VFS20 postponed until later in the year

Like us, you will be well aware of the fast-developing situation with COVID-19. With growing pressure to contain the virus and protect our community, the board of Venturefest South, has taken the decision to postpone #VFS20 Festival of Innovation.

The showcase will therefore not take place on 27th March. But fear not, the showcase will take place in the future, on 2nd October 2020.

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Venturefest South is a not for profit initiative which exists to stimulate, nurture and celebrate the south’s innovation ecosystem.

We do it by bringing together key partners and influencers who collaborate to deliver an annual Festival of Innovation which showcases the south’s talent, innovative companies and research capabilities to our family of innovators, entrepreneurs and funders. We also curate and signpost a year round programme of Rumble Events hosted by our community and share information, advice and opportunities that our audience will benefit from.

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Meet the innovators

Venturefest South exists to show the world the vast array of brilliant ideas, challenger business models and innovation talent in the south. Meet the innovators showcasing their ideas and products at #VFS20 Festival of Innovation.

#VFS20 innovators

Meet the innovators

Venturefest South exists to show the world the vast array of brilliant ideas, challenger business models and innovation talent in the south. Meet the innovators showcasing their ideas and products at #VFS20 Festival of Innovation.

#VFS20 innovators


#VFS20 partners, sponsors and exhibitors

Meet the businesses driving the innovation agenda in the south and the people who make Venturefest South possible.

Meet the businesses

#VFS20 partners, sponsors and exhibitors

Meet the businesses driving the innovation agenda in the south and the people who make Venturefest South possible.

Meet the businesses


Leave #VFS20 inspired

#VFS20 Festival of Innovation will be a place for the brightest minds and big thinkers to share experiences, insights and knowledge. Check out the workshop and innovation talk highlights for this year’s showcase.

View event highlights

Leave #VFS20 inspired

#VFS20 Festival of Innovation will be a place for the brightest minds and big thinkers to share experiences, insights and knowledge. Check out the workshop and innovation talk highlights for this year’s showcase.

View event highlights


The Venturefest South awards

Recognising the best of the best, our awards are back for the third year running. Awards are held at the end of the day in the collaboration Zone.

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The Venturefest South awards

Recognising the best of the best, our awards are back for the third year running. Awards are held at the end of the day in the collaboration Zone.

Find out more


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