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Business Leaders Conference

After the successful launch of our Business Leaders Conference in 2016 we are delighted to announce that we have a fantastic line-up of inspirational speakers returning to the Conference on Wednesday 22nd March 2017, Jury’s Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel.

We are pleased to announce that our speakers for this conference will be:

  • Mandy Hickson
  • Marc Koska OBE
  • Janina Cooper

Mandy Hickson – Reach for the skies

Mandy Hickson

Mandy fought hard to achieve her ambition to be a Royal Air Force pilot. She was only the second woman to fly a Tornado GR4, completing three tours of duty and 45 missions over Iraq. Today, Mandy shares the strategies, tactics and behaviours adopted for high stake missions for the benefit of today’s business leaders.

Marc Koska OBE – A jab of inspiration

Marc Koska

Marc is a highly successful businessman and social entrepreneur who has helped to save more than 14 million lives. Despite years of rejection, Marc persisted in developing his revolutionary disposable syringe, the iconic K-1 syringe, the world’s first ‘auto disable’ syringe for the curative market. He was awarded an OBE for his ‘Contribution to Global Healthcare’.

Janina Cooper – Get your skates on

Janina Cooper

Founder and Executive Director of the Base Skatepark. Janina will give an inspiring insight into how she created this not for profit community interest company. The Base is not only an amazing space for Skatepark users of all disciplines, but is also a hub of the local community, offering a wide range of opportunities.

To hear these inspiring and thought provoking presentations, book your place today.

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If you are booking more than one place there are discounts available.

Buffet lunch will be included at this event.

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