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Venue: aql,
LS10 1JQ

Date: 17/04/2021
Time: 09:00 - 16:30

Connect Yorkshire Summit 2018: How to grow your business

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Come to hear from some of Yorkshire’s biggest and best business builders. Our speakers will share their positive stories, knowledge and business journeys with you, in what will be an insightful and motivational day and perfect for any business owner who is wanting to grow their business.

The Benefit to You

All the speakers and panel members will be talking about the ups and downs they have experienced while running their businesses and the lessons learnt on the way. And there will be a great opportunity to meet other Yorkshire based business owners.


09:00 for 10:00     Registration
10:00 till 10:05      Nick welcoming everyone
10:05 till 10:15      Adam Beaumont introduction and history of aql
10:15 till 11:00      Sir John Timpson CBE, owner of Timpsons
11:00 till 11:30      Break
11:30 till 12:30      EIR Panel: 
                             Simon Biltcliffe, CEO of Webmart UK,
                             Gav Winter, CEO at Rapid Spike,
                             Stewart McGuffie, CEO at Allied Textiles Ltd and 
                             Rachel Hannan
Business Angel & Advisor 
12:30 till 13:30      Members presentations: 
                             Simon Bodsworth, Managing Director at Daval Furniture
Jonathan Marsden, Managing Director at The Technology Group
                             Sharon Wright, Joint Founder at D H Wright Joinery
                             Mark Pullar, Managing Director at All My Systems
13:30 till 14:30      Lunch
14:30 till 15:30      Social media/Marketing/PR 
                             Jonny Ross, founder of Fleek Marketing,
                             Katrina Cliffe, founder of KC Communications,
                             Jonathan Straight Founder of Planet Straight and 
                             Lawrence Alexander
15:30 till 16:15     Edward Naylor, Chief Executive at Naylor Industries
16:15                    Finish

Thursday 15th November 2018
09:00 for 10:00 start until 16:15
aql, 13-15 Hunslet Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JQ

£50 + VAT for Connect Yorkshire members
£65 + VAT for Non Members

Connect Yorkshire are proud to announce that the following members are sponsoring our Summit, so make sure you check out their stands on the day.

Headline Sponsor

Catering is provided by Connect Yorkshire member Blue Pepper Catering. If you are ever in need of catering for an event or meeting, we highly recommend you use them.

*Normal rules for our events apply, so we don't allow any professional services to attend, other than our Partners, who can be found on our website.

Connect Yorkshire Summit 2018: How to grow your business

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