Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022

We believe in Entrepreneurship for All. We expose students and graduates to entrepreneurship as a career path, fostering innovative thinking and creating talent pools for the local start-up ecosystem.

More than 100 colleges and universities participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), to shine a spotlight on their entrepreneurship programming, impressive student entrepreneurs, and successful alums. As part of GEW, MEC will showcase Manchester's entrepreneurial spirit and encourage individuals to get involved. With online and in-person events happening every day, from markets to celebrity speakers, there's an event planned for everyone. 

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    MCR Makes Market

    Monday 14 November, 12:00 - 15:00  |  AMBS: Foyer

    Kicking off Global Entrepreneurship Week, MEC is hosting its very first MCR Makes Market in the Alliance Manchester Business School foyer, highlighting some of the incredible product-based businesses arising out of entrepreneurial activities across the University of Manchester ecosystem. Come along and peruse an exciting array of products and do some early Christmas shopping for your friends and family. 

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    What the tech?!

    Tuesday 15 November, 12:15 - 13:30  |  Online

    Do you want to be the next big tech entrepreneur with a business powered by technology and innovation, solving real customer problems? Join us for our online event to hear from some of Manchester’s up and coming tech entrepreneurs. Get the inside track on what it means to be a tech entrepreneur, the highs and lows, barriers faced, and how to find that all important co-founder.

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    Entrepreneurs@Manchester: Baroness Karren Brady CBE

    Wednesday 16 November, 12:00 - 13:30  |  AMBS: G.003

    We are delighted to welcome Baroness Karren Brady CBE as part of our activities for Global Entrepreneurship Week. Join our Director, Lynn Sheppard, as she goes in-conversation with Baroness Brady to understand her experience of being an entrepreneur. Get your tickets now before they sell out!  

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    People, planet, profit

    Thursday 17 November, 12:00 - 13:45  |  Online

    Do you want to know how to set up a social enterprise and ensure your passion and purpose create profits for social good? Then this event is for you. Join us online for this two-part event where you will discover what it means to be a social entrepreneur, how to set up a social enterprise and how to assess your triple bottom line – people, planet, profit.  

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    Mini Summit

    Friday 18 November, 13:00 - 14:15 | Online

    Here at The Masood Entrepreneurship Centre, we have ambitious plans for nurturing the entrepreneurial talent that will contribute to the growth of our city ecosystem, which includes the £1.5billion ID Manchester project. Join us online where our panel will discuss the essential role Entrepreneurship Centre’s must play to create an atmosphere for young people to thrive as entrepreneurs and drive economic growth.

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    Societies Supermarket

    Friday 18 November, 12:00 - 16:00  |  Manchester Students' Union

    Join us for our society-led makers' market to buy unique and handmade goods in the SU Foyer! Come and browse our stalls to grab some early Christmas presents whilst supporting your SU societies. No need for a ticket, just pop along!