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Merton Chamber & Wimbledon Bookfest 2017 Drinks Reception

Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Merton Chamber of Commerce and Wimbledon Bookfest working together to bring you


Wednesday 11 October

 Drinks reception from 5pm

Lord Mark Price in conversation 6-7pm

PLUS Exclusive Premier Member package


At a time when Bookfest is fast growing its reputation as a regional literary festival, Merton Chamber of Commerce, as your friend in business, is delighted to invite you to a wonderful opportunity to make new connections and share your views on conditions for business at a special business event during the Bookfest week.

Our speaker is Lord Mark Price, former Managing Director of Waitrose and Deputy Chair of the John Lewis Partnership. He is also the former Conservative Minister for International Trade.

This event is timely and will cover the very topical issues faced by businesses as we move through the Brexit negotiations.  How do business leaders steer their ships through the uncertainties ahead?  What leadership and management styles will make them stand out from the rest?  What lies ahead in relation to international trade and our European partners?  If you are concerned about Brexit and the economic and trading uncertainties over the next 1-3 years we recommend you attend, and take the opportunity to put your question to Lord Mark Price.

Lord Mark Price is a British businessman; the former managing director of Waitrose and Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership. In his book Fairness for All, Mark lays out a plan for inclusive capitalism and engaging employees, as the most important stakeholders in your business. Drawing heavily on the John Lewis Partnership model, Mark will show you how to get your employees in, and on, in work.

James Ashton is based in Wimbledon, an experienced financial journalist and media consultant and was the former City Editor and Executive Editor of the London Evening Standard and City Editor of The Sunday Times.


Booking is via https://www.wimbledonbookfest.org

Please notify caroline.cook@mertonchamber.co.uk if you have booked to attend.

Ticket prices : £15 Standard Ticket | £25 Exclusive Premier Member Package*

*Exclusive Premier Member package includes:

  • Signed copy of “Fairness for All”
  • Opportunity to put forward questions in advance
  • Reserved seating
  • Drinks Reception
  • Question and Answer session
  • Meet with Lord Mark Price post event
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Wednesday, 11 October, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Big Tent & William Morris Tent Wimbledon Common, SW19 5AZ
Big Tent & William Morris Tent
Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon SW19 5AZ United Kingdom
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Merton Chamber of Commerce
020 8944 5501

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