpens Road, Oxford,
Oxfordshire
OX1 1SAd

Oxford & Cherwell Valley College are delighted to be able to confirm the details of their Annual Careers Fair’s and offer you the opportunity to book a FREE place at one of these events

Read the full story – OCVC Annual Careers Fair - 18th February and 1st March

FREE BUSINESS BRIEFING - Tuesday 12th February 2013

12/02/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Colin Sanders Innovation Centre

Mewbury Road

Banbury

Read the full story – FREE BUSINESS BRIEFING - Tuesday 12th February 2013

Free Lunchtime Seminar: Prime Energy- Are you fit enough for work? - 23rd January 2013

23/01/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Science Park

Begbroke Hill, Woodstock Road, Begbroke, Oxfordshire OX5 1PF

Are you planning on getting fit in 2013? Come to a fun, free, 40 minute seminar designed to boost your motivation to exercise.

Read the full story – Free Lunchtime Seminar: Prime Energy- Are you fit enough for work? - 23rd January 2013

Making Sense of Apprenticeships - Thursday 10th January 2013

10/01/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Bicester Innovation Centre
Commerce House
Telford Road
OX26 4LD Bicester

A campaign to boost Apprentice numbers in small businesses across Oxfordshire heads to Bicester next month.

Read the full story – Making Sense of Apprenticeships - Thursday 10th January 2013

Making Sense of Apprenticeships - Thursday 10th January 2013

10/01/2013 | EVENT

Location:

Bicester Innovation Centre
Commerce House
Telford Road
OX26 4LD Bicester

A campaign to boost Apprentice numbers in small businesses across Oxfordshire heads to Bicester next month.

Read the full story – Making Sense of Apprenticeships - Thursday 10th January 2013

Free Breakfast Seminar: Royal Commission - Can It Help Fund Your Research? - 13th December

13/12/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Science Park,
Begbroke Hill,
Woodstock Road,
Begbroke,
Oxfordshire,
OX5 1PF

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 was set up to run the Great Exhibition. When that made a profit the Commission was kept in being by Prince Albert to 'increase the means of industrial education and extend the influence of science and art upon productive industry'. Today it spends £2m a year mostly in support of science and engineering research

Read the full story – Free Breakfast Seminar: Royal Commission - Can It Help Fund Your Research? - 13th December

Young People ARE Your Business - 22nd November 2012

22/11/2012 | EVENT

Location:

BYHP

2 Chandos Close

Banbury

OX16 4TL

Business and Community working together.  A FREE networking event for businesses.

Read the full story – Young People ARE Your Business - 22nd November 2012

FREE TO ATTEND - Export opportunities for Motorsport / High Performance Engineering in China & Russia - 8th November 2012

08/11/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Federation House, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire

If you are a Motorsport or High Performance Engineering organisation interested in exporting to China or Russia, I trust the following information will be of interest

Read the full story – FREE TO ATTEND - Export opportunities for Motorsport / High Performance Engineering in China & Russia - 8th November 2012

‘APPRENTICESHIPS IN OXFORDSHIRE’ - Wednesday 7th November 2012

07/11/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Rutherford Laboratories

Harwell

Oxfordshire

OX11 0QX

A panel of experts will lead open discussionsand answers questions on the 'myths' surrounding Apprenticeships.

Read the full story – ‘APPRENTICESHIPS IN OXFORDSHIRE’ - Wednesday 7th November 2012

Automotive Engineering 2012

07/11/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Birmingham NEC

Birmingham

B40 1NT

Advanced engineering is a particularly important sector for the Cherwell economy with a range of local businesses set to participate in this important annual . The Advanced Engineering UK group of events, the Automotive Engineering 2012 (7-8 Nov, NEC) is the only 100% engineering supply chain event for the UK’s resurgent Automotive sector.

Read the full story – Automotive Engineering 2012

First ‘Clicks and Mortar’ Business Event Planned for October 24th 2012

24/10/2012 | EVENT

Location:

The new series will begin on October 24th with an opening event at Unipart House in Oxford beginning at 6.30 pm

New series of events focussing on helping businesses to compete using internet services.

Read the full story – First ‘Clicks and Mortar’ Business Event Planned for October 24th 2012

Building Better Businesses: Tuesday, October 23rd at Canvas (Abingdon Business Park)

23/10/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Abingdon Business Park
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 1UJ


from 7:45 – 11:00am

As part of our Commercial Charter and commitment to helping SME’s grow, this breakfast event aims to provide guidance and support for firms operating in these difficult economic times, including specialist seminars regarding export and manufacturing, employment law, and sustainability

Read the full story – Building Better Businesses: Tuesday, October 23rd at Canvas (Abingdon Business Park)

Working together with the military to support the armed forces community - Friday 19th October 2012

19/10/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Bicester Garrison Officers’ Mess, Ambrosden, Bicester

Sir Tony Baldry MP and Adrian Shooter (Chair of Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Chair of Bicester Vision) will be opening this event which has been jointly arranged between Oxfordshire County Council, Cherwell District Council, Bicester Vision and the Military 23 Pioneer Regiment.

