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Leading agency speakers revealed for Prolific North’s new From Growth to Gold event

Industry leaders including Drummond Central’s Dan Appleby and Journey Further’s Robin Skidmore are set to speak at Prolific North’s brand new event – From Growth to Gold.

Hosted alongside headline partner KPMG and session sponsor Sedulo in Manchester on 29 February, From Growth to Gold: Scaling and selling your agency is an essential event for ambitious agency founders and leaders looking to scale their agencies.

Are you an owner-director of an ambitious agency and currently reviewing commercial models, considering employee ownership, an acquisition, or perhaps in need of a bit of inspiration on your journey to grow your agency? 

Then this afternoon event at KPMG’s Manchester office is for you, where you’ll be able to hear lively discussions, insightful talks, and have opportunities for collaboration and networking.

Our line-up of speakers includes Michael Gibson, CEO at Fuuse – a leader in electric vehicle charge point management software. With a wealth of experience as former managing director at digital agency Fat Media where he helped to grow and sell the company, he’ll be hosting a session on angel Investing and reimagining your agency’s commercial streams at the event.

Listen to insights from Dan Appleby, who has spent over 20 years working in creative marketing agencies. Now as managing director at Drummond Central, the agency works with ambitious brands including Greggs, bet365, Triumph Motorcycles, KitKat, Amazon Prime, and the NHS.

Need some inspiration for the year ahead and beyond? Robin Skidmore, founder and CEO at Journey Further, will be hosting a talk on planning ahead, managing risk and realising opportunity. An agency veteran, Skidmore previously founded Epiphany Search and is now soaring ahead with Journey Further which now has four locations across Leeds (HQ), London, Manchester and New York City.

You’ll also be able to hear from Richard Gregory, co-founder of AgencyNXD and advisor and NXD to multiple tech firms and agencies including Clicktech, Fluid Commerce and Ruler Analytics. Heralding from “Silicon Ramsbottom,” he is an ardent supporter of the digital and tech industry in the North of England.

Nicky Unsworth, a consultant who provides strategic consultancy services to clients predominantly in the comms industry, will also be speaking during a dedicated panel session with agency leaders. As co-owner and former CEO of independent creative agency BJL, she has worked with many leading brands including Ronseal, Halfords, British Airways, Silentnight, BASF, Pilkington Subaru, Beaverbrooks, BBC, and Marriott.

She currently focuses on supporting businesses through growth and transition, providing NED support, frequently fulfilling the role of board chair. 

With more sessions and speakers soon to be revealed, make sure you join us in Manchester on 29 February! Take a look at the full agenda and book your spot here before 13 January to take advantage of the early bird discount. Spaces are limited!

Headline partner KPMG and session sponsor Sedulo

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