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Speaker line-up announced for Business Outlook 2018

May 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Portishead Chamber of Commerce is hosting its fifth annual Business Outlook show, on Thursday, May 17 at Somerset Hall, Portishead, from 9am-2pm. Business Outlook attracts businesses of all types from Portishead and the surrounding area, and business owners and managers will be inspired and informed at this year’s event with a great line up of speakers. Businesses will benefit from valuable expertise on how to help their businesses flourish and keep them safe, be inspired by success stories and informed of future plans for the region. The line-up starts with Jen Wagstaff from CreativeMinds Sales Training who has designed and delivered training across Europe for big name brands such as Total Jobs Group, Asics, and Wild & Wolf through Natural Training, and created sales strategies for hundreds of British businesses. She will show you how to increase your business sales with the right strategy, mindset and habits. Stephen Holton from the Regional Cyber Crime unit will talk about threats facing SME’s in the South West and advise how businesses can develop their cyber security. Darren Clark, local Entrepreneur and cofounder of the Spotless Group, will talk about his journey form supermarket trolley boy with
undiagnosed dyslexia to his current position running a group of six companies employing hundreds of people. Finally, visitors will hear from Bristol airport and how they plan to increase passengers from eight million to 20 million over the next 25 years and what this will mean to businesses in the region. As well as this motivating mix of speakers, there will be a variety of exhibitors and plenty of opportunities to network. Kim Bachelor, president of the Portishead Chamber of Commerce, said: “The event offers businesses a fantastic opportunity to mix with other like-minded business people and gain useful insights to a number of topics. “There is always a brilliant atmosphere and feedback from exhibitors and delegates continues to be positive. “Business Outlook is a great way of showcasing how Portishead is a hub for growing businesses and is becoming one of the most prosperous and exciting places to live and work in the region.” For more information and to register, visit https://events.eazybook.com/outlook2018. Early bird rates are available before Monday, April 30.


May 17, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Somerset Hall, Portishead