Here at Great British Expos, we understand the value of an inspirational keynote speaker and the impact that the right speaker can have on you and your business.

Ultimate credibility comes from individuals and subject matter experts who have performed at the highest level in changing corporate environments.

Only they can give professional insight and empathy on the challenges we face on a day to day basis.

Andy Street CBE, keynote speaker

Andy Street CBE

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Andy Street CBE, former CEO of John Lewis. He stepped down recently to become the first Mayor for the West Midlands. Andy rose through the ranks from shop floor to the boardroom. Under his leadership John Lewis was transformed with increased sales by 50%.

Stefan Thomas

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Just how much could you improve your networking? Would you like to convert your networking conversations into real business? Stefan will work with you, or your team, to turn your networking into a steady stream of referrals, prospects and clients.

Stefan Thomas - Great British Expo
Roslyn Bell female Entrepreneur - keynote speaker for Great British Expos

Roslyn Bell

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Roslyn Bell is a female Entrepreneur with a multi-million-pound property empire. Roslyn is a survivor, inspirational speaker, business coach, advocate for woman in business & author. Her message is one of courage, self-belief & determination against all odds.

Steve Clarke

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Steve Clarke has owned & operated a number of businesses in the UK & the US, taking one from start up to stock market flotation, another to a successful multi-million £ sale & exit.  He walks his talk. Everything he shares is from practical first hand experience – not hollow theory.

Steve Clarke - keynote speaker at Great British Expos
Ben Towers - keynote speaker - Great British Expos

Ben Towers

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“From Bedroom to Boardroom”. Ben Towers has been called “one of the UK’s most exciting entrepreneurs” by Sir Richard Branson. At 18, Ben agreed a multi-million pound merger of the company he set up in his bedroom when he was just 11.

Alison Edgar

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Alison is ‘The Entrepreneur’s Godmother’ & one of the UK’s top business advisers. Mentor to some of the UK’s biggest entrepreneurs (some very famous clients), Alison is an outgoing, highly organised, determined business woman with a passion for helping businesses grow.

Alison Edgar - entrepreneurs godmother.

John Davies

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John is the founder of JLG Group PLC, an alternative commercial lender which is focussed on helping to bridge the funding gap that has restricted the growth of British SMEs. John is extremely passionate about UK businesses, that’s why they’re lending £1M a week to UK SME’s.

Mark Wright 

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Mark Wright is an influential entrepreneur and self-taught digital marketing specialist. After winning The Apprentice 2014, Mark founded and developed one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, Climb Online, in partnership with Lord Sugar.

Mark Wright digital marketing specialist & WINNER OF The Apprentice 2014,
Emma Jones MBE, keynote speaker for Great British Expos

Emma Jones MBE

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One of the founders of StartUp Britain, the national campaign encouraging people to start a business / supporting businesses to grow. Emma was awarded an MBE for Services to Enterprise. In 2015 Emma was appointed by the UK Prime Minister as a Business Ambassador.

Simon Crowther

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Simon Crowther set up his company, Flood Protection Solutions Ltd, 5 years ago whilst at University. He now oversees a multi-million-pound operation. Flood Protection Solutions has grown into one of the UK’s leading flood defence companies.

Simon Crowther - winner of Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
James Sinclair - keynote speaker at Great British Expos

James Sinclair

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James Sinclair is “The Millionaire Clown” who launched his first business when he was just 15 years old and from his Nan’s spare room and has since gone on to build an entertainment empire. Employing over 300 staff, and with a forecast turnover of £10M+ this year.

Darren Clark

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Darren Clark is one of the co-founders of the Spotless Group which employs hundreds of people across its branches. The Spotless group comprises 4 companies that grew from one small cleaning company just six years ago.

Darren Clark - keynote speaker at Great British Expos
Derek Redmond, Olympian and motivational speaker - Great British Expos

Derek Redmond

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Derek Redmond broke the British 400m record twice. He’s best remembered for the 1992 Olympics 400m semi-final which in 2012 was voted the 3rd greatest Olympic moment in history. Barack Obama referred to Derek’s perseverance as a prime example of the Olympic ideal.

Julianne Ponan

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Julianne Ponan— The Super CEO of Creative Nature, Award Winning Young Entrepreneur and Branding Expert. Julianne has recently won The Guardian’s “Business Leader of the Year 2016 award” and has also been awarded “Young Person in Business Award” by the FSB.

Julianne Ponan, keynote speaker at the Great British Expos
Phil Jones MBE, keynote speaker at Great British Expos

Phil Jones MBE

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Phil Jones is MD of Brother UK. A high profile business leader in the region, Phil was awarded the IoD Manchester & North West Director of the Year accolade in 2011. He is cited as one of the UK’s Top 100 entrepreneurial thinkers & one of the Top 100 influencers in the North West.

Darren Harris

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Darren Harris is a two-time Paralympian who competed for Great Britain in judo at Beijing 2008 and football at London 2012. Ever since being diagnosed with cancer in both eyes aged 15 months, he has continued to beat the odds, becoming the most decorated blind footballer in British history.

Darren Harris two-time Paralympian & keynote speaker for Great British Expos
Dilys Price OBE , keynote speaker at Great British Expos

Dilys Price OBE

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Dilys Price OBE is the world’s oldest female sole skydiver, and receiver of Special Recognition Lifetime of Achievement Award at the Pride of Britain Awards 2017. In the late 1990s Dilys founded the Touch Trust to help people with autism and severe disabilities.