Global Entrepreneurship week events at Staffordshire University

Organisers – Prof Jon Fairburn, Clair Hameed, Ben Dyer, Angela Lawrence, Hazel Squire, Mark Wordley

Contacts Jon Fairburn 01782 294094 or Clair Hameed 01785 353518 with initial queries or media requests

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Daytime activities (more events likely to be added)


17th November


18th November


19th November

Friday 20th November
11.00 – 12.30

Opening talk plus VC

Alastair Campbell

‘The role of innovation in all winning projects’


LT 001, Ashley


Professor Tom Shannon, Co-Founder, Vicon, Oxford

‘Make it happen’

BG61 Brindley


10.00 to 3.00

Colleges competition

Tour of Uni

Teachers meeting with Business School staff

LT114/116 Ashley

 11 – 12 Louise Holland of Holland Alexander on

‘From Ashley Building to Los Angeles: One alumnus journey as a creative sector entrepreneur’

LT 003 Ashley



Janine Caroll,

Natures Dream Limited

‘The Natures Dream success story – from leaving university to securing a life changing contract with Holland & Barrett’

10.00 – 11.00

LT001, Ashley

2.00 – 3.15 How we developed entrepreneurial skills in an interdisciplinary group of international students’

Leslie Drumm

New EU project ‘Encouraging people to start their own business’ Hazel Squire

Cadman Exec Boardroom

12.00 – 1.00

Fiona Warwick of Warwick

Bringing the business to the market through low cost marketing

LT001 Ashley

4.00 – 5.00 International Business Culture

Infographic competition judging

B184, Brindley


Evening activities



17th Nov

Weds 18th Nov Thurs 19th Nov
Evening Be Inspired Business Club

Nigel Senior (LEP ERDFTA)

‘Accessing ESIF funding as a small business/community enterprise.’

Register on this link

Time: 5:30 for 6pm

Place: Science Centre

6.30 – 9.30 and time for networking afterwards

Start up Business Event Finals

If you want to take part see link 

Kings Hall

Stoke Town Centre

7.00 – 9.00

Evening registration and food for amazing all nighter with special guests

Photos from 2014 event

Interview with one of the winners from previous event


 All nighter event

Through the night to 7 am.


Last years Global Entrepreneurship All Nighter team (2014) won the University Prize for ‘Excellence in Innovation and Enterprise Team Award 2015

Global Entrepreneurship All Nighter Team

Global Entrepreneurship All Nighter Team 2014


Global Entrepreneurship Week

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