Read the full story – Working together with the military to support the armed forces community - Friday 19th October 2012

The Oxford Marketing Conference - Tuesday 16th October 2012

16/10/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Oxford Thames Four Pillars Hotel OX4 4GX

So much marketing information in just one day, all in one place.....

Read the full story – The Oxford Marketing Conference - Tuesday 16th October 2012

Financing Technology Start-Ups - Wednesday 14th November 2012

14/10/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Industry experts unlock the door to raising moneyto support business development with tips and techniques for technology based businesses.

Read the full story – Financing Technology Start-Ups - Wednesday 14th November 2012

Making Our Students More Employable For You - Thursday 11th October 2012

11/10/2012 | EVENT

Location:

OCVC Oxford Campus

Oxpens Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1SA

At OCVC we recognise that local employers want us to help instil the right behaviours and attitudes in our students so they have strong employability skills when they leave college

Read the full story – Making Our Students More Employable For You - Thursday 11th October 2012

What Kind of Entrepreneur Could You Be ? - Tuesday 18th September 2012

18/09/2012 | EVENT

Location:

John Paul II Centre
Henley House
The Causeway
OX26 6AW Bicester

This is a great FREE one day workshopto help you find your enterprise potential.

Read the full story – What Kind of Entrepreneur Could You Be ? - Tuesday 18th September 2012

What Kind of Entrepreneur Could You Be ? - Monday 17th September 2012

17/09/2012 | EVENT

Location:

The Mill Arts Centre
Spiceball Park Road
OX16 5QE Banbury

This is a great FREE one day workshopto help you find your enterprise potential.

Read the full story – What Kind of Entrepreneur Could You Be ? - Monday 17th September 2012

International Business Opportunities in the Education and Childcare Sector - Wednesday 1st August 2012

01/08/2012 | EVENT

Location:

University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH

The UK has an outstanding reputation for excellence in education and training – from the development and export of educational equipment, resources, technology and software to sustainable education, corporate training and further and higher education. To take advantage of this UK Trade & Investment are running a breakfast seminar on the international business opportunities in the education and childcare sector.

Read the full story – International Business Opportunities in the Education and Childcare Sector - Wednesday 1st August 2012

Free Breakfast Seminar - Phishing, Hooking and Facebook - Your Information in Their Hands - 4th July 2012

04/07/2012 | EVENT

Location:

 

Bebroke Science Park

Begbroke Hill

Woodstock Road

Begbroke

Oxfordshire

OX5 1PF

Tel: 01865 309625
Fax: 01865 374992
E-mail: events@begbroke.ox.ac.uk
BegbrokeScience

The seminar looks at the current 5 major threatsto information security and how to protect your and your businesswith your IT policies.

Read the full story – Free Breakfast Seminar - Phishing, Hooking and Facebook - Your Information in Their Hands - 4th July 2012

Developing Global Strategies: A Seminar for SMEs with Global Aspirations - Thursday 17th May 2012

17/05/2012 | EVENT

Location:

UHY Hacker Young, 4 Thomas More Square, London, E1W 1YW, All, United Kingdom

Main Contact: Georgina Blythe

Tel: +44 (0)20 7216 4600

Opportunity to meet the Head of UKTI's Central and Eastern Europe team and find out more about opportunities in these markets at this free seminar in London in May 2012

Read the full story – Developing Global Strategies: A Seminar for SMEs with Global Aspirations - Thursday 17th May 2012

FREE Breakfast Seminar - Accessing Finance through the London Stock Exchange - 2nd ay 2012

02/05/2012 | EVENT

Location:

The Blenheim Room

Begbroke Directorate, University of Oxford

Oxford University Begbroke Science Park

Sandy Lane

Yarnton

OX5 1PF

Tel: 01865 309625

Fax : 01865 374992

Email: events@begbroke.ox.ac.uk

www.begbroke.ox.ac.uk

Mark Russon from the London Stock Exchange's will lead overview on how companies can access finance via an IPO strategy.

Read the full story – FREE Breakfast Seminar - Accessing Finance through the London Stock Exchange - 2nd ay 2012

Technician Development through Employer Collaboration – B2B event - 27th April

27/04/2012 | EVENT

Location:

International Space Innovation Centre Ltd, Harwell, Oxford, OX11 0QR

Key employers in Oxfordshire will be coming together to talk about how Apprenticeships in the Engineering/Science sector can support your business

Read the full story – Technician Development through Employer Collaboration – B2B event - 27th April

Practical Innovation Event, “New Tools and Thinking” - 26th April 2012

26/04/2012 | EVENT

Location:

John Paul II Conference Centre in Bicester from 18.30-20.00.

