Speakers

Committed to delivering HBS as the all new #1 business show in the county! Jump in and out of talks with our speakers and book onto focussed seminars. Take full advantage of our event features to maximise your ability to connect with new businesses, gain leads and grow!

Mark Wright

Scale your Business with Lead Generation Online

Mark Wright is an award-winning, influential entrepreneur and self-taught digital marketing specialist, renowned for his success in winning BBC’s The Apprentice.
In securing the winners title, Mark went on to find and develop one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, Climb Online, in partnership with Lord Sugar, helping businesses across the UK achieve their growth objectives through innovative digital marketing strategies.
Join Mark at Hampshire’s next generation B2B Expo to gain an insight into his journey to success first hand, whilst understanding how to scale your business through effective Lead Generation online.

  • 14:10 - 14:40
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker Room

BRAD BURTON

The UK's #1 Motivational Speaker

Your Success or failure is defined by your ability to make decisions.
Want more success? Make better decisions.
Brad Burton is the master of teaching people how they can not only make better decisions… but a whole lot faster. This energetic entrepreneur not only helps just small growing companies, but regularly motivates and speaks to global organisations such as Bentley, JCB, COSTA & NHS.
An author of 4 business books, he is also the UK’s highest-rated 5star business author on Amazon and Founder of 4Networking, which is the UK’s largest joined-up national business network, running 5000+ meetings a year.

  • 11:55 - 12:25
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker Room

Alison Edgar

Secrets of Successful Sales

Nicknamed ‘The Entrepreneur’s Godmother’, Alison Edgar has been instrumental in the 
growth of some of the worlds’ best-known companies including Dragons Den and 
Apprentice WinnersShe knows what it takes to transform a company from zero to a 
multi-million-pound turnover.  
 
Twice voted one of the UK’s Top Ten Business Advisers, and author of Amazon #1 best-selling 
and WHSmith Top Ten, Secrets of Successful SalesAlison is regularly featured on BBC TV, as 
well as working with Downing Street and The Royal Family.  
 
Getting employees to think like entrepreneurs is what makes Alison tick. She has the ability 
to connect with even the most reluctant of staff members to transform their mindset to 
think like business owners. Not only does this increase wellbeing for members of staff, but 
also improves productivity, saves the company time and money, and encourages innovation.  
 
It’s time to say goodbye to low morale, and hello to freshintrapreneurial forward-thinking.  
  • 10:55 - 11:25
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker Room

Peter Taylor

Building a Business with Purpose

Why does your business do what it does? What is your cause? What impact is your business seeking to have? Are you seeking to create a legacy through your business and if so what is it? How does this play out in your engagement with your staff, your customers, your suppliers and contacts? How do you look after the wellbeing of your people? Successful businesses understand the importance of these issues and we shall explore them at the start of the Hampshire Business Show.

  • 10:15 - 10:45
  • Keynote
  • Keynote Room

Google Digital Garage

Digital Skills Workshop

Google is bringing its Google Digital Garage to the Hampshire Business Show, offering local people and businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them find a job, or grow in their business, career or confidence.

The Google Digital Garage is one of Google’s flagship investment programmes in the UK, where anyone can come and learn free digital skills through a range of courses or 1:1 sessions. Since launching the Google Digital Garage in 2015, over 300,000 people have benefited from Google’s free face-to-face training on digital know-how across 250 locations in the UK.

  • 12:55 - 13:40
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker Room

Localiq

How well do you know Hampshire?

TBC

  • 12:55 - 13:40
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker Room

ANNELIES JAMES-RYAN

The Power of Being Personal

Did you know that you can lead more, win more and you can earn 10-25% more per year if you have a strong personal brand? Capitalise the power of being YOU! Sounds simple huh?

Join Annelies James-Ryan for this hands-on workshop where you will explore how value driven engagement can propel your personality and products, make you more memorable and encourage engagement. Learn how to take values into activities which can help drive traffic and ramp up the revenue for your business. 

  • 14:45 - 15:05
  • Seminar
  • Seminar Room

Els Pontin

Define Success to Supercharge Your Life and Business!

How you define success is key to the profitability that you create in both your life and business. 
 
Come and experience one of Els’ Step off the World seminars in person. I’ll share what it has taken for me to stand where I’m now standing, and challenge you to consider the conventions in your life which might be holding you back from your ultimate vision of success and happiness. 
 

Els is a Life Leadership Coach who specialises in defining success and creating both balance and brilliance in your life and business. She has over fifteen years experience driving world leading team and customer experiences from boutiques to globally recognised brands. She is a creative and innovative leader and coach, who is passionate about developing people to their full potential through an active and dynamic approach to team and self development.

  • 12:30 - 12:50
  • Seminar
  • Seminar Room

Gareth Martin

Upgrade - The three key principles of elite performance your business can implement this week

A multi-award winning Master Coach, writer and public speaker, Gareth Martin is an ILM, EMCC accredited Master Coach. Currently Head of Projects for a FCB Europe he has driven success and change in the UK, Australia, Asia and the Middle East and lectured at the University of London.

  • 13:45 - 14:05
  • Seminar
  • Seminar Room

Beverley Poole

Business and Professional Development. Life Overhaul

For over 20 years Beverley has been supporting individuals through lifestyle and business changes. From listening to what you said you wanted, and with some inspiring words added, this session will explore how you can apply theories, practices and strategies to enable you to develop your life, reduce anxiety and stress and creating a more balanced lifestyle.

  • 11:30 - 11:50
  • Seminar
  • Seminar Room

Whats on at hbs2019?

Jump in and out of talks with our speakers and book onto focused seminars. Take full advantage of our “meet me zone” and industry quarters to maximise your ability to connect with new businesses, gain leads and grow!