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Speakers for VentureFest North East announced

VentureFest North East is a free, full-day event focussing on how businesses can grow through innovation, designed to connect businesses, corporates, investors, academics and advisors with specific expertise in innovation.

The programme includes the chance to hear from high profile speakers and take part with in-depth workshops and one-to-one coaching sessions from industry innovation experts. With the opportunity to pitch your product or idea to leading investors and seed funders, you will leave the event with new ideas, contacts and approaches for your business.

The speaker line-up for this year's event has just been announced and includes Dr Nick Appleyard from the European Space Agency (ESA), Anne Doyle, Director of Operations at flight comparison site, Skyscanner, and Holly Tucker founder of online marketplace, Notonthehighstreet. Also Dr Hakim Yadi, CEO of the Northern Health Science Alliance, Ian Shott CEO at pharmaceutical research firm Arcinova and Ryan Maughan, Managing Director at leading automotive manufacturer, AVID.

VentureFest North East is FREE to attend and takes place on 14th November at St James' Park, Newcastle. Book your place here.