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Recharge: Manchester

Date: 26th January 2018
Location: The Federation, Federation House, 2 Federation Street, Manchester, M4 4BF
Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Start a business, Operational efficiency

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I believe the children are our future”, sang Whitney Houston. How right she was.

Generation Z is the perfect barometer to spot future trends. It's always the first to embrace the products, brands and fashions that become tomorrow’s must-haves.

Identifying these trends in advance would give a major advantage over competitors.  Imagine if you could’ve predicted the rise in Snapchat and Instagram?

Join us for our first Recharge event of the New Year to hear from entrepreneur Nick Richardson, founder of Kids Insights, the most comprehensive market intelligence research company on all things kids, tweens and teens in the UK.

Following Hub support, Nick launched the business last year and is now gearing up for global expansion in 2018. The business surveys 400 kids aged 4-18 every single week, providing its clients with insights into the often fickle and rapidly changing views of both children and teenagers in a highly-fractured, peer-to-peer driven marketplace.

This real-time information is then used to identify “flash” and “global” trends.

Nick will be talking about his successful journey as a high growth startup and disruptive innovator, and if we're lucky, a few of his insights into what we could expect in 2018.

You will also have the chance to engage with the growing community of SMEs in dedicated network time.

Don't get left behind in 2018!


11.30 Registration and Refreshments
12.00 Welcome and introductions, Peter Gaunt, Relationship Manager, Business Growth Hub
12.05 The Federation Co-op
12.15 Nick Richardson, Founder/CEO, The Insights People
12.40 Questions and answers
12.50 Closing remarks, Peter Gaunt, Relationship Manager, Business Growth Hub
13.00 Networking and light lunch
14.00 Event Close

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