Join us at this FREE event to hear how you can grow your business in 2022 with our Bootcamp and Networking event

Hosted by broadcaster Sian Lloyd, this conference, in the stunning backdrop of Adventure Parc Snowdonia, puts the focus on North Wales small businesses and spotlights the tools that business owners need to survive and thrive during these difficult times. Visit the business support organisation stands at the event (see below for details), network with like-minded business people and be inspired and informed from our range of speakers.

Three sessions throughout the day will examine the support your business can access from organisations such as FSB, Business Wales, local colleges and the Development Bank of Wales. Hear also from our financial experts from the Money and Pensions Service on how you can protect the hard work you have put into your business by sound financial planning. Also learn how professional branding and public relations can help your small business fly! Our keynote speaker is Sid Madge of who will be sharing his insights into how professional branding and marketing can help your small business fly!

We are also excited to welcome Simon Dutton who will be delivering a session called Playing for Success® - this session uses LEGO® Serious Play® and 'thinking with your hands' to unlock the issues facing small businesses today. No need to bring your own LEGO® bricks! 


9.00am Registration and coffee 

9.30am Introduction by Sian Lloyd  

Session 1  

9.40am Alistair Downham, FSB Regional Sales Manager: Life in the Labyrinth 

10.10am Dafydd Evans, North Wales Regional Manager, Business Wales: Business Wales supporting businesses. 

10.25am Steve Lloyd & Geraint Jones, [email protected]Training for Business & Professionals 

10.40am Siôn Wynne, Investment Executive, Development Bank of Wales: Finance for business

10.50am Panel discussion and Q & A 

11.00am Break  

Session 2  

11.25am Money and Pensions Service: How small businesses can plan for financial security 

11.45am Bethan Wright -- Red Digital and Events (will join panel after session 3): Marketing Strategy Basics  

12.15pm Lunch and networking 

Session 3  

1.00pm Simon Dutton, HOD of Bricks at Simon Dutton does LEGO Serious Play ®: Playing for Success®  

2.00pm Sid Madge, Meee GlobalLessons small businesses can learn from global brands   

2.45pm Panel Discussion  

3.05pm Sandra Wilson, FSB Wales Chair: Thanks and round up

3.20pm Close and coffee  

This event is free to attend and refreshments, including a buffet lunch will be served. Bookings close for this conference on Thursday 7 July 2022 as we have to get dietary requirements to the hotel by this date. 

Parking is free and there is full disabled access at the venue. Please note, if parking spaces are all full at the Hilton site when you arrive, there is also parking available at the Surf Snowdonia site that you can use - just go onto the main road again and it's the next entrance along. It's a short walk to the hotel from there.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Find out more about the exhibitors at the conference 

Ambition North Wales

Bangor Uni - 20Twenty Business Growth Programme

Business Support Team at Gwynedd Council

Business Wales / Antur Cymru


Development Bank Wales

Eryri Consulting

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Glyndwr Enterprise

Insight Leadership Solutions

ION Leadership Programme, Bangor Business School

Simon Dutton, LEGO Serious Play

The Money and Pensions Service

MOD / RFCA For Wales

Owain Talks Business Limited

Parkin S Booth Ltd

RCS Wales

RED Digital & Events

Sales Geek North Wales Ltd

Event Contact

Please contact Andrea Hilditch for further information about the event **We are now fully booked**