Events

The following business and innovation networking events are held at the Centre:

 

Blockchain Beacon meetup

A meeting to discuss blockchain, bitcoin, Ethereum, altcoins and cryptocurrencies, as well as future trends of the industry and technology. Informal with an opportunity to network.

Generally third or fourth Monday of each month, 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Registration required.

 

Malvern Hills Business Forum

An informal and friendly meeting for people considering starting a business or those already actively doing so. Formally the Malvern Small Business Forum.

Third Tuesday of each month, 7:00pm - 9:30pm.  More details.

 

Malvern Co-working / Malvern Jelly

Come to work away from home for a change of scenery. It is free and you may meet someone interesting! Refreshments available from Cafe H2O.

First Wednesday of each month, 9:30am - 12:30pm. Registration required. Sign-up for reminders.

 

Malvern Cyber Security Cluster meeting

A nationally recognised cluster of SMEs in the cyber security industry that meet monthly at the Centre.

Genrally second Wednesday of each month. By invitation only; contact directly for details.

 

Raspberry Jam - Student Edition 

We're keen to promote software coding and hardware development skills amongst our local community of school-aged students. Join in to showcase your R-Pi projects or come along to be inspired by others. STEM Ambassadors welcome, and will be on-hand. 

Third Wednesday of each month, 3:45pm - 5:00pm. Registration required. Sign-up for reminders.

 

Raspberry Jam - Family & Adult Edition

A chance for older students and adults interested in Raspberry Pi computers to come along and see what others are doing, showcase their own projects, or just learn what it is all about so they can help their children with it!

Third Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm - 9:00pm. Registration required. Sign-up for reminders.

 

Technology for Tourism Network meeting 

Business network for technology providers and tourism promoters to improve the visior experience of tourist attractions.

Generally last Wednesday of a month, 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Registration required. Sign-up for reminders.

 

Malvern Cloud App Dev meetup 

A group for anyone interested in, or involved in, developing applications for the cloud (Azure, AWS and others) as well as related Dev & Test, DevOps, IaaS, PaaS, serverless, microservices, containers and more.

Meeting dates vary. Registration required.

 

 

Past events for information

 

Malvern Mumpreneurs

A network for mums already working in their own business or thinking of starting one. Now meeting informally in Great Malvern. For information please see their Facebook page.

 

Reclaiming cash for your Innovation, with business networking & beer pong!

Find out more about R&D tax credits, enjoy some light refreshments and games of beer pong, and network with other businesses. Held 9th March 2016.

 

SmartCulture in the West Midlands - Malvern Business Breakfast

Free breakfast networking meeting hosted by the SmartCulture project team from the University of Birmingham. The project was looking at regional business clusters and collaborative networking across West Midlands ICT businesses, creative industries, and the cultural heritage sector. Held 11th November 2014.

 

Free Advice Clinic on Overcoming the Challenges of Organisational Growth

An opportunity to have a free one-hour slot with Peter Cain of Anamosys to discuss issues with your business growth, organisation, people or process. Held 8th April 2014.

 

STEM Networking Event 

This was a chance for teachers and STEM Ambassadors to meet and network, as well as hear about the various activities taking place at the Wyche Innovation Centre and Malvern Hills GeoCentre. Held 2nd April 2014.

 

Free Advice Clinic on Legal & Commercial Matters

Tim Heywood from Ordis Consulting offered free 15 min drop-in sessions to discuss any issues relating to legal agreements, commercial advice, trading T&Cs, IP and data protection, etc. Held 31st January 2014.

 

Starting and Growing a Social Enterprise 

A fascinating seminar for those interested to know more about starting and growing a charity, co-operative, or community interest company. Included case studies from local Malvern-based businesses. More details here. Held 18th September 2013.

 

StartUp Britain Bus and Entrepreneurship Seminar

The StartUp Britain Bus Tour 2013 came to Malvern and parked up outside the Centre to give help and advice about starting a new business. We made a full day of it with a mini-expo and a seminar with talks from Holywell Malvern Spring Water, Magic Whiteboards, D-RisQ and TheDooUp. More details here. Held 24th July 2013.

 

IASME Assessor Training Course

A training course provided by the IASME Consortium Ltd for information assurance and cyber security assessors. More information about IAMSE's courses available here. Held 26th February 2013.

 

Free Advice Clinic - Angel and Venture Capital Funding

Giovanni Finocchio, Investment Manager at Midven was available for individual sessions to answer questions about Angel and Venture Capital Funding and discuss if it could be right for your company. Held 31st January 2013.

 

Doing Business in S.E. Asia and China

A free seminar, with a talk from Ian Turner (Senior Trade & Investment Manager UKTI Singapore) and Chris Shelley (CEO, Ginkgo International Limited). Networking and light refreshments afterwards. Held 18th December 2012.

 

Other Local & Regional Events

The following events might be of interest to entrepreneurs, technologists, and business owners in the region:

Worcestershire's WINN network host various meetings during the year.

Worcester Business Breakfast, at The Fownes Hotel in Worcester, first & third Wednesdays of the month, 7am - 9am.

Cradley Small Business Breakfast. Blue Ginger Gallery, first Friday of the month, 7:30am - 9:30am.

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce host a variety of business events around the region.

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) also organise numerous events.

 

Keep in touch...

Wyche Innovation Centre, Walwyn Road, Malvern WR13 6PL

Email:  info [at] wyche-innovation.com

Tel: +44 (0) 1684 252 152

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