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Venturefest tickets now on sale
Posted on: March 7th 2019
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Tickets for major South West tech industry event are now on sale.

Venturefest South West will be held on 17th June 2019 at Sandy Park, Exeter. This one-day event will bring together businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and academics. The event will showcase cutting-edge innovation and entrepreneurship coming out of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset and bring people together to network, hear insights and predictions from industry leaders, connect with entrepreneurs, investors and academics and make valuable business connections.

Tickets for the event are £40 (plus VAT) to include a light lunch and refreshments and can be purchased at www.venturefest-sw.co.uk. The inaugural 2016 event in October attracted more than 600 delegates and was oversubscribed with a waiting list - early booking is advised.  

The event will see presentations from technology trailblazers, panel discussions and a diverse programme of workshops, as well as a schools competition (Hackfest) and a pitching competition (Pitchfest). 

The themes for Venturefest South West 2019 are:

  • Digital Health
  • Blockchain
  • AI and Big Data
  • Agri Tech
  • Marine Tech
  • Creative
  • Space  
  • Environment
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Funding and Start Ups 

Venturefest South West is supported by: The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Falmouth University, the University of Plymouth, University of Exeter, Plymouth College of Art, Heart of the South West LEP, South West Academic Health Science Network, Plymouth City Council and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).