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· Networking
Networking
Randomised speed networking to connect with the business owners across Bath and surrounding region (Full Access Tickets holders only)
2020-07-22T09:30:00Z 2020-07-22T10:00:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome and introductions
Welcome, Running order and quick 'walk around' the event
Clare Forestier Franco de la Croix-Vaubois
2020-07-22T10:00:00Z 2020-07-22T10:05:00Z Europe/London Welcome+and+introductions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Green Room
2020-07-22T10:00:00Z 2020-07-22T17:00:00Z Europe/London Green+Room https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Booths Open
Visit the expo booths of local businesses. Learn more about what they do & the services offered. You can also join them for a live chat.
2020-07-22T10:05:00Z 2020-07-22T10:30:00Z Europe/London Expo+Booths+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 1: Overview of Retail & central Bath businesses
Allison Herbert, Bath BID CEO will share her thoughts and guidance as we come out of lockdown
Allison Herbert
2020-07-22T10:30:00Z 2020-07-22T10:59:00Z Europe/London Keynote+1%3A+Overview+of+Retail+%26+central+Bath+businesses https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1: Retail & Central Bath Businesses
The Evolution of the High Street – What does it mean for Bath businesses?
Allison Herbert
2020-07-22T10:59:00Z 2020-07-22T11:59:00Z Europe/London Session+1%3A+Retail+%26+Central+Bath+Businesses https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 2: Hospitality, Events & Tourism
Kathryn will update us all with the latest announcements and practical steps to get this amazing industry back on its feet.
Kathryn Davis
2020-07-22T11:00:00Z 2020-07-22T11:29:00Z Europe/London Keynote+2%3A+Hospitality%2C+Events+%26+Tourism https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 2: Hospitality, Events & Tourism Stream Discussion
Following the keynote, join this session for in-depth discussion, learn peer-to-peer, share knowledge and ask questions
Kathryn Davis
2020-07-22T11:29:00Z 2020-07-22T12:29:00Z Europe/London Session+2%3A+Hospitality%2C+Events+%26+Tourism+Stream+Discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 3: Public Sector and 3rd sector
Citizens Advice BANES new strategy and The Compassionate Community Hub
Leslie Redwood
2020-07-22T11:30:00Z 2020-07-22T11:59:00Z Europe/London Keynote+3%3A+Public+Sector+and+3rd+sector https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 3: Public Sector and 3rd sector Discussion
Transition and the partnership with The Compassionate Community Hub, working with BANES/VirginCare/NHS/CCG and BANES 3 SG; helping over 6200 people in the proc
Leslie Redwood
2020-07-22T11:59:00Z 2020-07-22T12:45:00Z Europe/London Session+3%3A+Public+Sector+and+3rd+sector+Discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 4: Health, Wellbeing & Environment
Wellbeing, health in mind and body and our environment
Pip Galland
2020-07-22T12:00:00Z 2020-07-22T12:29:00Z Europe/London Keynote+4%3A+Health%2C+Wellbeing+%26+Environment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 4: Health, Wellbeing and Environment
Discussing all matters of mental and physical health. As well as all things environmental
Pip Galland
2020-07-22T12:30:00Z 2020-07-22T13:29:00Z Europe/London Session+4%3A+Health%2C+Wellbeing+and+Environment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Lunch and Networking
2020-07-22T12:31:00Z 2020-07-22T13:30:00Z Europe/London Lunch+and+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Area - LIVE!
Visit the expo area to meet Bath's business community
2020-07-22T12:31:00Z 2020-07-22T13:00:00Z Europe/London Expo+Area+-+LIVE%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 5: Recruitment, HR, Training and Education
Elle will be drawing on her experience in recruitment to discuss why hiring based on behaviours is key to creating high performing teams & an engaged workforce
