Connect with Local Businesses
Women in Business Luncheon
A great opportunity for women in business to network over tea, coffee and a two course lunch, followed by two influential FSB member speakers. Jonathan Lord MP for Woking will also be in attendance.
Speaker: Julianne Ponan
From 'allergy kid' to Forbes Under 30
Throughout her life, Julianne has overcome life changing obstacles to follow her dreams. From being given 4 hours to live, to being laughed at by investors, she has always shown that resilience, perseverance and positive mental attitude are key to entrepreneurship. Now stocked in Asda, Sainsbury's, Co-op, Ocado, BP and over 10 countries worldwide, Julianne is a multi-award-winning young female entrepreneur, shaking up the free from industry with fresh ideas and incredible products. If that wasn't enough, she is a motivational speaker and mentor, passing her knowledge and experiences onto the next generation of disruptors.
Speaker: Laura Bound
Laura Bounds is owner & managing director of Kent Crisps, which has been built on a passion for great food & drink, especially from Kent, where Laura was born & lives. Her ethos is about showcasing all that the Garden of England has to offer, through innovative flavours, working with local producers and featuring iconic landscapes and landmarks. The crisps are available internationally in over 10 countries, aboard airlines, ferries & Eurostar trains and are sold regionally in selected supermarkets as well as independent delis, farm shops & coffee shops across the UK. Laura also owns Kentish Oils, Kentish Condiments and A Little Bit Food Co.
12noon - Registration with tea and coffee
12.30pm - Lunch
1.15pm - Julianne Ponan
2pm - Laura Round
3pm - Close
This event is open to FSB members and non-members. Lunch will be included and there is plenty of free parking on site.