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Accelerate North Somerset Conference

22nd August 2022

North Somerset is an exciting place to live, work, and do business, with a bright future ahead. Join us for an engaging conference at the Winter Gardens on 4th October, 8:15am – 1:00pm for the opportunity to connect, make new contacts, share ideas and look to the future of our region.

Why attend the Accelerate North Somerset Conference?
1. Hear updates from North Somerset Council regarding key projects and future priorities, alongside a panel discussion of business leaders.
2. Network and make new contacts with exhibitors and conference delegates, discussing the support available for your business.
3. Hear an unforgettable keynote from Brad Burton – the UK’s #1 Motivational Speaker. Refreshingly honest and always individual; Brad will be sharing his insights into making your business work for you through a bespoke, enigmatic session.
4. Tickets are fully funded with breakfast provided.

We hope you can join us – space is limited, secure your place today. BOOK HERE  

Part 1 – Conference

  • 8am – Arrival and networking in the Winter Gardens (breakfast provided)
  • 8.45am – Welcome and presentation from Alex Hearn, Assistant Director Placemaking and Growth at North Somerset Council
  • 9.15am – The Future of North Somerset panel discussion:
    • Chair, John Turner, CEO, Visit Somerset
      • Michelle Michael MBE, Director, Grand Pier Ltd
      • James Short CB OBE, Director at HGKC and Chair, Weston Business Forum
      • Alex Hearn, Assistant Director Placemaking and Growth, North Somerset Council
      • Angela Hicks, CEO, North Somerset Enterprise Agency and Chair, Weston Place Agency
      • David Crossman, Equalities and Physical Activity, Voluntary Action North Somerset
      • Dave Crew, Head of Business Growth, Weston College
  • 10.00am – Keynote Speaker, Brad Burton: The UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker

Part 2 – Networking

  • 10.45am – Exhibitor and attendee networking
  • 13:00pm – Event close

It would be really great to see you there. Feel free to contact the Weston College team if you have any questions about the event, or if they can support with recruitment and training options for your team:

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