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SeminarTitle: Working for Good: Businesses that give backSpeaker: Angela De SouzaTime: 10.45am - 11.15amRoom: 1CLICK HERE NOW TO BOOK FREE TICKETS TO THIS EVENT    


Working for Good - Businesses that Give Back


A look at how giving back to your community can greatly benefit business too. Brand awareness, marketing and PR are significantly boosted when companies engage in supporting a charity and have a clear CSR policy. Get inspired to get giving and also learn some practical tips to create and share your CSR policy.


About the Speaker


Angela De Souza is on a mission to unlock the potential that exists within each and every business. She is an author, speaker, trainer and the founder of the national business support network, Women’s Business Club. A serial entrepreneur, her brain is always whizzing with great ideas often to the frustration of those closest to her. Angela’s biggest passion is her family and cats! Her LinkedIn title says that she is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, but what it doesn’t say is that she also loves to sing in the shower, play piano and try her hand at some Bob Ross painting.






SeminarTitle: Supercharge your Business - Build a World Class OperationSpeaker: Karen Dunne-SquireTime: 11.30am - 12.00pmRoom: 1CLICK HERE NOW TO BOOK FREE TICKETS TO THIS EVENT    


Supercharge your Business - Build a World Class Operation (Keynote)


In this engaging and interactive session, Karen shares with you her unique, award winning and paradigm-shifting system for building and growing a world class business – the Growth Framework. You will walk away with the critical principles you need to embed in your business to create a blueprint for change which will propel your business to world-class. Do not miss out on this Keynote if you want to achieve genuine business excellence.


About the Speaker


Karen Dunne-Squire – Speaker, Entrepreneur and Creator of the award winning Growth Framework, is one of the UKs leading experts in business performance.


Karen truly believes that every business with the right team of people and by implementing the transformational insights contained within her Growth Framework can master its potential and drive exceptional growth. Karen really comes to life in front of an audience, whether it’s a room of 10 sales people, running interactive workshops or speaking to 500 delegates at a national conference her engaging style and unique content make her impactful keynotes and seminars essential viewing for anyone serious about growing their business.










SeminarTitle: Emotional Intelligence - Your organisation's untapped human potentialSpeaker: Vicky HendersonTime: 12.15pm - 12.45pmRoom: 2CLICK HERE NOW TO BOOK FREE TICKETS TO THIS EVENT    


Emotional Intelligence – Your organisation’s untapped human potential.


In this talk Vicky will explore how our minds work, and what Emotional Intelligence is. She will explain how, by embracing and understanding Emotional Intelligence in our organisations we can enhance individual and team performance, increase engagement and motivation and create a resilient, loyal and high performing work force. Is your organisation leaving untapped human potential on the table? To find out, come and join Vicky for this talk.


About the Speaker:


Ascend founder, Vicky Henderson, is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Coach and a Time Line Therapy™ Master Practitioner. She trained with internationally renowned business coach and trainer Daniel Tolson of the Tolson Institute. Daniel has himself been mentored and trained by Drs. Tad and Arianna James and Brian Tracy, leaders in their field. Vicky is one of the first Tolson Institute trained coaches in the UK.


Having gravitated towards leadership roles in all her positions since graduating in 1997, Vicky has a strong sense of what makes a successful leader; how to build engaged, results driven teams and how getting recruitment right is vital to avoid costly mis-hires.


After a successful and varied career, spanning several continents; in corporate, hospitality, training and teaching and self-employment; Vicky embarked in a new direction in March 2017. A transformational experience as a client led her to re-train as a coach to enable others to experience the power of coaching and be the very best version of themselves possible to maximise both their professional and personal lives.


Vicky certified by the Coaching Division of the American Board on NLP (ABNLP) and by the Time Line Therapy™ Association, she is also registered with the Life Coach Directory, The International Institute of Complimentary Therapists (IICT) and is an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD). In 2019 Vicky is proud to be part of the ‘Career Ready’ Mentoring scheme and is supporting a local student as they prepare to enter the world beyond school and college.


When not coaching Vicky is a keen gardener and cook, loves skiing, travelling the world and mountain walking, preferably in France where she spent 10 years living in the French Alps, she is also fluent in French