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On 24 January 2017, the Travelers InstituteLondon & Partners, Smallbusiness.co.uk and The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a complimentary symposium at the London Science Museum exploring tools for small business success. This event, part of the Travelers Institute® Small Business - Big Opportunity series, featured an interactive discussion with industry leaders on solutions to today's most pressing small business challenges.

The program explored:

  • Strategies for accessing capital in today's lending environment
  • Advantages of technology for sales and marketing and how to manage the risks
  • Business continuity planning as a competitive advantage

SCHEDULE

8:30 a.m.     Registration, Breakfast & Networking

9:30 a.m.     Welcome and Keynote
                       Keynote Address: Dr. Leah Totton,
Co-Owner, Dr. Leah Clinic

10:00 a.m.   Panel Discussion #1: "Ideas for Accessing Capital and Risk Management"
                       Moderator: Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice 
                  President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
                       Panelists:
                       Richard Harrison, Head of Risk Control, The Travelers Insurance Company
                       Conrad Ford, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Funding Options
                       Matt Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer, Crowdcube
                       Saurav Chopra, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Perkbox

11:00 a.m.   Break

11:15 a.m.   Panel Discussion #2: "Expanding Your Marketing Reach Locally and Globally"
                       Moderator: Peter Bishop,
Deputy Chief Executive, London Chamber of 
                 Commerce and Industry
                       Panelists:
                       Nicola Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, Cloud90
                       Guy Mucklow, President, PCA Predict
                       Geeta Sidhu-Robb, Chief Executive Officer, Nosh Detox

12:15 p.m.   Grab n' Go Lunch & Networking

Location:
London Science Museum
Exhibition Road
South Kensington
London, SW7 2DD

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