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Thursday 17th November

Friday 18th November


11.00 - 11.30

Bill Morrow

Why Angels Investment benefits your business growth

Bill Morrow founder of Angels Den will discuss how Angel Investment can benefit business growth and the wider economic environment. He will highlight how angel investors can help businesses not only through their funds but also through their wealth of experience and skills. Bill will also speak about the do’s and don’ts of funding to help you secure angel investment.


11.45 - 12.15

Steve Bartlett

Don’t just say yes.

As an 18 year old that didn’t believe in following form, Steve will take you through his journey of consistently challenging convention, to solve the problems he faced to achieve success. Steve is currently CEO of social media agency Social Chain. Still in it’s 2 year infancy, the agency operates out of 4 offices, services clients such as 20th Century Fox, Puma, BBC and Mcdonalds and this is just the beginning.


12.30 - 13.00

James Carr

Driving performance through mobile

Showcasing how we at Facebook are seeing peoples behaviours changing through mobile. Looking at how this is impacting businesses and how you can win in this space.


14.00 - 14.30

Clive Rich

Use it or lose it - unlocking the value in your IP

This seminar is about how to build value from your Intellectual property – your copyrights, trademarks, designs and patents. Small companies often ignore their IP, but if you think Intellectual Property doesn''t mean anything, then think of the fortune generated for Simon Cowell based on the IP developed for X Factor, Pop Idol and Got Talent. Or the US$44 billion valuation of Google’s trademarks. Or the US$20 billion a year earned by the US book industry – don’t miss out on your share of the IP cake..,


14.45 - 15.15

Brad Burton

Now What?

The UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker is BACK Now What? Is a seminar based on the title of his latest book and through a series of stories and thought provoking lessons it will help you suss out your next steps? Brad shares the path he took, the ups, the downs and those key decisions in his life and business which will help you in yours! www.BradBurton.Biz


15.30 - 16.00

George Burgess

George Burgess on being a teenage entrepreneur in the education space

Business Advice interviews George Burgess, founder and CEO of Gojimo, about what motivated him to start his business at 17 years of age. From hearing about why he decided to drop out of a prestigious American university to pitching to FTSE 100 companies as a teenager, George will reveal the highs and lows of being a young entrepreneur in today’s economy.


16.15 - 16.45

Gary Turner

Business and productivity hacks from Xero 

Digital tools and apps now enable entrepreneurs and small businesses to punch way above their weight – join Gary Turner, co­founder and managing director of Xero, the UK’s number one accounting software and Forbes magazine's ‘most innovative growth company’ for the last 2 years running, as he shares his tips and productivity hacks to get more done with less.


17.15 - 17.45

Joseph Valente

My Success Philosophy: Create, Maintain & Grow

Joseph''s philosophy in life and business is to create, maintain and continue to grow. He has used this 3 step philosophy since he was 15 and it has proven very successful for him. He will talk about his journey to becoming Lord Sugar’s business partner using examples of where his 3 stage philosophy has helped him get where he is today, comparing this against life and business lessons.