Love Business EXPO 2025

Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough, LE11 3GR - 9:30am - 3:00pm

Love Business Expo 2012 Keynote Speakers

George Cowcher

Formally Opened the Love Business East Midlands Event

Chief Executive - Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

Mike Southon

FT Columnist & Bestselling Author

Mike built and sold his own company in the 80s and worked with seventeen different start-ups in the 90s. Two of these companies later went public, while three went broke...

Andy Gilbert

Managing Director, Go MAD® Thinking


Discover how to achieve greater personal and business success by outthinking your competition. Andy was voted Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2009 Leicestershire Business Awards and has successfully grown several technology and consulting businesses...

Steve Megson

Managing Director, Quiet Storm


If you want to increase the quality and levels of enquiries in your business without breaking the bank - Steve has the answers. With a successful track record stretching back 25 years; from business start-ups to global corporations. His no-nonsense approach will save time, money and help you get even better results.

Craig Spence

Media & Communications Senior Manager,

International Paralympic Committee


Craig's engaging and motivational style will make it clear just what it takes to be a winner in sport, business and life. He explains the mental toughness needed and how people overcome the most debilitating personal circumstances to succeed at the highest level.

Geoff Burch

Best Selling Author & Business Expert


As the 'Mr Fix it' of BBC Two's hit series 'All Over The Shop' Geoff is one of the most humorous and entertaining speakers you will see. His xray business vision points out 'the wood for the trees' in your business. Revealing the quick wins which make the biggest difference to your bottom line but are all too commonly overlooked in the hectic world of the business owner.

Stephen Gould

Managing Director, Everards Brewery Ltd


Stephen Gould, 43, joined the Board of Everards Brewery Ltd as Trade Director in March 2003 and was appointed Managing Director in March 2005.

He has worked in the pub and leisure industry for over 20 years in Human Resources, Operational and Commercial roles, previously with Bass Plc and Punch Taverns Plc...

Julian Carr

Managing Director, bmibaby


Julian was appointed managing director on 1st April 2010. He previously held the position of commercial director for two years, responsible for marketing, revenue management, network planning, e-commerce and customer services...

Christopher Tate

Managing Director, Donington Park


Christopher Tate is a 30+ year motorsport industry veteran, with a career which includes senior positions at Lola Cars International, the Elan Panoz group, and as a co-founder and director in the start-up and construction of Rockingham Motor Speedway...

Mark Wareing

Commercial Director, Pera Technology

Dr Mark Wareing was appointed Commercial Director at Pera Technology in July 2010. His role involves creating and leading the new sales and marketing channel for the Technology business. He also improves all aspects of the Business Development process ensuring clients are provided with the very best access to the Pera innovation capabilities, the technological competences...

Juliet Marke

Associate Director,


Juliet leads a double life – an insurance broker by day and Taekwondo Master by night. By day, she heads up the team at insurance broker Cowens Survival Capability, providing competitive insurance solutions for businesses. Juliet also runs the full-time OMAC-UK Martial Arts school in Nottingham...

Rachel Elnaugh

Award Winning Entrepreneur & Professional Speaker


Rachel Elnaugh is the entrepreneur who created the market leading experiences brand Red Letter Days at the age of 24 – which she grew from nothing, on a shoestring budget, into a £multi-million turnover household name...