Armed Forces Day business conference: Guildford - X-Forces Enterprise
Lord Addington joins X-Forces as honorary patron
July 3, 2015

Armed Forces Day business conference: Guildford

This event is aimed at Service leavers, veterans, families, partners, reservists and cadets interested in starting their own business – come along to network with local businesses, explore your business ideas and attend workshops on business basics.

Date: Tuesday 23 June
Time: 10:30 – 16:00
Venue: G Live, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA

  • Guest Speakers from Industry, Charities and Government
  • Network with local businesses
  • Explore your business ideas
  • Workshops on business basics
  • Come hear about the MiliTech Programme

Armed Forces Day is an annual national celebration to raise awareness, show support and celebrate the contribution of our servicemen and women, past and present.

Workshop 1: The Pros and Pitfalls of being an entrepreneur
Workshop 2: The Finances of a Small Business
Workshop 3: Marketing: Expectation vs. Reality

A Business networking event will be run alongside these workshops. Attendance is free.

Please RSVP to with a choice of up to two workshops and any dietary or access requirements.

X-Forces recognises the contributions of the Armed Forces community and their continued contribution post-Service. X-Forces supports Service leavers, veterans, spouses, families, reservists and cadets through the provision of business planning support and access to start up capital. Since June 2013 X-Forces have helped over 350 people into business. These businesses make a real difference within their local communities and the economy.

Our day is a mixture of showcasing successes, practical support and networking. It will begin at 10:30 with coffee and presentations. There will be workshops and networking opportunities in the afternoon. Come learn about how veterans and Service leavers have turned their skills and military training into business.

For further information call 0207 811 3236 or visit

Find out more about Guildford’s celebration of Armed Forces Day at, for conference details visit

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