Greater Manchester’s Festival of Enterprise returns in 2024 after the resounding success of the 2022 event.

This year’s festival will take place on Wednesday 13th June, 9.30am to 3pm at the vibrant New Century  in the heart of Manchester City Centre.

Hosted by GM Business Growth Hub and presented by its successful EnterprisingYou programme, Festival of Enterprise is a celebration of self-employment and entrepreneurship, proudly highlighting Greater Manchester as the ultimate destination for launching and expanding your business.

This is a completely free event aimed at start-ups, founders, entrepreneurs, side hustlers, and anyone seeking business inspiration and support. It is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals in a relaxed, enjoyable setting that diverges from the formalities of traditional business events.

Prepare for an immersive experience featuring a diverse line up of inspirational speakers (with the full line up revealed soon) networking opportunities, live music from local musicians and an array of vendors and stalls showcasing innovative products and services in a unique festival atmosphere.

Attendees will also gain insights into the fully-funded support available to fuel the growth of their businesses.

To keep the energy flowing, enjoy complimentary tea and coffee and savour a diverse range of street food options available for purchase throughout the day.

EnterprisingYou is a program delivered by GM Business Growth hub, tailored to support those with a budding business idea, those ready to start a business and established self-employed individuals, freelancers and gig economy workers in Greater Manchester.

Register for your free ticket here.