Join the business innovators at exciting virtual event

Published Friday 11 June 2021

The most innovative and entrepreneurial businesses in the Harborough district are set to take part in a unique virtual event – and more people are being invited to take part.

The Meet the Innovators event, hosted by Harborough District Council and Harborough Innovation Centre, will provide a platform for businesses in the Harborough district to come together and showcase their ideas and innovations.

It will also provide support for businesses with access to finance, skills, research and innovation to elevate growth.

Harborough Innovation CentreA number of businesses and organisations are already lined up to take part, but invitations are open for other businesses or entrepreneurs to come forward to highlight their innovations.

The online event will take place on Wednesday, 23 June 2021, from 12noon to 1.30pm.

Cllr Phil King, Leader of Harborough District Council said: "We have a large number of pioneering and inventive businesses across the Harborough district, many of whom are operating from the Harborough Innovation Centre, so this event is bringing some of those together with the aim of helping and inspiring others to find new ways to innovative and achieve success."

The event will feature the following line up:

  • Introduction by Harborough Innovation Centre
  • Invest in Harborough by Economic Development
  • Business innovators
  • Innovation support by Leicester Innovation Hub
  • Closing by Harborough Innovation Centre

Cllr James Hallam, the Council's Cabinet lead for the Innovation Centre, said: "We have some very interesting spokespeople lined up for this event, but we're also looking for others who may have, for example, adapted to challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic in innovative ways, or who may have useful tips to share with the business community."

Anyone who would like to be speaker at the event should contact Crystal Carter by emailing

Register to view the event at   

Participants will be sent a Microsoft Teams link closer to the event.

For more information about Harborough Innovation Centre, or to enquire about office space, visit