The Big Networking Night

Date/Time: Thursday 16 November, 2017 - 6:00pm

Date/Time End: Thursday 16 November, 2017 - 8:00pm

Venue: Portland Building

The University of Portsmouth, is pleased to announce the return of the Big Networking Night.

Following on from the huge success of last years event, which saw over 100 local business people and students attending, the Innovation Space are excited to host a bigger, and better version for 2017, as part of the University’s programme for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017.

Vice Chancellor, Professor Graham Galbraith will be introducing the University of Portsmouth’s new Chancellor, Karen Blackett OBE, as the guest speaker for the evening.

Karen is an alumna from the University of Portsmouth, and is chairwoman of MediaCom UK, the UK’s largest media agency.

The Big Networking Night is an opportunity to be inspired by Karen’s experience in business, as well as connect, and unite with local businesses and other entrepreneurial minded people, make new contacts, promote your business, and find out more about support and opportunities provided by the University, including Degree Apprenticeships, CPD, office space, and much more.

The structure of the evening is as follows:

  • 6 pm – Doors Open
  • 6.15 pm – Welcome by Professor Graham Galbraith
  • 6.30 pm – Guest Lecture by Karen Blackett OBE
  • 7 pm – Q&A with Karen Blackett OBE
  • 7.15 pm – Networking reception
  • 8 pm – Event Close

You can find out more about the University of Portsmouth’s GEW events here.The event is free to attend, however you must book your place on Eventbrite, this will be an incredible evening, filled with unique, and brilliant opportunities that you will not want to miss.

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