The Mayor of Worcester is set to open a brand new festival celebrating small and micro businesses.

Mayor Louis Stephen will be at the inaugural BizFest on Thursday, November 23, taking place at Worcester Porcelain Works.

Hosted and organised by Worcestershire-based multi award-winning business coaching company Real World Consultancy (RWC), the event will allow ticket buyers to watch motivational speakers, engage with business showcases and take part in networking opportunities.


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The jam-packed day will also include awards, live art, music and more.

BizFest is expected to draw entrepreneurs and owners of businesses of all sizes from across the Midlands.

Emma Fishlock, managing director of RWC, said about the event: "We are thrilled to be hosting the first-ever BizFest in Worcester.

"This event is a celebration of the small and micro businesses that are the backbone of our economy.

"We are committed to providing these businesses with the resources and support they need to succeed, and BizFest is a perfect example of that commitment."

Motivational speakers such as Julia Williams, Mike Jones, Heather Horton and Tara Attfield-Jones will all talk at the festival.

A workshop enabling individuals to deliver a compelling 60-second pitch, exhibitions showcasing innovative products and services from regional companies and structured introductions that will enable professional networking with other business professionals and provide exposure to potential clients will all feature at the event.

The RWC Awards, sponsored by Amplify Technology, Sterling Networking and Sinclair Day Accountancy, will take place at the festival, and will give recognition to the achievements of small and micro businesses in the Midlands.

The event will also include live art installations and a DJ, creating a classic festival feel at the event.

General admission tickets are available until Thursday, November 16 on the RWC website (