Here are the speakers confirmed for the Finance & Growth Theatre at Prolific North Live

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by David Prior

Today we are unveiling details of the speakers and topics in the Finance & Growth Theatre at Prolific North Live, which is now just a week away.

The two-day expo, which is set to be the largest marketing expo outside London in 2018, returns for a third year on February 28th and March 1st.

It will again be hosted at Event City in Trafford Park, Manchester.

A full list of speakers can be found here, while all the 2018 exhibitors so far are here.

Any companies and organisations wishing to exhibit at the event - which will explore the latest developments in the marketing, digital, creative and comms sectors - should contact Jill Taylor on jill@prolificnorth.co.uk.

Sponsored by Business Growth Hub & Bulletproof, the Finance & Growth Theatre will feature a compelling range of high quality speakers offering wisdom and insights into growing your business. 

Finance & Growth Theatre 

Sponsored by Business Growth Hub & Bulletproof

Day One

Steve Kuncewicz, Partner, BLM, and Heather Anson, Managing Director, Anson Evaluate Ltd

Growth in a Post-GDPR World

Panel – Jonathan McNamara, CEO & Founder, Retrofuzz & Julia Mitchell, Managing Director, Toast PR

Growing Pains – Adventures of Running an Agency

Panel - Matt Johnson, Managing Director, Form & Max Perry, Senior Manager, The Camlee Group

Getting Ready for Sale and Investment
Simon Wharton

Simon Wharton, Director Business Strategy, PushOn & Matt Hackett, Independent Recruiter, Canny Recruitment

DEBATE: Recruitment in the Creative and Digital Industry – Is It Broken?

Adam Carolan, Managing Director, Xentum

The Personal Journey of the Successful Enterpreneur

Finance & Growth Theatre - Day Two

Richard Wood, Managing Director, Six & Flow & Joe Gosling, Director, Bearded Fellows

DEBATE: Pitching and Sales – What Works Best?

Mark Gibbons, Senior Loan Manager, Business Finance Solutions

The alternative finance that is available through the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

Bruce Thomas, Founder, Modern English

Power of Niche

Panel – Gavin Sherratt, Managing Director, Mashbo & Jason Byrne, Head of Digital, Urban Splash

What Big Clients Want (From Agencies)

Sandy Lindsay MBE, Founder & Chair, Tangerine

Passing the Baton

Panel – Hems De Winter, AskHems

The Value of a Mentor

A full list of speakers can be found here, while all the 2018 exhibitors so far are here.

Any companies and organisations wishing to exhibit at the event - which will explore the latest developments in the marketing, digital, creative and comms sectors - should contact Jill Taylor on jill@prolificnorth.co.uk.

Prolific North Live provides delegates with real-time experience and learning in:

  • Marketing Technologies
  • Immersive Technologies – AR/VR/MR
  • Digital innovation
  • Branding
  • Experiential
  • Content and engagement
  • Communications and PR
  • Printing innovation
  • Broadcast and visual content
  • Advertising and media