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Schedule

· Networking
Networking
Randomised speed networking to connect with the business owners across Bristol and surrounding region
· Stage
Keynote 1: Recruitment, HR, Training and Education - Sponsored by UWE
Discussing the recruitment process and HR issues that apply now.
Daniel Edmund Dan Knox
· Stage
Welcoming Address
Welcome, Running order and quick 'walk around' the event
Franco -  Hopin Virtual Event Specialist
· Sessions
Expert Panel 1: Recruitment, HR, Training and Education - Sponsored by UWE
Discussing the recruitment process and HR issues that apply now
Dan Knox
· Stage
Keynote 2: The evolution of Tech & Digital in Bristol - an interview with Ben Shorrock - Sponsored by Storm Consultancy
Join David Kelly CEO of Storm Consultancy in conversation with Ben Shorrock
David Kelly
· Sessions
Expert Panel 2: Digital, Tech and Engineering - Sponsored by Storm Consultancy
Following the keynote, join this session for in-depth discussion, learn peer-to-peer, share knowledge and ask questions
David Kelly
· Expo
Expo Area - LIVE!
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.
· Stage
Keynote 3: Hospitality, Events & Tourism - Sponsored by Bristol Nights
An update on the latest announcements and practical steps to get this amazing industry back on its feet.
Kathryn Davis
· Sessions
Expert Panel 3: Hospitality, Events & Tourism Stream Discussion - Sponsored by Bristol Nights
Following the keynote, join this session for in-depth discussion, learn peer-to-peer, share knowledge and ask questions
Amy Bramhall Kathryn Davis
· Stage
Keynote 4: Health, Wellbeing & Environment - Supported by Stone King
Wellbeing, health in mind and body and our environment
Alison Allen
· Sessions
Expert Panel 4: Health, Wellbeing and Environment - Supported by Stone King
Discussing all matters of mental and physical health, and our environment
Alison Allen
· Expo
Expo Area - LIVE!
Visit the expo area to meet Bristol's business community
· Networking
Lunch and Networking
Speed Networking: Fast-paced randomised networking in 4-minute bursts
· Stage
Keynote 5: Small Businesses & Start-ups - Supported by Enterprise Nation Amazon Small Business Accelerator
Emma Jones MBE, founder and CEO of Enterprise Nation shares specific insights into the state of the Small Business Nation
· Sessions
Expert Panel 5: Small Businesses & Start-ups - Supported by Enterprise Nation Amazon Small Business Accelerator
· Stage
Workshop 1: Marketing with Bryony Thomas
Bryony Thomas
· Stage
Workshop 2: Mindset with John Winfield
Join the NatWest Business Builder team and take a deep dive into The Power of Mindset.
Josh Winfield
· Stage
Workshop 3: Sales with Jack Thompson
Jack Thompson
· Stage
Closing remarks, and day 1 round-up
Closing remarks, and day 1 round-up
Franco -  Hopin Virtual Event Specialist
· Stage
Welcoming Address
Welcome, Running order and quick 'walk around' the event
Blaire Palmer Franco -  Hopin Virtual Event Specialist
· Stage
Keynote 6: Arts, Media, Culture and Entertainment
An overview of the arts and the current situation around COVID-19
Tarek Virani
· Sessions
Expert Panel 6: Arts, Media, Culture and Entertainment
Tarek Virani
· Networking
Networking
Randomised speed networking to connect with the business owners across Bristol and surrounding region
· Stage
Keynote 7: Professional Services (Finance, Legal, Insurance Banking) - Sponsored by Bristol City Centre BID
Featuring Keith Rundle from Bristol City Centre BID
Keith Rundle
· Sessions
Expert Panel 7: Professional Services (Finance, Legal, Insurance Banking) - Sponsored by Bristol City Centre BID
Keith Rundle
· Stage
Keynote 8: Innovation & Entrepreneurship with Dimo Dimov
Unlocking the potential ahead
Dimo Dimov
· Expo
Expo Area - LIVE!
Visit the expo area to meet Bristol's business community
· Networking
Lunch and Networking
Speed Networking: Fast-paced randomised networking in 4-minute bursts
· Stage
Workshop 4: Admin and Ops with Kurina Knowles
Top tips for being efficient and knowing when and when not to outsource.
Kurina Knowles
· Sessions
Workshop 5: Night-time Economy - Business Modelling - Sponsored by The Brave Zone
Helping you think differently about yourself, your business, and your opportunities
Mel Rodrigues Cynthia Wihardja
· Stage
Workshop 6: Hopin Events Training with Franco & Peter Paduch Events Specialist at Hopin
The world of virtual events - from three perspectives - Technical; Event Expertise; Presenting and Engagement
Blaire Palmer Peter Paduch Franco -  Hopin Virtual Event Specialist
· Stage
Workshop 8: Continuity and Resilience with Josh Winfield
How do you manage risk, opportunities and behaviours within your businesses?
Josh Winfield
· Stage
Closing remarks, next event and bar opens
Closing remarks, next event and bar opens
Blaire Palmer Franco -  Hopin Virtual Event Specialist
· Networking
Optional Networking
End of the day networking

Speakers

Peter Paduch

Events Specialist at Hopin

Kurina Knowles

Admin and Ops

Dimo Dimov

Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Blaire Palmer

Event Emcee

Marti Burgess

Chair or Bristol @ Night

Daniel Edmund

Event EmCee

Tom Room

Triathlete & Founder of Relish Running - sporting events

Cynthia Wihardja

Founder of The Brave Zone & Head of Optimism

Alison Allen

Chair of Stone King, Partner & Head of Private Client Sector

Mel Rodrigues

Founder & Creative Director Gritty Pearl Productions

Peter Woodhouse

Stone King Partner, Head of Business & Employment Sector

Keith Rundle

Operations Director, Bristol City Centre BID

Josh Winfield

Business Builder Manager – NatWest Group

Dan Knox

University West of England

Tarek Virani

Associate Professor Creative Industries Faculty of Arts, UWE

David Kelly

CEO of Storm Consultancy

Amy Bramhall

Convention Bureau Manager | Meet Bristol

Franco - Hopin Virtual Event Specialist

Event Organiser

Kathryn Davis

Head of Tourism, Destination Bristol

Jack Thompson

The truth about B2B lead gen - and why the answer might be closer to home than you think

Bryony Thomas

Watertight Marketing: Is there a hole in your business Bucket?

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The Brave Zone

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Humphreys Law

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Humphreys & Co.

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