SPEAKERSINSPIRE Conference Awards - International Women's Day - 8th March 2018
The 2018 conference presents an impressive line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking speakers. The event runs from 1000 to 1700 at Weirbank in Bray. The doors will open at 0915 for coffee and registration.
With the theme “Ïnspire”, the aim is to present a diverse set of speakers and sessions that will inspire, enhance knowledge and even change your way of thinking. The room will be full of curious, excited women filled with optimism and energy. The event also presents opportunities to network and connect with delegates and speakers.
The day will be finished off with the Business Girl Awards from 1600 to 1700.
Honest MumVicki Psarias
Vicki Psarias – Honest Mum
Julianne PonanCreative Nature Superfoods
Julianne Ponan – Creative Nature Superfoods
Julianne has taken Creative Nature from strength to strength launching the brand into Sainsbury’s, Ocado, over 2000 Co-op Stores, Asda and TK Maxx. Creative Nature is at the forefront of ‘superfood’ and ‘free from’ innovation, launching completely unique baking mixes that push the boundaries of healthy home-baking. In 2017 Julianne has secured national listings in Sainsburys for her Baking Mixes and The Co-operative for her healthy flapjack bars. Along with this Creative Nature has been confirmed to launch on a major European Airline for 2018.
She is also the youngest winner of the National Natwest Everywoman Artemis Award for Women Entrepreneurs. Julianne also won 3 awards in FSB Surrey Business awards for Young Person in Business, Real Life Entrepreneur and Overall Winner, she was Director of the Year at the Toast of Surrey Awards and Young Director of the year in the IOD Awards and was recently voted by the public as the Guardians Leader of the Year.
Julianne is also a mentor for Virgin Startup, keynote speaker and enjoys helping young entrepreneurs achieve their goals with particular focus in the food/retail industry.
Julianne has recently been on Dragons Den, slayed dragons but turned down investment. Along with this Julianne has been featured in the Huffington Post, The Guardian, The Independent, and also a guest judge on Britains Next Top Model.
Sarah SangsterSangster Media
Sarah Sangster – Sangster Digital
Sarah is a familiar face in the member’s group delivering many sessions on social and digital topics.
Sarah will be leading a highly interactive session where delegates will be taught and challenged to create a video of the day whilst at the conference! Delegates will be split into groups and will need to submit their video online with the conference hashtag by the afternoon break. A winner will be picked at the end of the day.
Delegates will be emailed prior to the event with instructions and details of the apps they need, ready for the challenge. This will be a highly fun and interesting challenge, whilst being given some expert teaching by Sarah.
Tabitha Beaven - Master of CeremonyLight Mind
Tabitha Beaven – Light Mind
Tabitha delivered a very successful ‘Life Hacks to Live Lighter’ session at INSPIRE Conference & Awards 2017. She brings her professional enthusiasm and energy back this year as our Master of Ceremony, although she’s chosen to reframe M.O.C. as the ‘Mindset Open Captain’.
Cass DavisPassive Income Mama
Cass Davis – The Passive Income Mama
Cass Davis is the founder of The Passive Income Mama and is a passive income strategist. She helps women to create automated income streams in their business so they can reach new income levels, without hustling for every penny.
At the conference, she will be sharing her own story of how her business has enabled her to stay home with her daughter for the last 4 years and how her business has evolved from taking only 1:1 clients to having the majority of income coming from automated sales channels. Cass will also be talking about how passive income can help you enjoy more time and freedom in your own business, plus tips on how you can easily set up your first passive income stream.
Cass will also be picking a couple of ladies from the audience, and using them as examples to demonstrate that everybody can find passive income streams in their business. Watch out, it might be you!
Donna RobertsonModern Muse
Donna Robertson – Modern Muse
The Modern Muse were chosen as our charity partner this year because their ethos and culture is in complete synergy with ours. They empower and inspire the younger generation of women coming into the workplace and setting up businesses. This is what the Business Girls community is all about. We are delighted to be able to partner with this exciting charity.
EXCITING PROJECT - EXCLUSIVE TO DELEGATES OF THE CONFERENCE ONLY
There will be a very exciting opportunity for all delegates to contribute to a very special project happening at the conference. The full details will be released next week. Let’s see if you can guess what might be happening?! Watch this space very closely!