HBS21 Speakers

Welcoming some of the UK’s leading speakers and our industry experts who will take to the Keynote Stage, Seminar Zones and host Expert Workshops!

Slide Baroness Brady of
Knightsbridge CBE
KARREN BRADY #1 Motivational Speaker BRAD BURTON Managing Partner at
Paris Smith LLP
PETER TAYLOR

Derek Ellis

Finance Adviser

Introduction to small business funding and alternative finance options


This workshop will provide you with the guidance on how to access the alternative finance market and will cover the following
The different types of alternative finance available
Available grants available in your area
Other types of support available to you
What is the eligibility criteria
Where you can you find out more information

Workshop
13:45 – 14:30
Workshop

Rebecca Blunn

Fostering Hampshire Children

Embracing Fostering In Your Business


Come along to our Fostering-focussed business engagement workshop courtesy of Fostering Hampshire Children and Hampshire County Council. You can learn more about how businesses can support foster carers and their local fostering service as well the amazing benefits for both employers and employees embracing fostering can have for their organisation and ultimately the impact it can have on foster children in our community.

Workshop
12:45 – 13:30
Workshop

Andy Hooper

  • CEO of Global E-Commerce Experts

    How to Maximise your Online Success


    Giving insight, tips and tricks into how to successfully sell on Amazon. Amazon is the world’s largest eCommerce marketplace and is growing year on year, but with growth, comes fierce competition… Here at GEE we will take you through some of our tried and tested techniques that have been influencing sales growth for our clients over the last few years. In an ever-evolving environment a solid sales strategy is vital for ongoing success.

    Vertical Leap Seminar Zone
    12:00 – 12:30
    Seminar Speaker

    Sophie Gamble

  • Marketing Specialist

    3 Key Pillars of Successful B2B Marketing


    In this workshop session, I will be giving an introduction to the marketing framework which I believe to be the magic formula for businesses looking to be seen and heard in the ever-evolving digital world. The session will be best suited for company leaders who might be concerned with a lack of structure and strategy around their marketing function within the business or those who have always failed to see the results they’d hoped for from their marketing activities. Whether you have an established marketing strategy in your business or you are a new business and not sure where to start when it comes to boosting your brand, join me to find out what it takes to succeed online in 2021.

    Oxford Innovation Seminar Zone
    13:20 – 13:40
    Seminar Speaker

    Chris Stones

  • Creative Director of Mitchell & Stones

    Don’t be short sighted when it comes to marketing


    Are you short-sighted when it comes to your marketing? Some of the worlds largest brands utilise long term marketing and so should you. In this seminar, I’ll be running through the importance of investing in a long term marketing plan. If you’re a business leader who is frustrated that your brand isn’t visible enough in today’s market or you’re worried that as soon as you turn off your marketing function the leads dry up, this seminar is for you.

    Oxford Innovation Seminar Zone
    11:50 – 12:20
    Seminar Speaker

    Duane Walker

  • Commercial Property Expert

    Getting the most from your commercial property – 5 Considerations post pandemic


    Space Optimisation, Culture and space needs – How will your property needs look in the future. Incentives post pandemic – What extra incentives may be available and in what sectors. Code of leasing and why you should be aware – Levelling the playing field for occupiers. Changes to The Use Classes Order and how it may affect your business – Knowing your use and which properties are suitable. Buy – or Rent – The pro’s and cons of owning your commercial property and why this is more of a consideration post pandemic

    Vertical Leap Seminar Zone
    11:15 – 11:45
    Seminar Speaker

    Paul Kinkaid

  • Leadership Coach

    Forensic Leadership: The traces we leave behind


    Forensic Leadership is Paul’s own theory which employs the founding principle of forensic science and places it into the leadership domain where it is possible to analyse the leadership traces that we both leave behind and that are left upon us. Its simplicity belies its impact. Paul Kinkaid is an accomplished speaker and leadership expert who founded Selfless Leadership Group after a 20 year career as a British Army Officer and Army Commando. During his service he led elite teams in 44 countries on 5 of the World’s 7 continents in some of the most challenging situations and environments imaginable. His leadership philosophy is that ‘Great leadership comes from a position of care’ which, given his background, surprises. He shares his knowledge, skills and experiences through captivating talks and develops leaders and teams all over the world from Ambassador to Apprentice through 1 to 1 and group coaching, development programmes and workshops. If you thought you knew what ‘Army Leadership’ was all about; prepare to have your perceptions changed.
    Vertical Leap Seminar Zone
    14:00 – 14:30
    Seminar Speaker

