Registration opens today for the county’s premier business networking event. Now in its 18th year, Venturefest Oxford brings together entrepreneurs and innovators, with investors, support services and a host of like-minded people who want to be part of business success.
The event will take place on Wednesday 29th June 2016 at the King’s Centre, Osney Mead and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The larger venue means there will be more networking areas, the exhibition and Innovation Showcase will double in size, and over two dozen workshops, sessions and keynote plenaries will offer visitors valuable and interesting insights and advice.
Early bird tickets cost £25* Price includes entrance to all sessions, exhibition and networking areas, refreshments throughout the day (including lunch), breakfast session, evening drinks reception and shuttle bus service from Seacourt Park & Ride and Oxford Train Station. Student entry is free of charge – valid ID will be required.
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