Polly Rathbone Ward Elle Chappell
2020-07-22T13:30:00Z 2020-07-22T13:59:00Z Europe/London Keynote+5%3A+Recruitment%2C+HR%2C+Training+and+Education https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 5: Recruitment, Training, HR & Education
Polly Rathbone Ward Elle Chappell Penny Hay
2020-07-22T13:59:00Z 2020-07-22T14:59:00Z Europe/London Session+5%3A+Recruitment%2C+Training%2C+HR+%26+Education https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 6: Digital & Tech Businesses
CEO, STORM & Co-FOunder of Bath Digital Festival: Exploring the interplay between global digital & tech trends, COVID and the impact on local businesses.
David Kelly
2020-07-22T14:00:00Z 2020-07-22T14:29:00Z Europe/London Keynote+6%3A+Digital+%26+Tech+Businesses https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 7: Arts, Media, Culture and Entertainment
An overview of the arts and the current situation around COVID-19
Andy Burden Luke John Emmett
2020-07-22T14:30:00Z 2020-07-22T14:59:00Z Europe/London Keynote+7%3A+Arts%2C+Media%2C+Culture+and+Entertainment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 6: Digital and Tech
A discussion with key players from the Bath & Bristol tech scene about the challenges facing digital & tech businesses today.
David Kelly
2020-07-22T14:30:00Z 2020-07-22T15:29:00Z Europe/London Session+6%3A+Digital+and+Tech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 7: Arts, Media, Culture and Entertainment Stream
Panel discussion covering all areas in the Arts, culture, media and entertainment
Andy Burden Penny Hay Luke John Emmett Martin Pople
2020-07-22T14:59:00Z 2020-07-22T15:59:00Z Europe/London Session+7%3A+Arts%2C+Media%2C+Culture+and+Entertainment+Stream https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 8: Professional Services (Finance, Legal, Insurance Banking)
Considering the pandemic’s impact on banking, finance, insurance and legal perspective
Steven Greenwood
2020-07-22T15:00:00Z 2020-07-22T15:29:00Z Europe/London Keynote+8%3A+Professional+Services+%28Finance%2C+Legal%2C+Insurance+Banking%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 8: Professional Services
Jean  Boyle Steven Greenwood Tony Pidgeon
2020-07-22T15:29:00Z 2020-07-22T16:29:00Z Europe/London Session+8%3A+Professional+Services+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote 9: Small Businesses & Start-ups
Helping you be at your best by finding your strengths & removing the limits that block you.
Cynthia Wihardja
2020-07-22T15:30:00Z 2020-07-22T15:59:00Z Europe/London Keynote+9%3A+Small+Businesses+%26+Start-ups https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 9: Small Businesses and Start-ups Stream
Helping you be at your best by finding your strengths & removing the limits that block you.
Cynthia Wihardja
2020-07-22T16:00:00Z 2020-07-22T16:45:00Z Europe/London Session+9%3A+Small+Businesses+and+Start-ups+Stream https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Unlocking the potential ahead
Dimo Dimov
2020-07-22T16:00:00Z 2020-07-22T16:30:00Z Europe/London Innovation+and+Entrepreneurship https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Speed Randomised Networking
Randomised speed networking to connect with the business owners across Bath and surrounding region (Full Access Tickets holders only)
2020-07-22T16:30:00Z 2020-07-22T17:15:00Z Europe/London Speed+Randomised+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Booths Open
Visit the expo booths of local businesses. Learn more about what they do & the services offered. You can also join them for a live chat.
2020-07-22T16:31:00Z 2020-07-22T17:15:00Z Europe/London Expo+Booths+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing remarks, next event and bar opens
Closing remarks and Zoom Bar Opens!
Franco de la Croix-Vaubois Clare Forestier
2020-07-22T17:15:00Z 2020-07-22T17:30:00Z Europe/London Closing+remarks%2C+next+event+and+bar+opens https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbbf-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Andy Burden

