Sun 20th Apr 2014
ed coode

Cornish born Olympian Gold medal winner, Ed Coode, will spur business people on during a keynote speech at Cornwall’s most prestigious business event Cornwall Business Fair 2014 on Wednesday 14 May.

In “Gold Fever and Legal Lessons” Ed will talk about the Olympic Games and his rowing career and also the lessons he learnt – which are still relevant to business and his legal career at Coodes Solicitors today. Ed will open up about dealing with the unexpected; leadership and how they were forced to put a new crew together just six weeks ahead of the start of the Olympics in Athens.

Ed Coode is latest of 6 keynote speakers to be announced for Cornwall Business Fair 2014, hosted by Cornwall Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Get Set For Growth and The Health & Wellbeing Innovation Centre.

Ed will join a host of inspirational business leaders, motivators and creatives who are spurring Cornish businesses on to succeed at the Fair. Free tickets for Ed Coode’s speech: “Gold Fever and Legal Lessons” are available to book now at www.cornwallbusinessfair.co.uk Only 50 tickets are available for each talk.

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Kim Conchie said “Business people and entrepreneurs are invited to join us at this free event at the Health and Wellbeing Innovation Centre on Wednesday 14 May. ”

Matthew Giles, Programme Director of Get Set For Growth – the innovative business service and event partner said: “Get Set For Growth is running a free 1:1 business clinic at Cornwall Business Fair. Businesses can book a twenty minute slot with our experts to talk about how to increase business in 2014.”

Karen Murray, Centre Manager for the Health & Wellbeing Innovation Centre added: “We are delighted to be supporting Cornwall Chamber of Commerce by hosting Cornwall Business Fair again. Last year’s event was a brilliant success with delegates from every sector of the Cornish business community in attendance.”

Cornwall Business Fair 2014 takes place in The Health and Wellbeing Innovation Centre on 14th May 2014 from 10am-4pm. Entry is free and open to all businesses and those interested in a career in commerce. The Fair is the centerpiece of Cornwall Business Week, with the Cornwall Business Awards taking place on Thursday 15th May 2014 rounding off the week’s festivities.

“Gold Fever and Legal Lessons” – Ed Coode, Olympic Gold Medal winner, is one of 6 keynote speeches and 5 local workshops being hosted for business people at Cornwall Business Fair 2014. For more information on this year’s Fair, visit www.cornwallbusinessfair.co.uk.

Sun 20th Apr 2014

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