Brighton Chamber’s Annual Summit

Brighton Chamber’s annual Summit is back for the sixth year, this time with the theme ‘Look Up’. The Summit is a conference that brings together our city’s diverse business community for a day of inspiring talks, practical workshops and new experiences.

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Last year was my first Summit and in fact my first day in my role at the Chamber! Nothing could have prepared me for my experience. I very rapidly discovered how vibrant the Brighton business scene truly is, I learnt so much about so many different kinds of businesses and I met literally hundreds of people, all in a day. That’s not to mention the Summit programme itself – which last year by many accounts was the best to-date. It was quite full on!

Thinking of coming along this year? With over 350 tickets already sold, Brighton Summit 2018 is a must for your business diary. Here’s what you can expect from the big day: 

The three keynote speakers

Claire MasonFounder and CEO of the award-winning Man Bites Dog and her session ‘Look Up, scale up!’
Misha Glennyglobal expert and author of McMafia will answer the questions ‘How the hell did we get here? And how do we get out!
Katherine Courtneyformer CEO of UK Space Agency in 2017 will share how she was ‘Bitten by the Space Bug’

Workshops – a chance to learn new skills from passionate experts. Including:

What does it mean to lead a 21stcentury business?Led by Nicole Bradfield. 
Powerful and purposeful storytelling for businessesLed by Sam Knowles. 
The secret of getting your price right  Led by Julia Chanteray.
How to navigate the MarTech mazeLed by James Dempster.
Problem thinking, problem solvingLed by Chrissy Totty. 

Choose from a selection of thought-provoking speaker sessions. Including:

Stephen BoobyerCEO at circular economy and tech business World of Books. 
Andy WinterCEO of Brighton Housing Trust.
Rosy and Ed from Lewes FC.
Neil Gibbconsultant, writer, speaker and social advocate.

Our Event Horizon hour - inspiring sessions that will challenge your perspective, change your view or make you look anew. Including

Where will the rhythm take you?
The big knowledge share networking session
Come and be herd
Find the magic in the mundane
Believe that
Mix, blend and taste
The Lego® Serious Play® Challenge: 3D modelling to evoke new ideas

Explore the full programme at

Oh, and the food is really great too.

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