Jean Gowin - Ann Limb CBE - Ben Searle

First I.C.A. Conference is a Twitter heavyweight

The first ever I.C.A. Conference trail-blazed on social media yesterday (29 March), with the event hashtag #ICAMK trending number two on Twitter behind #Article50.

Delegates took to social media during the event to praise the conference, which brought together businesses from across Milton Keynes to hear inspiring world-class speakers discuss the event themes: ‘Innovate, Collaborate, Accelerate.’

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One Week Countdown to the I.C.A. Conference

Business leaders from across the UK will converge in Milton Keynes next week (29th March) as the first ever I.C.A. Conference takes place at the Open University.

A stellar line-up of CEO level speakers from inspiring businesses will be delivering keynote speeches to delegates, aiming to inspire local businesses to grow and scale up as part of the official celebrations of MK50.

Young Enterprise Winner 2016

I.C.A. Conference Supports Young Enterprise Competition

As excitement builds for the I.C.A. Conference on 29th March, organisers have announced that they will be inviting the winning team from the Milton Keynes Young Enterprise competition to the conference as part of their prize.

Young entrepreneurs from seven schools in Milton Keynes will be competing in the Milton Keynes Final of the Young Enterprise Company Programme, supported by HSBC at The Milton Keynes Academy on Wednesday 22nd March.


Excitement building for the I.C.A. Conference

Excitement is building for the I.C.A. Conference and Jean Gowin from Jeanius Consulting appeared on MKFM on Thursday (16/3/17) to talk about the event.

With a stellar lineup of CEO level speakers from inspiring businesses and an impressive list of companies represented both as sponsors, supporters and delegates, the conference will represent the cream of the local corporate community and some of the most successful organisations in the UK and international.


Speaker Topics

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Gary Turner, Xero

The future of technology in business

As we move into an era of exponential digitisation and reliance upon technology, the way we finance and manage business is profoundly changing and key developments in financial technologies are empowering businesses in ways that would be unimaginable a decade ago.

Gary Turner, Xero Co-Founder and Managing Director, will reveal the key trends and business model disruptions that will define the next ten years.


Big business bosses are coming to speak in Milton Keynes

CEO’s of well-known blue chip companies will be coming to Milton Keynes at the end of March to speak at an MK50 business conference.

Aimed at local companies looking to grow and scale up, the I.C.A. Conference is taking place on 29th March at the Open University, and has an incredible speaker line-up – including the Co-Founder of Xero, CEO of Metro Bank, Managing Director of BSI, CEO of the ScaleUp Institute, the London Stock Exchange and many more.


I.C.A. Conference promoted to local radio listeners and businesses

Recently local Milton Keynes radio listeners and businesses were able to learn more about the I.C.A. Conference during ‘Business Hour’ on MKFM.

Talking with host David Tooley, Directors of the I.C.A. Conference, Jean Gowin and Ben Searle shared their own business journeys and explained more about the conference.


Leading experts to inspire business growth at I.C.A. Conference

Jeanius Consulting and Marketing ByUs are delighted to officially launch the I.C.A. Conference – a motivational and inspiring event for business managers and entrepreneurs ready to take the next step in growing their business.

Taking place on 29 March 2017, at the Open University, Milton Keynes, the conference will bring together national and international business experts, entrepreneurs and motivators to share tools, techniques and technologies, both to assist business growth and to the enable managers to keep their initial start-up enthusiasm throughout their business journey.