A guide to the week ahead

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THE BURY St Edmunds Business Festival is now well under way but there is still plenty more to come over the next week.

The festival will come to a climax with the Bury Free Press business awards showcase on Friday night.

In the meantime here is a glance at what is on over the next seven days.

TODAY: Healthy Business Needs Health People from 2pm to 6pm at The West Wing Ickworth – a stress busting event to make your business more productive.
Fresh Festival from 11am to 5pm at The Apex – a showcase including creative and quirky businesses from young entrepreneurs.

MONDAY: Essential Business Skills for Young Entrepreneurs from 9am to 4.30pm at West Suffolk College – seminars, a question and answer panel and networking.

Free Business Networking Brunch from 10am to 11.30am at Newmarket Racecourse – with Simon Gray, chief executive of the East of England Energy Group on the opportunities for businesses from incoming investment in the energy sector.

TUESDAY: Cambridgeshire Business to Business Exhibition from 10am to 4pm at Newmarket Racecourse.

The Federation of Small Businesses Lunch from noon to 2.30pm at The Fox in Eastgate Street, Bury – with Sean Clark sharing his expertise on social media.

The Bury Free Press Business Show from 3pm at the Athenaeum – with Mobile Movement on mobile web browsing from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, USAFE procurement seminar from 5pm to 5.30pm and speed networking from 5.45pm to 7pm.

WEDNESDAY: LinkUPBury Breakfast Buffet from 7.45am to 9am at The Fox, Bury.

Suffolk Business Women Networking Lunch from 11.45am to 2pm at The Apex.

Effective On-Line Marketing Event from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at The Farmer Club.

Every Business Owns IP (Intellecual Property) from 9am to 1pm at Denny Bros Conference Suite.

THURSDAY: The Art of Being Heard from 10am to 4.30pm at The Guildhall – developing communication skills.

FRIDAY: Energy Auditing for Business from 9.30am to 12.30am at West Suffolk College – tips for cutting carbon emission and costs.

The Art of Leadership from 10am to 4.30pm at The Guildhall – develop leadership skills to inspire others.

Bury Free Press Business Awards from 8pm to 1am at The Apex – hosted by TV’s Paul Ross.

Visit www.businessfestival.org