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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

Bridgewater Hall, The

Bridgewater Hall, The
Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street
Manchester M2 3WS
United Kingdom
Phone: 0161 950 0000
Capacity: 1875

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester's international concert hall, provides a unique and alternative venue for a variety of corporate functions. The magnificent auditorium, the stylish foyers and the tall, spacious dimensions of the Barbirolli Room offer flexibility for events from 10 to 1875 delegates.

  • 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...

Five Minutes With

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.