ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London E16 1XL, UK

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Event Date Wed Nov 24 GMT - Thu Nov 25 GMT (about 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Nov 24 3:00am - Thu Nov 25 12:00pm
Location ExCeL
Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London E16 1XL, UK
Region EMEA

Helping small businesses grow and develop, the 43rd edition of the show will reveal the secrets of business adaptation,
innovation and survival as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. With over 500 exhibitors, 200 seminars from business experts and unmissable masterclasses, the show is set to be the biggest edition yet!


2021 Speakers


Touker Suleyman
Chairman and Dragon on Dragons Den, Hawes & Curtis/Ghost London/Low Profile Holdings

Montana Rose Brown
Founder of Swim Society, Swim Society

Linda Plant
Linda Plant Academy

Douglas Lamont
CEO, Innocent

Joe Foster
Founder of Reebok, Reebok Founder Joe Foster & One Golden Nugget

Mirela Sula
CEO & Founder of Global Woman Magazine & Global Woman Business School, Global Woman Ltd

Lucinda Charles-Jones
Chief People & CR Officer, AXA UK & Ireland, AXA UK Plc

Anthony Fitzpatrick
Colleague Experience and Employment Policy Lead, Aviva

Andy Wilson
Director, Media, Dropbox

Paul Scully
Minister for Small Business, Consumers & Labour Markets and Minister for London, Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy

Fiona Howarth
CEO, Octopus Electric Vehicles

Claudine Reid MBE
Director , PJ's Community Service

Deborah Collier
President, Digital Skills Authority

Warren Cass and Warren Knight
Founders of, Authors & Speakers, Hivemind

Kevin Byrne
Founder of Checkatrade, Checkatrade

Sophie Baron

Matt Swarbrick
Director of Partner Sales

Nicholas Chard
Intellectual property office (IPO)

Ian Dickson
Ian Dickson - International Speaker

Helen Bierton
Chief Banking Officer, Starling Bank

Alfie Best
Chairman of Wyldecrest Parks, Wyldecrest Parks

Des Pheby
Pheby Food Concepts Group

Lance Harris
National Sector Lead, New Futures Network, Ministry of Justice

Mark Clisby
Chief Marketing Officer, Yell

Vesa Jutila
CEO, Leadoo Marketing Technologies

Saasha Celestial-One
Co-Founder & COO, OLIO

Glen Foster
Sales Director, UK & EMEA, Xero

Alpesh Patel OBE
CEO, Entrepreneur, UK Government Dealmaker, Tech2Great


Abid Khan
Abid Inspires

Adam Kaczmarski
Creative Producer, Electric-Robin

Adel Sheikh
Pulse Global Services Limted

Al Tepper

Alex Read
Managing Director, Portman Asset Finance Limited

Alison Gill
HR Manager, Advo Group

Alka Patel
GP, Lifestyle Medicine Physician, Workplace Wellbeing Consultant, Lifestyle First


Andrew Canter
Global CEO, Branded Content Marketing Association

Andy Chamberlain
Director of Policy

Andy Hulbert

Angela De Souza
Women's Business Club

Anne Franke
Chief Executive, Chartered Management Institute

Anneve Hutchinson
Consultancy Creator and Corporate Escape Artist, The Marketing Matrix

Anthony Geller & Guy Sadeh
Managing Director & Protection Director, Prima Insurance

Arif Hussain

Becca Smith
Education Specialist - Customer Success , Xero

Bianca & Byron Miller-Cole & Cole
Self Made Book

Bradley Rosser
Founder, Better Stronger Faster

Bruno Vide
critec, creative agency

Cey Sesiguzel
Co-Founder and Owner , TwoFresh (SpacePro)

