Inspiring the new entrepreneurs

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Leading BBC Breakfast’s presenter Steph McGovern is to host a special event in Sheffield, designed to inspire the next generation of business leaders.

‘The Future MADE’ event is part of what will be a slimmed down version of MADE: The Entrepreneur Festival, first staged in the city in 2010.

The two day mini-festival will take place during Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from November the 18th to the 24th.

Steph McGovern will chair a panel of entrepreneurs who will talk about how they have overcome the challenges they faced on their way to succeess.

Names of panel members will be announced in the coming weeks and registration for The Future Made, which will take place at the Showroom Cinema on Friday, November 22 will open on Friday.

n Steph McGovern has reported from all the big financial events across the world for the past 10 years, most recently from the Eurozone crisis summits in Brussels and the Italian debt meetings in Rome. She joined BBC Breakfast as a presenter in 2011 and is the show’s main business presenter.