FOCUS: growth companies, from start-up to IPO and beyond. Connecting all the 5 tribes of enterprise, our main focus is on the first one - the entrepreneurs.
Cityzone has run networking events since 2003 in London, Cambridge and Reading, at Business Schools - such as Tanaka (Imperial College London) and Cass (City University) - and professional meeting venues such as Regus and De Vere.
The company has pioneered a very structured, interactive and informal approach to networking events on a variety of enterprise themes for growth companies that have included:
– Clean Technology
- Social Enterprise
- IPO Club
- Angel Zone
- Creative Industries
- Women's Enterprise
- Corporate Venturing / Open Innovation.
- World Enterprise
- enterprise BAR
:: Evening events - classic format (please see below)
:: Evening events - enterprise BAR
:: Daytime events - enterprise CAFFE
:: Daytime events - workshopsfor NEDs, CEOs, CFOs, etc.
Features / classic format:
:: speaking roles for 10-15 people, 5 minute presentations & elevator pitches; no PowerPoint;
:: an emphasis on audience Q&A;
:: fast-paced and structured agendas with the help of a “Time Lord” and "Time Machine";
:: networking features such as the Dance Card (managed introductions), Advice Zones, i-market (innovation stands)and espresso mentoring.
Cityzone has over 1,400 members and online functionality that helps members to promote their businesses to the marketplace and to communicate with each other -
:: Who’s Who Directory
:: Company Directory
:: Publishing – News, Events, Jobs* and Wanted/Offered*.
:: * = with anonymous advertisement and automated reply routing.
:: Advice Channel
:: CZ Mail for logged in members
Cityzone has valuable relationships with key national businesses – legal, banking, accounting, office, corporate finance, IT, HR, etc. – and keynote speakers, that actively support entrepreneurial companies and start-ups.
EXTENSIVE PROMOTIONAL REACH
Thousands of entrepreneurs, investors and advisers, receive regular Cityzone and partner mailings.
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