Thursday 13th June 2019, 8.30am to 12.30pm
at University Centre Peterborough

FUTURE PETERBOROUGH is a FREE business event specifically designed for small and medium sized businesses in Peterborough and the surrounding area.  This event is endorsed by Opportunity Peterborough and Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce.

If you are an ambitious business looking to get a head start, FUTURE PETERBOROUGH can help you in an ever-changing business environment.

We understand that your time is valuable, so you can choose to attend for the whole morning or come for as long as you want. 

Throughout the event there will be stands with organisations who can support your business and help you plan for the future. 

There are also a series of FREE seminars to choose from covering four key elements – Technology, Business, Training and Wellbeing. If you wish to attend the Technology seminar with 'Snapchat and Data Insights', this must be booked in advance and all other seminars are drop-in sessions on the day.

A timetable of all seminars will be sent to delegates before the event.

The following organisations will be exhibiting and/or providing guest seminars:

  • Allia Future Business Centre (Guest Seminar)
  • Anne Corder Recruitment (Guest Seminar - Strategies for Recruitment)
  • Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce (Guest Seminar)
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Business and IP Centre
  • Circular Peterborough
  • Clarity Stack (Guest Seminar - Data Insights)
  • Federation of Small Businesses (Guest Seminar - Support for your Business)
  • National Apprenticeships (Guest Seminar - Apprenticeship Funding)
  • Opportunity Peterborough (Guest Seminar)
  • Richmond Fellowship (Guest Seminar - Workforce Wellbeing)
  • Snapchat (Guest Seminar - Innovative Marketing with Snapchat))
  • The Department for Work and Pensions (Guest Seminar - Disability Confident)
  • The Peterborough Biscuit
  • The Skills Service
  • University Centre Peterborough

To register for FUTURE PETERBOROUGH, please book via Eventbrite using the button below.

Below are details of just some of the organisations who will be delivering free seminars and/or have information stands offering advice and help for your business.

University Centre Peterborough

University Centre Peterborough (UCP) engages with local and national employers to ensure students develop the core skills and experience they need to succeed in the workforce. This collaboration with employers takes many forms: from working with employers to co-design course curricula and content, ensuring all students have access to a range of work placement and internship opportunities, partnering our employers with different events and initiatives to assist them in reaching our talented students and graduates, through to working closely with employers from a wide range of sectors to understand their specific recruitment needs.


Snapchat (Guest Seminar)

Mark Carroll is a Global Creative Strategist for Snapchat and has significant experience in smartphone advertising, shaping cultures and employing technology to drive brand exposure and will be a guest speaker at FUTURE PETERBOROUGH. This seminar will require advance booking.

Snapchat is a social media network - you send a snap directly to your followers which disappears once they’ve viewed it. With Snapchat, you can increase community engagement and brand awareness through innovative marketing campaigns.  If you want to sell to the under-40 market. Snapchat is a great use of your marketing time and money.  Discover how Snapchat can be used for your business.


Clarity Stack (Guest Seminar)

Ben Harper started Clarity Stack with the vision of helping businesses work smarter by unlocking the insight available to them through the proper use of data and analytics.  Clarity Stack are a team of analysts, researchers, and data scientists, all with a desire to help other businesses find solutions to their problems. Ben will be a guest speaker at FUTURE PETERBOROUGH talking about Data Insights.

Data insight will ensure you understand your customers - their buying behaviour, their experiences with you, their beliefs or needs etc. Data insights go beyond raw data or research, it is a multi-view of your customers derived from a strategic analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Explore how data insight can help your business. 


Allia Future Business Centre

Allia Future Business Centre is an independent not for profit with a social mission, dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow. Allia’s Future Business Centres are the UK’s leading spaces for impact entrepreneurs. With four centres in London, Cambridge and Peterborough offering flexible workspace, co-working and a community for people who are creating change.


Anne Corder Recruitment

Anne Corder Recruitment is one of the region’s most respected independent agencies amongst HR professionals and managers.  Anne Corder Recruitment handles permanent, contract, interim and temporary full and part-time jobs across a wide cross section of business sectors including HR, administration, secretarial, marketing, sales, new business development, account management, accounts, customer service, IT, analysts and graduate recruitment.



Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16, living in England. The National Apprenticeship Service is committed to ensuring that high quality apprenticeships are a prestigious option, accessible to all people from all backgrounds.


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Business and IP Centre

Based at Peterborough Central Library, the Peterborough Business and Intellectual Property Centre supports entrepreneurs, inventors and small businesses from that first spark of inspiration to successfully launching and developing your business. Our FREE resources include Business Research Databases and a specialist book collection. The Business and Intellectual Property Centre is part of the British Library Business & IP Centre national network.


Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce is a membership organisation offering access to a wide range of benefits and opportunities that enable you to promote your company and generate new business. Whether you're looking to generate interest in your services and increase sales, develop your professional skillset, explore new opportunities to do business overseas, or save money, our extensive membership packages offer it all.


Circular Peterborough

The Circular Peterborough programme aims to apply circular economy principles at the city level. The programme is about making the most of the resources we have locally, supporting economic resiliences, developing strong communities and increasing environmental sustainability.



A Gigabit City since 2014, Peterborough is home to a state-of-the-art, pure fibre digital infrastructure, bringing affordable gigabit speed internet services to business and revolutionising the way they operate. Now CityFibre is investing another £30 million to extend the network to reach almost every home in the city. It will make Peterborough one of the best connected places in Europe, benefitting the whole community to be more innovative and productive, and will attract inward invest to boost the local economy for decades to come.


Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses are experts in business.  They offer their members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Their mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.


Opportunity Peterborough

As an economic development company, Opportunity Peterborough’s core responsibilities include marketing Peterborough to businesses to attract inward investment, engaging with local companies to support growth and development, and leading the city’s skills agenda to ensure our current and future talent pool is trained and work-ready. We also deliver a range of projects to boost the local economy and support Peterborough’s aspiration to create the UK’s environment capital.


Richmond Fellowship

Richmond Fellowship provide a range of mental health support services.  They bring together strong individual services, innovative approaches, and flexible support to help support remain in/return to paid employment.


The Department for Work and Pensions

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers.


The Peterborough Biscuit

The Peterborough Biscuit is the largest business expo in your region and the second largest in the country. We have over 300 businesses that exhibit to our very different exhibition, gone are the days of stale and stuffy expos we give you life, fun and frivolity. Not only that we are also the most value for money exhibition with stands starting at £99+VAT. If you need more sales, leads and exposure then you need to be a part of The Peterborough Biscuit Business Event 2020.


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