Savvitas Forum

"Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy will be at least as significant as that of China and India. 

Women are the next emerging market in the world. They will wield enormous influence over politics, business and society "

The Business & Parliament Forum brings international business leaders together with parliamentarians, entrepreneurs and academics to share latest thinking and explore opportunities and challenges across the business spectrum, with a particular emphasis on women in business and high-growth business sectors

Innovation and Growth

Highlighting growth of disruptive women-owned businesses, the Business & Parliament Forum builds on the success of over 10-years of the Savvitas quarterly Westminster forum and annual events held at London’s Shard. 


The Forum focus is innovation and growth of women-owned businesses across all sectors, and their multi-billion-dollar contribution and positive impact on the world economy. 

Insights and Influencers

The Business & Parliament Forum is created and hosted by Savvitas in association with leading academics, including the Enterprise Research Centre, and relevant All-Party Parliamentary Groups, to provide an interactive platform for UK and international leaders across the enterprise ecosystem.

With renowned keynote speakers from all sectors. along with hand-picked delegates including Ministers, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, MPs, and media.

Objectives and Outcomes

The Forum  facilitates dialogue between diverse delegates, sharing opportunities and routes to innovative business growth. It explores latest research, generates tangible policy ideas, and provides opportunities for collaboration through practical interventions.  

Ideas are communicated via an annual report and action plan. Contributing to ongoing research and policy on enterprise and entrepreneurship, civil society, gender and human rights.

The primary focus of the Forum is innovation and growth of women-owned businesses and their multi-billion-dollar contribution and positive impact on the world economy.  It generates tangible policy ideas and explores opportunities for international collaboration

The latest Forum considered the ERC, The Gender Index, and Women & Enterprise APPG Report

How Productive are Women-Led Businesses?  Roundtable chaired by Professor Mark Hart