Am Gollhar, Ben Jeffries, Dhillan Bhardway, Lauren Tickner
Panel member 1:
Am Golhar is a British Sikh Business Woman, Feminist, Presenter and Influencer who has been recognised by industry leaders including the BBC as an influential woman. Earlier this year Am was a finalist for the Divas of Colour Entrepreneur of the Year award, she featured in the BBC Asian Network''s 100 Year Women campaign on what it is like to be a British Asian woman. She also featured amongst other British Asian creative influencers in a Holi campaign which went viral and was covered by high profile media such as the BBC and other publications. Recently she was asked to host hair and makeup competition for young and up coming creative entrepreneurs and lead an inspirational session supporting The Katie Piper Foundation.
Panel member 2:
Ben Jeffries is a 22-year-old entrepreneur, specialising in influencer marketing and social media. At 15, Ben had already set up his first business, Breeze, a clothing company of modest success born off the back of a slang phrase him and his friends used to throw around. It was a small-time business, but it provided the spark of inspiration that led Ben to drop out of Bath University and build Influencer, one of the UK''s largest influencer marketing companies. He''s now 22. Ben has led Influencer to become an industry-leading business in marketing''s hottest sector, raising their first round of investment on Crowdcube in under 24 hours. Ben has since partnered up with YouTube sensation Caspar Lee as a co-founder and appointed him CMO, whilst leading his team to close a further £500k investment round for Influencer.
Panel member 3: DHILLAN BHARDWAJ
CEO of the Uk’s number 1 independent clothing brand Ratchet Clothing, TV reality star and motivational speaker. From making 1 million pounds at the age of 16 to consulting and helping over 100 brands make it big. Clothes seen on Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, David Cameron and more.
Panel member 4: Lauren Tickner is a 21 year old online entrepreneur and has built a following of over 200,000 on Instagram and YouTube. She has a podcast called The Millennialaire Podcast and is a social media marketing expert. Lauren quit her job at a FTSE 250 company and dropped out of the UK''s number one business degree, after turning her name into a six figure business. She is a sought after speaker, business mentor, and personal branding expert.
Panel session host: Daniel Disney is one of the world''s leading sales and social selling experts and has built a globally recognized brand and business from here in the UK. With a social audience of over 350,000 growing by thousands each week, Daniel is on a mission to help as many people and businesses around the world sell more. Launching his business on the side whilst working full time 3 years ago Daniel built up his brand, business and network over 2 years during his evenings and weekends then taking it full time in January this year. Daniel now works with companies all over the world, speaks at events around the world and has his content reaching millions every single month.
Young Entrepreneurs Panel Session
Join the newest and freshest faces transforming the business world to discuss the future of business, why young entrepreneurs are so important to the British economy and if companies really do need to employ millennials to survive. Throughout the discussion the panel will reflect on their own journeys to success as well as share the highs and lows of being a young entrepreneur.