The second, sell-out, ‘Balance The Board: Accelerating Change Conference’ was held on 5 October 2023 at 30 Euston Square, London and the feedback has been phenomenal!
Designed for C-level business leaders, founders and professionals from the hospitality, travel, leisure and consumer sectors seeking to learn how to make positive change in their organisations, the industry and by extension - society at large.
This informative and interactive event covered key themes such as the importance of a balanced board and leadership team, the power of mentoring, investment and entrepreneurship, behavioural and structural inclusion as well as exploring the intersectionality with all dimensions of diversity including social mobility, LGBTQIA+, race equity, disability and neurodiversity.
The packed agenda included;
The Power of Three at Caravan:
Bharti Radix, Founder, BloomsYard in conversation with:
Founding a Business
HR Leaders Panel
Adam Dilks, HR Director, Nightcap HR in conversation with:
The Language of Allyship and Understanding
Kelly Canterford Co-Chair Freehold CIC and Co-Founder OUTSpoken Speakers Network and Out & Wild Festival Polly Shute
Mike Adams OBE, Executive Director, Caretech PLC and CEO of Purple in conversation with:
The Balance the Board Diversity Survey Results with CGA by NIQ
Kate Nicholls OBE, CEO, UK Hospitalty
How to be a Changemaker
The interview with:
Women on Boards
A cross-industry view with:
Breaking the Class Ceiling
Sasha Covington, COO UK Valuation Advisory and Head of Diversity & Inclusion, JLL
Mirror Mirror on the wall…
Shweta Aggarwal, Anti-colourism activist
Power of Technology
Hector Minto, Lead Technology Evangelist, Microsoft and UK Government Disability and Access Ambassador for the Tech Sector
Lessons from a Dragon
Sarah Willingham, Former ‘Dragon’, Mum of four and CEO of Nightcap PLC
P20/20 Diversity Champion Award Shortlist
The Peach 20/20 Diversity Champion Award finalists will be revealed by Christine Martin, Peach 20/20 Co Founder
Topped off with a lively networking reception from 6-8pm.
Register your interest and as soon as details are released for next years event, we will let you know. It promises to be bigger and even better, so don't miss out!
Here's just some of the wonderful feedback from last year...
Last year was a sell out. Don't miss it!
What a brilliant conference you organised yesterday. The speakers and sessions were inspiring and thought provoking – I think you pitched it just right. – Andrea Wareham, former Chief People Officer, Pret a Manger
Such an inspirational day! – Resh Sonchatla, founder Chapati Club
I attended the Balance the Board Conference, it was wonderful to be in a room of inspirational women (and men), created by 3 amazing women. Emma Brooks, MD Quintex Systems
I am completely inspired and “zapped” after today’s conference. Myself and my Inclusion manager had the most wonderful day, listening and learning from so many incredible people. Loved loved loved it. Jacqui McManus. People Director TRG PLC
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