London, United Kingdom
24 January 2017
On 24 January 2017, the Travelers Institute, London & 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
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.
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
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
London Science Museum
London, SW7 2DD