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Spark EXPO

Find your spark

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Get help to explore your ideas and develop yourself and your career through enterprise and self-employment at our spark EXPO.

  • From: Thursday 15 November 2018, 11 am
  • To: Thursday 15 November 2018, 3 pm
  • Registration: 11 am
  • Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Nottingham, NG1 4BU,
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Get knowledge, skills and support for business creation. If you've never considered being your own boss or working for yourself, come along to our event and ignite the “Spark” to your future.

Meet people who have turned their idea into a business, product or career. Listen to inspirational speakers behind successful start-ups. Discover how, with our support, you can ignite and grow your spark and turn your business idea into reality.

  • Bring your ideas and speak to advisers
  • Inspiring guest speakers to help you find your spark
  • Find out about funding for your idea
  • Talk to recent start-ups about their experiences
  • Prize draws throughout the day
  • Free doughnuts from Nottingham’s own DoughNotts
  • Meet Jimmy Chipolata!

There will be stands showcasing the variety of ideas and businesses, which stem from within the University and beyond, the event invites anyone who is curious and keen to explore. Inspiring guest speakers include:

  • Dominic McGregor (The Social Chain co-founder)
  • Krisi Smith (Bird & Blend co-founder)
  • James Douglas (Reds True BBQ co-founder)
  • Scott Stone (Play Pro Gold Ltd)
  • Jay Crawford (Motivational speaker).

The event is free and open to all students on all courses. No pre booking is required.

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Look out for upcoming spark roadshows. We’ll be visiting each campus, starting with Brackenhurst on Wednesday 21 November.

For all enquiries, please contact The Hive at or on 0115 848 4354

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Location details


Newton building
Main Entrance
Nottingham Trent University, City Campus
Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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