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Events calendar

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17 December 2012

Our series of events and awards for ambitious SMEs, growing businesses, entrepreneurs and management teams

Growing Business Awards (October)

Created by Real Business and the CBI in 1999, the Growing Business Awards supported by Lloyds bank are the most established, most important, most widely supported national recognition of successful UK SMEs and entrepreneurs. 

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The Entrepreneurial FD (October)

The Entrepreneurial FD could be your next step towards a lucrative future – a day designed to teach you everything you need to succeed as a private equity backed FD.

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Real Business 2014 and The Hot 100 (May)

Real Business 2014 will bring together MDs, CEOs and FDs from leading SMEs across the UK to debate the most relevant and contentious issues facing the business community today. This is a must-attend day for entrepreneurs and fast-growing businesses. 

The Hot 100 ranking of fast-growing companies will also be presented at the conference. 

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Women of the Future Awards (November)

The Women of the Future Awards champion young women making their mark in the business, professional, arts, media, and science and technology sectors. Created by Pinky Lilani OBE and Caspian Media. 

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Women of the Future Summit (May)

While debate rages about women’s representation in boardrooms and public life, a new generation of female global leaders is already reshaping the future. The Women of the Future Summit brings together political and business leaders, entrepreneurs and champions of change for a half-day of invigorating debate. 

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Asian Women of Achievement Awards (June)

Over their 13-year history, the Asian Women of Achievement Awards, in association with RBS, have recognised and provided a platform for an exciting generation of Asian female groundbreakers. 

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First Women Awards (June)

The First Women Awards were established in 2005 by Real Business and the CBI to celebrate genuine glass-ceiling breakers. The awards supported by Lloyds bank aim to unearth women whose achievement and individual actions have helped and are helping to remove barriers and open up opportunities for others to follow. 

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FDs’ Excellence Awards (May)

In association with ICAEW and supported by the CBI, the FDs’ Excellence Awards honour CFOs and FDs from FTSE 100 firms and private businesses, commend young FDs and the FDs of the future, and discover which service providers – auditors, banks and software houses – have most satisfied their FD customers. 

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Everline Future 50 (February)

Everline Future 50 unearths high-potential UK businesses that are triggering change in their market; or creating a new one. 

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