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gdb Diamond Experts Conference

9 June, 2023 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm

Free - £25.00
Bringing Gatwick Diamond businesses together to learn and network, in partnership with Storm12 and Roffey Park Institute.

gdb Diamond Experts Conference

Join us on the 9th June for 2023’s Diamond Experts Conference, in partnership with Storm12 and Roffey Park Institute. This is a special, purpose-designed event to bring businesses within the Gatwick Diamond region together to learn and network.

What to expect:

  • Full speaker schedule of carefully selected hot topics relevant to local businesses with Q&A sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Expert Exhibitor stands
  • The chance to enjoy the famous Roffey Park hospitality with a delicious lunch included.

Venue: Roffey Park Institute , Forest Rd, Horsham, RH12 4TB

Date: Friday 9 June

Time: 08:45-14:00


£15+VAT for Members & Guests of Roffey Park

£25+VAT for Non-Members

Please note that photography may take place at this event for promotional purposes, if you do not wish to be photographed please let a member of the gdb team know.


Speakers & Presentations:

Managing in a Hybrid Workplace

Arlene Egan – Roffey Park Institute

Social media for SMEs – how to get results from your channels

Mark Scholefield & Alicja Gaszynski – Storm12

Creating the Ideal Learning Environment

Ben Baginsky – Roffey Park Institute

Social media and the law – “think before you tweet”

Penina Shepherd – Acumen Business Law

“Bring It On”- How to stand up and present with greater confidence!

Joe Cheal – Imaginarium Learning and Development

“Making More Money In A Cash-Strapped World” -Refined sales techniques to earn you more!

Ben Kench – Author of Selling for Dummies

“Replace your Urgent with the IMPORTANT”

Amanda Beechey – The 80/20 Consultancy

“ESG Explained – what is it and is it relevant to me?”

John Battersby, Metro Bank

During this half day conference there will also be a limited number of 1-2-1 clinic sessions available with an Innovation Specialist from the University of Brighton, to explore your new product, service, process, or business model ideas.

In addition, we are very excited to be able to extend an exclusive offer from the University of Brighton’s Help to Grow initiative. Fully funded places are available for attendees of the gdb Diamond Experts Conference. Join the September Crawley/Gatwick Help to Grow course and benefit from online and face-to-face workshops, mentoring, and business network development and create your customized Growth Action Plan with the University of Brighton. For more information and to register your place visit the Help to Grow stand at the conference.

And, if you are looking to raise funds for your businesses, charity, CIC or Social Enterprise pre-book a chat with The Company Connector, Jeremy Taylor. He can offer 1-2-1 support and advice on grant and funding opportunities. These sessions will be by appointment on a first come first served basis, once you have registered for the main event.


9 June, 2023
8:45 am - 2:00 pm
Free - £25.00


Roffey Park Institute
Forest Road
Horsham, England RH12 4TB United Kingdom