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Growing Gloucestershire Conference 2013

PUBLISHED: 18:01 30 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:01 30 April 2013

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE


Wednesday, June 12, 8.15am-4pm at Park Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, GL50 2RH

This year’s Growing Gloucestershire Conference has been arranged around the three ‘M’s – all of which are vital in helping businesses to flourish:

- Money

- Marketing

- Management and Motivation

The one-day event is a ‘must’ for all businesses – whether small, medium or large – from all sectors of industry.

• Learn from Business Leaders – both local and global

• Meet experts from the leading Professional Bodies

• Update your knowledge on current practices and discover new ways of growing your business

• Network: meet and share ideas with other business owners and managers

Three professional membership institutes are jointly sponsoring the Growing Gloucestershire Conference 2013 - the Chartered Management Institute, The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, with the participation of our hosts the University of Gloucestershire.

There are also two commercial sponsors Davies and Partners Solicitors and Randall & Payne LLP.

We are delighted to welcome Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE, and Andy Hunt as our two keynote speakers:

Dame Fiona Reynolds was formerly Director-General of the National Trust, now Master of Emmanuel College Cambridge and Senior Independent Director of the Executive Board of the BBC.

Andy Hunt was formerly the CEO of the British Olympic Association and Chef de Mission of Team GB for the London 2012 Olympic Games who oversaw Britain’s most successful Olympics in more than a century with 65 medals, including 29 gold.

Simon Moore, the International Director of the CBI will deliver our opening address and Stephen Marston, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gloucestershire, our closing address.

With an exciting programme of seminars offering a choice between the themes of Money, Marketing and Management & Motivation, this promises to be a stimulating day with much to learn and people to meet.

Tickets are priced at £21 (including VAT) and full details of the event are available on the website:

Growing Gloucestershire 2013 is organised by the Gloucestershire Professionals a volunteer group where members of Professional Institutes in Gloucestershire come together to share business knowledge and news of events and promote awareness of activity to the wider business community in the county.

If you would like more information, please email or call 01242 252829.


Quotes from the organisers:

“As both a local business owner and a representative of the Chartered Institute of Marketing I think the conference is a great opportunity for business people to take a day out to refresh the mind with new ideas and meet new people. We have a great mix of exciting keynote speakers and practical seminars as well as networking opportunities – what more could one want for such a reasonable ticket price!”

Fiona Spencer, Chartered Institute of Marketing


“Once again, the University of Gloucestershire is delighted to be hosting this year’s Growing Gloucestershire conference. We are committed to promoting economic growth for the county and regard the conference as a great opportunity to bring together a wide variety of people and organisations who are engaged with the local business community.”

Sara Reader, Business Development Unit, University of Gloucestershire

“This conference gives the opportunity to hear ideas and best practice from top professionals and to network in a relaxed atmosphere”

John Down, Chartered Management Institute


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