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26/09/2013 15:39:00


On 30th October there are two half day events being run by the Bright Ideas Trust at Fairfield Halls targeted at young people and potential entrepreneurs.

The day aims to advise and inspire young people across south London who might want to start up their own business.

Packed with exciting activities designed to give a kick start to any young person thinking about starting their own business, the day will include experts sharing some great tips and business skills:

- motivational talks from people including Tim Campbell, winner of the first series of the BBC's 'The Apprentice' and founder of the Bright Ideas Trust;

- a DJ set from a well known former Radio One and 1xtra DJ;

- finance and business plan workshops;

- brand development workshops, with onsite designers taking people’s ideas and bringing them to life;

- speed networking opportunities;

- a chance to gain advice and possibly funding from the Investment Panel, which will include Tim Campbell and Margaret Mountford from The Apprentice; and

- an exhibition of successful past Bright Idea Trust beneficiaries and practical demonstrations from people who have already brought their ideas to life.

The organisers are hoping to attract over 300 people between 18 and 30 years old to the event. If this is something that you might be interested in then please e-mail Rose Farrar at rose@whitelabelconsultants.org.uk or visit www.yourlightbulbmoment.biz for more information.

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On 30/09/2013 23:37:00 Hanna wrote:
Hi Gavin,

TEDxYouthCroydon is coming to town Saturday 16th November 2013.and we are looking for young people to come and share their BIG idea with the world via Croydon.

TEDxYouthCroydon is part of the universal TEDxYouthDay which is a series of TEDx events happening in over 100 countries around the world coinciding with Universal Children’s Day in late November. Around 17,000 young people will be taking part in this very prestigious event. The TEDxYouthDay theme this year is SPARK

TEDxYouthCroydon’s mission is to create a platform in Croydon for young people to celebrate ideas worth spreading locally.

We are looking for young people aged 13-24 who have something to say...

Do you know anyone in this age group?

Contact us by visiting our website to register today:

http://www.tedxyouthcroydon.com/speakers/ and we will be in touch to tell you more about the biggest event for young people happening in Croydon this year.

The closing date has been extended to Fri 4th October 2013

Register here http://www.tedxyouthcroydon.com/speakers/

Do share this is you can.




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