Multi Award Winning Businessman To Appear in Ilkley

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12:02pm 17th July 2017
(Updated 8:44am 18th July 2017)

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CALLING ALL YORKSHIRE BUSINESS PEOPLE!

Multi award winning CEO of radio company UKRD, William Rogers, will be making an appearance at Thrive Yorkshire, a business networking and development event in Ilkley on 14th September 2017. Amongst other guests, the event aims to empower local businesses from small to large with new knowledge, new contacts and training. 

Featuring this year includes:

Keynote Speaker – William Rodgers – UKRD

UKRD Group have won ‘The Best Company’ to work for 4 years in a row – No 1 in The Times Top 100. William will share some of the things that have led the group to this success.

Joe Shrimpton – Extreme Lounging

My Story; a young Ilkley entrepreneur tells us his business story.

Ruth Whiteley 

Ruth will give a brief overview about her time on the Apprentice and then give some examples of creating opportunities for fantastic selling, improve conversion ratio, make more profit and enjoy unrivalled repeat and referral business.”

Gavin Patterson – Valeria Olive Oil & Truffle Co

Gavin tells us his business story as well as key learnings from his time on BBC’s ‘Second Chance Summer’ & how he feels he has now found his true passion.

Workshop 1 – Jonny Ross – How to win business with LinkedIn.

Workshop 2 – Craig Burton – Having the right attitude in business.

Workshop 3 –Heather Robinson – Social Media – Why you’re doing it wrong – top mistakes businesses make.

Workshop 4 – Jonny Ross – How to blog to the top of Google.

Workshop 5 – Heather Robinson – Social Media v Email Marketing – Which is Better.

Workshop 6 – Sarah Tulip – Empowering women to achieve.

There are still stands available at Thrive Yorkshire for those who would like to exhibit at the event, as well as visitor tickets which include lunch for just £25 each. Tom Harland talked to Liz Scott and heard from Williams Rogers on Stray FM's Business Hub.  

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