5 Small Business Events For Summer 2017 15/05/2017 News The summer is almost upon us, so we've rounded up our top five small business events for the season. Grab your laptop, questions, and business cards and get networking! The Business Show 2017, London 17th – 18th May 2017 Later this week The Business Show 2017 is hitting the ExCel, London. This is one of the biggest business events on the calendar for SMEs, attracting more than 25,000 exhibitors. You can apply for your free tickets here! Enterprise Nation’s Small Business Meet-Ups, UK Run up and down the country, Enterprise Nation are bringing the UK’s small businesses together! The meet-ups are held in local cafes, pubs, and bars and are a fun and friendly way to get to know other business developers in your area. Host cities include London, Birmingham, and many more. Harpenden Jelly, Harpenden 6th June 2017 Hosted at the Rothamstead Conference Centre, Jelly works as an informal co-working event where freelancers, home workers, and small business owners can bring their work along to chat and collaborate with like-minded others. It's entirely free to attend, just register here - and if it's a little far, check out their site to find other Jellys nearer to you. Women’s Workathon: She Means Business, London 7th June 2017 A business lunch for small businesses, created as part of the She Means Business Campaign. Get together with a community of female entrepreneurs and build some valuable contacts for your business! The Happy Startup Summer Camp, Sussex 15th – 17th September 2017 It’s not just for startups! Set within 300 acres of rolling Sussex countryside, the Happy Startup Summer Camp brings together just 100 entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators alike for a refreshing and inspiring weekend. It sounds pretty exclusive, but The Guardian have claimed it to be “one of the top 10 business events in Europe” so get your applications in now . . .