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Thursday 16th Novemeber

Friday 17th November


11.00 - 11.30

Levi Roots

The Recipe for Success

From a Rastafarian musician to a highly successful businessman, he has grown his Levi Roots brand to unimaginable heights since his appearance on Dragon's Den back in 2006. Levi will be delivering his inspirational business story providing you with the insights into how he became one of the most iconic and characteristics figures in business world. This is one certainly not to be missed!


11.45 - 12.15

James Gold

From Bedroom-based start up to leading accessories retailer

From an idea started in a bedroom with no financial backing, to a global accessories brand loved by the likes of Miley Cyrus and Kylie Jenner. Founder James Gold tells the story of how being ‘fun, youthful and a little cheeky’ led to Skinnydip being at the forefront of the accessory market since its launch in 2011 and becoming one of the most successful privately owned companies of this generation.


12.30 - 13.00

James Kinsella & Adam Carnell

Lessons Learnt

Growing from start up to £30m turnover in 7 years has taught instantprint founders Adam Carnell and James Kinsella many lessons. This talk covers their journey from starting the business and the often surprising lessons learnt along the way. From hiring the right team to knowing when to expand, James and Adam will use their experiences to discuss the best ways you can prepare your business for growth.


13.15 - 13.45

Michelle Dewberry

Michelle Dewberry Live

Michelle is a broadcaster and businesswoman who is known for her frank, passionate and down-toearth attitude. A weekly commentator on Sky News Sunrise, Michelle also presents ‘The Pledge’, SkyNews’ popular weekly debate show.


14.00 - 14.30

Peter Roberts

On Stage Interview with UK's Largest Gym Operator

Peter Roberts is the founder and non-Executive Director of Pure Gym, having been CEO from 2008 to 2015. Pure Gym is the UK’s largest gym operator offering affordable, flexible and high quality access to fitness.


15.00 - 16.15

Saira Khan

Introducing the launch of Start & Grow

Saira Khan, TV presenter and star of The Apprentice, will be hosting the event along with other members of the ‘Start & Grow’ team. Start & Grow is the ONLY online business resources platform in the UK that supports the business journey from the planning stage to start-up, and on through stages of growth. The platform offers training videos, templates, case studies, and relevant news and blog articles to assist pre-start, start-up and growing businesses along their business journey. Training video presenters include successful entrepreneurs such as our host Saira Khan, ensuring the very best standard of material and presentation


16.30 - 17.30

Hilary Devey CBE

Q & A with a Businesswoman Icon

Bolton-born Hilary Devey CBE is an entrepreneur, TV presenter, and award-winning businesswoman who, when she launched Pall-Ex in 1996, revolutionised the palletised distribution industry in the UK.