Want to talk to ambitious businesses from your target sectors? Our Festival attracts go-getting companies that are looking to grow, expand into new markets, forge strong alliances and become a greater entity tomorrow than they are today.
Our receptive audiences consist of exactly the type of sharp minded businesspeople that B2B businesses want to talk to and, through our Festival, we can help them. We have a range of bespoke exciting partnership opportunities, including bespoke sponsorship packages for businesses of all sizes.Get in touch or read on to discover more.

Our Festival works to directly connect you with the very people you’d love to talk to and the opportunity here is vastly different to your usual business conference. We’re not just about making connections, we’re about making the right ones, through our industry specific day programmes we help to take the uncertainty out of showcasing your business and put the ideal audience right in front of you.

Utilise our unique platform as a springboard to success. Showcase your brand, product and innovative spirit. Showcase your expertise and grow your customer base with us. We will work with you to make your brand shine in the global spotlight that our Festival presents. Let us throw some limelight your way at our Festival in 2018.

Groundbreaking and inspiring speakers from around the world, covering nine growth sectors of the future, all wrapped up in a dynamic business Festival, located in the heart of Liverpool – one of Europe’s coolest cities. Right there you have a sure-fire formula for true inspiration and bold creativity. In short, our Festival is the ultimate business event and innovative thinking is at its heart.
Our Festival extends an open invitation to new or established business events. Your specialist industry event will benefit greatly from the profile, delegates and added buzz that comes with being at the heart of exciting three-week business Festival of this scale.

Make your event part of something bigger next year. Host your event as part of the 2018 International Business Festival. 

Our festival attracts a diverse mix of businesses from start-ups to SME’s, innovators to major corporations. Our unique format appeals to a broad audience to enable and generate the greatest opportunities for participants.

Our Festival takes place in the £66m, state-of-the-art, Exhibition Centre Liverpool, part of the only purpose-built interconnected arena, conference and exhibition centre in Europe. Our main exhibition hall present 8,100M2 of event space that will be transformed into an impressive, immersive and creative global business Festival, from 12 - 28 June 2018. Designed by fashion guru Wayne Hemmingway, it’s safe to say, this exhibition centre will look fantastic and has been specifically designed to help make new business happen. 

Connecting with a world of business is easy through our Festival. Just ask any of our previous partners, including BT, CNN, Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Times, Santander, Siemens, Peel, Maersk, Virgin, Arup, DWF, PWC, Google and Jaguar Land Rover. There are opportunities for businesses of all sizes to sponsor and support the festival and we’d love to tell you about them too. Become an exhibitor through the link below or get in touch for more information.

Over three weeks, the 2018 International Business Festival will showcase the world of business as it is today, through an exceptional programme of conferences and seminars. Each centred around nine of the world’s most exciting sectors, with the greatest potential for growth. Each of our Festival's 100 events will feature input from leading authorities in their fields, promising a range of contrasting and insightful views. It’s what gives our festival its lively atmosphere, memorable debates and lasting value.