Business event plans revealed

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PLANS for the country’s biggest festival for entrepreneurs will be revealed in Sheffield today.

MADE 2012 brings together the best of British business.

Leading entrepreneurs who have made their mark on British business are lining up to take part.

Michael Hayman, chairman of the festival, and Marketing Sheffield director Brendan Moffett will present the plans for MADE 2012 which takes place from September 19 to 22.

MADE involves 50 high profile speakers, 10 venues and 3,000 guests across Sheffield.

It brings together great British inventors, designers, manufacturers, business owners, and budding entrepreneurs.

Betfair founder Ed Wray, Cobra Beer chairman Lord Bilimoria, Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones and Robin Rowland of Yo! Sushi will be among the speakers.

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable, Prime Minister David Cameron’s enterprise advisor Lord Young of Graffham and former Home Secretary and Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough MP David Blunkett will also speak at the event.