SUS Pandemic Stations! WTF do we do now?

Manchester Business & IP Centre are excited to bring to you the first of a quarterly series of events called the Scale-up Sessions (SUS) brought to you with our partners at Design Manchester.

Panic Stations! will be a discussion with people who run and engage with businesses in the creative and entertainment sphere.

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SUS will feature interviews and discussions with experts, business mentors and startup entrepreneurs, with opportunities for live and online questions.


Introduction by:

  • Kasper de Graaf, Design Manchester

Interview with:

  • Lou Cordwell OBE, Co-Chair of Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership and Chair of Design Manchester


  • Jill Adam, Louder Than Words
  • Jaheed Hussain, Fuse
  • Debra King, Brighter Sound
  • Ed Matthews-Gentle, Creative Lancashire
  • Shirley May, Young Identity
  • Venessa Scott, Artist

Followed by panel discussion and Q+A

These events are virtual and free to attend. First SUS is Thursday 12 November 6-7pm. Please register on Eventbrite to book your place, attendees will be sent a joining link before the event starts!