A monthly business event to support business owners in starting or growing their businesses. An opportunity to meet, network and learn valuable tips to easily implement into your business. World-class industry experts share their knowledge and experience on key business topics.
90% of Start Up Businesses fail in the first three years, this event is designed specifically to give business owners access to the knowledge needed to avoid the mistakes which cause business owners to fail.
Arrival from 6.30pm for informal networking, starting at 7pm: Expert speakers deliver business workshops. Each workshop is filled with practical advice and insight; essential for business owners to succeed.
Master of Ceremonies: Jeremy Nicholas (BBC Presenter) ensuring the event goes smoothly, he will entertain and amuse us all with his humour and charm. Jeremy is a world class MC, experienced regional BBC News reporter, creator of Talking Toolbox speaking masterclasses and all-round expert when it comes to communicating at events and in front of a camera.
Customer Experience Expert: Charles Bennett has helped major global corporations create successful business strategies. Charles will share with us the importance of understanding the outcomes your customers really want, and how this gives you the edge, even in a highly competitive market.
Social Media Strategy: Chris Pike runs local social media agency Hey Burt which is behind several successful local events, such as St Albans Fashion Week. Chris will share with us cool techno tools which will seem like magic because of the results they can bring your business.
Business Neuroscientist: Dr Lynda Shaw, regular expert contributor to Forbes, reveals how your brain works, and why knowing how it works can help you succeed in business. Lynda works with many global corporations on a variety of business areas, helping them succeed.
The atmosphere will be fun and the focus is on learning. Prizes will be given for random reasons throughout the night!
There will be plenty of time for networking, chatting and catching up with other business owners, before and after the speakers.
Speakers finish at 9pm, informal networking until the lovely Desklodge team gently kick us out around 10pm!
You can even have one to one networking inside a GIANT Box Brownie! This funky feature at Desklodge is a hat tip to the history and heritage that Kodak have in Hemel Hempstead.