Croydon is set to be London’s biggest growth centre over the next five years thanks to a £5.25bn investment programme. Learn about the opportunities for your business from leading industry experts at our We Mean Business Pop Up Expo Seminars which will be held throughout the day.
There will be topical discussions on key commercial issues affecting the Croydon, UK and world markets, with our expert speakers offering unique market insights which no business can afford to miss.
Places at each are free and are allocated on a first-come basis on the day.
10.45 – Coast to Capital Growth Hub – Access to Finance
Keynote Speaker: Ben Holt, Director of Sussex Innovation Centre.
Panel Discussion, chaired by Kerry Kyriacou, Partnership Manager, Coast to Capital Growth Hub.
Guest panellists: Ben Holt, Director of Sussex Innovation Centre; Jes Bailey, Founder, Crowdfund 360; and Jon Cornell, Fund Manager, The Finance South East Group.
12.15pm – Women in Business
Panel Discussion chaired by Jo Gumb, Director, White Label Creative;
Guest panellists: Keely Priestman, Managing Director, Diamond Distribution; and Katharine Glass, Director, White Label Creative.
1.45 – The Connected Space Journey
Guest Speaker: Andy Poulter, Chief Technical Officer and co-founder, Connected Space.
Andy Poulter will be talking about the challenges of running a Tech SME in a very competitive industry and what makes Connected Space tick. He will discuss the firm’s journey to success, which started with an opportunity, and what led them to Croydon.
2.30 – Free Social Media Tools for Businesses
Guest Speaker: Bonnie Armstrong, My Outspace.
Bonnie Armstrong's topic is: Free Social Media Tools for Businesses - Stop Procrastinating and Start Achieving.
Traditional marketing can be a drain on your resources, find out about the free tools you can use to maximize your outreach.