Chris Goodman
Director, Online Account Filing

Chris Starling
Managing Director, SME Certification Centre

Cindy Galvin
Director and Co-Founder, Catalyst Thinking

Claire Templeton
Media and Entertainment Underwriter, Beazley Group

Dave Plunkett
The Collaboration Junkie

David Black
Director & Fire Risk Assessor, DB Fire Safety Limited

Duncan Cawdell
Managing Partner, Bitesize Business Academy

Ed Brewer

Emma Hill
Senior Marketing Manager, Yell

Emma Richards
Business Engagement Manager, Intellectual Property Office

Emmanuel Olaojo

Evelina Dzimanaviciute

Faruk Kilickaya
Company Founder

Gaia Ferreira
Coach, Author, Speaker on Fulfilment and Heart-Centred Leadership - Creator of the Total Intelligence® Method, Gaia Ferreira International

Gareth Smyth
Hilton Smythe

George Harriman
Charnwood Entertainments

Gerard Duggan
Director, Utilitrack Limited

Gilsi Sigvaldason
CRO & Co-founder, CrankWheel

Glen Morgan

Haider Kamal
Co-Founder & Director, E Movement

Hakan Candaner
Networklife Group

Hazel Cole
Personal Coach for Business Owners, Headsail Business Coaching Ltd

James McNeil & Jordan Robson
Corporate Licensing Managers, PPL PRS Ltd

Jason Moss
Apprenticeship Development Director, Kaplan Financial Ltd

Jay Vitale
CEO and Founder, Air For Life

Jess Deadman
Education Specialist - Customer Success , Xero

Jessen James
Business Mentor, Progressive Success

Jill Pringle
Brand Symphony Marketing

Joanna Scott
Managing Director, BOOST&co

John Attridge

John Gower
Founder, Omni Local Business Networking

John Opsblum
Chief Commercial Officer, Illuminet Solutions

Jon Bulloch
Aston Currency Management

Julia Stock
Be Astute Ltd

Julian Chambers
Head of Franchise, UK and Ireland

Julie Taylor
Milano - Low Cost Hairdressers

Julie Wilkinson
Wilkinson Accounting Solutions Ltd

Karen James
MindFit BodyFit

Karsten Alva-Jorgensen
Inner Power Advantage Ltd

Katrina Douglas
Founder and Launch Strategist, The Launch Strategist®

Kenneth Pote
The VA Team

Kevin Uphill

Kieran Delaney
Client Services DIrector, Langley James

Kieran Hayes
Superluminal Software

Kizzie Nicholson
Social Media Marketing Specialist, Social Fireworks Ltd

Kostas Kapelas Msc
Total Health Now Ltd

Kuumba Nia
Life Transformation Specialist, Kuumba Nia

Lauren Stewart
Invigorate Platform

Lindi Smit
Director, Your Admin Hub

Lisa Dickson

Louise Rayner
CEO, NumberMill Accountancy

Malcolm Sackman
Managing Director, Ten Accountants

Malcolm Watkins
Owner, Falcon Commerical

Manley Hopkinson
Inspirational Keynote Speaker, The Compassionate Leadership Academy.

Marina Roberts
Confidence Coach, Marina Roberts, Confidence Coach.

