Guest Speakers announced for TheBusinessDesk.com Annual Dinner and Business Masters

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Some of the region’s top business leaders will be sharing their insights at TheBusinessDesk.com’s Annual Dinner and Business Maters event next month.

We have three brilliant speakers who will share what’s next for the region and how the North West has overcome some of it’s biggest challenges over the past 18 months.

The guest speakers are:

Lou Cordwell

  • Lou Cordwell MBE, Chair of Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership and chief creative officer at Magnetic North and Fluxx Studios.Lou is also a founding investor in AllBright and a passionate campaigner for gender equality in business and the tech industry.Lou was awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours for services to the creative and digital economy.

 

Sacha Lord

  • Sacha Lord, Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, and co-founder of The Warehouse Project and Parklife.During the pandemic, he has fought to reopen the UK’s nightlife industry and hospitality sector which was hit hardest by Covid-19. Sacha has also overseen the successful return of Manchester’s Parklife Festival and Warehouse Project over consecutive weekends, and has frequently called for better payment terms for hospitality staff.

 

Sam Piccione, OVGI

  • Sam Piccione, the international president of Oak View Group, the global development and investment company behind Manchester newest £350m arena, Co-op Live. Prior to OVG, Sam was the Chief Commercial Officer at the ABB Formula E Championship from 2015 to 2018 and held numerous roles at AEG before that.Sam will be sharing more details about Co-op Live, its plans for Manchester, how it aims to be at the forefront of Manchester’s zero carbon agenda, and what visitors can expect.

Shelina Begum, TheBusinessDesk.com editor said: “Our annual black-tie dinner and Business Masters Awards is back and expected to attract more than 300 delegates.

“The prestigious evening will not only celebrate the achievements of companies across the North West but is also a chance to network with some of the region’s top business leaders.

“We’re excited to announce that Lou Cordwell, Sacha Lord and Sam Piccione will be joining us on the night and will share their insights and thoughts about the region, its economy and what to expect as we move forward into 2022.

“I’m very much looking forward to hearing from them on the night.”

The event will take place on 3 November at The Midland, Manchester.

You can book your tickets to the event HERE.

The 2021 shortlist for the North West Business Masters include;

Start-up

  • Bexley Beaumont Limited
  • Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing

Disruptor

  •  IN4 Group
  • inTEC GROUP
  • Voly Ltd

Sustainability

  • Healthy Investment
  • One+All (formerly Rowlinson Knitwear)
  • The Vita Group
  • Thomas Kneale & Co Ltd

International Trade

  • Applied Nutrition Limited
  • Benoit Properties International Limited
  • DA Languages
  • Voly Ltd
  • YourZooki

Investment

  • Beech Holdings
  • BioGrad Group
  • Slalom

Community Impact

  • 247 Group
  • Agent Marketing Ltd and Agent Academy CIC
  • Bruntwood SciTech & Sodexo Partnership
  •  IN4 Group
  • The Forshaw Group

Professional Services

  • Hall Brown Family Law
  • Interpath Advisory
  • OakNorth Bank
  • Omni Resource Management Solutions Limited
  • Slalom

Property Business

  • Beech Holdings
  • Benoit Properties International Limited
  • Workspace Design and Build
  • You Are Home

Family Business – Sponsored by Hall Brown

  • Alison Handling Limited
  • Fanatic

Small Business (up to 50 employees)

  • Agent Marketing Ltd and Agent Academy CIC
  • Hall Brown Family Law
  • Thomas Kneale & Co Ltd
  • Workspace Design and Build
  • YourZooki

Medium Business (51 to 250 employees)

  • Applied Nutrition Limited
  • DA Languages
  • Invade Technology
  • inTEC GROUP
  • One+All (formerly Rowlinson Knitwear)

Large Business (251+ employees)

  • 247 Group
  • BioGrad Group
  • Kinaxia Logistics & Warehousing
  • Transform Hospital Group

Fast Growth Business

  • DA Languages
  • Invade Technology
  • Fanatic
  • inTEC GROUP
  • YourZooki

Ambassador of the Year

To be announced on the evening

There is still time left to book your tickets for TheBusinessDesk.com Annual Dinner HERE.

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