The Enterprise Theatre, sponsored by GP Bullhound, featured some of the UK’s leading Tech businesses.
Take a look at this year’s programme below with details on each speaker and the synopsis of their talk.
|10:00 – 10:30||Technology Predictions 2019
Presented by Evgeny Yakovlev, Analyst, GP Bullhound
Technology’s transformative effect has touched every corner of today’s world. Its commercial, social and political impact has been unprecedented.
|10:40 – 11:25||Panel: “Scaling up in the North”
Chair: Tom Cheesewright
Is your business looking to achieve high levels of growth? This expert panel will discuss the opportunities, support available and pitfalls to watch out for as you look to scale your business and take on the world!
|11:35 – 12:05||Why IPO your business?
Presented by Michael Taylor, Senior Equity Capital Markets Adviser, Berenberg with panelists: Chris Bowman, Head of UK ECM & Corporate Broking, Berenberg and Bod Buckby, Head of Primary Markets North, London Stock Exchange
|12:10 – 12:40||The Power of Apprenticeships in Tech
Presented by Andy Wiles, Director, Pareto Law
Apprenticeships are now 95% government funded and geared to the commercial needs of businesses. Learn how technical and sales apprenticeships are a key lever for business growth.
|14:00 – 14:30||Series A to Private Equity
A CEO Perspective, presented by Martin Balaam, CEO, Pimberly
|14:40 – 15:10||Valuing your IP
Presented by Mike Williams, Partner, Marks & Clerk
|10:00 – 10:30||Titans of Tech – Europe’s billion-dollar companies
Presented by Hugh Campbell, Managing Partner, GP Bullhound
The UK is leading the way and the North is a significant contributor to European tech growth.
|10:40 – 11:15||The Journey of an Entrepreneur
Fireside chat Interview with Charles Sharland, Founder of Vistorm & Appsense, interviewed by tech journalist, Martin Bryant
|11:25 – 11:55||The Power of Three
Presented by Jon Evans, Executive Vice President, iPortalis
|12:05 – 12:35||Private Equity vs Public Markets – a CEO’s view
Presented by Michael Taylor, Senior Equity Capital Markets Adviser, Berenberg with panelist: Simon Cooper, CEO, On The Beach
|14:00 – 14:30||Celerity, Northern Tech Awards Fastest Growing Larger Company
Fireside Chat with Craig Aston, COO, Celerity, interviewed by Martin Bryant.
|14:40 – 15:10||How to Build a High Performance Sales Team
Presented by Bryn Thompson, Director, Pareto Law
Discover how to future-proof your sales growth by creating a high motivation culture and leveraging the power of professional development.