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Innovation Centre
Knowledge Gateway, Boundary Road
Colchester, CO4 3ZQ

Building High Performance Habits

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

An ICKG Oxford Innovation Series Event Lot's of people this time of year make the classic New Years resolutions, but how many stick and create the impact that is wanted or even needed? Many people are working hard but don’t feel they’re making progress, too busy ‘doing’ to stop and think about what they want, ... Read more


Ambitious Essex Innovation Summit

The Plaza, Enterprise and Innovation Centre Rutherford Park Braintree Essex CM77 7AU The Plaza, Enterprise and Innovation Centre, Braintree, Essex, United Kingdom

Did you know…large businesses are more likely to innovate than small and medium enterprises? Between 2018 and 2020, 58% of large businesses were innovation active, compared to just 44% of SMEs.* At the Ambitious Essex Innovation Summit, we’ll be exploring how innovative decisions now could lead to future business success. Through inspiring local examples, knowledge ... Read more

Start Using Linkedin Like a Pro – Lunch & Learn Webinar


Are you like many business people that are on LinkedIn but not sure what to do and how to use it? This 45 minute session is targeted at professionals who want and need to use LinkedIn within their business activities, but want it to be efficient with less time spent and real results generated. In ... Read more

Essex Sales Club

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

Sales Geek presents the Essex Sales Club with a series of dynamic workshops with networking to help transform the way you do sales. About this event The Essex Sales club is a great opportunity to network and learn with other ambitious local businesses here at the Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway in Colchester. Topics include: Hitting ... Read more


Ambitious Essex Innovation in Sustainability Event

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

Ambitious Essex and Ambitious Women in Essex are joining forces to bring you an event to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day (April 21) and Earth Day (April 22), with support from Innovate UK Edge and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Join us for a morning session where you can from our amazing 4 guest ... Read more


Join the Essex BioBlitz in Wivenhoe Park

University of Essex University of Essex Colchester Campus, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom

Join us for a short walk around the grounds where we will use this opportunity to add to the Essex BioBlitz project. The Essex BioBlitz is running from 31 March - 30 September. The aim is to take photos of wildflowers in Essex to contribute to important climate change research. Climate change is impacting our ... Read more


Becoming a B Corp – Lunch & Learn

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

If you're a business that cares about sustainability, then you might want to get yourselves registered as a B Corp, the globally-recognised and respected certification that marks you as a business that cares about the people, communities and the planet. In this short lunch and learn session, resident ICKG business, Arma Karma, will talk about ... Read more

Defining your Ideal Customer Profile – Free Workshop: POSTPONED new date TBC

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Boundary Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

AST & Partners are offering a free workshop to help business owners to define their Ideal Customer Profile, an essential step in building a strong marketing strategy. If your business is new, or you’re developing a new service, defining your ICP is a key step in creating a concept and preparing for validation/product market fit. ... Read more


FSB Essex Virtual Networking


This is your opportunity to meet with like-minded entrepreneurs, self-employed people and small business owners, to network, collaborate, promote your services and support each other in the Essex area. We will meet virtually for an hour for a lively, interactive session where attendees will each be given time to introduce themselves in a supportive, unpressured ... Read more


Essex Chambers Festival of Business

Hylands Estate, Chelmsford London Rd, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

After its successful debut in April 2022, we are delighted to be bringing you our second Festival of Business at Hylands Estate on Tuesday 5 September 2023, from 10.00am until 3.00pm featuring headline partners DP World! The theme of this years Festival will be ‘A Changing World’, with the seemingly constant fluctuations in recent times it felt apt to address these issues head on. The ... Read more


BT Sustainability Festival

Adastral Park Barrack Square, Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Hosted by BT, this event will feature experts and innovators from organisations spanning multiple sectors. From inspiring talks to exciting demonstrations, both physical and virtual attendees will have the chance to explore Adastral Park's cutting-edge research and development.


Mind – Women’s Menopause Event

Beth Chatto Gardens Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom

Would you like to better understand how mental health is impacted by menopause? Book your place on Mind's unique Beth Chatto Wellbeing Day! Enjoy an exclusive guided tour through the 'closed to the public' gardens with knowledgeable gardeners. Enjoy a cream tea while you listen in to a talk about improving wellbeing and mental health ... Read more


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