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Isle of Man – Where You Can

By Mersey Maritime

24th June 2016: Isle of Man Department of Economic Development invites you to the International Festival for Business 2016

24th June 2016 – Funding Businesses at Every Stage
Launching the Isle of Man £50million Enterprise Development Scheme
10am-12pm: Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3
12-2pm: Followed by networking lunch on the Deck, ECL
This lively panel event will discuss and explore the challenges for businesses at different
stages of securing funding to grow. The panel will be made up of senior representatives
from HSBC, SPARK Impact, Syndicate Room and Angel Investors. Following the panel
discussion, the floor will be opened up to questions from the audience and debate.
This event is also an opportunity to learn more about the Isle of Man’s ground breaking
Enterprise Development Scheme that will offer tailored funding options to businesses
investing on the Isle of Man. EDS is a three tiered scheme aimed at micro and small
businesses, medium sized expanding businesses and businesses considering relocation to
the Isle of Man. Funding opportunities range from grants, loans and equity investment of up
to £1million.

Who should attend? Companies and entrepreneurs interested in gaining insight into funding options for business both on and off Island. Investors keen to source new business ideas and opportunities.

Please RSVP to John Garland by the 3rd June 2016

Please note spaces are limited. Find out more:

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Mersey Maritime is the representative body for the Maritime Sector and related industry sectors operating across the Liverpool City Region. We work with businesses of all sizes and in all locations to develop strong, market-responsive supply chains and promote Liverpool’s maritime industry as a world class Centre of Excellence.


Mersey Maritime is one of Europe’s most successful maritime cluster organisations, representing the interests of over 1700 Maritime, Logistics and Energy businesses on Merseyside and beyond.

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Isle of Man – Where You Can