Mark Catchlove
Director, Herman Miller Ltd

Mark Cotgrove
Co-Founder / CEO, Visible Pathway Ltd

Mark Fitzgerald–Cooke

Matthew Baker

Matthew Jones

Matthew Ville
Founder and CTO, Hiyield

Michael Gratton
Commercial Director, World Options Ltd

Michael Wilkinson
Juno co-Founder, Juno

Michael Wylie-Harris
Head of Branding & Content , Bulbshare

Molly Kelly
The Institute of Aesthetics

Naomi Johnson
The Expert Economy

Natalie Ellis
Rebox HR Ltd

Neil Debenham
CEO of Fintrex, Fintrex

Nick Booth

Nick Fenmor Collins

Nigel Mayne
Director, International Franchise Development, Tutor Doctor

Nita Clarke
Co-Founder, Engage for SuccessPatrick Burge

Patrick Herrlinger
Head of Partnership Development, Cashplus Bank

Paul Bulloch
CEO, Concept Vehicle Leasing

Paul Dodgshon
Sales Director and Regional Partner, Business Partnership

Paul Mitchell
Group CEO, Accentia Franchise Consultants

Penny Sophocleous
MD, Corporate Alchemy Limited

Peter Wilson
Managing Director, Anderson Shaw Corporate Finance Limited

Phil McDaniel
ESS Covid Hygiene

Philip Le Feuvre

Primrose Roberts
Blue Diamond Wellbeing

Professor Robert Holdway

Rafal Gemza
Digital Ethos

Rebecca Kilkelly
Head of International Sales Development, Personio

Richard Kirby
My Home-Office

Robert Carpenter

Robert Holdway
Professor, Brunel University London

Robert Stell
Director, Bradbury Stell

Robin Hills

Sadie Restorick MSc
COO, Wellity

Sally Marshall
Steer Your Business

Sanjay Raphael

Sara Rego
Senior Director, 123 Reg

Simon Brown
Project Manager

Simon Bulteel
Founder, Cooden Tax Consulting

Simon Scott-Nelson

Sjorland Gibson
Partner, The Personal Development School

Sjors Kuijs
Vice President International Business, Strategy Compass

Steffan Barreau
Chief Executive, Secure Communications

Stephen Holloway
Global Franchise Development Director, IWG Plc

Stephen Rademan
Life Group

Steve Beckett
Owner and Founder, Logic Document

Steve Harris
Co-Founder, Podia

Sujan Shah
CEO, Rocaba Packaging

Tamsin Dawe
Commercial Director, Razor Global Solutions Ltd

Thais Gibson
Founder, The Personal Development School

Tiba Al-Khalidy
Surrey Accountancy Limited

Vinayak Nirvani
CEO, ShoreHQ

Vishaal Dovedi
Premier Property Education

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Online Account Filling
• Yell
• Xero
• Reach Plc

• Hermes
• Air For Life

• Abstract PR
• All Things Business
• All Together Company
• Aspiring to Include
• Association of Employment and Learning Providers

• British Independent Retailers Association - BIRA
• Business & Industry Today
• Business Buzz
• Business Chief Europe
• Business Digest Magazine
• Business Junction
• Business Link Magazine
• Business Woman
• Businesses For Sale
• Careers with Disabilities
• Cargo Connections
• CEO Today
• CIO Applications Europe
• Co-Innovate
• Collaboration Junkie
• Creative Industry Association
• Creative Industry News
• Croft Communications
• Developing a Student
• Device Management Forum
• DigiFreight
• E-Commerce Nation
• Embracing Future Potential
• Employing an Apprentice
• Engage for Success
• EnterpriseTechSuccess
• Fabulous Networking
• Family Office Magazine
• FE News
• Forum of Private Business
• Franchise UK
• Freightbook
• Global Woman Limited
• Innovation Nights
• Innovation Women
• Institute of Sales Professionals
• Investor Connected
• Investors In People
• IOT Insights
• Jobs & Careers Magazine
• London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
• Marshall Centre
• Media 7
• Mediaplanet - Future of Work campaign
• Mindful Employer
• Modern Woman
• New Business
• Omni Local Business Networking
• Project Cargo Network
• Quality Franchise Association
• Refreshing a Career
• Remote Revolution
• Remote TribeLife
• Rooms2U
• Self Made
• Social Media Portal (SMP)
• Startups Magazine
• Startups of London
• Steer Your Business
• TepFu
• Text Local
• The Athena Network
• The Beverage Standards Association
• The CDP Institute
• The Expert Economy
• The Homeworker
• The Institute of Administrative Management
• The Institution of Analysts and Programmers
• The Journal Magazine
• The London Business Journal
• The Voice
• ThinkRemote
• UK Investor Magazine
• UK Small Business Directory
• Universal Freight Organisation
• Wellity Global
• What Franchise Magazine
• Women In Business Expo
• Women in Trade
• Women's Business Club
• Young Entrepreneurs of England
• Your Business Magazine