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27 November 2013 @ 17:00 – 21:30 Europe/London Timezone
Swansea University
University of Wales Swansea
Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP

Entrepreneurs Wales 2013 – The big debate! Have your say on entrepreneurship in your local region.

Building on the success of the ‘Entrepreneurs Wales 2012’ conference, the Welsh Government will be running a series of evening events across Wales.  The theme is ‘making Wales a more entrepreneur centric place to do business’ and will start from 5pm at the following venues:

Andrew delivered a presentation outlining his experience from 12 years of start-ups and also some tips on getting noticed with social. You can view his presentation below.

Keynote Address and Business Leaders

Elizabeth Varley, co-founder and CEO of TechHub
Andrew Grill, IBM Partner Social Business.

Business Leader Panel Members

Mr Nick Waters, CFO GKN Aerospace

Entrepreneur Panel Members

Tim Morgan, co-founder Mint Digital
Matt Warren, CEO Jurra Watches
Mr Paul Ragan, Chairman Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey.

Each session will be hosted by Sarah Dickins, BBC Wales Economic Correspondent and include a keynote address from a high profile speaker, networking opportunities and a topical panel discussion. There will also be an opportunity for delegates to discuss and debate a range of key questions that are important to the success of Welsh entrepreneurs, and outline potential solutions and actions to improve the environment for entrepreneurs in Wales.  The topics for discussion will include:

  • Finance and funding
  • Engaging with big business: David dancing with Goliath
  • Engaging with Higher Education: Leveraging knowledge, resources and collaboration
  • Entrepreneurs supporting entrepreneurs: Connecting non-resident Welsh entrepreneurs with Wales

Watch this space for further information and details of key note speakers.

If you are an entrepreneur or business person and are interested in participating in this exciting event, please register your interest by emailing including the following information:

  • Full name (including title)
  • Business name
  • Contact details – contact telephone number, email address, home/business address
  • The event you wish to attend

Please note that each event will be limited to 100 spaces and registration of interest does not guarantee a place.

Find out more at the event website.