Accelerate Business Conference Inspires Students

On Friday 9th October students from The Studio attended Accelerate Britain, a conference promoting entrepreneurship at the ACC in Liverpool.

A group of Year 12 and Year 13 students were invited to attend the annual event which is hosted for businesses and investors. A series of workshops were available to attend throughout the day titled: Performance, Passion, Power or Accelerate and students were welcomed to the conference by an opening key note from Dr. Steve Peters, a Consultant Psychiatrist working with England Football and Sky ProCycling.

Speakers throughout the day included Dan Germain, Head of Brand and Creative at Innocent Drinks, Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded and English fashion designer Wayne Hemingway.

James Phillips, Student Leadership Coordinator at The Studio, accompanied students to the conference and said:

“Accelerate 2015 was an inspirational and motivational event for our students to attend, many of whom got the chance to network with industry professionals and investors on a level that would otherwise be inaccessible to young people of their age.”