Fighting Fire with Fire: Strategies to boost your business growth

Date: Thursday 7th March 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Location: Maldron Hotel, 60 Charles St, , M1 7DF
Cost: Free
Member Event

Join us on the 7th of March for a dynamic seminar, where we'll delve into cutting-edge strategies to ignite business growth in the ever-evolving digital landscape. Our expert panellists will share insights on Digital transformation and cyber security, providing valuable perspectives tailored specifically for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

 Key Takeaways:

  • Digital Strategy & Growth: Learn actionable tactics to enhance your digital presence and drive sustainable growth in the competitive business environment.
  • Cyber Security: Gain insights into the latest trends and best practices to safeguard your business from cyber threats, ensuring the security of your digital assets.
  • Employee Digital Adoption: Explore strategies to seamlessly integrate digital tools and technologies into your business operations, fostering a culture of innovation and efficiency.

The seminar will feature an engaging panel discussion, where industry experts will share their experiences, answer your burning questions, and provide practical advice to fuel your business success.

This seminar is tailored for SMEs looking to stay ahead in the digital age. Whether you're a business owner, manager, or professional seeking actionable strategies, this event is designed to empower you with the knowledge needed to navigate the challenges and opportunities in today's digital landscape.

About the Speakers:

Harman Singh Director - Cyphere

​Harman Singh is a security professional with more than 10 years of consulting experience across private and public sector organisations. His day job involves serving his consulting business customers at Cyphere to reduce their security concerns. Cyphere’s primary expertise lies in technical risk assessments across traditional networks and cloud computing threat landscapes. Besides delivering pen testing, he has also delivered talks and trainings at Black Hat and regional conferences. His favourite security topics are Active Directory, Azure & Networks.

Hemant Patel CEO - Anumana

Hemant is the founder and CEO of Anumana, a digital transformation and bespoke AI solutions business. He has built high performing technology teams and platforms for fast growth organisations, such as Arrow Global and Azzurro Associates. Hemant founded Anumana to help other fast growth organisations convert their data into an asset, leading businesses to become more data driven in their decision making. Alongside the commercial endeavours of the business, Hemant has developed a social mobility programme – the Anumana Code Academy, delivering free python training programmes to disadvantaged children across Greater Manchester.

Claire Bennett Director of Sales and Partnerships - IN4 Group

Claire Bennett is the Director of Sales and Partnerships at IN4 Group, an award-winning skills, innovation and business growth services provider that drives prosperity throughout the UK through educational enrichment and economic empowerment, headquartered at MediaCity, Salford. She holds a BA (Hons) in Journalism and spent several years working in the media, including LadBible Group, before transitioning into business development. Claire has crafted her sales career over the past 17 years, having previously worked for Sony to launch their first 3D TV. She further honed her business development skills in the property and construction sector for five successful years before joining IN4 Group in 2020. Claire leads the sales organisation at IN4 Group, supporting a team of five with their verticals across the business – Skills City, HOST and Programmes.

Nicola McCormick Chief Operating Officer - pro-manchester Tel: 07929 671755

As COO, Nicola runs the business on a day to day basis, looks after the team and plays a key role in the creation of commercial strategy alongside Sam Booth.   Nicola & Sam run the organisation together as equal partners with shared responsibility.  She’s a strong believer that their differing skillsets and experiences complement each other’s strengths and perspectives, thus building a culture of creativity and innovation.

Nicola is passionate about the development of the organisation, helping evolve marketing, sponsorship, product development and customer service.

Nicola oversees the delivery of pro-manchester’s extensive events and conference programme.  This includes over 150 events per year from business lunches and breakfasts to the Trailblazing Tech conference and Made in Manchester Awards.

Nicola has worked in the events industry for  over 20 years.  She joined pro-manchester with a wealth of knowledge in 2010 as Events & Conference Manager and was made a Director in 2017.

Prior to working for pro-manchester, Nicola was the International Event Manager for Travel Counsellors. Before this, she worked her way up from Events Assistant to Head of Events at Manchester agency, Gilds Events, with regular clients including N Brown Group, Bupa and Siemens to name but a few.

Interested In The Event?

If you’re interested in attending, you can book online here.

For any further enquires about this event, contact [email protected]

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