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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

Mecure London Gatwick Airport Hotel

Povey Cross Road
Horley RH6 0BE
United Kingdom
Phone: 01293 820169
Website URL:

The Accor Mercure London Gatwick is located in 5 minutes from the Terminals by shuttle or car and about 7 minutes from the M23. There is extensive on-site parking (when booked through Gatwick Reservations) at the Hotel and access to the Airport by the Hotel's 24-hour shuttle bus.

The Hotel also has a business centre and 15 meeting rooms with full equipment and services.

  • 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.

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