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International Festival for Business 2016

IFB2016 promises to be the world’s leading business event this year.

​IFB2016 is a global marketplace for creating connections and doing deals. It brings together thousands of businesses from around the world for three weeks of events, networking and deal-making.

The International Trade Forumw will be taking companies to IFB2016 in Liverpool on behalf of the Sheffield City Region, 3 weeks, 3 visits for various market sectors. To register your initial interest please contact us

Festival Highlights

• Over 30,000 delegates from the UK and around the world
80 high quality events taking place over three themed weeks
• Focus on manufacturing, energy & environment and creative & digital
• ‘Meet Your Future Deal': 6,000 one-to-one appointments with suppliers, buyers and investors
• More than 1,000 appointments with specialist advisors, taking you through every step of the export journey
• Live export and investment opportunities
• Large-scale networking receptions
• The Blue Skies speaker programme will bring globally renowned leaders to share their stories, inspire and energise

Why Attend

Secure business - With business owners, investors and entrepreneurs from over 90 countries, the world is coming to IFB2016. Are you?te.

Be inspired

Take your seat for a series of events, workshops and panel debates with industry leaders, disrupters and deal makers. The people who are re-inventing the future, now.

Explore ideas

When we stop learning, we stop growing. The International Festival for Business is a forum for ideas. Where innovation, curiosity and creativity lead to smarter ways of doing business.


International Festival for Business 2016
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Kings Dock,
Liverpool Waterfront
L3 4FP
13/06/2016 to 22/06/2016
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Last Updated: 22/06/2016
Author: Renate Halton

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