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Inspirational Speakers

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  • Guy Phoenix 9.40am – 10.00am

    Don’t let cyber crime affect your business
    The most recent focus for Guy and his IT businesses has been cyber security. Coupling this with his marketing expertise, his presentation at Brand Yorkshire will discuss the challenges companies face from a Brand perspective in the face of incessant cyber-attacks and in the event of a cyber breach.

  • Simon Darlaston10.10am – 10.30am

    Increase your sales in 4 easy steps
    Simon will share 4 Techniques you can take away and implement immediately into your business to increase your sales. He will be sharing tried and tested content developed by the world’s leading experts in sales and sales management, used in some of the world’s fastest growing companies.

  • Adeem Younis10.40am – 11.00am

    My Journey
    Adeem Younis is the award-winning Chairman of humanitarian charity Penny Appeal. Celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2019, Penny Appeal provides emergency medical aid, food, shelter, clean water and much more to 30 counties across world, as well as providing emergency aid and food/care packs here in the UK. Setting up his first business at just 17-years old, one that is now one of the largest in its sector, at just 37-years-old, Adeem’s incredible journey is most awe-inspiring.

  • Jane Keogh11.10am – 11.30am

    Unplugged – why unplugging from stress is vital for your well-being
    In a fast paced world, unhelpful emotions like anger, frustration, fear, & disappointment create stress and anxiety and become barriers to achievement. Stress not only clouds vision & creativity, it is also the single largest cause of employee absence in the UK and is now linked to serious mental and physical illnesses. Everyone can improve their resilience with effective tools and techniques

  • Andrew Sherratt 11.40am – 12.00pm

    Measuring Market Effectiveness
    In this seminar Andrew will look at how and why we should measure marketing effectiveness. Marketers use data for insights to inform decision making and utilisation of marketing resources. It is now essential for marketers to be able to prove the results of activities and justify expenditure.

  • Nigel Greenwood12.20pm – 12.40pm

    Why and How to Map Your Customer Journeys
    Nigel established Simply Customer in 2014 to help SMEs grow through mapping customer journeys and improving the customer experience. Local SMEs he has worked with have seen up to 100% improvement in lead to sale conversion, 80% improvement in customer retention and up to 700% increase in turnover.

  • Michelle Mook12.50pm – 1.10pm

    How engaged are your team?
    Whether you are looking to recruit in the future or already have a number of employees, Michelle Mook will help you to identify how you can release more of the capability and potential of the people you work with and support the continued success and growth of your business.

  • Janet Doran1.20pm – 1.40pm

    The purpose of strategy is to create sustainable competitive advantage
    This session will take you through a simple model designed to focus on three key elements that can make your business stand out from the crowd. You will leave armed with some ‘health check’ questions designed to challenge your current strategy and highlight opportunities to maximise your unique competitive advantage.

  • Sally Roberts 1.50pm – 2.10pm

    Winning business is easy
    Selling today is easy. Having many happy customers is easy. Winning business is easy. You just need to know how to do it and how to work efficiently. In twenty minutes, Sally will share a proven process that has been used to source and close business worth millions.

  • Jo Tomlinson 2.20pm – 2.40pm

    Ready, Steady, Grow!
    Jo Tomlinson is an experienced Growth Coach with her own growing business and she can help you to understand why your business isn’t growing in the way you want it to, and how you can achieve the dreams and aspirations you had when you started your business, before the day job got in the way.

  • Louise Turner 2.50pm – 3.10pm

    Improving your business award strategy
    Having written and won a clutch of awards for her own and her team’s work while a communications manager for a large public sector body, Louise added award-writing as to her portfolio when she set up the business in 2011. However, Louise will reveal why winning is over-rated anyway, as well as giving away tips and tricks to move your next award entry up a league.

  • Steve Philip 3.20pm – 3.40pm

    How to get to and influence the right decision makers in your prospects’ businesses
    From his experience of working with companies such as FedEx, Harley Davidson, Toyota GB, The British Red Cross, Deloitte and other significant brands, Steve will share with you what it really takes to make platforms such as LinkedIn work so that you can locate, connect and engage with more of the right clients.

  • Jo North 3.50pm – 4.10pm

    Think creatively to move your business forward
    Dr Jo North is Managing Director of The Big Bang Partnership Ltd a commercial innovation consultancy that works with businesses to help them to innovate and grow. Dr Jo North will share innovation tools and techniques to help you think more creatively about how to move your business forward.


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