“Starting your own business” will be the focus of the next networking event hosted by Moore Stephens and Close Finance.
This event is the third in the Moore Stephens and Close Finance Breakfast Briefing series and will feature a panel debate on the struggles and rewards of starting a business in Jersey and the level of support there is available to small to medium enterprises on the island.
The event will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel on 10 June and will run in conjunction with Jersey Business’ Enterprise Week.
The panel will feature Shaun Rankin, Michelin Star chef from restaurant, Ormer; Andy Cook, Chief Executive of Jersey Business; Kristina Le Feuvre, Owner of aMaizin’ Adventure Park and Vice President of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce; John Garton, Chief Executive Officer of Genuine Jersey Products Association and Chris Clark, owner of Prosperity 24.7.
All of the panellists will be quizzed on their experiences in starting up new businesses as well as their impressions of the entrepreneurship culture in the island and the support available to new businesses.
Carl Methven, co-founder of businesslife.co magazine, will act as mediator for the event.
Ruth Martin, head of operations at Close Finance, said: “We are pleased to have had the opportunity to get involved with what promises to be a very interesting and informative debate. With our involvement in helping local businesses with funding, it will be very useful and insightful to hear the views of the panel. This is definitely an event not to be missed.”
Jo Gavey, associate in the Accounting and Business Services department at Moore Stephens Jersey, said: “This is a great opportunity for those thinking about starting their own business to learn from entrepreneurs about the challenges associated with new ventures. We have helped a number of new businesses in providing set up advice, and so will be keen to hear the views of our panellists from their own experiences. We are confident that this event will be as successful as our previous two events.”
The event begins with networking and breakfast from 7.30am with the panel debate beginning from 8.15am. All guests will be encouraged to participate in the debate and can ask panel members questions in regards to their concerns and thoughts on starting a business in Jersey.
Tickets cost £15 including breakfast and 20% of all ticket sales will be donated to The Prince’s Trust programmes in Jersey.
Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at www.jerseynetworking.eventbrite.co.uk
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