Employment & Skills
Westminster Enterprise Week 2017
Get Involved in Westminster Enterprise Week
Inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs
Westminster Enterprise Week is an official partner of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest entrepreneurship campaign.
More than half of young people in the UK aged 16 to 24 want to start their own business. To help them get their ideas off the ground, the council has launched an annual Westminster Enterprise Week to connect young people in Westminster to the world-class enterprise opportunities on their doorstep.
How you can get involved
Networking Lunch for Westminster Businesses
We welcome Westminster businesses to attend a networking lunch on Monday 13th November from 13:00 – 15:00. If you would like to attend please contact Momna Nasir.
Please note, the deadline for taking part in this year’s programme has passed, if you would like to be considered as a partner for next year please email the Business Unit.
Westminster Enterprise Week 2017
Please refer the calendar below to view this year’s impressive lineup of events.
If you know a young person who lives or is educated in Westminster between the ages of 16 – 24 and would like to attend the events please sign up here.
|Sunday 12th November||Marketing and Advertising||ERIC Festival|
|Monday 13th November||Westminster Enterprise Week Launch Event||Bright Ideas Trust|
|Enterprise Assembly||British Esports|
|Tuesday 14th November||Somerset House Tour||Somerset House Trust|
|Urban Land Challenge||Land Securities|
|Impact Hub Tour||Impact Hub Westminster|
|Visual Effects Masterclass||Framestore|
|Enterprise Assembly||Olga & Kay|
|Wednesday 15th November||Somerset House Tour||Somerset House Trust|
|Social Hackathon||Ernst & Young|
|I am a Social Entrepreneur||Bridging to the Future|
|Women in Enterprise Panel||Vaudeville Theatre|
|The Brand Inspiration Co.|
|FinTech Circle Innovate|
|Alpha Omega Group Consultancy|
|Thursday 16th November||Somerset House Tour||Somerset House Trust|
|Talk & Tour of Great Western Studios||Great Western Studio|
|Virgin Start-Up Enterprise Panel||Virgin|
|How to Vlog||Play by Play|
|Enterprise Assembly||Marley & Bone|
|Friday 17th November||Music & Creative Enterprise Tour||The Mill Co Project|
|Self Confidence & Pitching||Kings College London|
|Enterprise Assembly||Simone de Gale Architects|
|Enterprise Assembly||Izzy Obeng|
The second Westminster Enterprise Week took place on 14 to 20 November 2016.
Over 2,800 students from Westminster’s schools and colleges participated in a packed programme of events, designed to inspire and promote enterprise in the heart of London.
Among the highlights were talks from successful entrepreneurs (including Tim Campbell and Margaret Mountford, known from the BBC’s The Apprentice), tours of Westminster’s enterprise spaces, business pitch competitions, and a wide range of hands-on workshops.
Thank you to the following organisations and individuals that gave up their time to inspire Westminster’s future entrepreneurs last year:
• Bright Ideas Trust
• Westminster Business Information Points
• The Prince’s Trust
• Impact Hub Westminster
• Maida Hill Place
• Kieron Lewis
• Olga Kotovska
• Simone De Gale
• Jonna Tuomola
• Samuel Appiah
• City of Westminster College
• Westminster Kingsway College
• FutureProof Foundation
• Microsoft Lift
• The Mill
• Somerset House Trust
• TrueStart Retail