Sessions

Camilla Stephens and Mark Campbell (keynote)

Higgidy was set up by Camilla Stephens in 2003, on a mission to spread her flavoursome, handmade pies to the masses. She started off making pies in her kitchen, selling to family and friends. Camilla and her husband sold their…

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Luke Johnson (keynote)

Our keynote speaker Luke Johnson is a man whose CV runs to several pages. He’s a restaurateur, businessman, author, columnist and chairman of a number of not-for-profits including The Institute of Cancer Research. It all started when he was studying…

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Marc Koska (keynote)

The re-use of syringes is the world’s 9th biggest killer. Marc Koska has spent 30 years working to stop it happening. That journey has resulted in the invention of the K1 auto-disabling syringe, a revolutionary syringe that cannot be re-used.…

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The Private Press - Screen Printing

The Private Press is a Brighton-based screen printing studio, who specialise in hand-pulled screen prints for artists, designers and illustrators, alongside music posters, and prints for independent film releases. Over the course of the day at The Brighton Summit, The…

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Graphic recording with M.I.Scribe

At M.I.Scribe we listen, synthesise and visualise. Using visually arresting text and graphics, we harvest ideas and draw out collective knowledge to help companies and individuals work through complicated issues. By harnessing the power of visual thinking you can open…

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West End workshop at Bird Studios (Desire hour)

An opportunity to work with West End, Industry Professional Michael Greco. The workshop will include exploring acting methods and vocal techniques and learning a song from a hit musical. Michael will be workshopping Chicago. Michael Greco trained at Guildford School…

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The Brain Gym (Desire Hour)

The Session: Enter the Brain Gym and challenge your patterns of thinking, utilise your whole brain, connect desire with thought, and ignite your full potential. What you will get from the session: This is a full on thinking session with…

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Create a vision, create success (expert workshop)

What is it? A vision is one of the most important leadership tools you can use to transform your organisation or team. It’s a clear, comprehensive view of your business/team/organisation at a point in the future. It provides direction. It…

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The science of goal setting (expert workshop)

Achieving your desires and dreams via real business tools and techniques What is it? Goal setting has a bit of a bad reputation. Whether it’s unrealistic sales goals, ‘inspirational’ motivational posters with fist-punching air-brushed models or the broken annual appraisal…

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It’s virtually brilliant (Desire Hour)

The session: A presentation into the past, present and future of virtual reality. We look at what equipment is available today, its capabilities and commercial applications. How will this redefine our digital experiences in the years to come? This is…

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Space to dance (Desire Hour)

The Session: This is a mini dance taster session for those that would like to learn a few new steps, it’s a chance to forget about everything, and use your feet in a new way. Everyone can dance and everyone…

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Storytelling by desire (Desire Hour)

“Once upon a time, story was banned from business……” Do you think storytelling is just for kids and that business runs purely on numbers, facts and processes? Well think again! Storytelling can be a strategic tool with irresistible power –…

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Yoga (Desire Hour)

Learn to stretch, relax and find out how to get the most from your body CJ Roberts, Head Teacher & Studio Director at Hot Yoga South and one of our Brighton Summit sponsors, talks to us about her Summit yoga…

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Make 25 'friends' in 60 mins (Desire Hour)

The Session: Fast-paced and focused, speed networking is perfect for those who are looking for fast-track introductions in order to grow contacts. At the Chamber, we recognise that it’s not always possible to speak to everyone at every networking event.…

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Difficult decisions and how you make them (panel)

Whether you’re starting up, scaling up or thinking about saying goodbye, you’ll have tricky decisions to make at every stage of your business. Between them, our experienced panellists cover all bases: The beginning. Greig Holbrook, founder of the international digital…

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The power of our mindset (panel)

What has mindset got to do with business? Can we really change our mindset? And why does it matter? Join Jay Cooper, Dr Lynda Shaw and Susan Carroll to delve into a subject that has far more to do with…

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Sharing your vision with your people (panel)

The business books tell you about the importance of vision. Business gurus wax lyrically about the power of sharing your vision with your people. But what’s the reality? Does a publicly listed insurance business making c.£100m every year find it…

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