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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

Hilton Birmingham Metropole

National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham B40 1PP
United Kingdom
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Hilton Birmingham Metropole has recently undergone a major £20 million refurbishment which includes 200 executive bedrooms, the introduction of the new executive lounge, plus 3 restaurants and a 24hour lounge bar, making the Hilton Birmingham Metropole one of the most up-to-date 4 star conference venues in the country.

  • 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...

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