Challenges and Triumphs of Business Start Up

By LBF2018 (other events)

Wednesday, October 31 2018 9:30 AM 12:00 PM BST

This event is for those aged 18 and under 35 years of age who want to start, or have recently started, their own business.  Delegates will hear first-hand from young business owners the challenges and triumphs of starting a business within Leicestershire and making the leap, as a young person, to becoming self-employed.  Speakers are drawn from a variety of industries and are at different stages of their business enterprise journey.  Delegates will also hear from The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity, about the financial and other support on offer from the charity and its partners.

Delegates will:

  •        Hear from business owners who, at a young age, have started their own businesses within Leicestershire

  •        Learn about the positives and the potential difficulties you should consider before starting your own business

  •        Get an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session

  •        Engage 1:1 with business mentors and advisers and hear their top tips for getting started

  •        Learn about the financial support The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity has to offer

  •        Have the opportunity to engage and network with like-minded individuals, helping to kick start / expand your business network

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity is a registered charity no.218061, supporting young people to establish themselves in their chosen career.  Loans are specifically for those aged 18 and under 35 years of age who wish to establish or expand their business in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.

Arrive at 9.30am for a 10am start.

Please note, there is limited street parking available on Bath Lane. The nearest car park is a 5 minute walk away and is based at the Holiday Inn on St Nicholas Circle

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Hannah Myatt, Owner of Sky Tribe Dance Studio

  • Lee Tomes, Owner of Orange Fox Studios Ltd

  • Shiraz Sidat, Operations Director and Owner of Speedel Ltd

  • Martin Hageman, Business Mentor and Owner of MDH Global

  • Gau Naik, Business Adviser, NBV Enterprise Solutions

  • Bryan Freeman, Executive Director at The Rowleys Partnership Ltd

  • David Howard, Chairman of The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity

Mailing Address

Leicester Business Festival CIC, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester. LE35BJ