Wed Mar 23 GMT (in about 2 months)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Mar 22 8:00pm - Tue Mar 22 8:00pm
Sandy Park Way, Exeter EX2 7NN, UK
Insider has gathered together a panel of owner–managers from the heart of the South West for a special family business breakfast. Our panel will talk about the triumphs and tribulations of building a business and turning it into a market leading brand.
Devon and the South West is home to thousands of family-owned business and they form the bedrock of the region’s thriving economy. From food and drink to cutting edge technology and tourism SMEs in the South West have helped shape the region and employ thousands of people. Our panel will share their experiences and discuss how to build a brand into a market leader.
Topics for discussion:
• The issues that owner managers have to deal with over the lifetime of a business including recruitment and retention of staff, dealing with a crisis and succession planning.
• The secrets of running a successful company from spotting an opportunity to building a brand and preparing for growth.
• The benefits of keeping a business in private hands and what sets leading firms apart from the rest of the competition.
Founder and Chief Executive, Red Paddle Co
Managing Director, TCi
Founder and Chief Executive, Hattiers Rum
Managing Director, Westaway Sausages
Founder and Director, DeGould
Owner and Managing Director, Granny Gothards
• Brewin Dolphin
• Stephens Scown