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Chamber Inspiring Females Conference 2017

Thursday June 29, 2017 09:30 - 15:00

Sage UK, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 9AA


Now in its fifth year, the Chamber Inspiring Females Conference aims to inspire and connect women in the business across the NE of England with this annual event as part of our Inspiring Females programme of events.

The conference will feature speakers and panelists from business and public life in the North East highlighting the success stories of women in business in the region, and tackling the issues that will help ensure the role of women in our business community continues to accelerate in the years to come.


09:30 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Welcome - James Ramsbotham, Chamber CEO and Nickie Gott OBE, Chair, Chamber Women’s Advisory Board & MD, She’s Gott It!

10:10 Welcome from our sponsor - Sage

10:15 Keynote Speaker - Kerry Sinclair, Vice President IT Europe, Sage

10:40 Case Study: New business start-up - Angela Davies / Dionne Wightman, CSI Training & Events

11:10 Refreshment break

11:30 Personal development case study speaker session - Amy Stabler, Senior Lecturer in Corporate and Executive Development

12:00 Laura Mack - Change and Transformation - Small business leader case study

12:30 Lunch

13:20 Business support project launch - panel discussion with task group members

13:50 Panel discussion - “Our Next Generation - Young Entrepreneurs & Student Leaders”

Panel: Gillian Macleod, Durham University; Natalie Woods, Teesside University & Digital City; Sheriden Mordew, Gateshead College

14:20 Case Study - Hilary French, Newcastle High School for Girls

14:50 Closing address - Nickie Gott

15:00 Close

Who should attend this event?

This event is aimed at women in business, any role, any sector.

This event is kindly sponsored by:


Sage UK
North Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE13 9AA

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