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International Festival for Business 2014

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International Festival for Business 2014


IFB 2014 offers you the choice of more than 150 business-focused events, spanning seven broad IFB 2014 themes:

- Cities, Enterprise and Urban Business
- Creative and Digital Industries
- Financial and Professional Services
- Higher/Further Education and Research
- Low Carbon and Renewables
- Manufacturing, Science and Technology
- Maritime, Port and Logistics

Take a look at the IFB 2014 Events Calendar


IFB 2014 is a key part of the government's target of rebalancing the economy and achieving its export and investment objectives. A festival like this has never been held before, placing an explicit focus on creating new international and domestic business-to-business relationships and commercial openings for small, medium and large UK companies.


To make the most of your time at IFB 2014 please sign up for the IFB Business Club for free, giving you access to the IFB Hub – the ‘nerve centre’ of IFB 2014 from where you can access a multitude of free events, specialist trade advice and support and a host of global networking opportunities. Membership of the IFB Business Club also gives you access to the IFB Business Brokerage service, a bespoke business support service for you. Qualifying companies receive a face to face diagnostic to identify where your strategic growth opportunities lie and are then linked to events and meetings at IFB 2014 to support these objectives. You will receive a bespoke IFB 2014 action plan to signpost you to tailored events and face to face meetings to maximise your time at IFB 2014. You will also be matched with relevant contacts locally, nationally and internationally where possible.

As an IFB Business Club member you will also gain access to hundreds of genuine supplier opportunities currently live on the IFB 2014 website.  IFB 2014's Meet the Buyer service is a fantastic FREE opportunity to have one-to-one meetings with buyers from some of the UK’s top businesses. Your meetings are pre-arranged by the IFB 2014 team, so you can be confident that you will only meet with businesses with a genuine requirement for the products and services you supply.

To take advantage of all these fantastic, free services and opportunities on offer from IFB 2014, REGISTER NOW for free IFB Business Club membership.  If you are already a registered IFB Business Club member you can take advantage of these fantastic free IFB 2014 services by signing in to the MYIFB area of the IFB 2014  website. To sign in please go to If you have forgotten your password please go to International Festival for Business (IFB) 2014 is the largest global concentration of business events during 2014. The 50-day festival runs across 7 weeks in June and July and will attract business delegates and trade intermediaries from around the world.


As part of this once in-a-generation business festival experience, there is also a fantastic Cultural Programme (IFB Culture) to entertain you during your stay in Liverpool. Liverpool is creative, vibrant and culturally rich with something for everyone, so turn your IFB 2014 business trip into a ‘working city break to remember.

Find out more about the IFB Cultural Programme



From now and throughout the Festival, IFB 2014 delegates can take advantage of an exclusive 20% discount off Virgin Trains Advance Fares from London to Liverpool. Travelling to Liverpool by Virgin Trains couldn't be easier. With sixteen direct services from London to Liverpool every day and with an average journey time of just 2hrs 13 minutes, you will be in Liverpool City centre before you know it.

You can book tickets now for travel from 28 May to 6 August inclusive, from any destination on the Virgin Trains network into Liverpool. Virgin Trains runs direct services from London Euston and if you connect via Crewe you can travel on a Virgin Train from Scotland, Preston, Lancashire, Birmingham and Manchester.

To take up this fantastic offer simply purchase your discounted advance fare here:

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Opening Times

Throughout June and July 2014 (01/06/2014 - 31/07/2014)

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