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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

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The Japan Centre North West is part of the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures at The University of Manchester. We offer a range of learning opportunities to promote business, academic and cultural relationships between Japan and the North West.

Doing Business with the Japanese
Full day or half-day briefings for business and cultural awareness
  • 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

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.