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Entrepreneurs Panel

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

Hilton London Metropole

Address:
225 Edgware Road
London W2 1JU
United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7402 2400
Fax: 020 7262 2921
Capacity: 3000
Website URL:

The 4-star Hilton London Metropole is one of Europe's largest hotel and conference centres, with the space and flexibility to hold any size of meeting or event. Whether it's a board meeting for 25 people or a sales conference for 3,000 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 NonExecutiveDirectors.com, 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

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.