19th June, The Exhibition Centre, Liverpool

International Business Festival 2018 (12th - 28th June)


as the age of commercial space travel dawns, leaders & innovators from across the globe are gathering at the 'international business festival 2018' to discuss the emerging challenges & opportunities of commercial spaceflight.



Morning Session

Invited global speakers from across the industry will address delegates, giving an overview of their organisation's operations and projections for growth and opportunity. This will be followed by a panel session, featuring in depth discussion and audience Q&A's.


afternoon session

With a focus on trade, funding and investment opportunities, speakers from a range of organisations will address the conference, showcasing products, projects and services.

Confirmed Speakers


Included in the price of your ticket for 'The Space Age: A Global Revolution' is access to the International Business Festival's three week (nine day) programme (worth £105). IBF 2018 features targeted trade expos, networking events and key note speakers, including Dr Alan James (HyperLoop One), Shefali Sharma (Oxford Space Systems) & Juergen Maier (Siemens plc).

Standard: £150

Early Bird (until 31/05/18): £75

Small Company (<10 employees): £75

Student (limited numbers available): £15

International Business Festival 2018

Since 2014, the International Business Festival has given a platform to some of the biggest and most influential names in their fields to share expertise and let delegates in on their success stories. 

Over three weeks, IBF2018 will showcase the world of business as it is today, through an exceptional programme of conferences and seminars. Each will feature input from leading authorities in their fields, promising a range of contrasting and insightful views. 



To mark their 85th anniversary, we are proud to partner with the world's oldest space advocacy organisation, the British Interplanetary Society, and look forward to welcoming them back to the very city in which they were founded.