    Hope Mckellar

  • PR Expert

    The Dark Art of PR


    My talk will be a jargon-free explainer on exactly what public relations is. It’ll tell you everything you need to know about the ‘dark art’ of PR, which is often misunderstood and thought of as complicated. It will explain what PR actually is, why it’s useful to everyone in every business, how people can use it in their business, the difference between PR and advertising and ways of doing PR. In addition to explaining PR, it’ll give people the steps to take to craft their very own press releases to pitch to journalists and secure them media coverage for their business.
    Workshop
    11:45 – 12:30
    Workshop

    Adam Myers

  • HR Specialist

    How to be an attractive employer, in an employee driven climate


    The world of work has changed drastically over the past year or so, and now more than ever, organisations are fighting it out to attract and retain the best talent. Flexibility, remote working, diversity, inclusion and environment all feature high on potential employees shopping list. Adam Myers is Head Of HR Consulting at Stellamar. Adam has over 20 years of experience in leading HR functions, and ‘humanising workplaces’ all over the world. This seminar promises to be an informative, refreshing look at how the world of work has changed, and how we as organisations must embrace and harness the changing demands of people, in order to grow and survive.

    Oxford Innovation Seminar Zone
    12:40 – 13:10
    Seminar Speaker

    Michelle Heer

  • Accountancy Expert

    Finance Director secrets to steer your business to success!


    Join me on this exciting voyage, to find out how a part-time Finance Director can take your business to the next level, and reach the golden shores of your goals, by improving your visibility and profitability. We set sail at 11.00am, I look forward to seeing you onboard!

    Oxford Innovation Seminar Zone
    11:00 – 11:30
    Seminar Speaker

    Karren Brady

  • Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge CBE


    Keynote Stage
    14:30 – 15:30
    Keynote Speaker

    Brad Burton

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  • The UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker

    Time to move on.


    Founder of Network Central, Bestselling 4 times Author on Amazon and the UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker Brad Burton will be sharing how the pandemic impacted on him, his business and those he is connected with, and more importantly what we all need to do to get through now!

    Keynote Stage
    12:45 – 13:15
    Keynote Speaker

    Peter Taylor

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  • Managing Partner of Paris Smith LLP

    Unlocking Southampton’s potential


    Southampton is the largest economic hub south of London. We shall explore its strategic importance for the region and the nation. Now is the time for businesses to seize the opportunity to shape their own future and that of the city for generations to come.

    Keynote Stage
    10:45 – 11:15
    Keynote Speaker

    Don Iro

  • CEO at Allteks Ltd - Your digital services partner

    How to transform and grow your business through digital


    looking at areas across your business operation and ecosystem that we can optimise through the application of digital services and processes to achieve success in your business activity. Whether you’re a channel (B2B2C) or B2B or starting out as an entrepreneur, this talk will give you proven solutions immediately applicable to your business for great results.

    Vertical Leap Seminar Zone
    12:45 – 13:15
    Seminar Speaker

    Will Palmer

  • Business Coach

    4 Levers of Sales Leadership


    Looking at key elements within the sales operation that we can “pull” to massively influence the success of our sales activity.

    Keynote Stage
    11:45 – 12:15
    Keynote Speaker

    LOCALiQ

  • How well do you know Hampshire?


    Vertical Leap Seminar Zone
    14:00 – 14:30
    Seminar Speaker

    Sally Newman

  • SEO Specialist

    How to increase your online visibility through SEO


    In this seminar, we look at some of the main challenges SMEs face when trying to capture organic traffic in Google. We’ll explore the five main pillars of SEO and talk through some of the main tasks you should be doing to maximise your visibility.

    Vertical Leap Seminar Zone
    10:30 – 11:00
    Seminar Speaker

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