Wednesday Dec 4th at Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Maximise Conference & Awards

With special guest speaker and awards compère, Jo Fairley. Jo is one of the UK’s leading female entrepreneurs. After becoming the the UK’s youngest-ever magazine editor, at the age of 23, she set out on her entrepreneurial journey in 1991 when she co-founded Green & Black’s Chocolate, now a £100 million a year brand.

Entrepreneurs, executives and employees, join us for a day of quality business networking as well as: 

Author Hub | Awards | Exhibitors | Dragoness Den | Fashion Show | Speakers

"Maximise is a great annual conference to be part of because of the quality of speakers and exhibitors, a celebration of women in business and their inspirational stories and the networking opportunities with other businesses all under one roof!" - Lucy Sherry, Thomson & Bancks Solicitors

Angela De Souza

Jo Fairley

Simone Vincenzi

Bev Hepting

Rosemary Cunningham

Philippa Haynes

About the Event

Step into the historic Pittville Pump Room for a 5 star quality business event.

Maximise Conference & Awards brings together all of our Women's Business Clubs from across the UK to one venue for one day. Connect with hundreds of key decision makers and potential new clients or suppliers.


9:30 AM

Doors Open & Networking 

10:00 AM

Talks Set 1  

Philippa Haynes: How to own your unique space in business

Rosemary Cunningham: Women and Wealth

10:30 AM

Talks Set 2  

Bev Hepting: Message received and Misunderstood 

Simone Vincenzi: How to Become an Authority in Your Field

11:30 AM

The Author Hub  

Connect with businesswomen aspiring to be authors and hear from successful published authors as they talk about their book and the path to publishing.

1:00 PM

Lexus Fashion  

Fashion enthusiasts, keep up with the trends and bag a great bargain.

1:45 PM

Keynote with Angela De Souza  

Hear Angela's latest talk and book release first at Maximise - this year she is unveiling Metacognition and how one word has the power to change everything.

2:30 PM

Dragoness Den  

Maximise Dragoness’ Den is an opportunity for businesswomen to pitch either a new business idea or a new product or service to our fiery dragonesses!

3:00 PM

Introducing special guest and compère, Jo Fairley  

Jo will be telling us about her fantastic business ventures before taking us into our awards.

3:30 PM

Awards Ceremony 

A special time to recognise and celebrate the best businesses in the country. 


Maximise is grateful and delighted to be supported by these fantastic brands.

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