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StartUp Show: The UK’s biggest start-up event of the new year

27 January @ 9:00 am - 4:15 pm GMT

Whether you want to be your own boss, have a business idea or simply want to improve your entrepreneurial skills, StartUp Show is for you.

The biggest start-up show of the new year is back for its 10th anniversary!

The StartUp Show is an absolute must for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. It’s your chance to discover everything you need to know about starting and growing a business.

Join in person to access 13 exciting stages and zones

  • Keynote Stage (in partnership with headline sponsor Monzo Business: Inspirational entrepreneurs will share their stories and top tips. See the full agenda above.
  • The Digital Stage (in partnership with Vodafone Business): Advice on top digital trends and the tools to use in 2024.
  • Let’s Get Social (in partnership with TikTok): Learn how to build valuable content for your community.
  • Start Me Up (in partnership with GS1 UK): Attend industry-specific talks on topics including food and drink, fashion, beauty and tech.
  • Business Essentials: Learn everything you need to know to start your business.
  • Build a Brand: Attend lively presentations and Q&A chats about turning your big idea into a great business.
  • Show Me The Money (in partnership with Monzo Business): Hear how to raise funds for your business and manage your finance.
  • E-commerce Excellence: Learn how to start and scale an e-commerce business.
  • Adviser Zone: Meet business advisers and experts and get free one-on-one advice tailored to your business.

Slots will be available to sign up on the day on a first come, first served basis.

  • Freelancers and Side Hustlers Zone: Hear top tips from people who have successfully built a business as a freelancer or side hustler.
  • Business With Purpose Zone: Get the tools and inspiration to build a sustainable business that will have a positive impact.
  • Make Me Famous Zone: Find out how to pitch to journalists and how to get your business in the press.
  • King’s Entrepreneurship Institute: will be offering 1:1 mentoring slots throughout the day so that you can come and talk about your business idea with someone who can provide you with insights and guidance on your next steps.

Why attend the StartUp Show?

  • Be inspired: With over 100 speakers at the StartUp Show, be inspired by the impressive stories of inspirational founders, as well as the entrepreneurs you’ll be networking with.
  • Learn from experts: Discover everything there is to know about launching and growing your business. Expert speakers, advisers and like-minded entrepreneurs will be sharing their top tips for success.
  • Explore the exhibition area: Access incredible deals from event partners, get one-on-one advice and learn the latest trends and tips you should be adopting for your business.
  • Expand your network: Meet like-minded business owners and form a community of support.
  • Receive business advice: Head to the Adviser Zone and book in a free one-on-one consultation with expert advisers to help you launch and grow your business.