Jun '19

One of the UK’s most renowned entrepreneurs, Baroness Michelle Mone OBE is to be keynote speaker at the 2019 Kbsa Conference, AGM and Awards Dinner which will be held on Wednesday 25 September at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Michelle founded Ultimo Lingerie, taking the brand from zero to hero, transforming it from an initial idea and concept into one of the UK’s leading lingerie lines for over two decades, she sold the company in 2014. Michelle has won the World Young Business Achiever Award in Florida, alongside Business Woman of the Year at the Corporate Elite Awards in London. Michelle also sat on the Board of Directors for The Prince’s Trust for 12 years. She has gone on to launch a best-selling jewellery line with QVC, an interior styling business, property ventures in Dubai and is about to launch a cryptocurrency business with the co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak. Michelle also sits on the board of numerous companies poised for success.

Kbsa national chair Richard Hibbert says, “We are thrilled that Baroness Michelle Mone will be our keynote speaker on 25 September. Her success as an entrepreneur and determination to succeed, despite a hard upbringing, are in tune with our theme for ‘Staying Ahead’, and I am sure delegates will find her no-nonsense, practical and honest business advice, inspirational.”

The 2019 event begins with an exclusive retailer dinner on the evening before the conference on Tuesday 24 September.  The conference begins on Wednesday 25 September with three workshops which will cover, Social Media Solutions, The Customer Journey and The Future Market Place.  The AGM, Kbsa presentation and Michelle’s keynote speech will take place in the afternoon, followed by the Kbsa design awards dinner.

There are some enticing early bird offers available until 30 June - find out more at www.kbsa.org.uk/agm/ or call the Kbsa head office, 01623 818808.

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