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High Growth Summit - East Midlands - April 23rd 2020

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The most powerful business event in the East Midlands is returning…

Seven years ago the High Growth Summit was launched. It was created in response to demand by ambitious businesses to gain skills that would give them an edge over their competitors whilst mixing with individuals of a similar growth mindset.

The event has gone from strength to strength. This is what some of the 270 attendees said about the last Summit:

“Exceeded my expectations – kept me engaged until the end”
“Great selection of speakers, topics and tempos, and superbly organised”
“Excellent – will be back”
“I have never been to an event with so many high calibre, successful and interesting attendees”
“Thank you for all your cutting edge tips and ideas, my arm aches from all the notes I took!”
“An amazing event”
“Life changing!”
“Excellent day. Well thought out. Great speakers. Brilliantly organised!”

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Taking the Summit to new level....

Whilst the last event was undoubtedly a success, in my view we lost some of the intimacy, networking and peer to peer support which had been so evident in the previous years.

 This year we are taking the Summit to a new level with an exclusive, invite only event which focuses on giving maximum value to every attendee.

What is different about this year:

  • Invite only event – every attendee will be qualified as a growth business.
  • Peer to peer support – detailed planning will ensure attendees are seated with individuals who are at a similar business stage to maximise the shared learning experience.
  • Sales pitch free – all speakers will be focus on adding value to your business
  • No sponsors – thus creating more time for networking.
  • Leadership themed – the summit will themed around all personal leadership, where all growth starts.
  • Results focused – all speakers will be delivering leadership ideas/actions with a commercial focus, which will add straight to your profits.
  • Masterminding – time will be dedicated to masterminding, to help address specific issues within your business.
  • Plenty of parking – we have an amazing venue with loads of free parking just outside Nottingham.
  • Give back – some time will be dedicated for attendees to share their knowledge and expertise to help a charitable cause.

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Why attend...

  1.  Keep ahead of your competition with cutting edge strategies and ideas to ensure you both achieve and sustain personal and business growth.

  2. Be inspired by experts and some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the East Midlands.

  3. Exchange ideas of what’s working in other ambitious companies.

  4. Be reenergised. You will leave feeling fired up to try new things after being exposed to new ways of thinking, working and doing.

  5. Expand your network with the fastest growing companies in the East Midlands.

  6. Take your leadership style to a new level.

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Why do we do this?

The idea for the annual High Growth Summit started with requests from clients and businesses across the East Midlands to come together, network with likeminded individuals, learn and be inspired. Simply, we are filling a need in the market to bring together owners of businesses who already are, or who want to achieve high growth, with experts who are gurus in this field or have achieved amazing growth in their own companies.

Insights, strategies and practical ideas will be delivered in one highly focused, inspirational day with all proceeds from the event going directly to the East Midlands charity: Basket Brigade 


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This is an invite only event

As much as people attend the High Growth Summit for who is in the room, they join just as much for who is NOT in the room. This is a curated group of the top leaders of scale up businesses in the Midlands. Click below and complete the simple application process to see whether you qualify.

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Our Speakers


Rebecca Bull

Award Winning My HR Hub, created in 2016 by Rebecca Bull is aimed at adding value, reducing cost, saving time and training and passing on HR and People knowledge to businesses, all of which then positively impacts business improvement and growth. Rebecca is an advocate of Health and Wellbeing at work and supports a range of Companies with their Health and Wellbeing Agenda. Rebecca has worked across a number of sectors, including design, manufacturing, sport, retail, hospitality, computer games and renewable energy in the UK and abroad, and for household names including Games Workshop, Convergis, and Speedo International and now supports a wide range of Start up’s, SME and Fast Growth Companies across the UK.


Paul Crick

Paul has been a management consultant, coach, educator, facilitator and trainer for over 20 years working across the world with private, public and voluntary organisations for PriceWaterhouseCoopersCapGemini and IBMHe co-leads IBM's Global Coaching Community of Practice of 4,000 coaches across 80 countries and serves as an Executive Coach in IBM's Professional Coaching Service.

 He is runs a private coaching practice focused on Next Level Leadership. The aim of his work is to inspire and help everyone learn to lead so together we can change our culture of leadership and the world for the better; raising the bar and helping everyone over it.


Darya Haitoglou

Darya Haitoglou is a psychologist, an award-winning executive coach (PCC), certified master trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, strategic interventions for personal and business growth. Darya is a founder of Enrich Global, organisation that creates multi-dimensional transformations for elite leaders and influencers. Throughout her experience of working with high-profile families as well as being a leader in multinational companies, she has found a simple way of helping people create and enrich their relationships and change the way we deal with stress. She is an author of Enrich Your Relationships Book, contributor to the Huffington Post and a guest on BBC radio shows.


Serena Humphrey

Serena is the Managing Director of financial training company The F Word Ltd and has been running her own business for over 20 years. An experienced finance director and coach, Serena specialises in helping small businesses build the value of their companies; improving profit and cash flow, without a life of financial stress and pressure. Helping them build sustainable financial security.


Martin Knox

Martin works with leaders and their organisations to find, articulate and deliver their truth. Designing, reframing or re designing the businesses, helping to expand their thinking and broaden their perspective. Guiding them to honour the trust in themselves and of their audiences. Martin helps organisations to better ways of happily composing their business. Helping organisations decide what success means and how to achieve it.


Rosalyn Palmer

Rosalyn Palmer is an award-winning Advanced Rapid Transformational Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Certified Coach. Rosalyn was one of the very first to train in RTT with Marisa Peer and has become one of the most sought-after RTT practitioners worldwide. Rosalyn was recently recognised at the ‘Janey Loves 2019 Platinum Awards’ with an award for her Trust Transformation package. Formerly the MD/Founder of award-winning PR agency RPPR, Head of Marketing for an international charity and with an enviable CV from leading London agencies in the 80s and 90s, Rosalyn has grown from many challenging life experiences. This colour and tempers her writing, broadcasting and speaking.


Stuart Ross

Stuart has been described as a ‘guru’ on delivering high growth. He is the founder of High Growth which has successfully coached and trained over 2000 fast-growing businesses across the world giving them the cutting edge skills and proven strategies to stay ahead of their competitors. A much sought after speaker, an international best selling author and a regular contributor to the BBC and business press on achieving business growth.


Lisa Spencer - Arnell

Lisa’s mission and purpose is to unlock the brilliance and goldmine of talent, gifts, strengths and resources that are inside every person, in every team & in every organisation & to change the way people/organisations operate by changing the energy from fear and survival to love, compassion & trust. She draws on years of experience of working with emotional intelligence, coaching, neuroscience, multiple-braining, energy techniques as well as time spent in industry/business to help the Change Makers explore, connect, create, transform, step up to be who they are and achieve extra-ordinary results in less time, with less stress and more energy. Lisa’s clients range from Chief Executives, to Senior Leaders and their teams, to Entrepreneurs to International footballers/Sports people and beyond and she’s worked in 30 countries across 4 continents.


Tim Sutton

Tim is a highly focused Non Executive Director, advisor and personal coach,experienced in plc, family owned and SME high growth businesses with extensive contacts in the business support sector, retail and fresh food industry. Tim was a key member of small leadership group that shaped the strategy and delivered the GEEST profitable growth from c£20m to > £1,000m. overall business. Tim is widely recognised and respected for contributions made to the Fresh Food sector and for outstanding commitment, drive and personal integrity. During the last 10 years, Tim has become an established non-executive director and senior advisor to a large number of businesses, whilst delivering constant growth & change and personally coaching dozens of business leaders and middle managers in the East Midlands

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