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Business Hive Live 2024

The Great Big Small Business Festival (GBSBF) week kicks off with the unmissable Business Hive Live, a day created to ignite connections and unlock new business opportunities. It provides a platform for businesses, entrepreneurs, artisans, and creators to connect with customers, network with like-minded professionals, and gain invaluable insights from industry experts. With over 50 exhibitors from businesses across Northern Lincolnshire and hundreds of professionals coming through the doors, we also have fantastic guest speakers covering a range of current and engaging topics.

Event Information

The day will starts with breakfast networking from 8:30 - 10:00 am

Expo opens 10.00am

On the main stage, our guest speakers begin at 11.30am.

Engaging Minds – panel discussion with Q&A 11.30am - 12.30pm

Are you eager to gain valuable insights and knowledge from local, leading experts in their respective fields?

Join us for an enlightening and interactive Q&A panel session - "Engaging Minds." This thought-provoking event brings together a diverse group of distinguished experts who are eager to share their expertise and engage with the audience in an open dialogue. A unique opportunity to hear inspirational stories and experiences from our panellists’ professional journeys.

This interactive session aims to foster meaningful conversations, provide expert insights, and address your burning questions.

We have carefully curated a panel of local esteemed experts, each renowned in their respective fields, to offer diverse perspectives and deep insights into the latest trends and innovations.

Facilitated by Mark Webb (E-Factor M.D). Our panellists are to be announced.

To ensure an intimate and meaningful experience for all participants, we have limited seats available. Secure your spot now to avoid missing out on this enriching opportunity.

Don't miss the chance to participate in "Engaging Minds" - an exciting Q&A panel session with industry experts who are keen to share their expertise and engage in lively discussions. Reserve your seat today!


The lunch break will be between 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Stand holders can pre-book lunch bags and visitors are welcome to order in the restaurant / health club.

Please note :The business expo stands will still be open during this time and attendees are encouraged to interact with the other businesses at this time.

Keynote speaker: Dr Paul Redmond – 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Dr Paul Redmond is the Director of Student Experience and Enhancement at the University of Liverpool, Paul is a leading researcher of Generational Theory. His writings and presentations on Millennials, Generation Z, the changing world of work (the theme of his recent TED talk) and ‘Helicopter Parents’ have garnered him praise and respect from a range of national and international organisations.

He will share with the audience insights on how to engage and motivate Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z, helping organisations and professionals acquire the skills and knowledge to navigate today’s multi-generational workplace.

He believes that a happy workforce holds the keys to a thriving organisation and satisfied customers, and speaks on how to look after mental and physical wellbeing in the workplace.

Paul contributes frequently to national newspapers and other publications, and is a seasoned guest on radio and TV programmes, appearing regularly on the BBC and independent current affairs shows.

This is a not to be missed session. Reserve your seat today!

Should you have any questions then please contact E-Factor on 01472 252780 or



Event information:

Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort
DN20 0AQ

30/09/2024 08:30 - 16:00

Category: People

Organised by:
E-Factor & The Business Hive