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The O2 Smarta 100 bring their renowned panel and networking event to Bristol for the VERY FIRST TIME! Reserve your seat for free and come along to hear the most exciting entrepreneurs and well known brands talk about their experience of running a business and share their tips on how to build a business that really works and makes you money.
You'll leave fully inspired with loads of new tips and advice to get your business thriving, whether you're just thinking about starting a company or are newly launched.
Host, Matt Thomas, COO at Smarta
Guest Speakers include;
Ed Brown, Co-Founder, Friska
Friska is a quality, value led food place, that sits between a cafe and a restaurant, with a great hot and cold food offer and where everything on the menu is available to eat in or take away. They serve fresh fast food to a target market of young professionals in central business districts. Ed and his team have led Friska to grow over 406% in the last 24 months. Prior to starting Friska he was based in the SETsquared, an award winning technology incubator, run by the University of Bristol.
Esther McMorris, Founder and Director, Nine Feet Tall
Founded in 2003 by Esther McMorris, Nine Feet Tall are business transformation experts with proven experience in delivering complex change projects across multiple industries and sectors.Alongside management of the company, Esther has extensive experience in strategic business transformation programmes in both the public and private sector. She has a proven track record for identifying clients’ business challenges, developing and shaping solutions, and then driving and implementing sustainable change strategies that deliver long-term business benefits.
Sara Tye - Founder of Redhead PR
Sara Tye, an award winning and top 500 international PR and voted ‘Green PR of London’ by the Evening Standard, founded redheadPR over ten years ago. Sara has over 20 years of communications expertise, and was a finalist in the first Cosmopolitan Women of the Year Awards 1999. Sara took The Body Shop online – one of the first companies globally, and her broad range of client experience includes; Green & Black’s, Frangi Tie Rack, Blue Dragon, Nokia corporate and CSR, Belu Mineral Water, Centrepoint, Ujima Housing, Raleigh International, Cardiac Risk in the Young and crocus.co.uk.
When & Where
Smarta is the leading online small business resource in the UK. With a readership of 500,000 every month, Smarta aims to inform, guide and inspire entrepreneurs to aspire and achieve. Smarta recognises the best in British innovation, customer engagement and disruption with it's annual O2 Smarta 100 Awards which are now in their fifth year.