Leading entrepreneurs to share business secrets at MADE festival

Jamal Edwards, Michelle Mone OBE, and Levi Roots amongst speakers planning to offer tips and advice at Sheffield business event

Top names from the enterprise space, including Levi Roots, Michelle Mone OBE, and media mogul Jamal Edwards, will be sharing their business advice at MADE, The Entrepreneur Festival which is taking place this month.

The two-day event, which runs in Sheffield on September 24-25, is dubbed to be the UK’s “biggest” entrepreneur event with over 3,000 delegates expected to attend.

Organised by the BE Group and supported by partners such as the University of Sheffield, the business conference will play host to Reggae Reggae Sauce entrepreneur Roots, Ultimo founder Mone, and SBTV founder Edwards.

Other headline speakers sharing their “success stories” will include 2009 Young Gun Fraser Doherty of SuperJam, Red or Dead co-founder Wayne Hemingway MBE, Pistachio Rose founder Rekha Mehr, School for Start-Ups founder Doug Richard and self-help “guru” Paul McKenna.

BE Group chief executive, Alastair MacColl, commented: “MADE is one of the UK’s most important business events and we’re really pleased to have attracted so many high-profile business men and women to share their success stories. MADE 2014 promises to be the best yet.’’

Guest speaker Doherty, who launched SuperJam at the age of 14 and has now scaled the business to 2,000 supermarkets globally, plans to offer strategic advice to budding entrepreneurs:

“I’m really looking forward to sharing my story at MADE and talking about all the things I’ve learned along the way, including the mistakes I’ve made, the advice I’ve followed, the downs and the ups.”

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