Scaling Up: Why, the Options and How?
Hear from a panel with a range of experiences, from seasoned business veterans to business leaders in the middle of scaling-up themselves, describing the challenges they have faced. Roll up your sleeves in a series of workshops and debate common challenges and their solutions. Explore how to navigate your own path to growth in an open plenary session with other delegates.
|DATE||23rd September 2017|
|TIME||13:30 - 17:30|
|VENUE||The Bradfield Centre, 184 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GF (map)|
|13:30||Registration||Registration, coffee and networking|
|14:00||Introduction||Welcome and practicalities. Introduce the importance of scaling, the motivations behinds it, and outline the objectives, structure and approach of the day.||Sam Dods|
|14:20||The voice of experience||Discussion: the motivations and challenges of scaling.||Charles Cotton, and 3 others from scaling companies in different sectors|
|15:10||Break||Drinks and networking|
|15:30||Workshop:||Introduction to the workshops including the rules of engagement and a brief introduction from each workshop host.||Clare Joghee|
|2.||Organisational and leadership development||Clare Joghee|
|3.||Increasing customer sales at home and abroad||TBC|
|4.||Access the right finance||George Neville-Jones|
|16:30||Plenary||Open discussion - learning and next steps|
|17:30||Close - networking, drinks and tour of the Bradfield Centre