Brittelstand Symposium 2019 (Henley-on-Thames)

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Date of event: 18 September 2019
Start time: 08:30
End time: 17:00
Brittelstand Symposium 2019 (Henley-on-Thames)


We are delighted to inform you about the fourth annual Brittelstand Symposium and to invite you to register your interest to attend our biggest event of the calendar year, the Brittelstand Symposium, which is to be held on 18th September 2019 at Henley Business School’s Greenlands campus.

Co-hosted by Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business United, the Brittelstand Symposium is an invitation-only forum where business leaders of mid-sized companies learn about and discuss the pressing issues facing businesses today. The Symposium features an impressive line-up of high profile keynote and breakout session panel speakers.

Delegates can choose to attend four of the eight 40 minute breakout sessions across the day, with each one will covering topics including:

  • Developing leadership capabilities for business success
  • Driving digital transformation
  • Creating a culture of innovation to flourish
  • Embracing active business coaching to grow your business
  • Know how AI can grow your business
  • Building customer loyalty and maximising lifetime value
  • Investing in content marketing to grow your business
  • Rebalancing technical and soft skills for digital age

Confirmed Keynotes:

We have assembled over 30 senior executives to speak at the Symposium and are particularly thrilled to have already secured four high profile keynote speakers, Rain Newton-Smith (Chief Economist, CBI), Sean Taylor DL (CEO, Redwood Technologies), Scot Gardener (Chief Executive, Cisco UK and Ireland) and Alan Coad (MD, UK and Ireland Google Cloud).

Confirmed Chairs:

Chris Dodson OBE (Torftech), Prof Bernd Vogel (Director of the Henley Centre for Leadership), Mike Campbell (Partner, PwC), Kim Gelling (Head of Friends, Marketing Director, Ella’s Kitchen), Sharon Curry (Partner and Executive Leadership Coach, The Trusted Executive Foundation), Rob McCargow (Director of AI, PwC), Prof Moira Clark (Professor of Strategic Marketing and Director, The Henley Centre for Customer Management), Jurek Sikorski (Executive Director, Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship), Keith Harrington (Partner and South East Region Chair, PwC), Ben Neville (Head of Group Marketing, Prodrive), Sotiris Kroustis (Private Business Leader, Partner at PwC), and Sean Taylor DL (CEO, Redwood Technologies).

Confirmed Speakers:

Matt Franklin (CEO, Roc Technologies), William Bird MBE (CEO and Founder, Intelligent Health), Mike Revell (MD, Activereach), Jeremy Harford (MD, Mestec), David Taylor (MD, Prodrive Advanced Technologies), Rod Gammons (Co-Founder and MD, Rotolight), Tim Brownstone (CEO and Founder, KYMIRA), Anna Rasmussen (CEO and Founder, Open Blend), Ian Day (Co-author, Challenging Coaching book), Aboodi Shabi (Leadership Coach & Lecturer Henley Business School), Chris Sykes (CEO, Volume AI), Sara El-Hanfy (Innovation Technologist, Innovate UK), Andrew Yates (CEO & Founder, Artesian Solutions), Gemma Alvaraz (Global Lead AI Chatbot, Vodafone), Mike Dunn (Founder and CEO, Rokami), David Griffiths (CEO, Fiscal Technologies), Jim Malone (VP Sales, Opsview), Sharon Pursey (CEO, SafeToNet), and Andrew Try (MD, Comxo).


By attending, you will make business connections amongst your peers, explore opportunities of mutual interest, find out how others are embracing innovation, share insights and good practices, learn from the speakers, find out how your peers have accessed funds for growth and many other relevant benefits.

Early Bird: £225.00 per delegate (offer ends 31 July 2019)

Standard: £275.00 per delegate (1 August 2019 onwards)

Rising Star: 50% OFF - Do you know someone in your company who has displayed exceptional potential recently? Invite them along for half price.


If you would like any further information on this event please message Frazer George, Events Officer at

*Please note that requests to attend can only be made by company representatives (leaders or shareholders) attaining greater than £1m turnover of wealth creating businesses. Your request will be submitted to an approvals process before tickets to the event can be purchased.

We thank our headline sponsor, PwC, for their contributions and support for the Brittelstand Symposium 2019.


We also thank our key supporters who have played a vital role in promoting and advertising the Brittelstand Symposium 2019.



Getting There

Henley Business School, Greenlands Campus

Henley Business School,Greenlands,Henley-on-ThamesOxfordshire