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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum
The Quays
Trafford Wharf Trafford Park
Manchester M17 2TZ
United Kingdom
Phone: 0161 836 4000

The Museum is housed in the only UK building created by this architectural genius Daniel Libeskind's who has recently won the commission to design the Ground Zero site in New York. This unique building provides a contemporary space for evening corporate hospitality and has been chosen for a broad range of corporate events to include very high profile product launches which have included the introduction of the new Baby Bentley to Bentley Motors' worldwide dealers and the re-branding of Umbro

  • 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.