Nottingham Forest chairman revealed as keynote speaker at East Midlands Business Masters

Tom Cartledge

The chairman of Nottingham Forest, Tom Cartledge, has been unveiled as the keynote speaker for this year’s East Midlands Business Masters, taking place on Thursday October 3 at the Crown Plaza in Nottingham.

Tom is also the CEO of Handley house, which incorporates Benoy, Holmes Wood, Uncommon Land and Pragma Consulting. He is the one of the most experienced entrepreneurs in the East Midlands and is sure to deliver a fascinating speech to our audience.

Sam Metcalf, editor at, said: “We’re truly honoured that Tom has agreed to come and be our keynote speaker at this year’s East Midlands Business Masters. Whether a Forest supporter or not, you’re certain to find him a compelling prospect before we reveal who our winners are on the evening.

The deadline for entries to this year’s Business Masters is Friday 12 July, with the awards evening taking place in front of an audience of 300 business leaders at the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham on the evening of Thursday 3 October.

To download a simple entry form, please click here.

The 2024 East Midlands Business Masters will bring together business leaders and executives from across the East Midlands, finalists alongside former winners, our key partners and of course many of our online audience to celebrate business triumphs and successes.

The evening will include key note speakers, a drinks reception, three-course dinner and the Business Masters awards ceremony. has been a leading voice in the regional business community for the last decade, sharing the must-know news first to our large audience of business owners, managers and advisers.

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