Showcasing the Best of Welsh Business


3rd April – Cardiff
First Time Freelance



Big Ideas Wales helps young people in Wales who want a start a business and encourages entrepreneurial skills within all young people so that they can use those skills in whatever career they may choose. Big Ideas Wales is managed by the Youth Entrepreneurship Team within Welsh Government.

Our events are free and open to any young person aged 16-25. Please note that numbers are limited and we expect demand for places to be high so we advise you to book early to secure a space.

If you are between 16-25 and are interested in starting a business you can also sign-up for ‘Big Ideas Unleashed’ to receive a free start-up guide, access to Simply Do Ideas, plus you can be referred for further business support from one of our business advisors – Sign Up Here

You can also sign up for the Big Ideas Wales Newsletter for start up stories, news and events here > 


IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed and Big Ideas Wales would like to invite you to join us for our Freelance Start Up event in Wales.

This completely FREE of charge event, is part of a series of events designed to provide individuals, from all industries, with top tips and advice on how to successfully launch a career as a freelancer.

Secure your place now to enjoy 2 sessions of keynote speakers, join in a practical workshop, as well as hear from our panel of successful freelancers who will share their journey, challenges and successes. You will also have the opportunity to speak to a business advisor about how to progress to start up.

The event kicks off at 5pm and will conclude with refreshments and pizza!

17.00 – Registration and welcome drinks

17.30Keynote Speaker
Rebecca Willey, Deputy Head of Education & Training, IPSE
Introduction to freelancing and tips on networking

18.00 – Panel discussion with successful freelancers from a range of industries

18.45Keynote Speaker
Luan Wise, Chartered Marketer and Independent Consultant
The importance of social media for freelancers

19.00 – Drinks, nibbles and networking

20.00 – Close

Book Here

WHEN:3rd April 2019 – 17:00 – 20:00
Cardiff – Tramshed Tech