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Power your business with Xero
Join us for a free, informative evening session with Xero experts – and leading members of your local business community – sharing insights and tips.
Learn all about the most powerful Xero products and features that can help you change how you run your business – you’ll wonder how you lived without them.
Be inspired by our guest speakers' success stories as they share the journey of how they started – and grew – their business in your region. Join in the discussion with our panellists as they share ideas and give insights into best practice and overcoming challenges in a changing business environment.
5.00 pm: Registration, arrival drinks and networking
5.30 pm: The power of the Xero platform
5.50 pm: Xero features to supercharge your business
6.10 pm: Be inspired by our guest speaker –
Hear the story of how they started and grew their business in your region
6.30 pm: Local business panel session
7.00 pm: Networking, drinks and nibbles
7.30 pm: Event concludes
Coming to a town near you
Guest speaker: Alex Ayin, Commercial Director at Media Chain
Local business panellists: Scott Shashua, founder, The Couture Club, Victoria Moffatt, founder, LexRex Communications, Steve Pearce, founder, TickX
Venue: Lancashire Cricket Ground*
*This venue was updated on 01 May from Manchester United FC.
Guest speaker: Dom Jackman, co-founder, Escape the City
Local business panellists: Matt Turner, founder, Creative Pod, Krisi Smith, co-founder, Bird and Blend, Tim Lyons, CEO, TrustedHousesitters
Venue: Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
Guest speaker: Paul Shepherd, founder, We Build Bots
Local business panellists: Laura Griffin and Kelli Aspland, co-founders, Solar Buddies, Charlotte Bates, founder, Good Carma Foods, Steve Dimmick, co-founder, doopoll
Venue: Hilton Cardiff
Guest speaker: Jacqui Ma, founder, Goodrdering
Local business panellists: Simon Alexander Ong, founder, Sarah Hesz, co-counder, Mush, David Abrahamovitch, founder, Grind
Venue: The Mermaid Theatre
Guest speaker: Alice Thompson, Co-founder, Social Bite
Local business panellists: Alice Thompson, co-founder, Social Bite, Julie Grieve, founder, Criton, Keith Ingram, founder, Assai, Lara Moloney, Business Development Consultant, Moloney & Co
Venue: The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
Guest speaker: Rosie Ginday, Founder, Miss Macaroon
Local business panellists: Nathaniel Hanna, founder, Stax & Melting Pot, Naeem Alvi, founder, Notepad, Kunal Dattani & Keval Dattani, co-founders, Mo Bro’s, Phil Neale, founder, Snoozle
Venue: The Belfry Hotel & Resort