September 2016

Portsmouth set to celebrate innovation, passion and creativity in business

The creative and digital sectors form the fastest growing segment in the Solent economy. The sectors employ over 20,000 people and support over 5,000 businesses. One thousand of these businesses have been established in the past five years. Creative Network South and KnowNow Information Ltd will jointly host a workshop at the Portsmouth Access to Finance and Growth Summit run by Entrepreneurs Unite on 14th September. Places at the summit are free. To make a booking please look up “Access to Finance and Growth” on Eventbrite – or via this link: access-to-finance-and-growth-tickets-21045540779. The first section of the workshop will be run by Chris Cooper and David Patterson of KnowNow Information Limited. Creative Network South and Hampshire Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an award to be presented at the summit for the most innovative creative or digital business. Winners will be featured in a future edition of Business News. Nominations for the award should be sent to