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MADE Entrepreneur Festival Returns to Sheffield

MADE Entrepreneur Festival Returns to Sheffield

MADE Festival returns to the city of Sheffield.

The four-day festival is designed to bring businesses together to share ideas, knowledge and inspiration. It features a programme of events with high-profile speakers ranging from Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones CBE to business secretary Vince Cable, along with investment experts, journalists and broadcasters.

Aside from a number of networking opportunities such as the Yorkshire PostΓÇÖs Business Breakfast, a number of key speakers will take to the stage or form part of a panel to discuss key business topics.

A full programme of events can be found at Here is a taster of what to expect:

  • An Audience with Luke Johnson: Worth an estimated ┬ú120m, Luke Johnson is one of BritainΓÇÖs most successful entrepreneurs. Chairman of Risk Capital Partners, column writer for the Financial Times, and responsible for the growth of Pizza Express – at MADE he will reveal essential insights into his achievements and give advice on how to run a business successfully. A man worth listening to.
  • Inspire@MADE: A series of talks and panel debates from such high profile figures as Vincent Cable MP (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills), Mark Prisk MP (Minister of State for Business and Enterprise), Peter Jones CBE (entrepreneur and part of Dragon’s Den), and Martyn Dawes (founder of Coffee Nation).
  • Real Business: Manufacturing vs Services: A free panel debate session chaired by editor of Real Business Kate Bassett, featuring Yorkshire entrepreneurs from the manufacturing and services sector.
  • Peter Jones Enterprise Academy: The Wonderkids: Hosted by DragonΓÇÖs DenΓÇÖs Peter Jones CBE, the event is dedicated to budding young entrepreneurs who will have the chance to quiz other successful young businesspeople on how they made their dream into an enterprising reality.

The festival is expected to attract over 2,000 entrepreneurs across the four days. Tickets for many events can be booked now – visit the website at to find out more and reserve your seats.

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