10:30 AM

Networking Session

by 4Networking

4NetworkingJoin in this first free networking session of the day and connect with other delegates and exhibitors. Bring a pocket full of business cards and you'll get 60 seconds to tell everyone who you are, what you do and more importantly what you are looking for. Don't miss a golden opportunity to make new connections on the day.

10:30 AM

Managing Performance

by Kate Field

Wurkplace is hosting a  Seminar focusing on Managing Performance. The Seminar will be aimed at leaders such as Managers and Business Owners. There will be several scenarios and opportunities to share experiences and techniques on when to instigate disciplinary and grievance proceedings and best practices to do so.

11:30 AM

How to get more paying customers

by Karen Yates

In 2016, at the age of 52, we set out to make the impossible, possible! In this session I will share with you practical business lessons drawn from my 35 years in business and my year of Massive Action. I will share with you why positioning yourself as an expert within your niche market place, is crucial in order to: Spread your message wider and serve your audience more deeply; Build trust with your customers more quickly; Gain more credibility and exposure; Get more paying customers; Feel more confident & enjoy your work more; Charge a premium for your services. Take the journey from ‘Unknown to Expert’, and what makes the difference between people that build lasting success based on their ‘Expert status’ and those that do not. Are you ready to take the next step and Turn Your IDEAS INTO ACTION?

11:30 AM

Influence – How to raise your profile, manage your reputation and get noticed

by Warren Cass

Warren’s first book was released in 2017 with publisher Wiley/Capstone and immediately went to the top of the WHSmith charts. Warren draws from his research for his talks, sharing how each and every one of us can develop our communications skills and improve our personal impact. - Master the art of communication and build rapport - Raise your profile and manage your reputation - Develop strategic relationships & grow your network - Become the trusted go-to person in your field.

12:30 PM

Countdown to GDPR

by Catherine Watson

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Many businesses still are unsure of what they need to have in place by the 25th May 2018 and there is an awful lot of information and confusion out there currently so the aim is to cut through the noise and share with you information and resources our speaker Kate Watson has discovered on her own GDPR journey that you will find key to getting you where you need to be without losing sleep or money.

12:30 PM

Social Media on a small business budget

by Jack Allan

We all know social media is important for modern business. Never before have businesses of all sizes been able to truly market themselves in such a flexible way, whilst measuring the real time results of their efforts. The past few years have seen a shift in social media marketing, with Facebook leading the introduction of functions that allow businesses to be far more personal. The world’s biggest brands have adopted a more personable approach, yet the majority of small businesses still lag behind, neglecting personality for uncomfortable calls to action. We get it, the bottom line is that you need to see a return on the time and money you invest in social media, but adopting a modern and personal approach can be done both simply and affordably. In this session, we look into the algorithms that control the world’s leading social networks and get inside the mind of your target market. Action is the key! Let’s discover the simple and affordable steps you can take as a small business owner or marketing manager to make a real impact on Social Media and ultimately benefit your bottom line.

01:30 PM

How to get more business through LinkedIn

by Ian Preston

Ian Preston

LinkedIn is the most under-utilised marketing tool in the business world!  Listen to Ian to learn how to build your perfect profile, cultivate the right network of contacts, create & develop better opportunities, generate more leads, get a better return on your marketing and  avoid cold calling and get straight to your ideal decision maker within minutes. Come and listen to Ian’s introduction to LinkedIn and learn how to ‘USE’ LinkedIn as opposed to just being ‘ON’ it!

01:30 PM

Kick mediocrity in the nuts!

by Geoff Nicholson

Geoff NicholsonWould you like to increase your performance, get more done in less time, just imagine the massive benefits you and your business would gain. Geoff Nicholson is an internationally acclaimed coach, trainer and speaker specialising in Personal Resilience and Mindset, he works with entrepreneurs and holistic business owners from across the globe supporting them to maintain high levels of productivity and developing a winning mindset while getting the most out of life at the same time. During this eye opening presentation Geoff will share his insights and experiences for you to achieve your true potential. He will share effective strategies that can be quickly implemented and deliver results rapidly as well, resulting in an increase of performance, resilience and productivity within your business. Geoff has used these strategies with CEO, professional athletes, and many other individuals who demand high standards from themselves.