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Events for Entrepreneurs by Brian Chernett

Brian Chernett

Brian Chernett

My theme this week in our blogs has been ‘entrepreneurship’ and with this in mind we have three conferences coming up which support our passion for leadership development, supporting the entrepreneur and championing the growth of the SME sector.

When? Wednesday 8th September 2010
Where? Old Billingsgate, London
What? Fresh Business Thinking LIVE!

Running a business is not easy in the best of times; you need to wear many hats and you have to keep on top of the latest information, techniques and ideas. Fresh Business Thinking LIVE! will feature over 30 experts covering topics such as; Finance, HR, Marketing, Sales & Leadership.  Think of it as an MBA in a day!  More >>

When? Thursday 16th September 2010
Where? Investec Private Bank, Gresham Street, London
What? The Academy for Chief Executives’ 2nd Thought Leaders Conference

We are inviting senior businesspeople, entrepreneurs, Directors and CEOs to join us at our second Thought Leaders Conference where internationally acclaimed speaker Kevin Kelly will be enabling us to gain an in-depth insight into the DNA of our internal and external customers. The aim is to provide a thorough guide on ‘how to survive in challenging times’ – participants can look forward to leaving with a good understanding of how to unleash the potential of employees, and dramatically improve sales figures.  Delegates will work together in groups of ten for coaching and mentoring, chaired by an experienced Academy facilitator, listen to the keynote speaker and network with successful fellow business leaders.  More >>

When? Tuesday 28th September 2010
Where? CBI Conference Centre, London
What? The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Buying and Selling Businesses – by Jo Haigh

A one day conference led by Jo Haigh – Yorkshire Business Woman of the Year 2005, IOD Business Advisor of the Year 2006 and leading author of “Buying and Selling a Business”.  The day will be a rare opportunity to learn trade secrets from leading experts about how to:

  • Sell your business for the best possible value
  • Buy a business; fund it, negotiate with private equity investors; structure the best deal; find the right finance and advisors
  • Protect your lifetime’s work from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

Alongside these presentations the event will also have an exclusive Business to Business exhibition.  More >>

If you’re passionate about growing your business, I’d love to connect with you at one of these events.  Or if you’d just like to find out more about how The Academy for Chief Executives is already helping over 400 leaders expand their business in difficult times, visit our home page at, or contact me direct at

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