How do you make a good business great? How can businesses in the North West gain the upper hand? Join us for an engaging and insightful session of eye-opening talks that will inspire you, and your business, to take the next step in your growth.
This seminar will give you everything you need to get yourself up to speed in the emerging world of sales, marketing and digital.
David Parrish (Adviser, Trainer, Speaker & Writer) - Strategic Marketing for Business
A specialist in strategic marketing, David Parrish has advised businesses world-wide. As well as direct experience of growing businesses, David also has professional qualifications including an MBA, CIM ‘Chartered Marketer’ status and a member of the Institute of Business Consulting.
He is the author of the book: ‘Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success’ (5* Rated)
Kevin Harrington (Results Through Digital) - The Four Minute Business Mile
Kevin Harrington is Chairman of Results Through Digital Ltd, a group of companies that includes Appitized, EMS Internet and 6Talent. With previous business experience as Global Marketing Director with BBC Worldwide, Director with Sodexo and a senior manager with Sony, Kevin has a broad view of the commercial and consumer world. He also has extensive experience of working with SMEs through launch and growth phases. The combination of experiences with both big and small business gives Kevin a unique insight into business strategy, growth and structure.
Phil Birss (Elephant Digital) - Socia Media in Three Easy Steps
Phil Birss has an extensive marketing background having worked both client-side as group marketing manager for a major recruitment and contracting business, and agency side in strategy and project-based roles for a number of leading North West agencies.
Phil is a co-founder of Think Big and also runs his own marketing and communications agency in Liverpool, Elephant Digital.
Chris Mussons (Liverpool Science Park) - Developing Liverpool's Knowledge Economy
What happens when you put people with good ideas, universities, R&D teams, urban space and a little investment in a pot together? You can only hope that you shake it around a bit and something like Liverpool Science Park tumbles out.
MBA qualified and previously operations director of the £1bn Merseyside Objective 1 programme between 2000-2004, Chris is currently chief executive of LSP. Over that period, he has increased income by 150%, added a third building, reduced expenditure by 15% and delivered the first trading surplus in 2015. Currently creating plans for further expansion in the Knowledge Quarter.
Andrea Kelly (Natwest Commerical Banking) - Supporting Business Growth
ACIB qualified. Relationship Director, Professional Practices, Liverpool Commercial Banking, Commercial & Private Banking at Natwest. Previous experience working with trading companies and property companies in Bristol, Edinburgh and across North West.
Currently specialising in looking after commercial banking needs of professionals sector which includes solicitors, accountants, architects, insolvency practitioners to name a few.
This event has been kindly sponsored by Natwest. Many thanks to Andrea Kelly and Maria Fraughan for their support.
WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR?
This event is for:
- business owners
- directors and senior managers
- sales and marketing professionals
- marketing or business students
A buffet break, teas and coffee are served from 8.15am and the seminar will start at 8.45am. The session will finish at 10.30am.
54 St James St, is located between Norfolk and Watkins Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB, adjacent to Chinatown and Liverpool One. Please note it should NOT be confused with James Street, Liverpool.
Jamaica Street Car Park - L1 0AF, (approx. 1 minute walk)
Baltic Community Car Park - L1 0BG (approx. 3 minute walk)
ACC Liverpool Car Park - Kings Dock L1 8LE, (approx. 5 minute walk)
Blundell Street Car Park - L1, (approx. 2 minute walk)
Park Lane Car Park (opposite John Lewis car park entrance)
ABOUT THINK BIG EVENTS:
Think Big was created to give business owners in the North West insight and practical advice on how to grow their companies.
With a sales and marketing focus our aim is to help you grow your business through practical advice and inspirational talks from local experts, and by providing peer-to-peer networking opportunities to share ideas.
Over the course of the year, we will be offering fascinating and insightful talks in the fields of:
- Business development
- Marketing strategy
- Digital marketing
- Building a marketing team
- Training your sales and marketing teams
- Bridging the gap between sales and operations
- Access to finance
Think Big aims to give ambitious companies the tools to compete with the big boys. We challenge you to leave a Think Big event without finding at least one idea that will revolutionise your business.
FOR MORE INFO:
Could you be an inspirational speaker at a Think Big event? Contact Phil Birss on 0151 528 2244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When & Where
Elephant Digital is a brand strategy, website development and digital marketing agency.
Our mission is to make an impact on the world through the delivery of world-class marketing and design.
Elephant Events was created to give business owners in the North West insight and practical advice on how to grow their companies.
With a sales and marketing focus our aim is to help you grow your business through inspirational talks from local experts, and by providing deeper insight and peer-to-peer networking opportunities to share ideas via our regular Masterclasses.