Business events

Advance your knowledge and grow your network: these are our upcoming events for business people, most of which are free to attend. They include conferences and networking events, business advice workshops, and public lectures on today’s most interesting issues.

Business networking event at the Enterprise Centre,

All the support you need to set up your own business, or work for yourself - all under one roof. This is an informal and free event.

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We are pleased to invite you to the first CivicLAB event delivered online. We will be discussing a very important topic titled: 'Creativity, Change and the Climate Reality Project'.


Managing business risk and developing resilience is vital in the current climate. Join this two-part workshop series to learn the tools and techniques you can use to effectively strengthen your organisation and ensure your business objectives are realised.

Motorsport Engineering students working on a race car.

The world needs great engineers. Employers are constantly on the look-out for ambitious, hard-working and intelligent individuals to join the next generation of problem solvers. Come along to this free event and meet local employers who are ready and waiting to tell you how you can start an exciting career with them.

Two people in a business meeting using sticky notes.

Regularly reviewing the performance of your organisation and identifying areas for improvement is especially important during challenging times. Learn the tools and techniques you can use to help you continuously improve your business.

Uniformed police person on the beat, within the local community.

Come and visit our Headquarters in Ripley and speak to our inspirational Force Leads and current operational officers from several different units as well as our recruitment team about career opportunities at Derbyshire Constabulary.

A person presenting at a whiteboard as part of a business meeting.

Discover the essential elements of project management and the methodology to manage risk and delivery.

Careers fair at the Atrium at the Kedleston Road Campus.

Join delegates from the business and education community at the increasingly popular Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Skills and Employability Conference, as it enters its seventh year.

Person typing at their laptop in a private study area.

If you use data within your organisation, it is imperative that you are compliant with the latest legislation. Join this session to ensure you have the most up to date knowledge of data governance.

a student putting post-it notes on a board

This webinar presents areas of thought regarding strategic thinking and planning and asks you to think of an appropriate approach to business for the current turbulent times.

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