San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The world needs graduates, who are innovative, dynamic, smart, daring, efficient, determined, modern and employable or in one word, Entrepreneurial.
The world of work is constantly evolving and jobs for creatives are often increasingly hard to come by.
Guest speakers will talk about their experience of running a creative business. We will also cover at the importance of the Entrepreneurial mind set when thinking about starting out in business and both the challenges and opportunities that self-employment presents.
Steve Price - Superdream
Steve Price is a Creative Director at Superdream
Steve is a searcher who creates the best work for our clients we need to uncover the truth about them. Finding that truth, then turning it into compelling and entertaining propositions, is what drives the creative director. Heading up his creative team after spending 30 consecutive years working in the industry, he is a rare, multi-skilled creative who remembers agency life before the internet. Before computers even. Steve sets the creative bar and makes sure everyone at Superdream knows where it’s set. Outside of the agency, Steve is a husband, father of two girls, pub singer, golfer, illustrator, beach lover and motorcyclist.
Richard Manser - 5 Star Windows
Richard Manser has a long background in business, including recruitment and training, and in particular, the glazing industry: he is an expert in both the highs and lows of running his own businesses and experience of having to perform in all aspects of a business, including sales, marketing and customer service to facilitate growth. Richard's current business, 5 star windows and conservatories has a sales conversion rate of over 49: a high ratio in a competitive multi-player marketplace.
Percy Emmett- Coach & Mentor for Creative,Cultural, and high growth businesses
Percy Emmett is an award wining trainer and coach,specialising in Creative business and start-ups. He has successfully worked within the creative indutries for over 20 years, setting up and running five companies of his own, which generated annual combined income of over £1.7 million.