The Diverse Business Summit!

10th November

9AM - 5PM

Etc venues, 155 Bishopsgate London

9:00 - 9:25am

Registration - Coffee and Networking.

9:30 - 9:55am

Host: Emmanuel Asuquo – TV Financial Adviser

Intro: Michelle Raymond

Welcome: ‘Black Entrepreneurs Network’ Khalia Ismain, Lloyds Banking Group

10:00 - 10:45am

Panel Discussion 1: Preparing Small Businesses for
Corporate Readiness moderated by Michelle Raymond

  • Jay Rohman- Lloyds Banking Group
  • Reshma Sheikh- MSDUK
  • Krystle Sands – Meta
  • Maria Harrison – Ernst and Young

10:45 - 11:00am

Networking interval and coffee

11:00 - 11:45am

Breakout and Masterclass Workshop session - 40min sessions

Masterclass 1: Moving from cash flow to consistency – governance, visibility, team, industry knowledge with Claudine Reid MBE (Broadgate 2- main room)

Masterclass 2: Dealing with procrastination with Sukhi Wahiwala (Broadgate 1)

Masterclass 3: Revamp your Go-To Market Strategy with Tech with Tosin Shobukola, Enterprise Architect, Technology Innovation & Strategy Leader (London Wall)

Masterclass 4: Strategic insights: How Corporates can work better with Diverse Suppliers with Dr Carlton Brown (Bishopsgate2)

12:00 - 12:45pm

Lunch and Networking with exhibitors

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Keynote Fireside chat: Tim Campbell MBE and Claudine Reid MBE

  • Personal story of winning contracts
  • How to prepare yourself to work with corporates
  • Things to look out for

1:45pm -2:15pm

Competition time using Kahoot

2:15 - 2:45pm

Ready Steady Pitch

3 winners from the competition deliver a 2min pitch

Judges: Rupinder Kaur, Maria Harrison (EY), Dawn Morton-Young

2:45 - 3:30pm

From Employees to Entrepreneurs: Selling to Corporates without Tendering moderated by Tosin Shobukola

  • Sukhi Wahiwala, Chairman Of the Wahiwala Group, Mentor and Speaker
  • Mirela Sula, the CEO and Founder of Global Woman Magazine and Global Woman Club
  • Rupinder Kaur, CEO, Asian Women Mean Business
  • Ashanti Bentil-Dhue, DEI practitioner, Coach & Keynote Speaker

3:30 - 3:40pm

The Corporate Acquisition Mastermind Programme with Michelle Raymond

3:45 - 4:00pm

Networking break and visit exhibitor stands

4:00 - 4:45pm

Roundtable discussions (40min) intimate conversations and Q&A

  • Lloyds  Bank  – Jay Rohman, Head of IT Sourcing (Broadgate 1)
  • Meta – Krystle Sands, Head of Procurement (London Wall)
  • JCDecaux – Thanh Catachanas, Head of Collaboration – (Bishopsgate 2)

The roundtables will allow each corporate partner to share their internal programmes and open for Q&A

4:45 - 5:00pm

Learnings and takeaways

Closing remarks and thank you’s – Michelle Raymond and Lloyds
Summit Ends

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