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Ideas into action

Join us at Ideas into Action, a free networking and information event for businesses based in Essex, or with a footprint in the county.

You can meet and hear from creative, tech and science enterprises and entrepreneurs who recognise the opportunity for Essex 2020 to be a launchpad of innovation, collaboration and discovery. You will be able to:

  • speak to organisers and potential collaborators, who will help you find a way to get involved
  • hear talks from Google UK
  • learn about opportunities for investment and partnership to boost innovation and STEAM skills in the region

Over 150 guests are expected from organisations representing creative, tech and science enterprises across the county.

Date: Monday 25 November 2019

Time: 5pm - 7pm

Venue: Hylands House, Chelmsford 

Find out what value Essex 2020 can create for your business. Register online by 18 November.


Sign up for the e-newsletter

Our Essex 2020 e-newsletter will keep you up to date with the latest news, funding and sponsorship opportunities, Hub workshops and events, programme highlights, local stories and more.

To receive our e-newsletter, get involved by completing our online form.

By signing up you will only receive information related to Essex 2020.


Join the events programme

If you would like to submit an activity idea, you will need to complete our online form.

Be brave in your idea. Essex 2020 is looking for mini festivals; immersive technology showcases; artists working with scientists; light and laser shows; hands-on engineering experiences; machines making music; mentoring and skills events; performances; heritage trails and much more.

Read our guidance on how to fund your project.



Don’t miss out! If you love to hear about all things STEAM – then sign up to our Essex 2020 e-newsletter