Mar 19

2014 International Festival for Business, Liverpool


The 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.

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

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.

One of IFB 2014’s prime objectives is to foster new business relationships and opportunities that may in time lead to direct commercial trade and investment outcomes for UK companies of all sizes, across all sectors.

By joining the IFB Business Club you gain access to a wide range of high-value services, facilities and business opportunities for free during the festival, including those on offer within the IFB Hub, located at the heart of Liverpool’s historic waterfront:

  • IFB 2014 delegate, visitor and programme information
  • Transport links around the city
  • Free Wi-Fi and access to the members’ lounge
  • Meeting spaces available to book
  • International trading floor to facilitate trade and investment meetings
  • Ongoing programme of free trade, investment, market and sector events
  • Accredited media centre
  • Access to a comprehensive range of business support and advice
  • Access to IFB’s unique and free business brokerage services

Find out more about the IFB Business Club