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· Stage
Welcome – Amy Hutchinson, BOSS CEO
Amy Hutchinson, CEO BOSS, will welcome all and familiarise attendees with how to use the Hopin platform.
Amy Hutchinson
2021-02-02T10:00:00Z 2021-02-02T10:05:00Z Europe/London Welcome+%E2%80%93+Amy+Hutchinson%2C+BOSS+CEO Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome LOTF Committee
Scott Castle, VOW Wholesale, LOTF Chair and Hannah Thomson, OT Group will outline the intentions of the day.
Scott Castle Hannah Thomson
2021-02-02T10:05:00Z 2021-02-02T10:15:00Z Europe/London Welcome+LOTF+Committee Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Mark Shayler, Founder, Ape - The Future hasn't been cancelled.
Mark will challenge thinking on how businesses should approach their strategy for 2021 using purposeful disruption after a year dominated by COVID-19.
Liz Hale mark shayler
2021-02-02T10:15:00Z 2021-02-02T11:15:00Z Europe/London Mark+Shayler%2C+Founder%2C+Ape+-+The+Future+hasn%27t+been+cancelled. Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Head to the networking icon and match with other attendees speed dating style
2021-02-02T11:15:00Z 2021-02-02T12:00:00Z Europe/London Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Ali Green, Head of HR, Open Creates - What will the Workplace look like in 2021?
A look at how as different generations return to the office in 2021 - how company culture will be affected.
Rachael Lewis Ali Green
2021-02-02T12:00:00Z 2021-02-02T12:40:00Z Europe/London Ali+Green%2C+Head+of+HR%2C+Open+Creates+-+What+will+the+Workplace+look+like+in+2021%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tom Dickinson, Sales Director, OSI - Toms Talk, My Mental Health Journey.
Tom is on a mission to help improve mental health awareness and ensure it is high on all businesses agendas in 2021.
Scott Castle Tom Dickinson
2021-02-02T13:25:00Z 2021-02-02T14:00:00Z Europe/London Tom+Dickinson%2C+Sales+Director%2C+OSI+-+Toms+Talk%2C+My+Mental+Health+Journey. Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The eCommerce Pretzel – to identify key eCommerce focus points for 2021 B2B sales in the OP Industry
Richard Sinclair, COO, EO Group will look to identify key eCommerce focus points for 2021 B2B sales in the OP Industry.
Richard Sinclair
2021-02-02T14:15:00Z 2021-02-02T15:15:00Z Europe/London +The+eCommerce+Pretzel+%E2%80%93+to+identify+key+eCommerce+focus+points+for+2021+B2B+sales+in+the+OP+Industry Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lead generation during a pandemic and into the future
Kelly will investigate how sales and marketing teams can adapt their strategy to continue to generate new business leads and appointments.
Kelly de Silva
2021-02-02T14:15:00Z 2021-02-02T15:15:00Z Europe/London Lead+generation+during+a+pandemic+and+into+the+future Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Presenting yourself virtually
Jack Milner, Comedian and Presentation Coach will be showing attendees how to best present themselves in a virtual environment.
Jack Milner
2021-02-02T14:15:00Z 2021-02-02T15:15:00Z Europe/London Presenting+yourself+virtually Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The pandemic – what challenges lie ahead for employee Mental Wellbeing
Mandy Baker, Chief Happiness Officer, Baker Labels will explore what challenges lie ahead for employee's mental wellbeing post COVID-19.
Mandy Baker
2021-02-02T14:15:00Z 2021-02-02T15:15:00Z Europe/London The+pandemic+%E2%80%93+what+challenges+lie+ahead+for+employee+Mental+Wellbeing Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Roundtable Conclusions and Questions
Hear the conclusions of each of the 4 roundtable discussions from their hosts and have the opportunity to ask questions.
Mandy Baker Simon Drakeford Richard Sinclair Jack Milner Kelly de Silva
2021-02-02T15:30:00Z 2021-02-02T16:20:00Z Europe/London Roundtable+Conclusions+and+Questions+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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What does 2021 hold for our sector?
Simon Drakeford, CEO EO Group, will chair a panel of future leaders speculating what 2021 holds for our industry.
Emily Jones stacey atkinson Kristian Danielson Andreas Kkais Simon Drakeford Victoria Ryan
2021-02-02T16:35:00Z 2021-02-02T17:30:00Z Europe/London What+does+2021+hold+for+our+sector%3F+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Networking at the Pub
A chance to informally catch up with other attendees in our three virtual pubs, bring a drink or a coffee and discuss what you learnt throughout the day.
Hannah Thomson Rachael Lewis Emily Jones Alex Stone Scott Castle Liz Hale
2021-02-02T17:30:00Z 2021-02-02T18:30:00Z Europe/London Networking+at+the+Pub Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Simon Drakeford

CEO EO Group / BOSS Chairman

Hannah Thomson

Implementation Project Manager, OT Group

Rachael Lewis

Head of Pricing and Margin Management, OT Group

mark shayler

Founder Ape

Victoria Ryan

UK Sales Manager, Logo Tape

Emily Jones

Head of Sales & Retail, Fellowes Brands

Ali Green

Head of HR, OPEN

Richard Sinclair

COO / CPO EO Group

Richard Smithers

Account Director, VOW Wholesale

Alex Stone

Senior Business Development Manager, Office Friendly

Amy Hutchinson


Scott Castle

Marketing Manager, VOW Wholesale

Jack Milner

Presentation Coach

Kelly de Silva

Group Marketing Director, OT Group

Mandy Baker

Chief Happiness Officer, Baker Labels

Andreas Kkais

Managing Director, Cosmos Solutions

Kristian Danielson

Key Account Manager, BIC UK

stacey atkinson

Business Development Manager, VOW Wholesale

Tom Dickinson

Sales Director, OSI

Liz Hale

Group Head of Product Data at EVO Group

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