Accelerate 2019, Twickenham Stadium, Thursday, 14. February 2019

Accelerate 2019: be at your business best
Attend this unique event hosted by O2 Business and Enterprise Nation to make 2019 your year of high performance, acceleration and resilience. 
Whether you're looking to reach new markets, take on new staff or want to get fit for acceleration in 2019, join us to meet the England Rugby Women's team and hear from experts on how your business can perform at the highest level in 2019.
The Red Roses are ranked second in the world and claimed the Triple Crown at last season’s Women’s Six Nations. Accelerate 2019 offers a great opportunity to meet some of these athletes and learn how to increase performance in all aspects of life.

Tickets are £20 with all proceeds going to NSPCC, the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.

What's in store on the day?
9.30am: Registration, tea and coffee
10am: Welcome from Zoe Hominick, O2 Business and Emma Jones, Enterprise Nation
10.10am: Long term solutions in a short term world
Sam Conniff Allende is co-founder of creative led youth network Livity, chair of Generation Change and now a best-selling author. He’ll be sharing insight from his book Be More Pirate which draws parallels between the strategy and innovation of legends like Henry Morgan with modern day rebels, like Elon Musk, Malala and Blockchain, and reveals how to apply their tactics to life and work today.
10.40am: The changing world of technology
Ant Morse, head of digital solutions for small businesses at O2, will share his thoughts on how the world of technology is constantly changing and how small businesses in the UK can leverage these advances. 
11.00am: Leveraging tech to run an efficient business and how it can aid innovation
Hosted by Emma Jones, a panel of experts and entrepreneurs will share their insights:

Ant Morse, head of digitial solutions SMB, O2
Garry Bernstein, co-chair, Pride in Business
Mark Cowan, founder, Happen
Mark Neild, founder, Agileering

11.30am: Coffee
12.00pm: Treat your people well and the business will take care of itself
Lyndsey Simpson is one of three CEOs at The Curve Group, a £35m turnover business that delivers HR services and solutions for large high street banks, through to small and ambitious firms. Lyndsey will talk about how to find the best people and motivate your team to achieve desired results.
12.30pm: Different routes for growth and the support that's out there

Krishma Vaghela, founder, Franchise Futures and Business Futures
Department of international Trade representative
Matthew Gambold, managing director, Chaddesley Sanford
Jane Sartin, executive director, Business Centre Association

1.00pm: Lunch 
Canapes and refreshments will be provided.
2.00pm: Growing a growth mindset and building resilience
A panel of three England Rugby Women's players will be interviewed by Emma Jones to understand how, as rugby players, they've built a growth mindset and built resilience to overcome challenges, follwed by a discussion on how this relates to business owners. 
3.00pm: Round table discussion
Two of the Red Roses will join each table for a discussion on what has been learnt during the day, and share ideas on what a growth mindset means for you and your business.
4.00pm: Drinks and networking

Please email if you have any dietary or mobility requirements.

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About Enterprise Nation

Enterprise Nation is the UK's most active small business network and we have helped thousands of people turn their good idea into a great business. Enterprise Nation membership gives you access to exclusive opportunities to grow your business and connects you with like-minded entrepreneurs and business experts who can help. Membership is just £10 a month and you can cancel at any time. 





Thursday, 14. February 2019, Twickenham Stadium, Accelerate 2019

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