Practical innovation is the theme of a series of events to be held in Oxfordshire and sponsored by Oxfordshire Business First and Bicester Vision

Read the full story – Practical Innovation Event, “New Tools and Thinking” - 26th April 2012

Showcasing Independent British Breweries & Cideries

03/04/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Date: 3rd April 2012

Venue: British Embassy Budapest, Hungary

UK Trade & Investment in Budapest is organising a reception entitled Showcasing Independent British Breweries & Cideries. The aim of the event is to give smaller, independent British breweries and cideries the opportunity to showcase their excellence and introduce their products to Hungarian professionals from the hospitality industry and, eventually, the general public.

Read the full story – Showcasing Independent British Breweries & Cideries

Eco-Innovation Bicester - 27th March 2012

27/03/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Eco-Innovation Bicester
27th March 2012
Bicester Innovation Centre
Bicester
Oxfordshire

Eco-innovation is driving new opportunities for products, services, technologies and new business models. There is mounting evidence that eco-innovation improves the capacity of companies to capture new growth opportunities, reduce costs and strengthen corporate image.

Read the full story – Eco-Innovation Bicester - 27th March 2012

Banbury In Business - Friday 23rd March 2012

23/03/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Spiceball Leisure Centre

Cherwell Drive
Banbury
Oxfordshire
OX16 2BW

The event is open to anyone who is running a business, regardless of whether it is just starting up, has been trading for a number of years or is well-established and looking for innovative ways in which to take the business forward. By attending Banbury in Business companies will have an opportunity to gain new ideas for their organisation, as well as useful information and advice on how to do business in Banbury and the surrounding area more successfully.

Read the full story – Banbury In Business - Friday 23rd March 2012

R & D Tax Credits - 13th March 2012

13/03/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Begbroke Science Park

Sandy Lane

Yarnton

Free breakfast seminar - Tax Doesn't Have to be Taxing.   To be held on 13th March 2012 at Begbroke Science Park.

Read the full story – R & D Tax Credits - 13th March 2012

Practical Innovation - 23rd February

23/02/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Saïd Business School
Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HP
UK
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 288800
Fax: +44 (0)1865 288805

I’m delighted to invite you to participate Practical Innovation – a series of events organised by Oxfordshire Business First.  Nearly every business person I talk to is focussed on winning additional business, reducing costs and finding new ways to engage customers. While many people know what they want to achieve, information on driving innovation can often be theoretical or difficult to apply.

Read the full story – Practical Innovation - 23rd February

NISP and Oxfordshire County Council Sustainable Solutions for Food & Drink Waste Workshop - Oxford Brookes University, Harcourt Hill Campus - 7th February 2012

07/02/2012 | EVENT

Location:

Oxford Brookes University, Harcourt Hill Campus

The aim of this workshop is to match food waste producers including manufacturers, caterers, retailers and the hospitality sector with service providers including local collectors and processors with a range of on and off-site solutions.

Read the full story – NISP and Oxfordshire County Council Sustainable Solutions for Food & Drink Waste Workshop - Oxford Brookes University, Harcourt Hill Campus - 7th February 2012

Cherwell Business Awards

19/01/2012 | EVENT

Location:

The Cherwell district is home to a vibrant mix of businesses. The extent of their excellence is not always apparent, and that's why we have these awards. Tucked away in business parks, villages, town centres, private homes and large commercial facilities, these businesses are exciting and play a huge part in the area and community.  They provide jobs, they bring money into the district and best of all they like being here.

Read the full story – Cherwell Business Awards

Cherwell Business Awards

19/01/2012 | EVENT

Location:

The Cherwell district is home to a vibrant mix of businesses. The extent of their excellence is not always apparent, and that's why we have these awards. Tucked away in business parks, villages, town centres, private homes and large commercial facilities, these businesses are exciting and play a huge part in the area and community.  They provide jobs, they bring money into the district and best of all they like being here.

Read the full story – Cherwell Business Awards

Clicks and Mortar Event Comes to Abingdon on 5th December 2012

EVENT

Location:

Hear how Abingdon and ByBox are leading the way in rejuvenating the High Street by giving people good reasons to go there.

Read the full story – Clicks and Mortar Event Comes to Abingdon on 5th December 2012

Intellectual Property for Eco-innovators - Thursday 28th June 2012

EVENT

Location:

The majority of eco-innovative firms own or create intellectual property (IP) in the form of trademarks, copyright, patents, database rights or registered/unregistered designs. In developing innovative environmental products and technologies, many smaller businesses are not fully aware of the opportunities to protect and exploit their IP. Knowledge of the range of protection and licensing options should complement each eco-innovator’s approach to competing effectively.

Read the full story – Intellectual Property for Eco-innovators - Thursday 28th June 2012