Director of the Natural Theatre Company

Sarah Warren

Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency and Neighbourhood Services

Dimo Dimov

Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Cynthia Wihardja

Helping you be at your best by finding your strengths & removing the limits that block you.

Clare Forestier

Virtual event host, Emcee, presenter and moderator

Leslie Redwood

Chief Executive, Citizens Advice BANES - Citizens Advice BANES new strategy and The Compassionate Community Hub

David Kelly

Exploring the interplay between global digital & tech trends, COVID and the impact on local businesses

Steven Greenwood

Managing Partner of Stone King: Sharing the big picture for the legal sector now & what might the next normal look like?

Martin Pople

Manager, Bristol & Bath Cultural Destinations Project - Singing In The Dark Times

Jean Boyle

Employment Law Specialist

Kathryn Davis

Hospitality, events and tourism expert, Kathryn will share latest in this sector and what to expect in the coming months

Pip Galland

Mental health is a hugely important are and Bath Mind Chair Pip Galland will share insights how we can help one another

Luke John Emmett

Founder - Theatre Bath, Event Producer, Lighting Designer and Technician

Polly Rathbone Ward

HR Consultant and Owner of Rathbone HR Solutions

Penny Hay

Bath Spa University, Research Fellow, Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries

Tony Pidgeon

Stone King, head of the Dispute Resolution team: Legal perspective on the pandemic’s impact on litigation.

Elle Chappell

Director of Talent, Circle Consulting: Management Consultancy specialising in finding & developing leaders & managers

Allison Herbert

Bath BID CEO sheds light on core issues for retail and central Bath businesses

Franco de la Croix-Vaubois

Event & Virtual Event Consultant

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Bath BID 3 2021 – 2026

Have a 121 conversation with the Bath BID team, find out more about the BID services and help us shape the next 5 year plan

Luke John Emmett Arts Management

For all your event and theatre production needs whether online or in the real world

Arabella Tresilian Mediation

Independent Mediator - commercial and employee disputes resolved fast

The Brave Zone

Market Your Services with Ease and Confidence

Visit Bath

Bath's Official Tourism Site

Bath Concierge Service

Taylor-made experiences for clients visiting Bath and the South West UK, on vacation, for business or relocating to the region

New Silk Route Digital Ltd

Your local China expert

Event Organisers Network

Expert event consultancy and virtual events

Bath Mind

Bath Mind, local and independent mental health charity providing bespoke and accredited mental health training and wellbeing initiatives for your organisation.

Maplebrook Wills

Write your family's future today

The Business Exchange

Connecting businesses in print, online, through networking and events

WestSpring IT

Truely unlimited managed IT support, one fixed monthly fee.

Stone King LLP

Specialist legal advice delivered in a positive and personable manner.

Speak Up Event Hosting & Communications Training

Welcome to the Speak Up Event Host Booth! If your event is going virtual, the attendee experience is even more important than ever. If the audience isn’t enjoying the event they’ll literally just switch off, so you will need a great event host to help you keep them engaged, entertained and switched on!

Cowork Inc

We provide great places in Bath to work and meet

GO Get Organised

Not enough hours in your day? GO Get Organised the affordable way!

Datasharp Integrated Communications

Business Communications. Delivered Better.

Compass Video

Compass Video are digital content creators and we believe the best way to reach out and connect with your audience is to tell your business story. We’ll take the time to understand you, your competition, and most importantly your audience. We aim to offer more to our clients, we are not just another video production agency.

The Natural Theatre Company

Probably the first Performing Arts Organisation who went back to work post Lockdown!

Dotty Ink Ltd

Using our advice and products we have proudly saved so many businesses a fortune. We save 60% against RRP on cartridges and toners. Delivering nationwide straight to your home, office or business.

citrus HR

A refreshingly simple and affordable HR software and service local to you in Bath.

GreenLifeOrganics

Helping people to live a life of freedom, passion & purpose

Storm Consultancy

Your Digital Technology Agency

BathFitFam

No Politics. Just Fitness & Community

Mutu Accountancy

Accountancy services with a difference

The Hub

Beautiful spaces to share work in and enjoy! Inspiring and stylish spaces!

Cool Ventures Ltd

The B&NES Business Support Programme, helping small businesses in Bath to start, grow and thrive.

Caroline Curran Design

Graphic Design that works for you

Bath College

Bath College wants to support you.

insight6

Retain and attract customers by listening to your customers voice with insight6

Trim Street Business Centre

Serviced Office Suites & Meeting Rooms in the Heart of Bath

Tropic Skincare with Margo

Driving positive change in Skincare and more..

Continuity West Ltd

Saving organisations from local and global disasters

Honey Legal

If something could stop your children inheriting from you, would you want to know about it? If its a YES, please get in touch today. You have nothing to lose, but they might.

Laurence Lowne – Authorised UW Partner

We’re the UK’s only genuine multi-service provider and a quick presentation will show you how much you could save?

Business Focus Networking

Business Focused Networking is run by its members for its members

Commercial Cleaning Somerset

Keeping businesses in Bath CLEAN