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Entrepreneurs Panel

Richard O'Sullivan
Jennie Johnson
Debbie Pierce
Michael Oliver
David Pollock
Laura Tenison
Brian Hay
Jeremy Roberts
Tony Caldeira
Charlie Mullins
Steve Purdham
Julie Meyer

Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre

Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre
Chancellors Way Moseley Road
Manchester M14 6NN
United Kingdom
Phone: 0161 907 7414

Set in five acres of landscaped gardens, and yet only three miles from Manchester city centre, Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre exudes a country house ambience which creates a calm atmosphere guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on hotel and conference delegates.

Chancellors boasts all the amenities of any modern hotel and conference centre whilst maintaining a unique sense of history which makes it the ideal choice for conferences, accommodation, and banqueting.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.