Tue 6 March 2012, 18.00 - 20.45
The British Library
£20 members of Chartered Management Institute/ £30 non-members / students free
Hear shortlisted authors from the Innovation & Entrepreneurship category of the competition talk about the key ideas from their books and how they succeeded in setting up and running their business. The authors will also take part in a panel debate, which is your chance to ask questions. The event includes time for networking with the speakers and other guests.
To book your place please complete the form on the CMI website
Celia Gates - author of From Brainwave to Business: how to turn your brilliant idea into a successful start up. Celia is the founder of Doctor Cook Ltd., and distributes her award winning cookware range in over 15 countries. Celia was crowned the European Female Designer of the Year 2007.
Shaun Smith and Andy Milligan - authors of Bold: how to be brave in business and win. Shaun is founder and partner in the customer experience consultancy Smith+Co and is rated as a top business speaker internationally. Andy is a leading international consultant on brand and business culture and regularly appears in the media to comment on brand issues.
Chair: Terry Morgan CBE CMgr CCMI - President, CMI
As well as being President of the Chartered Management Institute, Terry is Chairman of Crossrail, a company established in 2001 to develop and deliver a new metro railway going through the middle of London. In this role Terry leads the Board and also the communications with shareholders and the very varied stakeholders that come with a Project of this scale and complexity. Terry was previously CEO of Tube Lines, a role to which he was appointed in early 2002. Prior to that he was Group HR Director and then Group Managing Director – Operations at BAE Systems.