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Conference Cumbria 2023 Raise your game, celebrating the best of Cumbria

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Cumbria Business Growth Hub are thrilled to announce Conference Cumbria, a brand-new event with the aim of inspiring, empowering, and elevating people living and working in Cumbria.
Conference Cumbria 2023 Raise your game, celebrating the best of Cumbria

Taking place on 3rd October 2023 at Energus in Workington, the conference aims to equip attendees with the know-how and motivation to take their career or business to the next level.

Attendees can look forward to a day of inspirational talks, a panel discussion, and networking with the afternoon keynote delivered by international speaker and the creator and author of Celebrity Service & Celebrity Service SuperstarsGeoff Ramm.

During his career, Geoff Ramm has challenged and inspired entrepreneurs, high performance teams and organisations across forty-seven countries to create award winning ideas to outperform the competition. At Conference Cumbria, Geoff will be sharing the secrets behind ‘Celebrity Service’ and the philosophy, ideas, methods and stories that will have your customers raving about your business! His on-stage presence and humour are sure to have attendees on the edge of their seats!

Our morning keynote will be delivered by Teresa Griffiths CBE. Teresa is a Non-Executive Director for North Cumbria Integrated Care Foundation Trust and the Chair for the national charity Nurse Lifeline. A consultant in leadership she also delivers talks and facilitates leadership training at all organisational levels.

Teresa also spent 27 years in the RAF where she specialised in in Aeromedical Evacuation Nursing, Pre-hospital Emergency Care, Trauma and Resuscitation. Her operational service includes two deployments to Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Karachi, Kuwait and Baghdad. She has been awarded a CBE, OBE, ARRC and QCVS for her different leadership roles.

The day will also feature a panel discussion, where we’ll hear from inspirational local business leaders including, Managing Director of A Day’s Walk Farm shop Colin Sneath, Director of Stan Sherlock Associates Emma Sherlock, General Manager at Melbreak Country House Hotel Caroline Hughes, and another guest tbc. With great networking opportunities and lunch also provided on the day, Conference Cumbria is one you won’t want to miss!

Head of Business Support, Lesley Robinson said:

“It’s a real pleasure to bring Geoff Ramm back to Cumbria, he’s an inspirational, engaging, humorous and honest speaker with a real passion for his subject and area of expertise. But Geoff’s only one part of a great day – it’s been a while since the Chamber has held an event of this scale but we’re back with a bang for what promises to be a great day of speakers and networking.”

Tickets priced at £65.00 + VAT for Chamber members and £85.00 + VAT for non-members.

Exhibition spaces are priced at £50.00 + VAT for Chamber members and £75.00 + VAT for non-members. To book an exhibition space contact lesleyr@cumbriachamber.co.uk or eve@cumbriachamber.co.uk.


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