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JUNE 20 SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE: LIFE’S A PITCH

PHIL HARRISON, SVP PLAYSTATION, XBOX & GOOGLE

Pitching lessons learned in 30 years of receiving and giving pitches. What works, what doesn’t? Practical insights and revelations from one of the leading world figures in videogames

KEYNOTE: ETHICAL VALUES ON A SCALE

WITH CHARLIE BIGHAM OF CHARLIE BIGHAM’S

How entrepreneurs can maintainfounding values as scale builds. The inside story of the switch from corporate life to ethical food business now with sales of £120m/year

NEXTGEN CHANGERS

WITH PROFESSOR ANDY SALMON, BATH SPA UNIVERSITY

Why the rising cohort’s different life-views are important both as your customers and work colleagues. All is changing…

THE BIG RAISE

WITH NICK STUBBS, FOUNDER OF ARC DEVELOPMENT

The Big Raise: how do you go about raising £20m for a bold new addition to Bristol? And what is this visionary idea?

BOUNCEBACKABILITY

Entrepreneurs’ resilience withThrive Leadership (Laura Aiken); Unividual (Cherie-Anne Baxter-Blyth); and Dan Ghadimi (Bowimi). What is it really like being an entrepreneur and having to dig deep? 

THE NEXT BIG THING

WITH EVANGELOS ZYMPELOUDIS, FOUNDER OF ICOMAT

Definitely a company to watch: the fast-scaling Bristol-based carbon fibre company with clear international potential. And it’s co-funded by the UK Space Agency.

FROM START UP TO SCALE UP: THE EVOLUTION OF YOUR BRAND COMMUNICATIONS

WITH MARIA DICKSON, AMBITIOUS

The leverage effect of branding. Featuring BGF (Alex Birch), e2e-assure(Emma Brooks), and BOXPARK (Tashia Cameron); discussing how thoughtful marketing adds value from start-ups to those seeking funding or exiting

ENTREPRENEURS’ TALES

WITH NICK HOUNSFIELD, THE WAVE AND BLUE ZONES

Famed for The Wave, what is Nick planning now..? Get the scoop from a leading reginal entrepreneur 

ENTRECONF AWARDS FINALISTS REVEALED

Join us as we unveil the Finalists for the EntreConf Awards. This year’s EntreConf Awards are on September 26 at Aerospace Museum 

ENTRECONF GO

The vision for young entrepreneurs’ conferences in Bristol and Bath. Insights, advice, connections for the next generation  

NETWORKING

EntreConf provides unique stimulation, inspiration, practical support, great connections and powerful insights on entrepreneurialism. 

EntreConf is for all levels of entrepreneurialism, from start-ups to scale-ups, from those seeking funding or planning exiting to those who have sold and are going again. There will be ample opportunities to network with the region’s finest business thinkers and advisors on the day, from multiple sectors. 

All of us can gain benefit from smart and innovative new thinking. by collaborating together. 

THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN…