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Help and Support
After months of challenging down time for many, businesses should be aware that there is a great amount of support, guidance and assistance available in the area.
Our partners, East Midlands Chamber and the Business Gateway Growth Hub are primary sources of information and help. For a list of the support programmes, events and assistance with all aspects of business recovery, click on the logos below.
The LBF is ideally placed to support, help and re-unify the Leicester and Leicestershire business scene, providing the perfect platform for businesses to reunite, revitalise and re-energise.
Find out how you can get involved here
2021 - DETAILS COMING SOON
We will soon be releasing details of Leicester Business Festival 2021, taking place from 8th to 18th November.
Watch this space!!!
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"By Business, for Business"
Leicester and Leicestershire has one of the fastest growing regional economies within the UK outside of London. The LBF provides a fantastic platform to share and place the innovations that have contributed to our region's outstanding growth, on a global platform.
Every year, the Leicester Business Festival brings influencers, innovators and inspiration together into a unique and exciting fortnight of free business events that take place across the whole region.
Our businesses and organisations are the driving force behind the LBF. All packaged into an outstanding two-week business festival that offers something for everyone from local sole traders and SMEs looking for business growth opportunities, to multi-nationals seeking to recruit or contract.
The dates for the 2021 LBF have been released and this year, the seventh Leicester Business Festival will take place from 8th to 18th November 2021.
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Partners and Sponsors
Many thanks to our LBF 2020 partners, sponsors and supporters - shown below.
If your company is interested in being associated with the established LBF brand, contact Ian Morris on 0116 464 5995
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Official 2019 LBF Report
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Interested in becoming a partner or sponsoring Leicester Business Festival 2021?
Get in touch today for an informal chat about becoming a valued partner of the region's largest business event.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0116 464 5995
Sir John Peace (Chairman of Burberry) “LBF helps support the local economy and encourages businesses to invest even more in the region ”
Sir Peter Soulsby (Mayor of Leicester) "Major feature in the business calander for Leicester and Leicestershire”
Sue Tilley (Economic Strategy Manager, LLEP) “something for everyone”
David Wright (Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership) “the centre of promoting trade and investment opportunities”
Dana Brown (Principal - Leicester Castle Business School) “Leicester Business Festival brings together all of the important players in the region”
Geoff Rowe (Big Difference Company) "Leicester Business Festival is a great opportunity to showcase the strong association between business and culture"
Howard Ebison (East Midlands Airport) "LBF provides a cohesive platform to develop the economic aspirations of Leicestershire"
Jo Tallack (Highcross Leicester) "Leicester Business Festival is a fantastic means to bring a vast array of businesses together and showcase what we do best within the region"
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