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To register and attend Venturefest WM 2022  please follow the instructions below.



Venturefest West Midlands
Mobile Hub


When: Thursday 8 Feb 2024

Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Where: Delia Derbyshire Building,

Coventry University, Cox St, CV1 5PH

About the Event

Focused on immersive technology and the creative industries, the second Venturefest Mobile Hub will be hosted by Coventry University at the flagship Delia Derbyshire Building.

What to expect from the day

Panel discussion: "Starting your innovation growth journey"

A panel of innovative & creative businesses, facilitated by a Senior Innovation & Growth Specialist from Innovate UK EDGE, will provide insights into the growth of their businesses, working with the EDGE team, and securing finance/investment/funding.

Technology showcase and Delia Derbyshire tour

Engage with the panellists, other businesses and support organisations to explore how creative industries and immersive tech can drive innovation in your business. Tour the Delia Derbyshire immersive studios and see first-hand the latest virtual reality and mixed reality technologies


Event Agenda

13:00 – 13:30

13:30 – 13:40

13:40 – 14:00​​​

14:40 – 14:45


14:45 – 15:00

15:00 – 15:10

15:10 – 16:00

Refreshments and light lunch

Welcome speech from Pam Waddell (Innovation Alliance for the

West Midlands)

Keynote from Shaun Hides (Coventry University)

Panel discussion: Your innovation growth journey


Facilitator: Susi Henson — Lead Senior Innovation & Growth Specialist

(Innovate UK EDGE)

  • Waste Projekt, Molly Ratcliffe

  • Elderado, Elson Sibanda

  • Vere Experiences, Sarah Beauclerk

Innovation support opportunities


Closing remarks. Paul Fairburn (Coventry University Services)

Networking, technology showcase and Delia Derbyshire Building tour

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