Ideas Into Action is an Essex 2020 free networking and information event for businesses based in Essex, or with a footprint in the county. It will take place on Monday 25th November between 17:00 and 19:00 and be held at Hylands House in Chelmsford.

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.
Speak to organisers and potential collaborators, who will help you find an opportunity to get involved.

Click here to register.

About this event

Essex 2020 is a year-long, county-wide celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) in Essex.

Inspired by the prestigious British Science Festival, which comes to Essex for the first time in its 189-year history, Essex 2020 will present a 12-month programme of STEAM-related schools competitions, exhibitions, festivals, performances, talks, workshops, conferences, trails to inspire a future workforce.

Guest speakers and further information

Guest speakers at the event will include the following:

Michaela Neild, Google UK

Tim Robinson, Tech East

Ros Green, Essex Book Festival

Richard Freeman, always possible

The event will also incorporate the opportunity to meet Essex 2020 organisers, allow for collaboration ideas as well as offer sponsorship opportunities. Drinks and canapes will also be provided.

Click here to register for the event and to find out more about Essex 2020, visit