Lancashire Business Growth Forum - Thursday 6th October
Thursday, 6 October 2016 from 11:30 to 14:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please note these forums are designed for growing businesses across Lancashire. Due to the demand for these forums and eligibility criteria places to this forum are not guaranteed and we reserve the right to cancel places. Companies with multiple attendees may be asked to reduce this to one place only.
LANCASHIRE BUSINESS GROWTH FORUM
Thursday 6th October 2016
11.30am to 2.00pm
Stanley House Hotel, Further Ln, Mellor, Lancashire BB2 7NP
- Buffet Lunch & Networking
- Welcome and General Introduction
- Ian Dixon – Access to Finance (A2F) The A2F service specifically supports SMEs in the North West to raise finance to help facilitate business growth. Through an extensive network of suppliers all aspects of funding can be accessed. An investment ready service can also be provided. The focus for this forum is peer to peer lending and crowd funding.
- Antony Chesworth – EKM Systems
Life's short, so spend it doing something you love
At the age of 22 Antony decided to create his own platform to allow anyone to create their own successful online shop. From being on the dole with tens of thousands of credit card debt to building a company that processes more than half a billion pounds per year and has created hundreds of millionaires, Antony shares his story to success.
- Keith Bevan – Suresite Group
Using Technology and Innovative People to Grow Your Business
Suresite Group deliver a range of services to companies in the UK Forecourt Industry, using their experience and vision Suresite have expanded their business considerably in this sector and have now developed solutions that enable them to diversify into global markets. Discussing the journey, the people and the innovations that have made this possible, Keith will share his thoughts on some key practices that the Suresite Group have engaged in over the past 3 years and differences these have made within the organisation.
- Gavin Taylor – Mayes Accountants
Business Growth and Support – Updates and useful tools
Mayes Accountants will conclude the forum with a brief discussion of a current topic related to high growth for SMEs and share a key tip to help you improve your business performance.
- Any Other Business
- Next Forum – February 2017
Business Growth Clinic – from 2.00pm to 2.30pm, members of Mayes Accountants will be available to answer any individual questions or queries you may have in relation to your organisation.
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